Local Authorities Posts

Our NEW range of outdoor fitness equipment!

Thursday, 23rd May 2019 11:10 am
Playdale is excited to announce the launch of Street Workouts by Playparc, our NEW range of outdoor strength & fitness calisthenics* equipment for everyone aged 14 years+. The definition of calisthenics describes them as ‘gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement’. ‘Urban’ calisthenics are a type of street workout where individuals and […] Read more

Barrow Borough Council’s Dock Museum play area

Wednesday, 24th April 2019 10:04 am
It’s all aboard ‘The Good Ship Adventure’ at Barrow Dock Museum’s nautical new play area! Earlier in the year, we reported on the opening of the exciting new themed, inclusive play area at Barrow-in-Furness’ Dock Museum. See it for yourself and hear what the customer thinks of it all in our new video! You can […] Read more

Circuit Training And Trim Trails

Wednesday, 6th March 2019 4:20 pm
Trim trails provide the perfect opportunity to do circuit training exercises outside. They consist of separate pieces which improve upper and lower body strength, balance and overall fitness. You find them in parks school playgrounds and public play areas in many different configurations. Children exercise through play while adults incorporate the equipment into their formal […] Read more

How Do You Use Outdoor Fitness Equipment?

Friday, 23rd November 2018 2:36 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment is an excellent way to do cardio and strength building exercises in the fresh air completely free of charge. The equipment is easily accessible and in spaces that people visit frequently. All equipment comes with a set of written instructions enabling you to enjoy a thorough workout. The government recommend everyone participates in […] Read more

What Is Inclusive Playground Equipment?

Wednesday, 14th November 2018 3:39 pm
Inclusive playground equipment enables children with all needs and abilities to enjoy playing with their friends. It is inclusive because nobody gets left out regardless of their limitations. Children with physical, cognitive, sensory and behavioural needs all benefit from inclusive playground equipment. Children with physical disabilities or those who require the use of a wheelchair […] Read more

Announcing the NEW Versatile Embankment Slide

Monday, 20th August 2018 10:28 am
 Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new Versatile Embankment Slide. Gone are the days of needing a specific slope gradient to be able to install an embankment slide. Playdale’s NEW Versatile Embankment Slide will fit gradients and heights of most existing banks or mounds. You can’t beat the thrill of […] Read more

Holiday Fun With Public Playground Equipment And Other Activities

Monday, 30th July 2018 3:25 pm
Public playground equipment is now bursting with activity as the holiday seasons is in full swing. Teachers are now free from fidgeting children who have been dreaming of endless weeks of fun. Parents have been psyching themselves up ready to become holiday entertainers with small budgets and few ideas. Activities that counteract boredom and apathy […] Read more

Who Invented Mud Kitchens?

Thursday, 19th July 2018 3:54 pm
Without a shadow of a doubt children are the inventors of mud kitchens. Children have been making mud pies and preparing dandelion tea for centuries. It is only recently adults recognise the versatility and benefits of this natural form of heuristic play. Mud kitchens provide the most simple form of role play and creativity using […] Read more

Why Do We Love Aerial Runways So Much?

Monday, 20th August 2018 11:30 am
Everyone, regardless of size, enjoys the thrill of aerial runways. Many playgrounds have them as do forests and mountainsides. Children run to aerial runways and cast away their fear to enjoy the experience of flight. Adults fulfil their dreams of flying by whizzing down mountain valleys and breaking world records. Aerial runways or zip wires […] Read more

Outdoor Gym Equipment For Parks

Tuesday, 28th August 2018 11:30 am
Outdoor gym equipment provides the perfect opportunity for reluctant people to get fit. It is free to use and easily available so there is no excuse not to get thirty minutes of daily exercise. Parks, recreational areas and proms are great locations for outdoor gym equipment because people exercise because it is where they visit […] Read more