About PGP

Playground Professionals, LLC (PGP) is an Ashton, Idaho based publishing company. Created in 2010 as a media source to the playground industry, PGP publishes 2 directories, play and playground news, and an online magazine.


  • Play and Playground Magazine

    Play and Playground Magazine

    Focusing on play and playground issues, problems, play equipment, health and safety, design, manufacturing, construction process, organization and companies.

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  • Playground and Play News and Views

    Play and Playground News Center

    All the latest play and playground news at your fingertips.

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  • Local Playground Professionals Directory

    Local Playground Professionals Directory

    Need to purchase, install, plan or inspect a playground? Look for playground service professionals in your area.

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  • Parks & Recreation Equipment Directory

    Park and Recreation Equipment Directory

    A directory of playground equipment manufacturers specializing in residential play equipment, dog park equipment, skate parks, water parks, rock climbing walls, surfacing, athletic equipment, as well as toys and games.

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The Play and Playground Magazine

Play and Playground News Center

by: Playground Professionals
Research has proven play interventions to be powerful, cost-effective poverty reduction tools with sustained impact. If the next generation is to succeed, governments, education ministries, and the international development community must take bold action to increase access to quality play, particularly for children in disadvantaged contexts.
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by: Playground Professionals
For the third year, Play Across America is proud to present the best playgrounds of the year found all throughout the United States. They initially started this list because they were blown away by the amazing playgrounds parents were discovering and sharing and each year they continue to find amazing playgrounds that they just can’t help but...
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by: National Recreation and Park Association
Building on the success of our Meet Me at the Park Earth Month campaign, NRPA and The Walt Disney Company are coming together to invest $1 million in innovative play spaces grants. It is well known that play is vital to our health and wellbeing. This investment supports NRPA and Disney's combined goal of providing one million kids and families...
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by: Reeve Brenner
Ball playing sports facilities and play spaces, including community fields, courts and courses, receive the greatest funding, attention, promotional support and real estate in our communities. These “mainstream” play spaces do not mainstream. They exclude the differently able, the physically and cognitively challenged, the mobility impaired and...
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by: Playground Professionals
Contact: Nicole Stoddard Company: LuckyDog Recreation Phone: 1-800-388-2196 Fax: (208) 652-3285 eMail: [email protected] Ernest Hemingway Elementary, Ketchum Idaho: The students at Ernest Hemingway Elementary have been enjoying their new playground for almost a year now. The new playground equipment replaced old equipment that had been in...
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Parks and Recreation Equipment Directory