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Optigear Panel®

Model #173578


The Optigear Panel® provides a fun way for kids ages 6 to 23 months and 2 to 5 to get visual input while encouraging cognitive and fine motor development on the playground.



  • Made from durable Permalene® and polycarbonate
  • Framed and attached to Weevos® arches in your choice of ProShield® color

Developmental Benefits

  • Sensory
  • Proprioception, Visual
  • Motor Skills
  • Eye-Hand Coordination, Motor Planning
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking
  • Social/Emotional Skills
  • Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development
  • Learn about Developmental Benefits

Component Details

  • Age Ranges

    • 6 to 23 months
    • 2 to 5 Years
  • Play Systems

  • Design Standards

  • 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.

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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.

Video features the Optigear Panel on a Weevos playground.

[video: scene fades into an elevated view of children playing all over a Weevos playground as a softball game takes place nearby. Scene switches to a ground view of a boy as he spins the multi-color Optigear panel. Camera switches to a side view of a girl as she spins the Optigear panel. Scene switches to a side view of a boy as he sticks his tongue out while he spines the panel handle. The camera switches to the other side of the clear panel as the boy spins the gears from the opposite side. Camera close-up of the spiral design of one of the gears on the panel while it spins. Scene switches to a view of a girl’s back as she spins the Optigear panel. The girl turns and looks behind her but continues to spin the panel by the handle. Camera switches to a close-up of a boy’s hand as he rotates the panel handle to spin the gears. Scene switches to a side view as a boy and girl play on either side of the panel spinning it together. Camera switches to a top down view of the boy and girl as they continue to spin the gears from either side of the panel. Camera switches to a ground view up at a girl as she watches the gears spin on the panel. A boy spins them for her on the opposite side. She reaches up to grab the handle as the scene switches to a view of a boy spinning the panel by himself. Camera switches to a view of a boy’s face as he watches the gears as he spins the panel.]

Woman off camera: Cheese!

[video: scene fades to black.]

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Ages 2 to 5 Years


The Weevos® playground structure is designed for growth and development in 2- to 5-year-olds in six key areas: physical, balance, cognitive, sensory/motor, emotional/social and language. Best of all, Weevos safely lets toddlers and preschoolers bee-bop and giggle with just the right amount of wiggle, and clear sight lines let supervisors keep their eyes on all the action!

U.S. Patent Nos. 8,021,240, 8,366,562, 8,485,911 and 9,089,731. Canada Patent No. 2,658,420.

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