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Now is the Time to Invest in Your Playground, And Here is Why

Now is the Time to Invest in Your Playground, And Here is Why

Caring for Play Areas in 2020

Due to COVID-19, parks in 2020 have of course looked different than in years past: Parkgoers are far and few between due to social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines, and amenities are temporarily unavailable for health and safety concerns. We all want to get back out there and play under the California sun, but until then, this is a great time for some much-needed playground equipment attention and maintenance. The economic injury caused by 2020’s pandemic has caused many budget cuts and interruptions to planned projects, but now is the opportune time to make improvements for your park’s play area.

Once the CDC and California state officials announce that playground play is safe again, well-maintained play areas with new additions will be must-visit places for families. Hit the ground running once the pandemic clears by persuing playground equipment maintenance or installation during this unexpected offseason.

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Practicing Playground Health Safety in Wake of COVID-19

Practicing Playground Health Safety in Wake of COVID-19

Playground Equipment Safety After the Pandemic

As we’re all aware, COVID-19 has changed the way we live life. We have seen California parks and recreation areas suspend their amenities due to safety concerns. Many of us have been quarantining to flatten the bell curve. Many states have been adjusting their shelter-in-place guidelines, allowing for modified operations that adhere to the CDC’s recommendations in an effort to prioritize health and safety. How will playground equipment fit into the reopening plan for California?

Per covid19.ca.gov, California is currently in Stage 2 of reopening the state; that said, there will be a point when kids can get back out there and enjoy the thrill and sensation of being on a swing again. Of course, when that happens, safety will be the top priority. How should we play on playground equipment in the wake of COVID-19? Let’s take a look.

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What is Your Playground Equipment Teaching Children?

What is Your Playground Equipment Teaching Children?

Benefits of Playground Equipment

Playgrounds are undeniably a great way for families, friends, and kids to spend time together. Regardless if you grew up in California or somewhere else, you probably have countless memories spent playing at the park. Those moments are so priceless, but playgrounds are a timeless way to burn off some energy because they offer so much more than just a day of fun. Playground equipment is designed to get the most out of kids, developing them physically, mentally, and socially. As playground equipment specialists in California, Zoom Recreation is here to explore the lessons kids learn all while having fun and running around play areas.

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5 Points to Sell Your HOA on a Commercial Playground

5 Points to Sell Your HOA on a Commercial Playground

Reasons Your Los Angeles Neighborhood Should Invest in a Play Area

If you think back, you probably have prominent memories as a kid or even as a parent playing on a playground. You can imagine the setting, what color it was, and other little details about it—and that just goes to show how much of an impact playgrounds have on our lives, especially during our impressionable years. Your Los Angeles based community could have a place in the memories of countless families if it had a play area. If you’re in a position to pitch commercial playground equipment to your HOA board, here are five selling points to consider to help make that a reality.

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Choosing Rope Courses for Your Outdoor Fitness Equipment Space

Choosing Rope Courses for Your Outdoor Fitness Equipment Space

Up your Game with Rope Courses

As we’re still fresh off the New Year, many of us are striving to make healthier habits, finding hobbies that encourage us to be physically fit. While fitness and nutrition are incredibly important to staying healthy, community is an often overlooked part of health. Parks and play areas can be great resources to the community, offering a place for people of all ages to burn some energy in an enjoyable way under the sun. If your outdoor fitness area is brainstorming ways to expand, rope courses are a beneficial and imaginative way to add to your park.

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Shade Protection in Winter? Absolutely!

Shade Protection in Winter? Absolutely!

Finding Relief in the Shade Even in the Cooler Months

Winter brings some of the year’s best moments—from the holiday season to the excitement that follows the new year. While most of the country is bundled up and preparing for harsh weather this time of year, people in Southern California get to experience beautiful spring-like temperatures that are just begging us to spend the day outside. Even though the calendar says its winter, we still need to be cognizant that we need to limit our exposure to direct sunlight. This will be no problem at all if you have a nice shade structure for your community!

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Used Commercial Playground Equipment is Not a Bargain

Used Commercial Playground Equipment is Not a Bargain

The True Cost of Secondhand

When it comes to playground installation, one of the hardest things to come by is sufficient funding. Tight budgets usually cause parks to compromise the quality or scale of their new playground—unless they opt for used equipment. While buying secondhand works for getting household items at a great price, buying used playground equipment has its downsides. Focusing on the best longterm options for Los Angeles parks and communities, Zoom Recreation breaks down the downside of buying secondhand commercial playground equipment and what you should be aware of when making this decision.

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Enhancing Your Park with Playground Equipment Adds to Holiday Fun

Enhancing Your Park with Playground Equipment Adds to Holiday Fun

Making the Most of Holiday Joy with Commercial Playground Equipment

Fall is well underway around the country with winter right on its heels, but you wouldn’t be able to tell that everywhere you look here under the Southern California sun and ocean breeze. Without the dramatic temperature drops other parts of the country experience, the holiday atmosphere here is created communally by our residents, and communities can enjoy all winter has to offer because of the effort made to create an environment to be enjoyed throughout the holidays. Community events are a huge hit during this season—what can make or break a holiday event is its venue. Make the most of this holiday season for your community by investing in commercial playground equipment to get in on all the festivities.

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Come Play with Us, Commercial Play Area Equipment Benefits HOAs

Come Play with Us, Commercial Play Area Equipment Benefits HOAs

Improving Your Community with a Play Area

Some of the most attractive communities have great perks such as a pool, fitness areas and tennis courts, but the best benefits are the ones for the whole family. If your condo complex or large HOA community is in the market for upgrading its amenities, then you might be wondering what the most advantageous investment would be. Adding commercial play area equipment to your community will attract families, will improve the atmosphere of your community and will provide an area for all ages to enjoy. Let’s explore these advantages and how they could apply to your HOA.

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Commercial Shade Structures, Planning for Fun and Safety

Commercial Shade Structures, Planning for Fun and Safety

Commercial Shade Structures are a Bright Idea

One of the biggest benefits of living in Southern California is its beautiful weather. Seldomly having rainy days, this area is well-known for its sunshine—daily perfect weather is definitely a perk of this beloved area, but it can sometimes be a burden. For many of us, a day of leisure outside usually means packing an umbrella, applying sunblock and wearing a protective hat. Parks can improve their amenities, making them safe and enjoyable for all, by adding commercial shade structures. Whether for your playground or picnic area, shade is an appreciated feature by parkgoers that many designers and planners overlook; below are a few reasons why you should consider a shade structure for your upcoming project.

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