Grit and determination at play

Step aside swings and slides. There’s a new trend in playgrounds that is hitting the scene. And it’s coming to you courtesy of tapping into popular culture and taking inspiration from Ninja Warrior. Traditional playgrounds in schools and council areas

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The Benefits of Local Playgrounds

Mention the word playground and watch young faces instantly light up with joy! Fond childhood memories are always filled with days at the local playground, making new friends and creating a world of adventure. While there’s no denying their fun,

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How to Design the Ultimate Skate Park

Skate Parks- they’re proven to be a positive way to keep the kids out of trouble, pull them off the couch and get the adrenaline pumping! They’re an excellent place for socialising, and are the edgy advocate for a healthy,

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The Best Equipment for Senior Fitness

As we age, injuries can occur more frequently, aches and pains can appear out of nowhere, muscle resilience decreases and we begin to lose strength. All in all, our bodies are less forgiving and it’s easy to lose the energy

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Outdoor fitness equipment – what are the benefits?

Outdoor gyms are playing an important role in getting Australians to increase their exercise and combat today’s sedentary lifestyle. With record levels of obesity present amongst children especially, the introduction of outdoor fitness equipment presents a fun way to get

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Balancing adventure and safety in the playground

First and foremost, a playground must be safe. However, a playground is also a place of adventure and challenge. Creating an environment where children can take risks, push past their comfort boundaries and learn new things is what makes a playground

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The effect of urbanisation on play

Australian and New Zealand may not be as populated as our friends in Europe or America, but we stick together. About 85% of New Zealanders live in urban centres, with most living in Auckland. Similarly 85% of Australians live within 50km

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The case of the missing playground slide

New Zealand’s Glenbervie School recently went through a slide saga, when their new double slide was stolen over the school holidays. As reported by the Northern Advocate, they put out calls to their community: to return the slide and support

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