Category Archives: Park Amenities

How to Make your Park Exercise Friendly for All Ages

Providing an appealing place to exercise does more than a body good...It benefits the entire community. If you wanted to design a park that is ideal for fitness fans of all ages and abilities, what features should you include?

Maintenance Matters! How to Care for your Wood, Metal, Recycled Plastic, and Aluminum Outdoor Site Furnishings

Installing top-quality commercial outdoor site furnishings is a fantastic way to increase the functionality and appeal of any outdoor space. Unfortunately, the constant contact with the elements and the heavy use these furnishing encounter can inflict significant wear and tear. How can you protect your investment and extend the lifespan of the furnishings? Regular maintenance [...]

Get your Dog Park Ready for the Summer with this Limited Time Special Offer

I’m sure you have heard the popular saying, "a dog is a man's best friend," – and it is a phrase that resonates with so many people, for a reason. Our four-legged friends support us emotionally, mentally, and physically in many ways. In fact, it has been proven that dog owners have healthier heart rates, [...]

Durability Meets Sustainability with Concrete Site Furnishings (Picnic Tables, Benches)

Attractive Concrete Picnic Tables: A Long Lasting, Sustainable Solution! People searching for solid values in picnic tables should pay close attention to the advantages offered by durable concrete products. Over the long term, an investment in this type of outdoor amenity offers significant benefits. This brief article addresses some key reasons to select a stylish concrete [...]

ADA Compliance Rules & Regulations for Picnic Tables and Benches

are your picnic tables ADA compliant?

PICNIC TABLES ADA Requirements for indoor tables at restaurants and bars were established to ensure seating opportunities for people in wheelchairs. According to the ADA compliance rules, if tables are provided, such as in restaurants and snack bars, and the tables are attached to the wall or floor (fixed), then 5% of the tables (or [...]

Exercise and the Elderly : The Myths & The Facts

Exercise and Us!  Not only does exercise help us maintain our physical health, it also improves the mental state - making it a necessary activity for maintaining a good overall health regimen. This is true for all of us, but it is especially important to folks in their older years. There is a common misconception that [...]

July is National Parks and Recreation Month

What is National Park and Recreation Month? National Parks and Recreation Month, is the time of year dedicated to the wonderful local and state parks that were created for our enjoyment and wellbeing. It was established in 1985, by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to promote awareness about the importance of our National [...]

5 Reasons Kids Should Spend More Time Outdoors This Summer

Many of us remember summers spent outdoors catching butterflies, playing tag, and making mud pies. However, with the expansion of technology, children are spending less and less time outside. Extensive bodies of research suggest that there are significant physical and mental benefits to outdoor play, and there is even research that shows that playing outside [...]

Should dogs be allowed in public parks? Pros and cons of making your park dog-friendly or adding a dog park

Public parks and spaces are one of the most important parts of any community. They have been places to meet, exercise, and enjoy the outdoors from the very beginning. However, one of the toughest choices to make when it comes to such a space is whether to permit dogs to enter, and if so, how [...]

Exercising Outside: The Rise of the Outdoor Fitness Movement

Chances are you are already pretty well aware of the outdoor fitness movement. Whether it's tai chi in the park or boot camp style workouts complete with obstacle courses and no-nonsense drill instructors, we have all seen people taking their fitness out of the gym and into the wild. For those of us who suffered [...]