30 01, 2018

Playground Surfacing Solutions

By | January 30th, 2018|Soft-Fall Safety Surfacing|0 Comments

There are many questions that come up when designing a playground surface. What does it cost? Is it safe? Is it accessible? How does it affect the person using the playground? To select a suitable softfall surface solution you must look at what is its purpose and does it suit the needs of the child and [...]

10 01, 2018

Sun Smart with Shade Structures

By | January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We all know how important it is in this day and age to be sun smart, especially when our children are involved. By installing a shade structure over your playground this summer, will offer continuous play whether it be a super sunny day or raining we have you covered for all weather conditions. Play Poles [...]

12 12, 2017

Outdoor Fitness Equipment

By | December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are all aware of the benefits physical activity has on our bodies and quality of life. Getting to the gym, however, is not always as easy or affordable for the average working person. Outdoor fitness equipment provides free and unlimited access all year round to improving your health. Getting outdoors to do your exercise [...]

22 11, 2017

How Playgrounds Stimulate Children’s Senses

By | November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using playground equipment allows children to engage in unique sensory experiences. The five common senses used are sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. These senses allow children to enjoy the sensation of sliding down a slide, flying high on swings, feeling sand falling through their hands.  this allows the smells and sounds of play to leave [...]

8 11, 2017

The Benefits of Installing a Shade Sail

By | November 8th, 2017|Shade Sails|0 Comments

Shade sails are a popular way to keep an area cool in our harsh Australian summers. They are an attractive and effective choice of protecting the body from the sun and have a low impact on the environment. There are many advantages to installing a shade sail including protection from the elements and the aesthetic value [...]

10 10, 2017

Designing a Climbing Playground

By | October 10th, 2017|Rope Courses|0 Comments

Legislation, electronic games and over-protective parents have all contributed to a very different play environment for children today. It is important when designing and creating a play area, that we are still challenging children’s imagination and provide ample opportunity for risk taking. When creating ‘manageable risk’ we allow children to develop their ability to assess challenges and in turn this [...]

3 10, 2017

It’s Not All Just Child’s Play

By | October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Playgrounds provide vital opportunities for children to play. There is considerable research that shows the link between play and brain development, motor and social skills. All learning – emotional, social, cognitive and motor – is engaged by the pleasure of play. Playgrounds that promote different types of play are important for a child’s development. Specific [...]

11 09, 2017

Beyond the Playground

By | September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When planning and designing a recreation space you need to think beyond the playground to what will make your area useful and relaxing. The most common amenities to have in a playground is seating strategically placed so you can see you child on the playground and still sit comfortably. There is a need to consider [...]

21 11, 2016

The Importance of Outdoor Play Area Safety

By | November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Outdoor play is an important part of childhood development. Children learn to interact socially with other children and utilise their creativity through role play and imagination. Children develop skills over physical challenges and learn to grow in their independence. Playgrounds should offer a range of settings for play for children to cater for different ages and [...]

21 11, 2016

Free Play and Risk in the Playground

By | November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It is more common today that we minimise risk in the playground. The fear of accidents and hospitalisation leads us to want to protect our children more than ever. But by overprotecting our children they are missing out on key life skills learnt through free play. When children learn from mistakes, problem solve through challenges, [...]