This Blog is for the purpose of sharing information and safety tips for children using playgrounds and swing sets. These can include both residential and commercial playgrounds, daycares centers and individual swing sets.

Monday, June 11, 2007

Playground Equipment For Schools

School Age children benefit from the use of the newer playground structures that are available today.

Modern Playground structures are designed to enhance creative play and still keep kids safe.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Swing Sets for daycare centers

Daycare centers are especially attractive to parents when they can offer, colorful, high quality playground equipment.

Daycare Centers need to ensure they provide not only colorful creative playground equipment, but also safe swing set equipment.

Daycares can use this safety checklist to ensure they are providing the best playground equipment.

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Monday, March 12, 2007

American Made Swing Sets - is there a value?

Swing Sets made in the USA!

It sounds great, but what about the downside? Are they more expensive? Is the quality the same or better?

Often, an american made swing or swing set is comperable in price to any other manufacturing. Your swings could give you the pride of buying made in the USA and still getting excellent value.

Look at purchasing made in the USA products.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Swing Sets for Commercial Playgrounds, are they safe?

A commercial playground has an especially important job of making sure that playground equipment, hardware, hooks, swing seats and all other accessories are kept in good condition.

These playground and swing accessories need to be checked at least twice a year to ensure any worn pieces are replaced.

American Swing offers a safety checklist to do your semi-annual safety check.

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Monday, February 05, 2007

American Playground sets

Playground sets provide a window for children's imagination. You can open that window by setting up a playground in your own backyard.

When we provide educational opportunities for children through imaginative play, we are hleping them grow.

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Monday, January 22, 2007

Swing Sets can make homes fun

If you are interested in getting a swing set for you home look at this as not only a fun way to interact with your family, but as a sound investment. Your home's value can often increase and appeal to families who may have a larger budget for their homes.

Families will look at a swing set that is high quality and looks built to last.

American Swings makes their products in the USA. You would get a great value if you looked into their product offerings.

Friday, December 15, 2006

Swing Sets swing into the new year

Swing Sets are a very popular gift for the holidays in moderate climates. Remember though that proper installation of your swing set is very important.

Also, when shopping for a swing set, look to the National Testing Standards for playground equipment to be constructed with safety in mind.

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