About PGP

Playground Professionals, LLC (PGP) is an Ashton, Idaho based publishing company. Created in 2010 as a media source to the playground industry, PGP publishes 2 directories, play and playground news, and an online magazine.


  • Play and Playground Magazine

    Play and Playground Magazine

    Focusing on play and playground issues, problems, play equipment, health and safety, design, manufacturing, construction process, organization and companies.

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  • Playground and Play News and Views

    Play and Playground News Center

    All the latest play and playground news at your fingertips.

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  • Parks & Recreation Equipment Directory

    Park and Recreation Equipment Directory

    A directory of playground equipment manufacturers specializing in residential play equipment, dog park equipment, skate parks, water parks, rock climbing walls, surfacing, athletic equipment, as well as toys and games.

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  • Local Playground Professionals Directory

    Local Playground Professionals Directory

    Need to purchase, install, plan or inspect a playground? Look for playground service professionals in your area.

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The Play and Playground Magazine

Play and Playground News Center

by: Playground Professionals
Have extra glowsticks from a night of fun? Well, don't throw them away! Freeze them for the next night and see how you can make the night even more entertaining with these fun ideas with common household items!
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by: Playground Professionals
Do you remember those first clamberings, the tentative propulsion upwards, the scrambled search for a purchase with feet or hands, a roughness of bark rubbing legs and arms as they grappled with the ascent? The liberation of leaving the ground behind and entering the leafy expanse above was an exhilirating paradigm shift. The world opened up from...
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by: KaBOOM!
The Parks and Recs team showcases the many aspects of playability in their city.
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by: Rolf Huber
Standards provide the ability to measure accurately. They can be specifications, test methods, procedures, practices and in some cases guides. The Guides are unique as they offer choices for the user to achieve an outcome, while Specifications set requirements that must be adhered to. The definition by the national Standards Writing Organization (...
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Ashburn, Va. (April 10, 2017) — Environmental sustainability and the protection of the earth’s natural resources, including open space, is a growing priority for communities large and small. A recent poll conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) found that most Americans want their local government, including park and...
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Parks and Recreation Equipment Directory