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Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Playground

Increasing access to playgrounds has provided numerous benefits for children of all ages. One of the biggest benefits of playground equipment is that it boosts the amount of physical activity kids get. Children are also more likely to use a park […]

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Why Are Playgrounds Important?

With today’s many options for children’s play, why are playgrounds important? It’s a fair question to ask in a world of video games, extracurricular activities, TV programs and other forms of entertainment. In reality, playgrounds […]
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How Playgrounds Fight Childhood Obesity

Is there a link between playgrounds and obesity among children? Do playgrounds help fight obesity among young children? There is mounting evidence to suggest this is the case. The CDC has followed initiatives regarding obesity deterrents […]
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The Importance of Recess for Kids With ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that affects children of all ages. It can cause distraction, disorganization, concentration issues, forgetfulness, restlessness and more. Children with ADHD tend to have […]
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How Playgrounds Have Changed

How have playgrounds changed over the years? The history of playgrounds stems back to the 1850’s, when the very first playgrounds were created in England. In the 1900’s and early 2000’s, there does not seem to be much change on the […]
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Reimagining Gadsdenboro Park

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 […]
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Ocee Park Re-Opens with Miracle Playground

Ocee Park, located in John’s Creek, Georgia, received a Miracle Recreation® Makeover this past month, with help from Hasley Recreation, Inc. A brand new state-of-the-art playground took the place of an outdated structure. Robby […]
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Making Playgrounds Accessible & Inclusive for All

After reading an interesting article from a mother frustrated with the accessibility options of a new playground in her community, it reminds us all to keep accessibility and inclusive play at the forefront of our minds when designing our […]
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Spring is Coming! Is Your Playground Ready?

Days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and it’s that time of year when everyone is itching to get outside, especially children.   Now that Spring is almost here, have you taken the steps to make sure your outdoor […]
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