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Inclusive Play Design Specialist spotlight

Once a month Play by Playworld will highlight Playworld Systems distributors who are certified Inclusive Play Design Specialists (IPDS). In February, we talked to Geoff Eastman, sales consultant with Playworld PrGeoff eastman 150x150 Inclusive Play Design Specialist spotlighteferred.…

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Reasons we love play

Friday is Valentine’s Day. In honor of the day of love, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons we love play.

Unstructured outdoor play:
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Playtime at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

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Thank goodness the Stormtrooper won his NEOS game, otherwise we could have all ended up on the Dark Side.

I’m a member of the Playworld Systems public relations team and I recently …

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Inclusive Play Design Specialist spotlight

Tell us about how you used the Inclusive Play Design Guide (IPDG) to your advantageI was able to bring the IPDG to a group of landscape architects that work for …

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NRPA board retreat

NRPA NRPA board retreatEarlier this month I was in Houston for the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) Congress and Expo 2013. The NRPA Board invited its partners and vendors to submit responses to five …

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Write to Play contest

In May, Playworld Systems launched its Write to Play contest, marking the first time the company offered people the chance to win something through social media. Contest prizes included commercial playgrounds targeted …

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Seaford Manor School wins new playground

Third time was the charm for Seaford Manor Elementary School, located in Seaford, NY.  After coming in second in two playground contests, the school was recently named the winner of the Together …

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Proof that community park investments pay off

Aeroglider Proof that community park investments pay off Andrew Justin Mowen, associate professor of recreation at Penn State University recently sent me an article from the current issue of  Parks & Recreation (May 2013) magazine.  The  article is co-authored by …

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