Just Add Water

KoalaPlay Group can help transform your waterpark into a year-round wilderness adventure. It did just that for Grand Bear Lodge & Indoor Waterpark Resort in Illinois. The custom-themed splash play attraction features a log-cabin-style Ranger Station, which houses a 250-gallon dump bucket and more than 19 activities including a 6-foot tube slide, spiral slide, water jets, water blasters, a water wheel and overhead sprays. This facility now provides both residents and out-of-state visitors a place to spend their tourism dollars.

KoalaPlay Group: 888-214-9698

Sun Blockers for all Budgets

ShadeZone® fabric shade shelters are eye-catching, innovative, protective and cost-effective. ShadeZone® fabric architecture shade shelters by BP International, Inc. bring top design to an affordable level. Whether you need a conservative, standard shelter or an extravagant, no-holds-barred custom design, ShadeZone® can do it. Filter UV by 95 percent and reduce heat by as much as 15 degrees. Factory-direct pricing, in-house engineering, long-term warranties and personal customer service have been BPI trademarks since 1986.

BP International, Inc.: 800-767-2255

Green Glass

The time-tested durability of concrete, combined with the beauty of recycled glass is now available in all Wausau Tile products. A process of manufacturing, developed in conjunction with Columbia University, includes 100 percent recycled glass in a wide variety of colors to accent the endless choices of matrix. To capture the unique look of recycled glass, choose form site amenities such as tables, planters, waste containers and snuffers, or pavers, terrazzo tile and custom designs. As an added bonus, your project can gain LEED credits by using these green products.

Wausau Tile Inc.: 800-388-8728

Rugged Rims

First Team's LegendTM basketball system is one of the most rugged basketball systems ever. Eliminate the cost and hassle of replacing broken backboards, bent rims and leaning poles. Even the roughest play in unsupervised parks and playgrounds won't take its toll on the LegendTM System. The massive 6-inch tubular steel pole system, rectangular acrylic (or steel) backboard and heavy-duty double-rim goal all carry an unconditional lifetime warranty.

First Team Sports, Inc.: 800-649-3688

All-Day Shade

Most shade structures provide shade for only part of the day, but Parasol's snappy new SundialTM features a 360-degree pivoting top for all-day shade. The Sundial's powder-coated structural steel frame is available in 26 vivid colors. Parasol's 13 colors of fabric tops are made of high-density Rachel-knit fabric that won't unravel if cut or torn and can block up to 98 percent of harmful UV. Parasol's patented telescoping eave tensioning system makes for easy installation and removal of fabric tops. The Sundial, like most Parasol shelters, is engineered to withstand 90 mph wind load with the fabric top in place.

Parasol a product of PorterCorp: 800-354-7721

Help from Hydraulics

Transport Mobile Bleachers offer one of the only 10-row fast-setup systems with flexibility for sports and special events. Designed for rapid relocation, they feature a self-contained hydraulic actuation system that allows one-person setup in 10 minutes. They are available in seating capacities from 180 to 300 people. Century's Showmaster Series Mobile Sounds Shell Stage offers outdoor stage facilities with indoor theater control. Features include a hydraulically operated canopy for sun and rain protection during performances and a hydraulically operated stage deck for extra performance area. A variety of accessories and options are available to accommodate your staging needs.

Century Industries: 800-248-3371

Play Through the Ages

Childforms® is a total solution for your early childhood playground needs. From the Child ShapersTM modular structures to the numerous, free-standing independent play events, there are a variety of products and price points to choose from. In addition, the new Child TurfTM recycled-rubber safety surfacing and FuntimbersTM provide effective solutions for your surfacing needs. If ADA accessibility is a concern, the FuntimbersTM and ADA ramp systems, as well as ADA-accessible surfacing, can provide convenient ADA accessibility to your playground areas.

Childforms®: 800-447-3349

Lose the Linens

For more than 25 years, Southern Aluminum has been a leading manufacturer of lightweight tables and prides itself on listening to customers' needs. Many customers requested a banquet table that could be used without the cost of linens. Hence, the invention of the new Swirl finish. The swirl design is etched into the aluminum table tops and coated with a smooth protective clear power coat that makes cleanups simple. The new Swirl finish is just another reason why Southern Aluminum is a leading innovator of lightweight folding tables.

Southern Aluminum: 800-221-0408