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.


  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
Robbin Miller, the author of the children's book "Playgroup Time," has published her second picture book titled, "Three Best Friends."
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by: Playground Professionals
VANCOUVER, BC and HUNTERSVILLE, NC--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2017) - Biba Ventures, a leading company in the smart playground movement to decrease screen time and get kids outside, and PlayPower, Inc., a global leader in the recreation industry, today announced a partnership under which PlayPower has installed Biba's technology in more than 200 new...
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by: International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association IPEMA
95% agree that the safety of playground surfacing and equipment is important to them. With the many benefits of children’s play, including the development of critical physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills, IPEMA and the Voice of Play want to make sure all parents are making time for their kids to engage in regular free play and...
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by: Tim Mcnamara
Children learn through play. It helps develop them physically but also enhances their imagination, intelligence, and social skills.  Playgrounds are a place where kids can have fun just engaging in free play. When it comes time to choose play equipment, you want age-appropriate pieces but also equipment that challenges them to explore, learn and...
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by: Michele Breakfield
On June 9, 2017, Play 4 ALL, a division of Cunningham Recreation, accomplished its third Healing Communities Through Play ™ project in Rockford, IL. Together with the Rockford Parks Dept., Rockford PD, County Sheriff’s office, and Sharefest volunteers, a brand new playground was built in Levings Park. Local installer, Custom Playgrounds,...
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Parks and Recreation Equipment Directory