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New Playground Is Kid-designed, Tested and Approved!

Penn Park Playground Equipment

City of York’s Penn Park celebrated its largest renovation to date with the help of numerous community groups and the children who play there every day.
This 15-acre park is located in the heart of York, PA. Rich in military history, it served as the location of a Revolutionary War encampment and later a Civil War hospital. Today, it’s host to numerous recreational activities.

New Playground Provides Play With A Purpose

Luthercare playground equipment

A Q&A with Stacy Lewis, Executive Director of Luthercare for Kids

Luthercare for Kids recently celebrated the launch of a new playground at its Reamstown Early Learning Center. This organization provides year-round care and early learning services to help support working families or those pursuing education. They have a team of nearly 90 professionals—all whom have experience and training in working with young children—at five early learning centers in Lebanon and Lancaster counties.

New Smart Play: Cube, a Great Choice for 2 to 5 Year Olds

smart play: cube

Plenty of activities means plenty of fun on Smart Play: Cube 2-5! While this playstructure welcomes 2- to 5-year-olds for play, we recognize that there are huge developmental differences between 2-year-olds and 5-year-olds. That’s why we designed Smart Play: Cube to specifically meet the needs of kids ages 2 to 3.

TopsyTurny Spinner Will Keep them Coming Back

spinner playground equipment

The TopsyTurny Spinner provides a fun way for kids to gain the valuable spinning motion they need for healthy development and growth. It accommodates a large number of kids on the platform, between cables, and on the ground so that friends can play together. Spinning fast or casually rotating, the TopsyTurny Spinner is a great independent play component addition to any playground intended for 5-12 year olds..

General Recreation Publishes Community Build Playgrounds Website

community build playground

New Online Guide From General Recreation, Inc. – Community Build Playgrounds
Since we have been quietly guiding clients through the community build process for the apst 20 years, we thought it was time to share our committment to the process. We have launched a completely separate website dedicated soley to the Community Build Playgrounds concept. On this website you will find valuable insights about the structure and organization required and lots of other information to insure a successful project.

Our extensive experience in the recreation industry assists us in designing, manufacturing and building premier playgrounds, pavillions, site furnishings and much more.