Playground Safety Surfaces
The playground is an area of great fun and activity, but kids play hard and that means that sometimes they fall. On a playground fun rules but safety should always be a priority. While falls do happen, serious injuries can be avoided with appropriate safety surfacing.
There are many different options for playground safety surfacing and the decision depends on budget, aesthetics, durability and maintenance. Below are the various options for playground safety surfacing:
Shredded Rubber Mulch
is made from recycled tires and comes in many various colors. We only carry rubber that is both ADA and ASTM compliant and has a long color life. Loose fill rubber mulch is one of the greenest friendly options.
Engineered Wood Fiber
is a common choice for most customers. Engineered Wood Fiber is made from a combination of precisely sized hardwoods and softwoods that nest together and produce an optimal fall surfacing. Engineered Wood Fiber is one of the most economical playground safety surfacing choices.
are made from recycled rubber and come in many vibrant colors that can be made into numerous patterns. The Rubber Safety Tiles we carry are durable, resilient and porous to allow free drainage and they exceed ADA requirements.
are constructed from 100% recycled tire rubber. Playground rubber mats are good for high traffic playgrounds because they limit the loss of loose fill and kick out areas. The rubber mats we carry offer a unique combination of shock attenuation, low maintenance, long wear, accessibility and are ADA compliant.
Poured in Place
is a safe seamless playground safety surface that offers endless design and color options. Poured in place surfacing is porous, non-slip, durable, maintenance free and ADA compliant.
is 100% recyclable and has a look like real grass. Our turf offers safety, durability, beauty and is easy to install. Our turf padding is soft and made from 90% recycled materials. Our playground turf systems are ADA accessible and offer an impact attenuation of up to 12 feet.
Read about playground safety surface recommendations from kidshealth.org.