Latest Playground Stories

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).

2009-03-23 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champion and Mercury Nashville recording artist Julianne Hough has partnered up with KaBOOM!, a national non-profit, to map and rate playspaces everywhere online.

2009-03-21 17:00:00

- Dodge donates playspace in honor of Los Angeles County Firefighter Robert Nowaczyk, winner of the Ram Challenge - Nowaczyk joins more than 200 volunteers from The Chrysler Foundation, the Boys & Girls Club, Fireman's Brew, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the local community to assemble a new playground at the Club in less than eight hours on build day - Volunteers haul more than 61,560 square feet of mulch and mix more than 14,880 pounds of concrete by hand - Playground...

2009-02-24 09:00:00

6,000 square feet in just one day NORTH LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2008-12-10 08:00:00


2008-12-03 10:17:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans on August 29, 2005, much of the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans suffered catastrophic flooding and the vast majority of its residents lost their homes.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]