Landscape Elements

Well-designed public places provide opportunities for recreation as well as a sense of community belonging. For almost 30 years, Litchfield Industries, Inc. has manufactured architectural furnishings that are both attractive and functional. The comprehensive Litchfield Landscape Elements line includes picnic shelters, ornate gazebos, large recreational pavilions, park benches and tables, and litter receptacles. If you're looking to provide your customers with time-tested architectural furnishings to define and enhance your park, common area, urban courtyard, or any other public or private environment, look at Litchfield, one of the leading choices of architects for custom shelters and site furnishings.

Litchfield Industries, Inc.: 800-542-5282

Offer a Challenge

GameTime® offers the new Challenge Station ClimberTM, one of the industry's first modular climbers that provides the opportunity to select from six different climbing attachment options. Playground designers may choose from such climbing attachments as the Zipper, the Crazy Eight and the Arch. This large, economically priced, ground-level activity center is sure to be a popular attraction at your facility.

GameTime: 800-235-2440

Playground Planning

Playground planners who are looking for expert guidance for planning, creating and installing a community-built playground will find the process outlined in the new "Step-by-Step Guide to Community-Built Playgrounds" from Landscape Structures. This 64-page guide covers everything from needs assessment and fundraising to volunteer recruitment and structure installation. The guide includes useful tools such as a "Needs Assessment Questionnaire," "Site Analysis Questionnaire" and news release templates for publicizing your volunteer efforts. A companion video is also available to help with volunteer recruitment and fundraising. Landscape Structures is a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of high-quality play equipment.

Landscape Structures, Inc.: 888-4FUNLSI

Buildings, Buildings

CXT manufactures a wide variety of easy to maintain restroom, shower and concession buildings. They offer many different floor plans to satisfy your tough site needs. Several aesthetically pleasing textures and colors are also available. Their buildings are manufactured from high-strength concrete to meet all local building codes, ADA and stand up to the rigors of vandalism. They are delivered complete and ready to use.

CXT Precast Concrete Products: 800-696-5766

Site Furnishings

With precast concrete site furnishings by Petersen Manufacturing, all models are steel-reinforced for superior strength and durability. Product line includes benches, planters, tables, waste receptacles, bollards, drinking fountains and ash urns. Our custom design capabilities allow us to manufacture products to the customer's specifications.

Petersen Manufacturing: 800-832-7383

Outdoor Receptacles

ArchitekTM is the new line of steel outdoor receptacles that accentuate the architectural styles of the 21st century. Architek features clean contoured lines with horizontally patterned perforated steel. The complete line includes 38-gallon-capacity waste receptacles, 17-gallon waste receptacles and ash/trash receptacles, and new five-gallon waste receptacles and smokers urns. All models include Germ-Fighter® rigid plastic liners.

United Receptacle, Inc.: 800-233-0314

High Flying Playgrounds

Five new activity centers make up RCI's History of Flight theme playground. Watch imaginations take off as youngsters climb, crawl and slide into the exciting world of flight. Lots of hands-on play activity for children 5 to 12 with the Kiddy Hawk and Baron climbers as well as the Astro Shuttle and Nebula One space center. Round out the flight theme play area with a Whirly Bird and Thunder Jet spring rider.

Recreation Creations, Inc.: 800-766-9458

Reliable Restrooms

The Assateague by Biological Mediations, Inc. is a classic prefabricated public restroom featuring modern technology and materials. The restroom is available with the patented WRS Vault EvaporatorTM-a self-contained, odor-controlled, waterless waste-reduction system. Also available with the patented DEVAPTM 2000 or as a waterborne structure for standard hookup. Solar panels capture energy from the sun to provide electricity. Cement fiber siding with 50-year limited warranty.

Biological Mediation Corporation: 800-524-1097