NEWS FROM THE PLAYGROUND

Safety tips, playground design, playground surfacing ideas, news and other great information about playgrounds and playground surfacing from your friends at adventureTURF.

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Pros & Cons: Poured Rubber Surfacing for Playgrounds

Being tasked with choosing the materials for a playground surface that will experience millions of footsteps (particularly those of children) is harrowing – especially if you don’t have a construction background! If you’re in charge of selecting a flooring surface for a playground – we often talk to daycare directors, early childhood center administrators, church […] Read More +

Pros & Cons: Rubber Tiles for Playground Surfacing

So you’ve got a playground in mind, but you’re trying to figure out what surfacing material will work best. You’re considering the basics: cost, aesthetics, safety, maintenance, etc. You’ve discovered prefabricated rubber tiles for playgrounds, a great solution, especially for small and hard-to-reach areas. While we tend to recommend poured-in-place rubber as the top choice, […] Read More +

Playground Surface Design & Stenciling Ideas

Designs as Unique as Your Playground Okay, so we may be biased, but one of the coolest things about poured in place surfacing for playgrounds, is that design and color options are almost limitless. Stenciling is a really attractive way to add unique designs to make your playground surface stand out. We’ve worked on playground […] Read More +

Safe Playgrounds: What to Look For

Not so long ago, playgrounds were fairly dangerous places for children to play. Monkey bars and climbing towers 10 feet tall, everything made of metal that gets hot in the sun not to mention its propensity to rust in the rain, and play surfaces that were made of rock hard dirt or even pavement. Safe […] Read More +

Playground Surface Binder Types and Their Benefits

Poured in place playground surfacing materials require a binding agent to bind the materials together for safety and durability. There are primarily two different types of binders used in poured in place rubber surfacing. The rubber binding agent is a key component in the application. Many installers do not understand the difference between the binders […] Read More +