About General Recreation, Inc.

Who We Are

Since 1973, General Recreation Inc. has been a leading distributor of playground equipmentcommercial playground equipment. Proudly serving PA, NJ, and DE we have helped hundreds of community leaders and organizations build playgrounds that are safe, aesthetically pleasing and made to last. We offer a large assortment of commercial park and playground equipment, supported by expert and trusted services from site evaluation, playground design, installation and community build services. Whether your playground will consist of outdoor playground at a pre-school or a large community playground, our experienced commercial playground experts will help you every step of the way.

Trusted in Commercial Playground Equipment

For more than 40 years, we have built all types of commercial playgrounds: from aquatic play areas to site furnishings in public spaces to designing and installing all of the modern commercial playground equipment, aquatic playground and splash pad equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, safe playground surfaces, site furnishings and more. We provide an extensive array of playground equipment, park products, site furnishings, park pavilions and gazebos, fabric shade structures, outdoor bleachers, athletic standards, and more.

Outstanding Equipment Selection and Complete Solutions for Planning, Design and Installation for Your Parks and Playgrounds

Whether you are looking for replacement playground equipment wesaw playground equipmentparts, upgrading your facilities, or developing a commercial playground project from the ground up, we work closely with you to develop a plan and then assist you in implementing that plan. Through our close affiliations with the most reputable commercial recreation equipment manufacturers in the world and our network of installation experts, we offer an outstanding selection and complete solutions including planning, design and installation.

The Highest Quality Products and Commitment to Local Service

Through our affiliation with nationally known manufacturers, we offer the greatest selection and most innovative recreation products available.  We have helped to develop thousands of recreation projects.  Putting our design expertise to work, we have assisted public and private parks and recreation areas, schools, childcare facilities, community groups, churches and institutions realize their potential. The recreation environment continues to change and grow.  As industry leaders, we have helped guide its advancement, working closely with design professionals, recreation directors and boards, parent/teacher groups, childcare providers, and owners of municipal, institutional and industrial facilities.

A Sensible Approach to Every Project Enables Us to Provide the Best Possible Value to Our Clients

Personalized and local consultation is the key to ability to meet your global motion playground equipmentparticular requirements.  Rather than recommending standardized solutions, we encourage direct contact with our experienced personnel so we may provide unique products and services that will meet your particular specifications.  This one-on-one relationship ensures that all pertinent issues; such as safety, site specific requirements, age considerations, ADA requirements, materials, installation and maintenance are discussed clearly and in detail.   We are able to provide guidance throughout all phases of your project, including planning, equipment installation, and maintenance requirements.

Never Cutting Corners on Materials

Our products are crafted with the highest quality materials that will provide many years of rugged service.  Representing the top brand name manufacturers of everything from site furnishings and pavilions, to splashpads, outdoor fitness and playground equipment; our knowledgeable staff can assist you to specify exactly the right products for your unique project requirements.  Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to meet your specifications and exceed your expectations

For a Better Tomorrow, We Play Today. Play Will Always Shape Us.

We all know that play is fun, and physically beneficial. But you may not be aware that play is also an organic form of learning. Playgrounds and play experiences help children learn about themselves, as well as the people around them. It helps shape who they will become. It helps to shape their future. That’s why for a better tomorrow, we play today.

We are all shaped by play. At General Recreation we believe the following videos present an awesome statement about who we are, why we do what we do and how play helps children to learn, develop and thrive!

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Trusted in commercial playground equipment since 1973