How To Use Outdoor Gym Equipment

Tuesday, 29th May 2018 4:23 pm
Outdoor gym equipment is a brilliant way to exercise in the fresh air. Most equipment is easily accessible to tempt people to use it. It is brilliant for people who like to combine going to the gym with exercising in fresh air. Participating in at least 30 minutes of exercise every day improves health and […] Read more

Where Are The Longest Aerial Runways In The World?

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 2:58 pm
Aerial Runways or zip wires are exciting for people of all ages. The sheer thrill of gliding along the wire gives us the freedom of flying free from the restraints of gravity. Playground zip wires are easily accessible for children of all ages. Young children enjoy the ride with their parents supporting them while older […] Read more

How Multi Use Game Areas Encourage Teamwork

Tuesday, 15th May 2018 12:24 pm
Multi-use game areas (MUGAs) are recreational spaces where a number of team sports take place. Parks, recreational areas, schools, playgrounds and housing associations benefit from the play opportunities MUGAs provide. They are perfect if space is an issue and there are no green spaces nearby. Older children are able to meet in multi-use game areas […] Read more

Which Playground Equipment Suits Teenagers?

Wednesday, 9th May 2018 3:01 pm
We always associate playground equipment with young children. Teenagers are at a very important developmental stage and need equipment suitable for them. Young children learn through play and imagination while teenagers are preparing for the adult world. It is vital that teenagers have plenty of opportunities to socialise in order to learn how relationships work. […] Read more

Playdale’s Managing Director wins ‘Global Director of the Year’ award

Friday, 4th May 2018 4:47 pm
Playdale Playgrounds’ Managing Director, Barry Leahey MBE has been awarded Director of the Year in the global category at the Institute of Directors (IoD) North West Awards. The event took place last night at the Midland Hotel in Manchester and was hosted by a familiar face to many – BBC sports presenter and anchor of […] Read more

Why Are Public Playgrounds Important?

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 3:09 pm
Public playgrounds are an iconic symbol of childhood. The first playgrounds were a German invention built to teach children how to play. 1859 saw the first British playground in Manchester. 1907 saw the introduction of playgrounds in America because President Roosevelt considered roads to be unsafe. The first playground equipment consisted of slides, swings, roundabouts […] Read more