Playground Safety Part Two: Playground Safety Tips

Playground Safety Part Two: Playground Safety Tips 1

When constructing a playground for a business, community area, or organization, there is much more to consider than you might think. Playgrounds are a great place for children to get exercise, express their imaginations, be social, and have fun. However, to parents they can seem like metal death traps. At J.C. Walker & Sons Corporation,…read more

Playground Safety Part One: Playground Surfacing

Playground Safety Part One: Playground Surfacing 3

Adding a playground increases your property’s ability to be family-friendly, and attract a larger community to your area. When it comes to building a playground structure for your business, organization, or community, safety should be your top priority, and should be considered from the very beginning of the design process. That being said, the surface…read more

Why Play Is Important For Children

In the life of a child, just about everything is controlled by the adults around them. The time they go to school, what they do in school, what they do at home, what they eat, everything. Children hardly ever have time to play freely, and that time is decreasing as time goes on. Free time…read more

Playground Safety Inspections

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Certified Playground Inspections The State of Michigan requires the following for all licensed child care facilities. All outdoor play area and equipment should be maintained in a safe condition, and inspected daily. Keep the outdoor play area protected from hazards by fence or natural barrier that is at least 48” high. Shaded areas must be available in summer.   If used,…read more

Community Build

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Professional Guides to Make Your Installation a Success Our certified playground professionals can help to lead and direct your staff and volunteers in constructing your new playground.  By installing your playground in this way, you will have the benefits of  receiving a professional installation while saving thousands of dollars in construction costs.  The saved dollars…read more

Playground Maintenance Now

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Playground Maintenance is a Top Priority!   Playground inspections should be completed periodically to prevent injuries and to circumvent major repair bills caused by lack of attention and  gradual deterioration over time.  Repairs need to be made in a timely manner. Michigan Playground Safety Inspections can provide you with a maintenance plan that can give…read more

Design Build

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Design and Build Planning and building a playground is a major undertaking.  Budget, design, age group, location, environmental, safety surfacing, and much more are factors you need to consider when establishing your plan of action.  You want to make sure your playground consultant is experienced and competent.  Our playground staff has 15 years experience in…read more