Written by Component Playgrounds on Jul 01, 2018
Since 1985, America has been celebrating July as an official Park and Recreation month for recognizing the significance of recreational areas and community parks. The nation recognizes the role these areas play as a contributing indicator for physical activity and general health of its citizens. In July, it is important to celebrate the power and significance of play with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).A recent study conducted by the NRPA revealed that three out of ten American adults do not spend time outdoors every day.
Written by Component Playgrounds on May 29, 2018
Did you have a swing set in your yard growing up? Many people have fond memories of swing sets, and you may want to give your children, and even yourself, new memories to cherish for years to come. However, you can’t just pick up any swing set. Here are a few things you need to consider when buying one.
Written by Component Playgrounds on Apr 11, 2018
As kids get older, many parents recognize the lack of challenge on the playground can thwart important outdoor play. Here are 5 things you didn't know your swing set was missing.
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Written by Component Playgrounds on Sep 29, 2017
For growing up healthy, the importance of fitness equipment on playgrounds will give far-reaching advantages. Parks and recreation areas that provide outdoor fitness equipment alongside playground equipment promote healthy activity for kids and adult family members. An afternoon at the park can mean a workout opportunity for you and healthy outdoor play for the kids that will promote a lifelong fitness mindset.
Written by Component Playgrounds on Apr 14, 2017
Component Playgrounds offers custom-built outdoor play structures worthy of the most active imagination. Our galvanized metal swing sets beat those cheap metal or wood swing sets, hands down. Regular maintenance like painting, finishing or sealing is a thing of the past. Once your swing set is set up, you can expect years of worry-free play. We have enjoyed watching generations of children grow up on our playground equipment, and during those 30+ years, we have paid attention to what children and adults love about our outdoor play structures. Here are a few of their favorites.
If you’re in the market for the best swing set to help your children or grandchildren create the same great backyard memories you had, a metal swing set from Component Playgrounds should be your first choice. Metal has many advantages. Widely favored in the construction of commercial-grade equipment, metal is used for some of society's most important structures.
Written by Component Playgrounds on Dec 08, 2016
Swings are the foundation of any fun playground, but many people are at a loss when it comes to setting up a swing set in their own backyard. Component Playgrounds offers a variety of swing sets to choose from to transform your backyard into a fun and safe play area. Before installing your chosen swing set, here are a few things to keep in mind.
The first thing you should consider before installing a swing set is the amount of space in your area compared to the amount of space recommended for a particular set. It is also important to consider...
Written by Component Playgrounds on Nov 14, 2016
Component Playgrounds is on a mission to help you build the playground of your dreams - or your children’s dreams! Our playground equipment is not only made with versatility of design and a sturdy build in mind but also out of low-maintenance, high-quality materials that will ensure the playground you create will stand the test of time. Our products are safe, durable and beautiful additions to any yard or playground. Too often these days, families who mean well opt to purchase overpriced swing sets that are available at any large retailer, made of cheaper, lower quality materials that don’t last from one summer to the next. A 0 Comments Read more..
Written by Component Playgrounds on Oct 12, 2016
Schoolis back in session, and fall is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean the kiddosneed to be cooped up inside. There is still plenty of outdoor fun to behad. With winter around the corner, it’s important to make the most ofthis nice weather before temperatures start to drop. We’ve come up with eightfun fall activities, from letting the kids loose on your personal backyardswing set from ComponentPlaygrounds to taking them out and about in exploration of the Utahlandscape!
Soccer is a fun way for your kids...
Written by Component Playgrounds on Sep 07, 2016
One of the biggest health concerns these days is the fact that kids don't get enough physical activity, let alone spend enough quality time outside in the sun. The problem is, there's a lot of competition for their attention, and anything with a screen is likely to grab their attention first. Fortunately, Component Playgrounds has the solution to getting kids up and moving outdoors. Our swingsets and playground add-ons are designed to grow with the kids and keep children of all ages entertained for years.
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Written by Component Playgrounds on Aug 04, 2016
Whether you are a parent looking for a swing set to install in the backyard or you are a school administrator looking for the safest, most durable swing set to install in your playground, there are a few things you should take into consideration.
This really should be the number one priority for anyone buying a swing set. It's very hard to have fun if someone keeps getting hurt on the playground. Everyone would have to stop playing immediately until the playground is deemed safe again. This is the sort of thing that could quickly turn a happy, fun-filled atmosphere sore. Safety can be...
Written by Component Playgrounds on Jul 26, 2016
No matter what country or culture they live in, all children require a certain amount of active physical play for healthy development. According to the World Health Organization, that amount should be a minimum of at least 30 minutes twice a day. Any additional time over the minimum recommended daily amount provides additional benefits. Those benefits can positively affect every aspect of a child’s physical, mental, personal and social development, all of which are interconnected, and climbing is one activity that actively engages all of them.
Climbing utilizes, challenges, and strengthens...