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The New Shape of Play: Hedra

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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 kids play structures to amaze and inspire, challenge and empower, promote empathy and pride.  We create playstructures that are design focused and packed
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Spring Garden Township Grows Gathering Spaces For Community

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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

Children's Home of Pittsburgh inclusive playground
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

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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

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