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Movement Helps Keep Holiday Stress to a Minimum

It’s almost like holidays and stress go hand and hand…travel, tight timelines, so much preparation and, of course, no time for yourself. Many of the stressors are out of our control but some aren’t, and we can work to improve the things we can! Exercise, time outdoors and movement have long been helpful in reducing stress and helping us stay healthier and happier. This blog by The American Heart Association gives some helpful, simple tips to take stress levels down ...

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Top Five Inclusive Playground Design Considerations

Inclusive playgrounds, recreation and outdoor fitness spaces help communities get outside, get moving and develop lasting bonds. There are many factors to consider in inclusive playground design…these are the Top Five from our professional team of playground designers! Play variety. Different people have different needs and thrive by participating in a variety of play activities. Having a multitude of play opportunities in different categories (sensory, spinning, swinging, etc.) is key to meeting everyone’s needs and preferences. It also provides a ...

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Getting Outside – Even When it’s Cold!

Being outside playing, socializing and getting much-needed movement has so many benefits and is extremely important for mental and physical health! For those in colder climates, it can be harder to get outdoors in the winter. Harder…but not impossible…it just takes a little more planning and preparation to be comfortable and have fun year around. Burke’s Nucleus Evolution Play System brings adventure to the playground in all kinds of weather. With towers, climbers, Rope Tunnels and Cobra® Slides, kids will ...

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Together Again - NRPA 2021

Together. That was the theme of this year’s NRPA, at least for us here at Burke. We were so excited to be together with our park and recreation friends, other exhibitors and together as Burkies. We were also excited about the hybrid model of this year’s NRPA and the opportunity to be together, apart with everyone participating in NRPA Virtual. We filled the Burke in-person exhibit space with products that encouraged togetherness, intergenerational engagement and inclusive play. The Brava® ...

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Trending in the World of Play

Play is part of us and helps us grow, learn and develop. Keeping abreast of trends in play is how we keep bringing you the best and most innovative products that keep communities moving in more ways than one. Outdoor fitness: With obesity rates rising amongst children and an increased amount of time spent on electronics, there is a heightened focus on physical fitness for all people, especially children. Moving fitness outside is really something that’s a win for everyone. It ...

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Our Park & Recreation Story

July is Park and Recreation Month and the theme for this year is “Our Park and Recreation Story.” Parks and recreation spaces are essential to life and we are proud to be part of an industry that makes a positive impact on people of all ages and abilities around the world and helps them create their stories. In the spirit of storytelling, we will share “Our Park and Recreation Story” – a unique unfolding of a company that you ...

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