Latest Playground Stories

2009-12-15 10:42:42

School playgrounds fitted with granite sand surfacing significantly reduce the risk of children fracturing arms in comparison with wood fiber surfaces.

2009-11-24 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Active kids need safe spaces to play outside, and busy parents need reliable service professionals to get things done. So Kudzu and KaBOOM! are bringing the two together.

2009-11-05 11:01:00

MONETT, Mo., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Recreation Equipment Company proudly launched its new MiracleTech product line at the National Recreation Park Association annual conference held in Salt Lake City, UT this month.

2009-10-05 13:40:11

Injury is the leading cause of death for children over the age of 1 in industrialized countries and improving the safety of the manmade (built) environment will benefit children's health.

2009-09-22 07:33:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) has recognized CVS Caremark for its partnership with Boundless Playgrounds, Inc.

2009-09-04 18:01:05

Holding a child in your lap while going down a playground slide could increase the risk the child will suffer a broken leg, doctors in Mineola, N.Y., warn. Many parents think it is actually safer to hold their toddler while going down a playground slide, but this study may prove otherwise, Dr.

2009-07-13 08:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents have less disposable income for children's play-related activities because of the economy and funding for Parks and Recreation departments nationwide continues to dwindle during a time when 82 percent of parents believe kids don't spend enough time playing outside.^ Despite these challenges, 93 communities across the nation have taken innovative approaches to make play a priority to ensure their children have the time and space they need...

2009-06-22 22:47:14

Sixty-nine percent of U.S.

2009-05-21 09:39:00

The $740,000 signature playground in Dorchester allows for inclusive play for all children BOSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Parks and Recreation Department, CVS Caremark, and Boundless Playgrounds announce today the grand opening of a new playground at Harambee Park in Dorchester, Mass.

2009-04-15 09:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Playground Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) is reminding parents and caregivers of the importance of providing safe play environments during National Playground Safety Week (April 19-25).

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