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Crab Trap®

Model #248479


Many climbing opportunities for up to 65 kids! The inviting Crab Trap® uses a variety of materials to add visual interest and create different climbing experiences, inside or out.



  • Keeps kids engaged with limitless climbing routes
  • Different climbing challenges inside and out
  • Multiple routes for climbing from interior to the top of the net structure
  • Choice of ProShield® colors for I-beams and components
  • Also available in HDG (model #251054)
  • Steel-reinforced cables are extremely durable and vandal resistant, available in black, red or tan
  • Rings and pods made from durable, UV-stable rotomolded polyethylene in your choice of color
  • Patent-pending braided belt climber provides balance and climbing opportunities throughout the interior
  • ADA compliant
  • Direct bury

Developmental Benefits

  • Sensory
  • Proprioception, Tactile, Vestibular+, Visual
  • Motor Skills
  • Agility, Balance, Cardiovascular, Coordination, Core Body Strength, Endurance, Flexibility, Lower Body Strength, Motor Planning, Upper Body Strength
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Social/Emotional Skills
  • Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development
  • Learn about Developmental Benefits

Component Details

  • Age Ranges

    • 5 to 12 years
  • Product Categories

  • Shipping Weight

  • 3,324 lbs
  • Design Standards

  • Dimensions

    • Max Fall Height: 118" (3,00 m)
    • Min Area Required: 33' x 36' 6" (10,06 m x 11,13 m)
  • Design/CAD Files

  • All About Color

  • Color is an important decision, and our products are available in many color options. Contact your consultant to find the colors available for this component.

    See Color Inspiration

Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.

Product video: Crab Trap: The unique look of net climbing structure offers tons of opportunities to climb, crawl and hang out. The open-ended play experiences engage creativity and critical decision making as kids ages 5 to 12 maneuver their positions from one challenge to the next. This statement piece will allow kids to reach exciting new heights in play and adds visual appeal to any playground.

[video: camera zooms in on cable and Landscape Structures logo imprinted on the clamps of Crab Trap net climbing structure.]

On-screen text: Crab Trap by Landscape Structures

[video: kids climb up netting, as well as belting with foothold structures. Kids climb through the dome climbing frame structure, and another walks across a thick folded belting rope. Overhead view shows top of structure with kids sitting atop.]

On-screen text: Attack it! Conquer it!

[video: girl climbs up side of climber up belted entrance with footholds. Kids play, bounce, and climb around and through structure.]

On-screen text: Inside and Out 

Girl 1: I like... the whole thing.

Girl 2: It helps with your upper body strength.

Girl 3: It's awesome!

Girl 4: It's fun.

Girl 2: It's one of my most favorite playgrounds ever.

On-screen text: Our Materials Matter. [video shows renderings and features of material choices.]

Polyethylene [shows rotational molded plastic climbing elements]

ProShield Finish [shows brightly colored paint finish on metal elements of structure.]

Optional Hot Dip Galvanized (HDG) Steel [shows bent I-beams with hot dip galvanized finish]

Textured Rubber Belting [shows belted material used for walking across structure with grip.]

Handgrips [scene shows handgrips and footholds that are placed up the belting.]

Recycled Plastic Lumber (RPL) [recycled plastic lumber planks act as a ladder to higher parts of structure.]

Steel Reinforced Cables [cables run around interior and exterior of structure providing net climbers to access various parts of the structure.]

[video: RPL planks form a small bridge through interior of climber. Young girl sits atop planks. Kids climb across and around structure.]

[video: camera point of view shifts to kid wearing a Go-Pro as they climb to top of Crab Trap climber, then within.]

[video: two girls walk across folded belting rope as they try to balance to stay on it. Overhead view shows young girl climbing up RPL ladder.]

[video: all kids in classroom climb on top of Crab Trap. Group of kids dance in front of it. Scene switches to all fifty kids sitting on structure and waving to camera. Scene fades to Landscape Structures Logo.]

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