Safety Surfacing: What Type is Best for Your Needs?

Kids are precious and adorable and all, but let’s face it—they can sometimes get rowdy on the playground. At Gulf Coast Recreation, every playground we build has safety in mind from the ground up, starting with…the ground! Safety Surfacing: What is it? According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Public Playground Safety Handbook … Read more

Importance of Play

Child with airplane toy wearing old fashioned pilot hat with flaps and goggles.

Today’s crazy and highly competitive world has transformed what we do in our spare time. This has even gone as far as to impact what our kids do and are expected to get done with their days. Within the confines of school, with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, schools reduced the time … Read more

Activity Improves Learning

If you’ve ever spent time around antsy kids, you know that getting those wiggles out actually helps create space for learning. Intentional activity improves learning skills, concentration, and memory. With the right combination of playground equipment for schools and social stimulation, students benefit through activities gained during playtime. Here is a look at three key benefits … Read more

Playground Installation Tips

Playground Installation Tips

We live in a world where there always seems to be some assembly required. Commercial playground equipment is no different. By following the tips listed here your equipment will be put together correctly, properly maintained and enjoyed by children with the right amount of adult supervision. But before you pull out the tool kit, you … Read more