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2013-08-05 23:04:30

BigToys is proud to have been awarded the FAC79 statewide contract for playground equipment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 BigToys proudly joins nine other exclusive vendors on the FAC79 statewide contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The FAC79 contract includes landscaping and green roof products, playground equipment, and site amenities and is open for use by all eligible public entities within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. BigToys, a PlayCore Company, was recently...

2013-07-30 23:04:52

SunSense, a leading Australian sun cream brand made by Ego Pharmaceuticals, have chosen Playground Imagineering to provide the prizes in its Sun Sensible competition. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 210 UK schools and nurseries took part and designed T-shirts promoting sun safety messages. The Sun Sensible scheme run by SunSense is designed to make children in schools aware of the importance of staying safe whilst playing in the sun. The judging panel included members from Daisy...

2013-07-17 08:31:15

National Institute for Play Launches IPEMA-Supported Encyclopedia of Play Science HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute for Play, with support from the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) has published the first round of academic research surrounding the benefits of free play on the newly-created Encyclopedia of Play Science. The Encyclopedia establishes the field of play science and is free and open to the public, providing...

2013-07-15 20:22:08

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children have a lot of energy, and playgrounds--especially those designed specifically for young children--often are the best place for them to climb, swing and slide. And yet playground injuries remain a common occurrence. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 600,000 children were injured at playgrounds in 2012, including: Approximately 210,000 children who were injured on monkey bars and other...

2013-07-05 23:01:14

In addition to their already extensive line of playground systems, ParknPool has now added individual freestanding activity and playground components. Lexington, Virginia (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 The benefits of playing outdoors cannot be denied. Individual playground parts specifically placed throughout a play area can help young children develop hand/eye coordination, improve on their upper and lower body strength as well as engage their curiosity and imagination. ParknPool has recently...

2013-06-30 23:17:20

Future Play’s Dome Climber is an updated version of the classic geodesic-shaped ‘monkey bars’ of the past. Always a favorite for children, this climber is constructed of durable powder-coated steel to ensure sturdy support. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance with Future Play, Incorporated, to offer their Dome Climber residential playground equipment to...

2013-06-06 23:00:32

Products Plus International (PPI) has just released the first installment of its “Kids´ Pain-Free Summer” education series entitled “Playground Dangers For Kids 14 And Under” with shocking statistics and suggestions for parents. This series is meant to help parents help their kids avoid common dangers especially prevalent during the summer months, according to a spokesperson for PPI. Kernersville NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 In its first report in the parents...

2013-06-03 23:14:54

Adult playgrounds are a relatively new movement that has made its way across the ocean to America. ParknPool, as the leading online distributor of commercial grade furnishings and site amenities such as picnic tables, park benches, bleachers and playgrounds has now added outdoor fitness equipment for adults. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends American adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise or 75...

2013-05-30 23:24:12

Milaa event features an obstacle course activity to enrich a child's academic learning in the classrooms. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On a breezy Saturday morning, the clouds are scattering in the clear sky from sun´s radiant light, and the birds are chirping away high up in the trees in an affluent neighborhood in central Toronto. As one stroll down the street, gentle chattering and laughter of children and adults begin to emerge from a nearby playground--a small, energetic...

2013-04-27 23:04:08

Kids Planet Indoor Playground, which offers an indoor play area for kids of all ages and is located in Las Vegas, recently made the announcement that it has joined the current trend of social media by joining Facebook. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Kids Planet Indoor Playground, which is conveniently situated in the Las Vegas area and accessible to all surrounding neighborhoods, recently made the announcement that it can now be found on Facebook. It hopes to provide non-intrusive...