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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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Mast Nets: Climb to the Sky

Mast Nets: Climb to the Sky

Encourage imagination and inspire active play with our Mast Nets! While climbing, kids can be superheroes, mountain climbers, or spaceship crews. The most unique feature on our Mast Nets is the soaring height, motivating kids to test their strength and climb upwards to the top.…

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How to Create a Fitness Trail

How to Create a Fitness Trail

If you’re developing an HOA or re-designing a recreational park, one aspect you should consider is having a fitness trail with outdoor fitness equipment. More and more outdoor parks in Los Angeles are seeing added fitness trails with exercise equipment. Therefore, it is important to…

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