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Ensuring Fun and Safety: Your Guide to Playground Safety

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 27, 2023

Playgrounds offer children the perfect space to run, jump, and play freely with joy and exuberance, but the equipment, surfaces, and surrounding area can also pose injury risks which is why playground safety is an important issue.

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Topics: Safety Pediatric Health & Wellness Maintenance

Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Mother Nature on Playground Equipment

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 10, 2023

Playgrounds are essential for children's physical and social development as well as providing a hub of joy and activity for the community.

This safe and fun environment is constantly exposed to the elements – from scorching heat to pounding rain to driving snow -- weathering can take a toll on the lifespan and safety of playground equipment.

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Topics: Shade Safety Maintenance

Learning Through Play Outdoors: Fun Games for Kids

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 20, 2023

Outdoor play is not just “fun and games” but an essential part of a child’s development.

“No matter what the weather brings, playing outside is good for kids,” says HealthyChildren.org. “There is scientific evidence that playing outside improves health, and children of all ages love it.”

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Topics: Outdoor Classroom outdoor learning Child Development

Playground Resurfacing: Important Safety Factor to Reduce Injuries

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on October 6, 2023

Playgrounds are a place of joy and exploration for children, but ensuring their safety is paramount.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing Safety Artificial Turf

The Power of Play: 7 Benefits of Sports and Teamwork for Children

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 22, 2023

Participation in team sports is not just about the joys of running around outside, scoring goals, smacking baseballs, and making game-saving tackles – it’s a powerful tool for the development of physical, mental, and social skills in children.

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Topics: Play & Fitness Pediatric Health & Wellness Mental Health Child Development

Common Playground Equipment Terms

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 6, 2023

Playgrounds have been an integral part of childhood for generations, providing children with opportunities for physical activity, social interaction, and imaginative play.

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Topics: Miracle Recreation Custom Playground Playground Design & Planning

Scaling New Heights: Exploring the Role of Climbing in Child Development

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on August 17, 2023

Climbing is an instinct that traverses the animal and human kingdoms and for good reasons. While animals may climb for food and basic survival, humans find climbing to be a fun and thrilling experience that helps their mental development. Let’s leap into the benefits of climbing for youngsters.

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Topics: Play & Fitness Child Development

Fundraising for Your Playground: Turning Dreams into Reality

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on August 4, 2023

Playgrounds are more than just spaces filled with swings, slides, and climbers. They are inclusive places where children's imaginations take flight, friendships are forged, and communities gather.

Realizing the dream of creating a destination playground, however, usually hinges on one critical factor: funds.

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Topics: Custom Playground Playground Design & Planning

Creating a Relaxing Oasis: Enhancing Your Community Pool for Comfort and Fun

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on July 19, 2023

A community pool has the potential to be more than just a place to swim. By introducing thoughtful amenities, you can transform your community pool into a relaxing oasis that promotes health, inclusion, socialization, and more. When you add amenities for comfort and fun, you create a place where individuals, families, and friends can come to enjoy themselves in a relaxing, shared environment.

Whether your community members want to use the pool area to swim laps, get a tan, read a book, have a conversation, or just watch their kids frolic, a few simple additions can make it happen. Here are some ideas for your community pool that May Recreation can help with.

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Topics: Community Parks Shade May Recreation

Unleashing Creativity: The Magic of Sensory Panels on Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on July 5, 2023

As screen time becomes more and more tempting for both children and parents, the importance of engaging in outdoor play remains as imperative to growth and development as it's ever been. In some ways, playgrounds haven't changed; they continue to offer opportunities for exploration and adventure, supporting physical, emotional, and social development in children.

In other ways, though, innovation in recent years has transformed playgrounds, making them more inclusive - and even therapeutic - for all children, but especially those with sensory disabilities. This is critical as we're becoming more aware of the prevalence of sensory processing disorders. One of those innovations is the addition of sensory panels.

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Topics: Inclusivity Child Development

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