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Christ Community Church Upward Weekend

This playground, installed by Boland Recreation, was a part of Christ Community Church's capital campaign to pay off debt on phase 2 of their campus construction, make some campus improvements, and support some mission initiatives. The playground structure was built to provide a place for families to connect in relationship with each other while their kids play. Upward Weekend refers to the flag football and cheerleading program that the church has during the fall on Sunday afternoons. The playground becomes a great relational connecting point for families participating in Upward.   Read more

Reimagining Gadsdenboro Park

The new Gadsdenboro Park in Charleston, South Carolina celebrated its grand opening in May of 2015. The park features two custom playground structures by the Miracle Design Studio, working side-by-side with the landscape architects and Churchich Recreation and Design. The park has several other features that cater to visitors of all ages, including soccer fields, bench swings, paved walking paths and a bocce ball court. Gadsdenboro Park in Charleston, SC has not always been the beautiful destination that it is today. This 5-acre park, formerly known as Concord Park, resides at the center of a 10-acre parcel that is bordered by Calhoun, Concord, Laurens and Washington streets. Gadsdenboro Park is positioned in the center of a vibrant tourist area, sitting in close proximity to many of Charleston’s attractions, including the new site of the International African American Museum and the South Carolina Aquarium. The park is also directly across from the Charleston Maritime Center. It was the proximity to the ocean and Maritime Center as well as Charleston’s history and reliance on the rivers that inspired the nautical theme for the new playgrounds at Gadsdenboro Park. The site at Gadsdenboro Park had long sat vacant before the city devised the plan ... Read more

Miracle Recreation Invites Attendees to Experience the Thrill of the Playground at 2016 NRPA Annual Conference

  Zip Line-Inspired Gravity Rail on Display in Booth #2210 LOUIS, MO. (October 6, 2016) – Miracle Recreation, one of the nation’s leading companies in the design and manufacture of adventure playgrounds, will feature its newly introduced Gravity Rail, a zip line experience bringing the thrill back to the playground, at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference in St. Louis (October 6-7, 2016). Miracle will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2017 and is kicking off the upcoming milestone at the show. Visitors to Miracle’s booth (#2210) will have the opportunity to engage in a rollercoaster-like experience with the Gravity Rail. Inspired by zip lines, the gliding structure features a downward slope with dips and curves adding momentum and excitement to the ride. Gravity Rail, designed for riders ages 5-12, works in two directions, eliminating the need to walk back to the start position, maximizing play time. Children can ride safely in the swing seat, requiring no harness or staff. The flexible design configuration allows the piece to fit seamlessly into any playground layout. “We’re excited to bring joy and excitement back to the playground with Gravity Rail at NRPA,” said Mike Sutton, Vice President of Sales - Outdoor for PlayPower, ... Read more

Playground Donations Inspire Active Outdoor Play in New Orleans

Miracle Recreation Donates Brand New Playground to the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission  New Orleans, LA – (January 27, 2015) – Children in a New Orleans neighborhood are in for a wonderful surprise this week as Miracle Recreation will be donating a state-of-the-art play area. The playground will feature new equipment that has been kid-tested for the fun-factor, while meeting or exceeding national playground safety standards. The playground will be installed at Kenilworth Park in New Orleans East with grand opening on January 27th, 2015. Click here to view photos from the Grand Opening. The new playground at Kenilworth Park will feature exciting new equipment that provides heart-pumping fun and age appropriate challenges for kids ages 5 to 12. Kenilworth Park is the recreation cornerstone of a thriving New Orleans East community. Parents and volunteer coaches provide strong support to the kids who participate in a variety of team sports from soccer, baseball and basketball to cheerleading. It’s the comradery and friendships created on the field that make this park a special place in the community. “Parks and playgrounds are important gathering places essential to building strong communities,” said Mayor Mitch Landrieu. “Since taking office, we have and will continue to improve our City’s recreation ... Read more

Miracle Recreation’s Photo Contest to Win a New Playground for Your School

For Immediate Release September 16, 2011 Monett, MO USA— Miracle Recreation announced that it will be giving away a $25,000* playground based on the school with the most need and votes by the public via Miracle’s Facebook page. The contest began September 14, 2011.  Participants can nominate Public or Private schools, located in the contiguous United States using the Miracle Facebook contest application.  Entrants will be required to submit a photo of their current playground or playground site with a short essay on why their school needs a new playground. All qualified entries will be listed on the contest pages, where the public can vote for their favorite school.  Voters can submit one vote per day.  The ten schools with the most votes will become the finalists.  The 10 finalist will then be asked to submit a video illustrating why their school needs a new playground.  A panel of Miracle judges will decide on the grand prize winner based on their need for a playground and the creativity of their video. For more information on Miracle’s School Playground Giveaway visit http://www.miracle-recreation.com/playground-giveaway.html or call 1-888-458-2752. *Full contest details at: http://apps.facebook.com/miracleplayground/contests/153578/entries/new   # # #   For more information contact:  Don Hemingway at: don.hemingway@playpower.com Read more

Playgrounds 4 Joplin

In wake of the recent destruction caused by the devastating EF5 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, Miracle Recreation has implemented a “Playgrounds 4 Joplin” program to help rebuild the playgrounds damaged within the community.  With our manufacturing facilities located only 40 miles from the Joplin, MO area, many of our friends, families and co-workers were affected by this disaster.  We are committed to help bring play back to the children of Joplin. At Miracle Recreation, we will donate $100 for every playground sold during the month of June.  Proceeds will go towards parts for rebuilding playgrounds affected by the Joplin, MO tornado. In addition to donating $100 for every playground sold in June, Miracle will provide crews to install or repair each playground, manned by our staff and professional installation teams in the area. Miracle is doing our part to rebuild Joplin, MO, if you would like to personally contribute you can donate on our Funraising website at miraclefunraising.com.  100 % of all donations will go directly to the American Red Cross Joplin Relief Fund on behalf of Miracle’s friends and families. For more information contact us today at 1-888-458-2752. Read more