Surface Preparation

Remove Woodchip Playground and Install Rubber Safety Surface

Immanuel Lutheran School in Batavia, Illinois, needed to remove woodchip playground surface and replace its playground surface. They decided to replace the wood chips with a poured rubber playground surface that was both safer and (Americans with Disabilities Act) ADA compliant. The playground was located in a small courtyard area underneath play equipment in the corner of a larger space. Woodchips were used as the existing surface. While these are often cheaper initially, they tend to cost more in the long-run. Woodchips are also not ADA compliant and not safe for all children. Read our article about playground woodchips. Read More +