Local Authorities Posts

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

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

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

How Does Outdoor Fitness Equipment Work?

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 3:08 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment provides the same benefits of going to the gym without having to pay a penny. Councils strategically place outdoor gym equipment where people can come across it easily. This is to allow everyone to have access to outdoor fitness equipment and improve the health of the local people. Regular exercise has been […] Read more
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