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Simple Playground Rules and Courtesies for Everyone

Playgrounds are still a part of the new normal but for every trip outdoors, we must exercise precaution in order to be safe from the infectious COVID-19 pandemic. If your playground operator or the playground community manager have yet to issue guidelines, we’re listing the quick playground tips for all to follow. This is to […]

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Commercial Playground Trends in 2021

2021 will be arriving in a number of days and despite the tough year that playground operators and commercial playgrounds have faced this year, there is optimism that things will gradually return to normal and cities with their improved health and safety protocols will make their areas safer for all. For the commercial playground industry, […]

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Why Playgrounds Will Continue in the Post Pandemic

Earlier this year when cities and borders were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families were confined at home due to the lockdown. With the lockdown, there were strict lockdowns on commercial and public spaces. This included playgrounds that are commercially operated and community playgrounds. During the lockdown and the months leading to the […]

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New Considerations in Planning Commercial Playgrounds for 2021

The pandemic has greatly affected both community and commercial indoor playgrounds. This year, playgrounds have remained closed for most of the months due to mandated lockdowns and commercial restrictions put in place. As we are in the middle of November and both public and commercial spaces have since open up to welcome families, new health […]

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Playgrounds as Healing Therapy for Children

  Children who have recovered from ailment or medical procedure are all in need of special attention as they progress from the tender stage of recovery to the re-strengthening process. During this period, the child’s physical, emotional and mental state are also in need of healing. In each careful step of re-introducing them to the […]

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San Francisco Playground Rules and Restriction to Think About and Use For Policy Making

Last month, California has allowed the reopening of the public playgrounds across its counties, cities and small towns albeit, with restrictions for public health and safety. San Francisco, has also allowed the reopening of public playground and the city has also imposed restrictions as guidelines to the families who are looking to spend time on […]

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Things to Assess Before Going to the Playground

Unlike before in simpler times, going outside for activities can now be considered a risk due to the pandemic. Assessing our health, the current environment, the local transmission rate, equipping ourselves and our children with the necessary protective equipment such as face masks, alcohol and hand sanitizers. With the current downtrend of the pandemic and […]

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California’s Playground Social Protocols Can Be Adopted by Community Playgrounds and Commercial Playgrounds as a Template

After months of restrictions on outdoor activities within the state and its cities, the state of California have gradually eased up on restrictions by allowing businesses and commercial spaces to open and this recently included playgrounds across urban and residential areas. Below are the restrictions that the Government of California have put in place for […]

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Children’s Playground Design: How it Affects Engagement and Activity

Playgrounds are structures that are designed to capture the attention of children and that structure must also have the necessary features to turn attention into activity to support the physical activity known as playground time. In a story published by Science News about the correlation of design and physical engagement of playgrounds when it comes […]