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2014-09-19 23:07:37

Center Christian Academy Invests in Outdoor Fun with Commercial Playground Equipment from APCPLAY© (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 APCPLAY© was chosen by Center Christian Academy in Center, Texas to provide a number of new commercial playground elements to augment their outdoor physical education for students. Center Christian Academy is a private school that enjoys a reputation of providing quality, Christian education and curriculum with a Biblical world view. The focus is to...

2014-09-18 23:12:43

Thunder Mountain Elementary Creates a Monkey Maze with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The school days at Thunder are about to get infinitely more fun with the addition of a new commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. Located in School District 51 of Mesa County Valley Colorado, Thunder Mountain Elementary offers a vibrant community of students and educators. Their website offers a number of links for parents to continue to...

2014-08-29 23:09:52

The Rivermont School in Hampton, Virginia, selected APCPLAY to provide assistance with planning and specifying affordable, durable and engaging playground equipment for their students. Hampton, Virginia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As research continues to prove that play time is essential to the social, cognitive and physical development of children, more schools are investing in upgrading or augmenting their commercial playground equipment for outdoor learning. The Rivermont School in...

2014-08-22 23:08:27

Creating a Playground to Fit at First Baptist Church, Pittsburg, Texas with APCPLAY© (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 What happens when you can’t find the exact playground your community needs? You ask for a little help and some modification to get the right fit! That was the case with a recent project for First Baptist Church in Pittsburg, Texas. The Church planned to create a new commercial playground structure to encourage healthy, outdoor play for children aged 2-5 years but set their...

2014-07-14 23:08:31

Miss Adele's Learning Center (FL) Invests in Outdoor Fun with a New Commercial Playground Structure from American Parks Company™ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Fun comes in all sizes, and keeping children engaged in meaningful outdoor activity is important at all ages. That’s why the Management of Miss Adele’s Learning Center made an investment in a quality, commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. What makes Miss Adele’s Learning Center exceptional is the...

2014-07-11 23:08:03

Cool Fun Under the Texas Sun: Godley Elementary School Purchases Shade Structure from APCPLAY© (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Even the hot Texas sun won’t keep kids from having fun outdoors at Godley Elementary School. The school had previously invested in a playground structure to augment their existing playground equipment from APCPLAY, but recently asked for an innovative solution to help protect children from excessive UV exposure. Godley Elementary School chose a Rectangular Shade...

2014-06-19 23:17:30

Taking Slides in Stride at Milford Estates New Milford, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Milford Estates is 'a place to call home' and their management team (Affiliated Management Inc.) ensure that the community experience is created in every residential community they build. When it came time to augment their current outdoor recreation amenities, Milford Estates chose APCPLAY© for a quality commercial play structure. The Augusta play structure provided all the key elements...

2014-06-03 23:04:01

Local festivals, parades, and events, along with citizens' daily use of recreational greenways, trails, and parks, all bring residents together to create an active and vibrant community. How can government agencies responsible for these events and recreational facilities know the preferences of residents in order to plan for meeting current and future demand? Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 CAMPO, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, located in Raleigh, NC, is using...

2014-05-29 00:20:34

Minneapolis retains title as nation's best park system; Fresno repeats last place finish SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Minneapolis took top honors on The Trust for Public Land's 3(rd) annual ParkScore® index, earning a perfect "5-park bench" rating from the nonprofit organization. Minneapolis remains the only city park system to earn the coveted "5 bench" score. New York, Boston, Portland, and San Francisco rounded out the top five. This year, Denver made...

2014-04-21 08:27:29

Surfacing Resource Guide Helps Consumers Choose ADA-Compliant, IPEMA-Certified Surfacing Materials HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA), the playground industry's leading playground safety certification organization, today recognized National Playground Safety Week (April 21-25) by highlighting its popular guide to choosing accessible safety-certified surfacing materials for playgrounds....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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