Playground Equipment 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

Why playground equipment needs to last longer than ever before

Tuesday, 21st May 2019 2:50 pm
At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our playground equipment is strong and durable and will be enjoyed by children for years to come. It’s what we’ve always done and always will. The high calibre of all our materials and processes means that we can offer reassuring guarantees of up to 20 years on timber and 25 years on stainless steel equipment. Read more

Playful times at St Mary’s Primary School!

Tuesday, 14th May 2019 3:09 pm
We recently installed some new EYFS and Key Stage 1 playground equipment at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Ulverston, Cumbria and as you can see from the video the children are loving it! They are now the proud owners of a Mini Playframe, a Net Bridge and an Inclined Twine along with some super […] Read more

The BBC comes to Playdale for Breakfast

Friday, 10th May 2019 4:14 pm
Did you spot us on national television this morning? We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Breakfast to Playdale HQ early this morning (Friday 10th May) and when we say early, we mean 5 am early! The outside broadcast business news film crew arrived as dawn was breaking over Haverthwaite, South Cumbria. Live broadcasts from […] 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

What Is The Best Playground Equipment?

Wednesday, 9th January 2019 4:03 pm
Children all a have favourite piece of playground equipment that they play on every time they visit the playground. The best pieces of playground equipment are robust, safe, challenging and imaginative. Choosing a supplier of high-quality playground equipment involves research taking design, safety features and longevity into consideration. The Association Of Play Industries (API) is […] Read more

Early Years Playground Equipment

Wednesday, 6th February 2019 4:21 pm
Early years playground equipment is perfectly proportioned for young children. It allows small children to participate in the same activities as their older friends. Many playgrounds have playground equipment to suit all ages allowing everyone to join in with the fun. Early years playground equipment comes in many bright designs which encourage physical, emotional, imaginative […] Read more

How Playground Equipment Increases Confidence

Monday, 11th February 2019 4:12 pm
Playground equipment provides a wealth of learning opportunities for children. Physical activity and improving body strength are the most obvious ones but there are many that are more subtle. These include imaginative skills and social & emotional development. Playgrounds give children the opportunity to challenge themselves in safety. This helps to increase their confidence and […] 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