Watkins Regional Park
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground! This playground was installed in Upper Marlboro, Maryland in 2015 and the design is a literary dream as it tells the story of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," from Auntie Em and Uncle Henry's Kansas farm to the poppy field, Emerald City and Dorothy's attempt to get home via hot air balloon. Even more, Dorothy's ruby slippers were adapted to be playground slides! Kids of all ages and abilities will use their imaginations as they explore this destination playground, and the surrounding park.
Guy Mason Recreation Center
Guy Mason Recreation Center was installed in Washington, DC in 2015, and is home to a one-of-a-kind playground design. A 14-post Netplex™ playstructure with a customized roof is the centerpiece of this unique playground adventure. And as visitors move further into the playground, they'll notice a nest-like tower structure complete with various net climbers and a stainless steel tunnel slide. Even more, a favorite--the Rollerslide--is built right into the hillside to create an accessible, sensory sliding experience for children of all abilities.
Lausanne Collegiate School
Lausanne Collegiate School was installed in Memphis, Tennessee in 2015 and includes 14 different playstructures that represent a tour of the world on safety surfacing designed to mimic a world map. Students travel from Cape Horn, South America, to the Great Wall of China without touching the ground, traveling through six continents and interacting with seven monuments with the flags of 18 different countries flying above. The playground includes the ZipKrooz™, a playground zip line, which takes students from the Horn of Africa to Australia. Even more, climbable replicas of Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal provide opportunities for kids to interact, engage in imaginative play and discover the work beyond them while staying active. Smart Play®: Motion, with its compact design and 16 activities, was the perfect playground equipment addition for kids ages 2 to 5.
Central Park of Maple Grove was installed in Maple Grove, Minnesota in 2015 and is home to some of the most innovative playground equipment in Minnesota. This unique playground design is made up of mostly customized pieces including a tower play structure with stacked tunnel slides, a net climber that resembles a crab trap, and rocks sculpted from concrete positioned around an Aeronet™ climber. Additionally, there are hillside climbers and slides that create a unique experience and a tire swing that looks like playable art. Even more, for kids ages 2 to 5 a Weevos® play system and Smart Play®: Motion play structure were included in the design.
Stevens Square Park
Stevens Square Park was installed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2015 and introduces the concept of playable art to the neighborhood. The apple and worm-themed climbers add visual interest while encouraging curious kids to explore and be active. Even more, playground slides, spinners and more traditional climbers were included in this design to engage visitors of all ages.
Jonathan L. lelpi Firefighters Park
Jonathan L. IeIpi Firefighter's Park was installed in New York, N.Y. in 2015, and is home to a firehouse- and firetruck-themed PlayBooster® play structure. Created to honor and remember local firefighters, the playground design features the crests from nearby fire departments. In addition to the personalization, there are themed climbers, play panels, slides and more to give kids of all ages a fun, imaginative play experience. Even more, there's a custom playable sculpture of a dalmation and his fire hydrant.
Beard Park was installed in Little Elm, Texas in 2015, and delivers a nature-inspired play experience to visitors ages 5 to 12. Multiple playground areas offer opportunities for kids to interact with natural looking equipment. From a custom log tunnel slide to Log Steppers, Log Balance Beam and The Pointe™ rock climber, the PlayBooster® play structure designs provide a unique play experience to all that visit. Additionally, freestanding play components like the OmniSpin® spinner and playground swings bring more play value to the community park.
First United Methodist Church of Lakeland
At this church in Lakeland, Florida, kids can reach the playground from the second floor by taking the 360° TurboTwister™ Tunnel Slide. And that’s just how the fun begins. A PlayBooster® PlayOdyssey® Tower is integrated right into the church building, offering two levels of exploratory adventures. Kids can man multiple lookout points from both decks, or meet to discuss strategy inside the ground-level enclosure. There’s a climbing wall and two more slides to choose from, plus an Elevated Sand Table to encourage creative social play. Nearby, 2- to 5-year-olds can enjoy their own sized-right fun on a PlayShaper® play structure.