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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

Choosing Outdoor Site Furnishings

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on February 20, 2023

Outdoor site furniture includes tables, benches, bike racks, bollards, and trash receptacles. We, at May Recreation, believe they’re an essential element for social spaces like parks, playgrounds, and running/bike paths, which create opportunities for interaction and help build a community.

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Topics: Community Parks May Recreation Playground Design & Planning

Tips for Cleaning Artificial Turf

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on November 4, 2022

Children deserve to play in a beautiful, safe environment that is free from excess dirt and debris. Artificial turf creates a soft and hygienic foundation for play areas.

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Topics: Playground Surfacing May Recreation Artificial Turf

Benefits of Obstacle Courses for Kids

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on September 27, 2022

If you are responsible for purchasing equipment for a school playground or city park, you may be researching different types of park equipment. One of the types of equipment that is gaining in popularity is obstacle courses for kids.

In addition to typical play equipment, such as climbing structures, slides and swings;  playgrounds and parks are opting for obstacle courses. These courses may include things such as climbing towers, breakaway footwork equipment, sprawl walls and crossway climbers. The reason these items are gaining in popularity is because there are numerous benefits to kids who play on this type of equipment. Here are some of those benefits. 

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Topics: May Recreation Child Development

School's Out - Upgrade Your Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on May 18, 2022

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

X-Gen in Action!

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on April 28, 2017

We've introduced Miracle's new, innovative play structure, Extreme Generation (or X-Gen), on the blog before, but wanted to share this short video so you can see it in action. 

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Topics: Miracle Recreation May Recreation Product Features

Team Member Spotlight: Matt Wanner (Project Installation)

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on February 17, 2017

Last week we published a blog titled "We Bought Playground Equipment...Now What?!?" in which we spoke about the importance of doing research not only on the products you purchase, but also the company associated with the products and the services they offer.  

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Topics: May Recreation Playground Design & Planning

The Pulse of Play - May Recreation December Newsletter

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on December 28, 2016

2016 was a memorable year for May Recreation! Once again, we were fortunate to work with an overabundance of schools, churches, communities and neighborhood parks in East and Northeast Texas. We have a small, highly experienced team that places emphasis on integrity in providing our clients with personalized guidance and information necessary to make cost effective decisions on their projects.

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May Recreation Equipment & Design is a top supplier of playground equipment, shelters, playground safety surfacing, splash pads, site amenities, and related products in East Texas. Our goal is to work closely with you to ensure your project completes

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