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Playground Games to Enhance Child Development

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jan 18, 2023 12:45:00 PM

Playgrounds are very popular because they help to enhance child development. Playgrounds as a whole help to encourage children to socialize, exercise, increase their coordination, and use imaginative play.

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Topics: Custom Playground, outdoor learning, Child Development

Five Must-Haves for School Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jan 4, 2023 2:32:00 PM

Designing a playground structure can be overwhelming. There are so many types of equipment out there, that you may find yourself wondering what you need on your playground and why.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Play & Fitness, Playground Design & Planning, Recess, Child Development

Inclusive Playgrounds are Fun for Everyone!

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 28, 2022 11:47:00 AM

Inclusive playgrounds have started popping up all over the nation, and for good reason. Their innovative designs elevate the community space by providing every kid with a safe and inviting place to play.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Inclusivity, Child Development

5 Awesome Ideas For School Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 11, 2022 1:52:00 PM

Kids are getting ready to head back to school, and as they do, schools may be realizing that their current playgrounds are dated or no longer meet the needs of their students. If you are designing a new playground area for your school, or you are looking to enhance an existing play area, you may be looking for new ideas. Here are five awesome ideas that you may wish to incorporate into your school playground. 

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Topics: Custom Playground, Shade, Playground Design & Planning, Safety

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

Common Playground Terms

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Dec 14, 2021 7:54:00 AM

You and your colleagues are planning to build a new playground, but it’s been a long time since you’ve played at one yourself. Chances are that you may have forgotten some terms for equipment and situations at playgrounds. Or, you may have lost track of what kinds of equipment is typically installed at playgrounds, and you want to make sure that you have a good list from which to choose.

No worries! At May Recreation, we specialize in playgrounds and would like to present these common playground terms to you today to help you in your preparation.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Playground Design & Planning

History of National Disabilities Day

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Dec 2, 2020 5:30:00 AM

Making up the world’s largest minority, some 1 billion people worldwide currently live with a disability. This number means one in every seven people on earth is impacted by a disability. This number means one in every seven people on earth is impacted by a disability. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was created to raise awareness of the social, economic, political and cultural aspects of disabilities and how they affect the lives of billions of people worldwide.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Inclusivity

6 Reasons Why Your Playground Needs a Shade Structure

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 9, 2018 3:59:00 PM

Shade structures are very common — so common in fact, that you probably don't even notice when you see one. They are found everywhere, from playgrounds and sports courts to high schools and car dealerships. There's a reason shade structures are pretty common … it's because of all the advantages they bring to any outdoor area.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Shade

Project Highlight: Jordan Ranch

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 31, 2018 6:00:00 PM

May Recreation recently had the privilege of working with Johnson Development on the new Jordan Ranch master-planned community in Fulshear, Texas. The custom playground design we helped plan and build for the community is a mix of some of our favorite components and structures, offering a wide range of activities in which children can indulge.

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Topics: Playground Projects, Custom Playground

Why Build a Custom Playground?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 4, 2017 5:57:31 PM

Kids these days have the best of everything. With the caliber of toys, gadgets, technology and entertainment at their fingertips, it can be pretty hard to get kids to participate in some good, old-fashioned outdoor play. Having an exceptional, custom playground that stands out from all the others is a sure way to get kids interested and outside.

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Topics: Custom Playground, Playground Design & Planning

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