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5 Ways to Entertain an Only Child

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jun 20, 2022 1:39:13 PM

With summer kicking off in full force, plenty of kids are anxious as ever to find something that will occupy their free time. While some kids have siblings to blow off steam, others might only have themselves and their parents to spend the day with. Need help finding some ways to entertain your only child? Here are some useful tips to keep an only child occupied.

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Topics: Community Parks, Childhood Unplugged

School's Out - Upgrade Your Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 18, 2022 1:38:00 PM

With school letting out for the summer, it's a great time to upgrade your school's playground to get it ready for next year's students. Playground equipment, no matter how durable, undergoes extreme wear and tear every school year. With a few months' break before the next school cycle begins, this is a good time to take a look at your playground for signs of wear.

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Topics: Custom Playground, May Recreation, Playground Design & Planning

Mental Health Month - Kids Edition

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 2, 2022 1:29:00 PM

May is Mental Health Month. Fortunately, mental health and its importance to a person's overall health is getting more attention recently. Good mental health is especially important for kids who might need additional support and access to resources due to their limited reach and knowledge. 

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Topics: Pediatric Health & Wellness, Mental Health

Tips for Building a Playground for Toddlers

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Apr 19, 2022 10:53:00 AM

Playgrounds are wonderful places where kids can make friends, get some exercise and foster their development while having fun. Anyone who has been tasked with creating a toddler-friendly playground in a recreational park, school, church or other public space is likely to  need a few tips on what they need to consider when planning one. Our experts at May Recreation offer these tips for organizing and planning the perfect playground for toddlers.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning, Inclusivity

Helping Children Make Friends at the Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Apr 8, 2022 11:21:00 AM

Whether you’re a parent, caregiver or teacher, it’s only natural to want all of the children in your life to have plenty of friends and fun growing up. As an adult, it’s likely you’ve seen kids struggle to make friends—even in a playground or group setting. However, with a bit of guidance, compassion and knowledge, you can assist youngsters with making new friends and getting along with others, which are skills that serve them for a lifetime.

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Topics: Childhood Unplugged, Pediatric Health & Wellness, outdoor learning

Defy gravity with new Miracle components!

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Mar 15, 2022 1:30:00 PM



Whether you’re looking for an overhead event, deck to deck units, or ground to deck climbers, you’ll find what you’re looking for with these bold play elements. Inspired by roller coasters, these modular climbers will bring a variety of play types, thrilling visual appeal, and unique climbing challenges to any play space.

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Topics: Miracle Recreation, Playground Design & Planning

Three Reasons Your Planned Community Needs a Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Mar 9, 2022 10:30:00 AM

Modern communities often talk about their “amenities.” From local eats and shopping to festivals and events, the desire to create a sense of fellowship and opportunities to bring residents together help areas of town stand apart from one another.

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Topics: Community Parks, Playground Design & Planning

Shade Structures

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Feb 23, 2022 10:30:00 AM

With the warm weather comes the desire to enjoy the outdoors. As much as the sunshine and warmth draw people to outdoor activities, though, it doesn't take long for things to get too hot. Thankfully, a shade structure provides a versatile and attractive way to protect both equipment -- and the people who want to enjoy it -- from the sun's rays. 

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Topics: Shade, Product Features

Getting Your Playground Ready for Springtime!

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Feb 9, 2022 10:30:00 AM

Springtime means more outdoor time -- and not a moment too soon! While playgrounds are known for being spaces for kids, they are just as valuable for the adults in their lives, too. Playgrounds invite parents to get active with their kids, bring them outside to enjoy the fresh air and sunlight, and bond with their children while having fun. 

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning, Childhood Unplugged

Modern Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jan 28, 2022 7:39:00 PM

Everyday the world continues to evolve into an even more fast paced and more diverse environment than it was the day before, and we expect our surroundings to be adaptive enough to accommodate our evolving needs—otherwise we begin to look for the next big thing to help us on our quest to happiness. The playground is much more than an open yard where the kids can run around and play. The modern playground is a curated space of equipment that is a reflection of the community it serves. 

Gone are the days when playgrounds could be installed in a neighborhood with a one-size-fits-all approach. The modern playground is customized to the feel of the neighborhood, often with one-of-a-kind features and additional benefits that will allow the playground to serve children of all age ranges and abilities.

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Topics: Theme Playgrounds

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