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.


  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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The Play and Playground Magazine

Play and Playground News Center

by: Reeve Brenner
Ball playing sports facilities and play spaces, including community fields, courts and courses, receive the greatest funding, attention, promotional support and real estate in our communities. These “mainstream” play spaces do not mainstream. They exclude the differently able, the physically and cognitively challenged, the mobility impaired and...
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by: Playground Professionals
Contact: Nicole Stoddard Company: LuckyDog Recreation Phone: 1-800-388-2196 Fax: (208) 652-3285 eMail: [email protected] Ernest Hemingway Elementary, Ketchum Idaho: The students at Ernest Hemingway Elementary have been enjoying their new playground for almost a year now. The new playground equipment replaced old equipment that had been in...
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by: Playground Professionals
There's a kind of play we call "creative." It's easy to spot creativity because it usually involves people playing with things like clay, paint, markers, crayons. It gets a bit more subtle when they're playing with LEGOs, blocks, pipe cleaners. And even more subtle when they're playing with sand, rocks, bottle tops.
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by: Playground Professionals
Parks are emerging as important public health solutions in urban communities. Nearly 40 years of research evidence confirms that nearby nature, including parks, gardens, the urban forest and green spaces, support human health and wellness. The research about active living and opportunities to avoid chronic diseases (such as diabetes, heart disease...
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by: Playground Professionals
This Mother's Day, why not get the whole family together for some creative fun and games? Here are 10 ways to inject some laughter -- and love -- into your Mother's Day celebration.  http://www.parents.com/holiday/mothers-day/traditions/10-fun-ways-to-spe...
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Parks and Recreation Equipment Directory