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

Easy Change

Change from adult to youth basketball in minutes with the Easy-Up Youth Goal. Already used at more than 20,000 facilities, this backboard and goal combination can be installed by one person from a step stool, over any style or make of goal and backboard. No tools are required, and it won't damage the existing goal. Choose one with a fixed-height mount rim at 8 feet, 8.5 feet or 9 feet, or the 5-in-1 with a rim height that moves from 6.5 feet to 8.5 feet. All have a 48-inch-by-32-inch backboard of high-impact ABS plastic with lifetime limited warranty.

Future Pro: 800-328-4625

Outdoor Showering

Most Dependable Fountains, Inc. introduces the Model 565 as an ADA outdoor shower for public use. The shower includes two fixed showerheads, one at a minimum of 72 inches above ground or floor and the second ranging between 48 and 54 inches. Controls can be operated with one hand, not requiring much tight grasping or wrist twisting. A vertical grab bar and foot wash also are included in the model.


Smooth Sliding Away

Whitewater West Industries is one of the only manufacturers of water slides that are perfectly smooth inside and out. The leading SilkTekā€° technology provides a superior appearance and decreases maintenance costs while delivering the ultimate ride experience through smooth joints and consistent thickness. Add some SilkTekTM to your facility with Whitewater's award-winning PoolSiderTM water slide.

Whitewater West: 800-775-4337

Skateable Sites

Barkman Concrete establishes a real line of concrete skateboard site furnishings. Barkman began manufacturing precast concrete in 1948; its concrete site furnishings are found in cities all across North America and are a part of the landscape skateboarders are accustomed to skating. A natural fit in any skatepark environment, Barkman's Skate Concept Skate Parks include the features found in its Site Furnishings catalog; skaters have been skating these before skate parks existed. If you're looking for real street or plaza skateable features, check out the guys who have been doing it since 1948.

Barkman Concrete: 800-342-2879

Farming for Fun

Litchfield Landscape Elements all new Glendale Farms Series shelter creates a "Down on the Farm" feel that perfectly complements the "barnyard" themed playground (shown in foreground). The Glendale Farms Series is a custom 16-foot-by-25-foot steel frame barn-style shelter that features a brilliant red gable metal roof over 2-inch-by-6-inch tongue-and-groove Southern yellow pine roof decking, cupola, 30-inch aluminum rooster weathervane, and white trim and framework. Litchfield is a leader in the design and manufacture of bold and innovative landscape elements including shelters, pergolas, benches, gazebos, picnic tables, concert shelters and more. Custom designs, sizes and colors always are available.

Litchfield Landscape Elements: 800-542-5282

Built for Action

Spohn Ranch, Inc. offers the HD Series line of action sports equipment. HD features a hot-dip galvanized angular steel structure with bolt-through fasteners, complete with a high-density layer of phenolic surfacing thicker than many in the business. This is the most durable product yet from the innovators in skatepark construction, requiring virtually no maintenance, making it the hands-down choice of recreation professionals worldwide. Stay tuned for the debut of Spohn Ranch's custom, factory-cast concrete skateparks, providing all the custom bowls and terrain of poured-in-place concrete, with a superior quality finish at a lower cost. Get a consultation today.

Spohn Ranch: 626-330-5803

All in the Wrist

Price Chopper Wristbands offers Tyvek, vinyl, tri-laminate and silicone wristbands. Its Tyvek wristbands are strong, non-transferable, waterproof and consecutively numbered. Choose from among the widest range of attractive stock designs and colors in both 3/4-inch and 1-inch widths with more than 200 stock bands for same-day shipping. The vinyl and tri-laminate wristbands are offered in a variety of colors and are available in wide-face and L-shape styles. These wristbands are made with a permanent-locking plastic snap and adjustable holes to fit various wrist sizes. Price Chopper offers fast custom printing and chops a slice off every price.

Price Chopper Wristbands: 888-695-6220