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A teddy bear sits outside the chained-link fence at Fisher’s Landing Elementary School in Vancouver, Oct. 3, 2014. (KOIN 6)
by: Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI
Just a few weeks ago I received an email alert about a 7-year-old girl’s death on a playground in the State of Washington. This recent death of a young girl has once again placed our public playgrounds under the microscope of media scrutiny. I have a concern with how the media and public playground owners are reacting to this story. Some public...
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PlaySafe LLC - playground supervisors
by: Butch DeFillippo
We assume that while our children are using playgrounds at schools, recreation programs, and childcare facilities, they are being supervised by trained professionals. Teachers, teaching assistants, program leaders, administrators, parents, and other volunteers often have little or no training about playground safety, with the exception of life...
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Voice of Play - International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association
by: International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association IPEMA
IPEMA would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for play and the opportunities it provides!
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US Play Coalition conference
by: US Play Coalition
The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Value of Play is Advancing Play. It will be held February 15-18, 2015 at the Madren Center, Clemson, South Carolina.
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by: California Park & Recreation Society
Sacramento is gearing up for 1200+ park, recreation and leisure services professionals (aka our “Superheroes of the Community”) to come together to learn from each other, learn from industry experts, and to share important experiences and best practices. They will join together at the 67th annual CPRS Conference & Expo being held at the...
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