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

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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

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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

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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.

Canyon Collection™ New Product Release

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Rock Climbing Reaches New Heights with The Canyon Collection!
Rocks are no longer a stand-alone product off to the side of the playground. The Canyon Collection™ integrates with PlayBooster® playstructures to deliver a continuous play experience that’s both physical and imaginative.

Playground Accessibility a Top Priority for New School Playground

With construction of the new Willow Creek Elementary School underway in Fleetwood, Pa., Principal Lori Koehler and her team had two goals in mind with their new playground: to make it accessible to all children and ensure it was a smooth development process.

Aware of the involvement that playground development demands, the school selected Steve Hemler, sales consultant with General Recreation, to lead the project.

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