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New Playground for Buchanan Elementary

The kids at Buchanan Elementary school were all smiles when the new playground for the preschool and kindergarten was completed this school year. We hear (and see) that it has been a big hit! The kids love all the features and slides. Three slides on the play equipment: Wave slide (red) Triple Rail Slide (double, blue) 90’ curved slide (single, blue) Plus the other

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Types of Play: Sensory Play

Play helps children develop and improve their gross and fine motor skills, coordination and concentration. It is how they learn to work cooperatively and collaboratively, develop their imagination, creative thinking and ability to problem solve. Sensory Play is one type of play to plan for on your playground. What is Sensory Play? Sensory play is more than just touching or tactile experiences. It includes

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Types of Play: Dramatic Play

What is Dramatic Play? Children learn through play, but it’s important to understand that there are different kinds of play, different stages of play and different reasons for play. Play looks different for toddlers vs school-age children, too. One type of play is dramatic play. Kids love this kind of play. This is where they can create their own stories and act them out.

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Memorial Benches: Celebrate the Community

Memorial Benches Outfit your park, playground or other public space with durable, comfortable and affordable benches that not just invite people to sit and read, talk or wait but also celebrate an event, commemorate an historic figure, and much more! Show your school spirit with a memorial bench. Add an image of an animal to a bench at the zoo. Customize a bench with

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Community Destination Playground

Brookhill Wesleyan Church, Forest, VA The church needed to replace an old playground with one that caters to children of all ages and abilities. MaxPlayFit provided them with a complete replacement to their existing playground. With the help of an installation trainer from Superior who thoroughly reviewed the plans before work began, the church used a community build model to construct the playground. Today,

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Playground for all Abilities in Nathalie, VA

Childrey Baptist Church, a rural church in Nathalie, VA, has been serving the community for over two centuries. It needed a new playground appropriate for children of all ages. In addition, it needed to be a playground for all abilities, too. After leveling an area to help the playground fit, MaxPlayFit installed a new commercial outdoor playground complete with a 2-Bay Bi-Pod Swing Frame,

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Church Chooses Recycled Plastic Playground Equipment

When the Suffolk Christian Church decided to add brand new playgrounds, they chose to use recycled plastic playground equipment – the R3 product line – for both the 2 to 5 and 5 to 12 playgrounds. The church, located in an historic area of Suffolk, chose playground equipment that would be aesthetically pleasing and blend well with the environment. MaxPlayFit installed the playground equipment

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Jones Chapel Baptist Playground – Before and After

A Playground in Need of an Update As you can see from the before pictures below, the playground at the Jones Chapel Baptist Church in Cumberland, Virginia needed an update. The church was fortunate in that two of its parishioners donated the money as a way to honor their late uncle. Playground structure includes: Right Turn Chute slide Sliding Pole Gear Panel Straight Chute

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New Playground for South Boston Speedway

Celebrating 60 Years! The South Boston Speedway celebrates its 60th birthday this season.  With a fresh coat of asphalt, new grandstands, improved sound system, and new scoreboard, the Speedway remains among the best of the best in weekly racing. Updating the playground area (which had just two swings) was the culmination of all these improvements. Lots of Playground Activities for the Kids As you

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Leesville Road Elementary School

The Leesville Road Playground Story The PTO for Leesville Road Elementary School has been successfully fundraising and hosting school events to help make much needed upgrades and additions to their playground. The Leesville Road Elementary community got to see their hard work come to life with the recent playground installation upgrade of a new 5-12 (ages) playground and an 8′ tri-chute slide (New Product!). New

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