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Outdoor Learning Classrooms: How-To Guide

Outdoor Learning Classrooms: How-To Guide

Opening Opportunities with an Outdoor Learning Environment

Every detail matters in the formative years for kids. If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably proactive and exploratory in finding positive and beneficial educational opportunities. As for many out-of-the-box thinkers, the idea of an out-of-the-building classroom has clear learning benefits—through curricular, environmental, and social adjustments. Zoom Recreation is a team passionate about creating areas where little ones can flourish; let’s go explore some tips and inspiration for getting started on your outdoor learning classrooms.

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COVID-19 Disinfection for Playgrounds

COVID-19 Disinfection for Playgrounds

Health and Safety Tips for Families and Parks

What was supposed to be a special year for many has been nothing but unexpected events, as we all know. With schools going back in session, summer 2020 is mostly behind us now, closing out what is likely a lost summer of childhood for so many kids. While it wasn’t a break full of running around with friends, pool days, and memories made at the theme park, we can start to look ahead at how 2020 can still be a special year for children.

Low-traffic parks and communities might start considering making their play areas available, adhering to CDC guidelines. Zoom Recreation, a team of trusted professionals for quick ship playgrounds, is here to explore the ways to keep safe for clean playground play in 2020 and allow you to get a playground installed quickly before the end of the year.

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Is It Safe to Use Outdoor Fitness Equipment During COVID-19?

Is It Safe to Use Outdoor Fitness Equipment During COVID-19?

Why Outdoor Fitness Equipment is a Great Investment

No one a year ago could have predicted what has happened in 2020, but we as a community and society have learned so much about keeping each other safe and healthy during this pandemic. While many of us have spent much of spring and summer at home more than we’re used to, our workout habits may have slipped—mainly because gyms have not been accessible for the better part of this year. While the CDC does not recommend close contact, especially indoors, there is a way to stay fit and healthy during these unique times. Outdoor fitness is a great solution for the fitness needs of adults, and outdoor fitness equipment can be one of the best investments your community or park makes this year.

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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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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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