Category Archives: Playgrounds

Playground Expansion at Brickshire HOA

MaxPlayFit expanded the play area for Brickshire HOA in Providence Forge, VA to include a new R3 Play Structure along with several free-standing play events. The project included leveling an area of the site and adding new Engineered Wood Fiber (EWF) surfacing to the entire area. R3 Play Structure R3 stands for recycled, reliable and recreation. This means you get a playground that benefits the

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Head Start in Danville, VA

When it was time to replace the playground equipment at the head start in Danville, MaxPlayFit removed the old to make room for the new play equipment. This included installing: A new play structure featuring twin straight slides plus a curved slide to add more thrills and activity panels providing a fun and safe play environment. In addition, it’s topped with a roof to

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New Steel Playground Components

Introducing 10 new steel playground components that are fully designed and engineered  — and ready to add to your playground! We have 10 new steel playground components ⁠— from climbers to roofs ⁠— that will complement your playground design. Even better, we’re excited to introduce the first integrated shade that utilizes two square decks and covers up to 24′! Download the spec sheets to

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Randolph College Nursery School

Currently, the Randolph College Nursery School has a program for 3-, 4- and 5-year olds. They consider the outside area a classroom in itself, where children can participate in dramatic play, develop large and fine motor skills and explore nature. MaxPlayFit worked with the school to add: A small, age-appropriate play structure using Grassmats rubber playground mats at the end of the slide to

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Moving Natural Bridge Elementary Playground

In Natural Bridge Station, VA, the playground at Natural Bridge Elementary was located quite a distance from the school, so this project included the following: Leveling the area Adding a retaining wall Moving the existing playground equipment closer to the school building Adding 2-bay swings with arched posts, which added an interesting design element We also installed Grassmats rubber mats at the end of slides and

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New Playground for Bridges School, Lynchburg

Located in Lynchburg, VA, the new playground for the Bridges School includes: Matrix Climber, an independent, climbing play structure. Climbers are great to help kids develop confidence, coordination and full body strength. Options include: Powder Coat Colors [pdf] Rotationally Molded Plastic Colors [pdf] The kids also got a traditional post and deck play structure offering lots of climbing activities and featuring multiple slides. Below

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Playground Safety Tips

Inspect your playground and maintain it, too, on a regular basis. Make sure that it is safe for the kids. Doing this simple task can help prevent many playground injuries. Check playground equipment for hazards such as loose bolts, wood splinters, sharp edges and protrusion hazards Make sure swing seats are not cracked and that the chains or ropes are in good condition. Make

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Featured Product: Daisy Dash

  The Daisy Dash™ is a game designed to get you moving! Play against the clock to touch each daisy sensor as it lights up. See how many lights you can touch before the clock runs out. Simply turn the rotator on the leaf panel to begin. Inclusive design Shaded electronic reactions game Includes 1 control panel and 5 sensors Powered by user rotating control

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Musical Garden at St. Catherine’s School

Playgrounds that enhance children’s experiences with music are a growing trend because music helps children develop cognitive and fine motor skills. St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, VA engaged MaxPlayFit to create and install a musical garden for their preschool area, which included: Cool Keys Glockenspiel Lilypad Cymbals Manta Ray Mini Marimba Single Post Bongos The Cool Keys musical instrument lets children explore sound and

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Campbell County Public Library System

  Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I loooove the Toddler play area. It looks awesome!! Thank you so much for going the extra mile to seed and straw the area at the end of the sidewalk. We greatly appreciate it! I cannot wait to see toddlers and their parents enjoying the area. Valinda, Campbell County Public Library System The library had a toddler

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