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"Ode’ to Parks!" | Parks and Recreation Month

July 2015 marks 30 years of Park and Recreation Month and the importance of parks increases with each passing year.Parks create a backdrop to childhood but don’t lose their importance as we age. There are so many benefits to parks that we can’t list them all…but here is a snapshot! Community: Parks serve a variety of purposes from visual appeal to recreational opportunities to a place to meet. Whatever you might use a park for, they help us define the feel ...

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Plexus Overhead and Climber System

Here at Burke we have evolved the classic monkey bars into this brand new Plexus modular and overhead climbing system. With the dual components of the Plexus system, children have the opportunity to create a unique climbing experience each time they play! With the Surgeon General reporting that almost one in every three children in the United States is overweight, it’s important you are conscious about monitoring your child’s lifestyle. Playground equipment provides a fun and easy way to improve ...

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Benefits of Motion Play

There are many forms of motion play you see taking place on the playground everyday. Motion play not only provides fun for the children, but it also provides many great benefits for them while they are using the different forms of the motion play equipment. Take a look through and see some of the benefits motion play provides for your children. 1. Swinging Swinging is one of the most popular activities on the playground. Swinging helps children develop perceptual skills, spacial ...

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Reinvent those childhood memories

Reinvent those childhood memories you had as kids. A few quick tips to get your kids #outdoors. http://ow.ly/xF67k

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