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5 Smart Updates to Modernize Your Playground

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Oct 15, 2019 12:56:00 PM

If your playground is starting to show its age, consider adding a few modern pieces to breathe new life into the space. By simply changing the ground cover or installing new equipment, you can update your playground without performing a full overhaul. But first, you must dream up your perfect playground space. Use the following elements to guide your vision and get thinking about modernizing your playground. 

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Topics: Playground Surfacing, Play & Fitness, Playground Design & Planning

5 Tips for Making School Playgrounds More Inclusive

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 26, 2019 2:10:45 PM

You want a playground that gives everyone a chance to learn and have fun outdoors. However, some children with physical or intellectual limitations have a harder time navigating a traditional play structure than others. That’s why it’s important to make a few simple changes to ensure all children have a great time at recess. Check out these five tips for making school playgrounds more inclusive.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning, Recess, Inclusivity

6 Best Uses of Shade Structures

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Jun 25, 2019 6:04:18 PM

Protecting outdoor spaces can allow people of all ages to enjoy recreational activities, athletes to participate in sporting events, allow businesses to provide products and services, and offer other amazing benefits. In addition to warding off the rain, a shade structure also provides important protection from the hot sun and damaging effects of the ultraviolet light. Here are some great places where you can use a shade structure.

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Topics: Shade, Playground Design & Planning

Keep Your Playground Feeling Cool with Affordable Shade Structures

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Apr 30, 2019 1:38:00 PM

Shade structures protect both your playground equipment and your guests from the sizzling summer sun. And if you make the right choices, they look as cool as they feel.

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Topics: Shade, Playground Design & Planning

Top 5 Resources for Playground Grants

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Feb 21, 2019 2:55:17 PM

Adding a fantastic play structure to your Texas church, school or park is easy thanks to our wonderful May Recreation team. However, one of the biggest hurdles most of our clients have to overcome is funding. Thankfully, there are many options out there. Here are five amazing resources for finding funding for your playground project.

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Topics: Playground Projects, Playground Design & Planning

Playground Design & Installation: Where to Start?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Nov 5, 2018 4:57:00 PM

Are you thinking of building a playground but don’t know where to start? Planning for a new playground can be intimidating and overwhelming. Understandably, most people don’t know where to start. It’s easy enough to pick out playground equipment that you like, but there are many other aspect of the project that people don't initially think about. 

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning

The Evolution of Playgrounds

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 13, 2018 2:17:00 PM

Playgrounds have been around for a while now. History has it that the first playground was made somewhere around the 1850s in England. Time went by, and there was no change in them. Visit any playground today, and you’re most likely to find a teeter-totter, climbers or a slide that were trendy back in the day when you were still a kid. There may seem to be no change, but you’ll be surprised at just how much these fun spots have transformed over the past few years.

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Topics: Playground Projects, Playground Design & Planning

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

Upgrading Your Playground on a Budget

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Aug 1, 2017 10:19:01 AM

Is your playground in need of some serious TLC? You don’t have to use your whole budget and build a completely new playground; making some small updates can make a big overall difference.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning

What Should We Include in our Park and Playground Design?

Posted by May Recreation Content Team on Apr 21, 2017 10:40:21 AM

All too often, in an effort to design and build a park and playground as quickly as possible, many aspects of the process are overlooked or completely forgotten.

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Topics: Playground Design & Planning

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