Survey Sheds Light on Parent's Perception of Play

Parents want to play it safe!

95% agree that the safety of playground surfacing and equipment is important to them.

With the many benefits of children’s play, including the development of critical physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills, IPEMA and the Voice of Play want to make sure all parents are making time for their kids to engage in regular free play and visiting their local playgrounds!

To help shed light on current parental attitudes play and play habits, we conducted a national survey of parents and uncovered that play is more important than ever.  

Check out the full Voice of Play survey findings at!

About International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association IPEMA

IPEMA's philosophy is simple: To represent and promote an open market for manufacturers of playground equipment and surfacing. To represent and serve all manufacturers of the playground equipment industry. To provide members with...

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