Adventure Playgrounds

What is an adventure playground? The answer is multi-faceted and consists of free-play paradises where children can roll in the mud and play with fire, or rope courses high above the ground where harnesses and helmets are required. See the information and professionals below to answer that question for yourself.

Sep 22, 2017 - 12:00
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Remember your childhood. If you climbed the trees, scrambled along large boulders, ran along the...
Jun 6, 2017 - 14:20
Playground Professionals is honored to be "Riding the Top Box" with Pop-Up Play as they Play Across...
Mar 19, 2017 - 12:42
FiveFields.jpg Treehugger.com recently wrote a snarky piece about a new play area in Lexington, MA...
Feb 28, 2017 - 14:18
A slide, swings, maybe a seesaw or sandbox: These are the usual elements of today’s playground. We...
Jan 26, 2016 - 15:50
When someone says “adventure playground” I, and I suspect most people, have a vision somewhat like...
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Dec 20, 2015 - 16:55
At a pop-up adventure playground, a child tells her father where a window needs to go. He borrows a...
Sep 4, 2015 - 11:30
Encouraging creativity and ingenuity in children is an important part of their emotional...
Feb 3, 2014 - 01:01
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has searched high and low for the 10 best free adventure...
Apr 15, 2013 - 00:01
Here’s one complaint we frequently hear from families: “All the playgrounds look the same.” They’re...

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