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The Benefits of Playgrounds on Mental and Physical Well-being

The Benefits of Playgrounds on Mental and Physical Well-being

The Benefits of Playgrounds on Mental and Physical Well-being At Henderson Playgrounds, we have been Putting Children First™ since 1971 by building and designing superior commercial playgrounds for all ages. We understand the benefits that play has on a child’s...

Have an emergency plan

Have an emergency plan

Playground Guide Part 11 Have an emergency plan Remove toggles, scarves, or any other clothing that may become entangled on the playground equipment, causing strangulation. Close any equipment that is broken or needs repair. Issue a work order immediately. Use fencing...

Safety Playground Standards

Safety Playground Standards

Playground Guide Part 10 Safety Playground Standards When selecting play equipment, you want the manufacturer to comply with the appropriate playground standard in your area. For Canadian residents, this is the Canadian Standards Association CAN/CSA·Z614. However,...

Your Playground Site Security & Maintenance Plan

Your Playground Site Security & Maintenance Plan

Playground Guide Part 9 Site Security Some larger projects may take a few days to install. You should provide site security to protect your new playground investment from vandalism or robbery. For installations that make use of concrete footings or pathways, also hire...

The Benefits of Play: Playgrounds

The Benefits of Play: Playgrounds

The Benefits of Play Using Playgrounds We all know that children love to play, but it’s not just for fun and games! Play is crucial to a child’s development and well-being, enabling them to interact and engage with other children as well as to explore their creativity...

Prepare Your Playground Plan

Prepare Your Playground Plan

Playground Guide Part 8 Prepare your plan Now, with your significant decisions completed regarding the play equipment and site, your Henderson Representative can help you move your project along by providing you with the following: High Quality 3D Renderings Nothing...

Choosing a Playground Surface

Choosing a Playground Surface

Playground Guide Part 7 Choosing a Playground Surface Over 70% of all playground equipment injuries occur because of falls to inadequate or nonexistent surfacing. The surfacing is the first line of defense in helping prevent playground injuries. Playgrounds in the...

Commercial Play Equipment

Commercial Play Equipment

Playground Guide Part 6 Play Equipment Play equipment falls into two primary configurations: Composite Play Structures These typical playgrounds with support posts and decks (modern/fitness composite structures typically exclude decks) with various play components...

Standards and Regulations Relating to Accessibility

Standards and Regulations Relating to Accessibility

Playground Guide Part 5 In Canada, Annex H, of CSA·Z614, sets the guidelines for creating a fully accessible play structure. In the United States, The Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the ASTM F1487 have determined the requirements...

I Want To Improve My Playspace; Now What?

I Want To Improve My Playspace; Now What?

Playground Guide Part 4 So, you have determined that your community, park, school, daycare, or facility needs to have a playground. Building a play environment, especially a large one, can be a daunting task. It is doable if you follow these recommended steps....

Inclusive Playgrounds For Children

Inclusive Playgrounds For Children

Inclusive Commercial Playgrounds As a family owned and operated playground manufacturer that has been designing and producing children’s play equipment for the past 49 years, we understand the impact that an innovative and creative playscape can have on a child’s...

Playground Upgrade Decisions

Playground Upgrade Decisions

Playground Guide Part 3 Age Appropriate Equipment designed for children ages 5·12 years may not be appropriate for children 18 months to 5 years of age or 2 – 5 years of age. Children have varying abilities. Modern playground design factors those abilities and...