Housing Developments

Investing in a playground for your housing development is an excellent way to enhance your community while giving kids and families a fun, fruitful and engaging place to play. When you choose Miracle® Recreation for apartment complex playground equipment, you can expect nothing less than the most thrilling, inclusive and high-quality playground for your facility.

Bring Families Together

Including a playground in your housing development or neighborhood is a great way to serve the community. Neighborhood playgrounds attract young couples and families and give kids a safe and fun place to play. Many families look for this amenity in their neighborhoods and appreciate a common play area where they can get to know their neighbors and build a real sense of community.

For decades, Miracle Recreation has been helping residential communities such as condo buildings, apartment complexes and other housing developments choose and implement the right neighborhood playground equipment to keep kids engaged and entertained. Our creative, safe and adrenaline-boosting commercial play equipment makes for a smart investment in any residential area.

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Benefits of Implementing a Playground Into Your Housing Development

Playgrounds are fun, stimulating spaces where kids can feel free to play, explore and imagine to their hearts’ content. However, there’s even more to a high-quality playground than a family-friendly place to play.

When you implement playground equipment into your apartment complex or housing development, kids, parents and communities alike will reap the many benefits of these commercial structures. Some of these benefits include:

  • A better sense of community: Playgrounds give residents a relaxed space to connect, interact and form friendships. With more positive interactions comes heightened feelings of belonging, creating a greater sense of community among locals.
  • Reduced crime: Studies have shown that community playgrounds can cause a decrease in violent, disorderly and property crime while improving the lives of at-risk youth.
  • Increased property value: The presence of a playground in your community can significantly benefit the local economy, boosting property value and attracting small businesses to the area.

Playgrounds also play a major role in improving physical and mental health for community members, ultimately enhancing their quality of life. Children in your housing development will see the most benefits.

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Physical Benefits

Activities that take place on playgrounds, such as climbing, swinging and jumping, help children improve their physical health and wellness in various ways. Some of the many fitness aspects that playgrounds positively influence include:

  • Weight.
  • Cardiovascular health.
  • Upper- and lower-body strength.
  • Muscle development.
  • Bone health.
  • Balance.
  • Agility.
  • Coordination.

Cognitive Benefits

When kids play on playgrounds, they experience cognitive growth and development at a young age that can significantly benefit them in the long term. Cognitive skills that kids can improve upon through playground interaction include:

  • Problem-solving.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Language.
  • Literacy.
  • Confidence and self-esteem.

Social Benefits

Social development is another considerable benefit of playgrounds in apartment complexes. When kids come together with other children and families on the playground, they naturally interact and socialize. Kids can learn how to navigate social situations with others their age and benefit from positive adult guidance.

Some of the many social skills children gain from playing on playgrounds include:

  • Sharing.
  • Fairness.
  • Cooperation.
  • Collaboration.
  • Inclusion.
  • Acceptance.
  • Toleration.
  • Compassion.
  • Making friends.
  • Overcoming challenges.
  • Respecting others.

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What to Consider When Choosing Neighborhood Playground Equipment

Miracle Recreation has helped many housing developments create the ideal play spaces for kids in their communities. When deciding what to include in your play space, consider:


Creating a play area centered around a theme lets kids play in a train station, have adventures on a ship, play on a fire station, or any other concept you and our designers can imagine.
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Residential communities may have children of different ages and abilities using the playground, so it’s essential to find enriching play options in inclusive play spaces that enable all children to play together.
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Housing developments want to provide the safest play areas for their communities, and Miracle Recreation delivers play equipment that offers features such as safety grips and quality, and solid construction.
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Return on Investment

To make sure their playground investment pays off, housing developments need play areas that see frequent use and last for years. Miracle Recreation can help create playgrounds that deliver lasting thrills.
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Creativity and Innovation

A playground is a great opportunity to help showcase what makes your community different. Creative, unique play areas show you’re willing to look further than just any traditional playground.
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Why Choose Miracle for Apartment Complex Playground Equipment?

Miracle Recreation has been an innovator in the playground industry for over nine decades and counting. Ever since our establishment in 1927, we’ve adhered to our legacy of “leaving it better than we found it,” creating equipment that’s durable, inclusive and thrilling for kids. We’re always striving for new ways to create lasting, easy to maintain, secure play experiences that families can enjoy for generations to come, and we want to do the same for your housing development.

When you choose Miracle for your commercial playground equipment, you can expect:

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