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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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Eight Keys to Advocacy

advocacy Eight Keys to Advocacy Do you want an inclusive playground in your neighborhood?  If so, then it is up to you to advocate for the development of an inclusive playground, which is defined as a play …

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Keeping the playground entertaining

Playgrounds and outdoor play equipment can provide children with fun, fresh air and exercise all year round, but how can you keep the playground exciting during repeat visits throughout the summer?

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Assessing a playground

Climber Assessing a playground Assessing a playground to determine if it is inclusive takes a bit of visionary thinking. When I’m on the playground I imagine all the various groups that need to benefit from the …

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How we make the Spring Mates Duck

Last week the world got a glimpse into the manufacturing process and quality craftsmanship of Playworld Systems when the company was featured on the Science Channel’s program “How It’s Made.” This was …

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Designing from a mother’s perspective

I’ve worked as an industrial designer for Playworld Systems for 12 years. I moved to central Pennsylvania with my husband before we had children; and now we are the proud parents of …

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A Unique Piece of Equipment is a Perfect Fit for an Inclusive Playground

vaquero  PIC A11 A Unique Piece of Equipment is a Perfect Fit for an Inclusive PlaygroundVariety is the name of the game when choosing pieces of equipment for an inclusive playground. Versatile equipment that offers multiple ways to play and experiences will likely be used most often …

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Playground Safety Week 2013

April 22-26 marks National Playground Safety Week (NPSW), a time designated by the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) to focus on children’s outdoor play environments and pledge to use good judgment …

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