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Safety for the Duration

Keeping Playground Equipment & Surfaces Safe Now & in the Future

Feature Article - January 2015

Playground equipment and surfaces from well-known and respected manufacturers is designed with children's safety in mind, but the context of your site and the way products are installed can also have an impact, both now and over the life cycle of your equipment.

Inclusive Sports

We All Play Ball
Miracle League of Grand Island in Grand Island, N.Y.

Facility Profile - January 2015

Miracle League fields offer children of all abilities the chance to play ball and learn from one another.

Take the Field

Managing & Maintaining High-Performing Sports Fields

Feature Article - November 2014

If you want to keep your sports fields in top playing shape, you need to take good care of turf, whether it's natural or synthetic.

The Big Bounce

Innovations in Sports Flooring Abound

Supplement Feature - September 2014

For gymnasiums, sports courts, fitness centers and more, a sometimes-overlooked but critical component affecting the safety and performance is the playing surface. Having the right sports flooring improves traction, reduces stress on joints and muscles, and reduces the occurrence of sports-related injuries.

We All Fall Down

Education, Maintenance Key to Playground Surface Safety

Supplement Feature - September 2014

Falls to the surface are the number one cause of injury on the playground, which is why it's so important that those surfaces are maintained regularly and composed of the appropriate materials to maximize safety and prevent serious injuries.

Fields of Dreams

Making the Best Turf Decisions

Supplement Feature - September 2014

Notre Dame Stadium is known as one of the most old-school venues in college football, but the Irish departed from tradition in a big way by announcing that artificial turf would replace the grass in time for the 2014 football season.

Turf: A Crash Course

Web Exclusive - September 2014

Synthetic turf fields offer a wide range of benefits. Here's a look at some specific types of turf and their applications.

Reduce Playground Maintenance Requirements

Problem Solver - August 2014

Well-designed playgrounds must include a safety surface to protect children from injuries due to falls. Many parks rely on engineered wood fiber and other cost-effective products, but these require careful attention to provide the proper levels of protection. Solutions are available that can simplify maintenance and ensure your surface is effective.

Maintain Your Synthetic Turf Field

Problem Solver - August 2014

More and more owners are installing synthetic turf fields, which can offer a number of benefits, from reduced maintenance to increased playing time. Properly maintaining the field helps ensure safety, playability, appearance, durability and flexibility.

Update Your Bike Path

Problem Solver - August 2014

More and more communities are investing in improvements that enable citizens to walk, jog and bike. From bike lanes on city streets to bike paths and greenways, these amenities are a huge improvement for those who like to get from place to place under their own steam. But controlling traffic on these paths is important.