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Why You Need A Church Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 8, 2021 10:06:00 AM

Many faith-based organizations and worship centers are now making a substantial contribution to children’s lives and to their general development. It is pretty typical for these facilities to have childcare centers, pre-schools, and even kindergartens. Having a playground that is safe and fun just makes sense in today’s modern church. 

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Topics: Community Parks, Playground Design & Planning

Five Advantages to Adding a Playground to Every Housing Development

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Sep 10, 2021 9:09:00 AM

If you are the head of your local homeowners’ association or a developer designing a new neighborhood, including plans for a playground is a wise investment. Playgrounds and recreation spaces benefit your area by attracting quality tenants and homeowners, increasing property value, and enhancing the quality of life for families. 

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Topics: Community Parks, Playground Design & Planning

How Neighborhood Playgrounds and Parks Increase Your Home Value

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jun 29, 2021 8:34:00 AM

When communities consider building parks and playgrounds, they may naturally focus on the environmental benefits of creating green spaces or highlight the human aspect of projects that promote physical activity, social interaction, and mental well-being.

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Topics: Community Parks

Why Moms LOVE Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 7, 2021 4:21:05 PM

We think every DAY should be “Mother’s Day” but for over 100 years we have been officially celebrating moms on the second Sunday in May.

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Topics: Community Parks, Play & Fitness, Playground Design & Planning

Three Reasons Why Playgrounds are ESSENTIAL

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jan 21, 2021 6:48:40 PM

The Coronavirus has caused cities and states around the United States to take a look at many different types of businesses and places and determine what may be essential. While some cities have stated playgrounds and parks are essential, others have stated they should not be considered as such.

Fortunately, most cities and counties are changing their stance, with many recognizing the benefits of playgrounds, and in turn, deeming them essential. Here are three key reasons why playgrounds are essential. 

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Topics: Community Parks

4 Pieces of Recreation Equipment That Makes Dog Parks Amazing!

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 17, 2020 3:41:47 PM

Some dog lovers might argue that all you need for a good dog park is dogs. No one would argue. However, you can always make things more fun at your own dog park. Whether you run a local community dog park, or you are adding some special features to your backyard dog park, there are several ways to add joy to your canine oasis.  

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Topics: Community Parks, Theme Playgrounds

Why Your Kids Need to be Playing Outside... Even in a Pandemic

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jun 25, 2020 7:30:04 PM

Normally when the days get longer and the weather becomes nicer, you'll see kids flocking to the playgrounds, basketball courts, soccer fields and more to enjoy time outdoors. Then, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and playgrounds across the country were shuttered in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. Now that the country is opening back up, so too are playgrounds - and that's a good thing.

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Topics: Community Parks, Play & Fitness, Pediatric Health & Wellness

Random Acts of Kindness - Tips for Kids

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Feb 13, 2020 2:02:00 PM

We all want to teach our children how to make the world a better place. In most cases, this starts with small ideas that make a huge difference. In fact, it is always a great idea to show our little ones that it doesn’t take a huge amount of money or a ton of skill to really brighten someone’s world. Here are a few of our best tips on how to incorporate random acts of kindness.

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Topics: Community Parks

What Does Inclusive Mean to Your Community?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jul 24, 2019 2:14:00 PM

 

Have you ever traveled through a neighborhood and found an outdoor fair, block party or local festival? The sights and sounds feel welcoming to both the residents, tourists and people who are simply passing by. Such events and recreations do more than just allow people to sell food and products. They allow neighbors to build relationships and provide a venue where everyone can come together to enjoy new arts, culture and entertainment.

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Topics: Community Parks, Inclusivity

Outdoor Family Activities

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Dec 3, 2018 2:58:00 PM

Put down the screens!

In this day and age of Facebook, screen time and YouTube videos, real “face time” can get lost in the shuffle. And that’s too bad. Because growing children need time with other people to learn how to socialize and how to interact. They need time away from their screens so their growing minds and bodies can develop.

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Topics: Community Parks, Play & Fitness

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