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The Importance of Incorporating Shade into Your Commercial Playground

The Importance of Incorporating Shade into Your Commercial Playground

Relief from the Sun When Having Fun

When you think back to the days of being on the playground as a kid, you might recall how sweltering the slide felt under your legs or how blistering the monkey bars were in the afternoon. While hot days on the playground may be filled with carefree smiles and positive memories, they can even better when spent in the shade. The sun in Arizona and around the West Coast can be unforgiving. Thankfully, commercial shade structures for playground areas serve as a solution to make playtime more enjoyable and safer.

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Top Commercial Playground Equipment Choices for Your California Municipal Park

Top Commercial Playground Equipment Choices for Your California Municipal Park

Planning the Perfect Park Playground

Municipal parks provide an unmatched opportunity for communities to come together and enjoy a fun-filled day. This is where strangers can become friends and kids can develop social and physical intangibles needed to navigate through life. From the standard jungle gym to themed experiences, the options for commercial playground equipment are now more diverse and exciting than ever before. For your California or West Coast park, below are the top five playground equipment staples every recreational area should feature.

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DSA Approved Metal Shade Structures and Walkways Zoom Recreation Now Offers

DSA Approved Metal Shade Structures and Walkways Zoom Recreation Now Offers

Shade Amenities Built for Schools

Anyone who works with kids knows how much of an impact amenities at schools can make. Schools carry out an important job, but it wouldn’t be possible without features such as classroom walls, lunchroom tables, recreational equipment, and so on. Likewise, shade structures and walkway covers are beneficial to schools and their students. Zoom Recreation makes it simple for schools to get DSA approved metal shade structures and walkways — here’s what you should know.

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Inspiring Beach Fun with a New Beach Playground

Inspiring Beach Fun with a New Beach Playground

Debut a New Play Area for 2021

This spring is an exciting time for Californians and the West Coast. Gathering restrictions are easing up, and this of course is great news for recreational areas. With adjusted health and safety guidelines, we should anticipate an active summer this year. If your oceanside park is considering ways to expand its amenities, a play area would be a great addition for many years to come. Summer isn’t too far away, so now is the perfect time to start planning your beach playground before the rush of peak season.

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What to Consider When Making Your 2021 Commercial Playground Budget

What to Consider When Making Your 2021 Commercial Playground Budget

Details for Playground Budget Planning

With the holidays behind us, the start of a new year is finally here. This is an exciting season as it is an opportunity to plan for a great year ahead. As the calendar turns to 2021, this is a common and practical time to construct an annual budget. You may have new playground equipment in your organization’s plans this year—if so, we would like to point you in the right direction of what aspects to consider when seeking funding and forming a playground budget. From your commercial playground pros serving Los Angeles and San Diego, below is a short guide of what to consider when budgeting for new playground equipment.

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Discouraging Misuse of Your School Playground

Discouraging Misuse of Your School Playground

Proper Play Protects Kids and Playground Equipment

We encourage kids to run wild and use their imaginations while playing, but using a playground properly is important. Improper use could lead to injury and equipment damage. Misuse seems inevitable, but schools can put precautions and guidelines in place to ensure the playground is a safe place to be on campus. Serving the Southern California area including Los Angeles and San Diego, our commercial playground professionals have listed out suggestions on encouraging proper play to keep kids and playground equipment safe.

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Top 10 School Playground Learning Elements

Top 10 School Playground Learning Elements

Ways to Use a Playground for Constructive Teaching Moments

Classrooms are for learning, and playgrounds are for playing, right? Well, what if you could bring the classroom outside to a place children love so much? With a bit of planning and creativity, you can! Playgrounds can be used to teach children lessons in literature, math, science, and much more. Let’s take a look at a few subjects you can teach by using school playgrounds.

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Daycare Director Tips for the Ultimate Playground

Daycare Director Tips for the Ultimate Playground

Choosing Playground Equipment for Daycares

There’s a lot to manage as a daycare director. Between taking care of day-to-day operations, planning, and all the miscellaneous rigmarole that goes into your work, it’s nice to get some support! That’s exactly what the ultimate playground can provide—we know, it might sound silly, but hear us out. A playground is a great place for little ones to burn energy, learn, and interact socially. The better the playground is, the better these experiences will be. Daycare playground equipment can make for great outcomes in children; let’s get into how!

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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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