The Year Ahead: Top Trends in Park and Playground Design for 2020

With the new year underway, we’re looking ahead to the top trends we see leading the way for 2020. There are so many ways to play, here are the key themes we see continuing to grow this year: Inclusive Play – We work with a lot of clients who want to create a playground that’s […]

Santa Rosa Park Becomes the Newest National Demonstration Site Playground in Edmonton

As part of the City’s Neighbourhood Renewal Program, the City of Edmonton worked closely with established community of Montrose to identify and implement improvements to parks and recreation accessibility in the neighbourhood, including improved pathway access, lighting and off-leash dog park areas. This effort also included the construction of Santa Rosa Park, a modern, new […]

The Top Two Considerations in Planning an Outdoor Fitness Park

In the first of our two-part Outdoor Fitness Park Series, we looked at the many benefits of incorporating outdoor fitness into park and playground designs. But in order to reap maximum benefits, a well-designed fitness park will need to contain a variety of elements thoughtfully placed, each offering specific results for overall health. In this […]

Product Highlight: Expression Swings

The GameTime Expression Swings are one of our favourite ways to play at the park – and one of our increasingly more popular pieces of equipment – because they encourage parents and kids to have fun at the playground, together. Good Morning America even shared the fun of these “absolute genius swings, showing up in parks across […]

Top Areas to Check to Ensure A Safe, Well-Maintained Playground

Upkeep and maintenance are a natural part of playground development and management. The more play your park sees, the more wear and tear will naturally occur. While this can be a good problem to manage  (since it means your playground is getting put to good, fun use!), it is important to stay on top of […]

Beyond The Ramps: Defining Inclusive Design

A few years ago a new term started popping up in playground design. The word was ‘inclusion’. This term didn’t begin in the playground industry but we were adapting, taking cues from other industries shifting to involve the community at large. Still, even among those of us who understood the value of the word, we […]

Introducing Modern City – a Whole New Way To Play

Designed with modern elements that fit naturally in urban citycenters or suburban green space, Modern City is the new line of playground equipment from Gametime that brings flexible new ways to climb, slide and swing into play!  Modern City brings functional design and creative play to life with architectural elements that facilitate: play for all through different levels of accessibility […]