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Summer Camp Playground Equipment

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It's May, which means that school is ending and it's time to seriously consider what to do to keep children entertained, happy, and healthy for the summertime. One way to do that is by having a summer camp program. Summer camps are fantastic places for children to learn and stay fit. One thing a summer camp should always have is a playground area. Whether it's a huge set-up or even just a small set of playground equipment to keep them busy during lunch breaks and downtime, the kids will be staying active and occupied.

Summer especially is a time when children should be encouraged to retain active lifestyles and problem-solving skills. Summer camps with a good mix of educational and physical activities round out these two areas of the mind and body so that kids will be ready to return in the fall feeling refreshed. That's why plenty of camps will feature some outdoor playground equipment for in-between scheduled events and activities.

The playground equipment should feature a good mix of sets, from the fun swings and slides to the more challenging climbing sets. The variety not only prevents the activity and "play time" from it getting boring, but allows children an opportunity to develop new skills and prioritize their challenges. It keeps their minds sharp while exercising.

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Why Install New Playground Surfacing?

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You may remember as a child playing in the school or park playground. Chances are you had sand or wood chips protecting your falls from the swings, slides, and climbing bars. While these materials do work, they can leave clothes stained, dirtied, and sometimes even torn. New playgrounds tend to feature rubber mats.

Playground surfacing used now can be seamless poured-in recycled or bonded rubber, rubber tile, placed mats, or shredded rubber. Not only is this material softer on the knees and has better shock absorbing for falls, it won't ruin clothes. It's a great option for schools and party places because it can be installed indoors and outdoors.

They are also very bright and colorful and they will last for a long time if they're taken care of properly. Unlike other substances that get messy with rain and other inclement weather, it will survive the elements with grace. It also won't need to be replaced as often as playground surfacing like wood chips, mulch, and sand. And the best thing is that it can be sprayed down and cleaned much easier making them more sanitary overall.

If you intend to update your local playground, consider changing the old playground surfaces to the newer stuff for convenience.

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Playground Equipment for the Kids

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Playground equipmentKids are cute and they are energetic.  In many cases, they are very energetic.  But children can also get bored very easily.  If a park or recreation area does not have any playground equipment, the children will not enjoy themselves and will do everything they can to avoid that park; this is definitely not something any parent wants to deal with.

Playgrounds are meant to be places in which children have fun, make friends, run around, and be care-free.  It is kind of hard for a child to do that without swings, slides, or see saws around.  Playground equipment brings out the imaginative juices every child likes to use.  It allows them to pretend they are pirates looking for buried treasure; it allows them to pretend they are adventures on the search for fabled lost cities, it allows them to be active instead of sitting around the house watching TV or playing video games.  Kids can enjoy themselves while being physically active at the same time.  We all have memories of playing in the park, sliding down our favorite slide, having our best friend push us on the swing; our children deserve to make those same memories we cherish now.

Playgrounds are sacred places for children and the only way to make them that way is by providing the tools they need to make them happy.

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