The New Shape of Play: Hedra

Because Play Will Always Shape Us, Introducing Hedra HEDRA Play is the universal language of fun, of collaboration, of growing. Play is key to helping kids becoming better adults. So we create playstructures to amaze and inspire, challenge and empower, promote empathy and pride.  We create playstructures that are design focused and packed with play
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Spring Garden Township Grows Gathering Spaces For The Community

After 25 years in the playground design business, there’s a youthful chime in Steve Hemler’s voice as he describes someone becoming part of General Recreation’s client family- starting with the Elmwood Park project. “We’ve been blessed over the years with long-time working relationships, however a new client still gets me giddy -  and we want
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New Inclusive Playground an Act of Friendship in Pittsburgh’s East End

In Pittsburgh’s Friendship Neighborhood, the team at The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center dreams as big as the children they serve. The “big idea” was an inclusive playground in their own backyard. This independent, non-profit organization helps children of all ages through services that establish and strengthen the family, including an adoption
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Inclusive Playgrounds Website Launch

We have just launched a new website devoted entirely to assisting communities plan, design and build inclusive playgrounds. Learn about inclusive play products and how they may create experiences that assist with child development. Our Inclusive Playgrounds Philosophy Landscape Structures and General Recreation, Inc, together, create inclusive play areas featuring activities that are age and developmentally  appropriate, sensory
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New Spinners Offer a Twist on Fun

These two new spinners from Landscape Structures offer a new twist on some old favorites.  With the Chill™ Spinners and the Curva™ Spinners there is plenty of fun to add to any playground. The Stainless Steel versions offer a real difference in durability and modern design. Choose these new spinners as a great complimentary pieces
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New Rhapsody Instruments Introduced

Landscape Structures introduced several new outdoor musical Rhapsody Instruments for public spaces. These new additions round out and already broad array of instruments available. The Rhapsody Vibra Chimes These large chimes provide the lowest, most resonant notes of the Rhapsody® collection. Eight Vibra™chimes, each with their own mallet, play eight different notes to make up
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Play And Music For All: Harmony Playground at Saylor Park in Lititz, PA

Lititz, PA is a small, yet mighty town. Over the past two years, community members, organizations and businesses teamed up to raise $80,000 to incorporate accessible playground equipment into Saylor Park. Aptly named “Harmony Playground,” this play area now includes inclusive play structures for all ages, as well as Landscape Structures’ Rhapsody Outdoor Musical Instruments,
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Local Service is Better

We at General Recreation care about the communities we have projects in. We work with local consultants that have experience in the area to deliver our solutions. Working with local consultants allows us to deliver a level of service that we just wouldn’t be able to deliver if we we’re dictating from some office, in some city, far away

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