Our Company’s Response to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Pandemic

To Our Partners, Our hearts go out to anyone in your community and around the globe affected by the coronavirus.  Like you, we are monitoring global events closely and taking all prudent steps to ensure the health of our workforce and the […]


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Winter Outdoor Activities for Kids

When the weather gets cold, many parents fear playing outside will be bad for their children. However, encouraging kids to participate in outdoor activities, either with other kids or as a family, can be beneficial for several […]

Kendyl and Friends Playground, Kentucky

Playgrounds are meant to be places that bring children joy. But after taking her young daughter Kendyl, who is nonverbal and uses a wheelchair from contracting meningitis at three weeks old, to a playground where she could not play, […]

Ahrens/Paschall Memorial Park, Grinnell, Iowa

When Ahrens/Paschall Memorial Park first opened in 1994, it finally fulfilled a longstanding dream for Claude and Paul Ahrens, both of whom were monumental figures in the history and development of Miracle Recreation® and the playground […]

A Blast from the Past: Old and New Playground Equipment

If you've been to a playground in the last few years, you've probably noticed they're significantly different from the ones you knew and loved as a kid. Playgrounds have changed a lot since their inception in the mid-1800s, but they're […]

The Importance of Sensory Play at Playgrounds

From day one, a child's brain is wired to use their senses to explore the world around them. Even before they can talk, babies put things in their mouths, make noises, and grab anything they can get their hands on. As children grow older, […]

10 Things Parents Should Know Before a Playground Trip

If you're planning on taking your kids out for a nice day at your local park or playground, there are some things you should know before you go. You should take some time to consider what to take to the park and what guidelines to give […]

The Importance of Imagination in Child Development

Imagination is an essential component of childhood, helping children learn many important lifelong skills. Most children can pick up an ordinary object — a box or a piece of cloth — and see its potential for a fort or superhero cape, […]

Cleaning Miracle Equipment to Remove COVID-19

Cleaning Miracle Equipment to Remove COVID-19 Please use the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for disinfection to remove COVID-19 from your Miracle equipment. CDC recommends using diluted household bleach […]