The Bend® Rock
The Bend® Rock curves at a 90-degree angle, providing a cozy cubby on the inside and two faces of climbing on the outside. An opening offers access along with clear sightlines. This rock will fit on decks with a 90-degree corner.
- Realistic and natural look and feel with durable concrete construction
- 90-degree angle provides two sides of climbing
- Built-in opening provides visibility through the structure
- Can be combined with other Canyon Collection rocks (Formations 1, 2 and 3)
- Hand- and foot-holds are built into the rock
- Recycled polyethylene wood-grain handhold panels (mink/cedar blend)
- Connects to a PlayBooster® Square Deck when installing individually
- ProShield®-finished clamps and handholds
- Attaches to 72" deck height
- Direct bury
- Proprioception, Tactile, Vestibular+
- Motor Skills
- Agility, Balance, Coordination, Core Body Strength, 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
- 5 to 12 years
- ASTM, CSA, EN
- Max Fall Height: 72" (1,83 m)
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Video features the Canyon Collection nature-inspired playground rock climbers.
[video: screen is tan as rock textured text falls to the center of the screen stacked on top of each other. Onscreen text reads: We have rocked the playground again.]
[video: scene fades into a full elevated view of a PlayBooster playground with Canyon Collection rock climbers. Children of all abilities play all around the playground. Camera switches to a ground view of children climbing across the connecting ropes between two of the Canyon Collection rock climbers. Scene switches to a close-up of a child’s foot climbing up the realistic rock climber. Camera switches to a boy as he climbs around the corner of one of the rock climbers. Camera switches to a young boy as he looks at a caterpillar carving on one of the ledges of the rock climber. Camera switches to a blurred view of a boy as he climbs up over the top of a rock climber. Scene switches to a full view of a rock climber as children run around and climb across the connecting rope climbers. Screen goes tan as more rock textured text falls to the center of the screen. Onscreen text reads: New from Landscape Structures The Canyon Collection.]
[video: scene fades into a close-up of a child’s shoes standing on a rock climber. Scene switches to a ground view of children climbing all over a canyon rock climber and the connecting rope climbers. Camera switches to a top down view of two children sitting at the top of one of the rock climbers. The camera pans over the top of a climber to two girls as they stand on the connecting rope climber. Camera switches and focuses on a girl’s feet as she bounces on one of the rope climbers. Scene switches to a view across the entire playground as children play all over the different rock and rope climbers. The camera switches to different views of the three rock climbers filled with children around the playground. Children climb up, down, and across the rock and rope climbers all around. The camera pans across a young girl in a wheelchair at the playground. Scene switches to the camera coming into focus on a boy as he hangs on a rope climber. Camera switches to a girl as she stands on a rope climber. Scene switches as the camera comes into focus on a child’s foot standing on a rock climber ledge. Scene fades to a man as he sits on a Log Bench speaking to the camera in front of the rock and rope climbers of the playground. A tan banner with rock textured text slides up into the lower left corner of the screen reading: Tory Roff Concept Designer.]
Tory Roff: So, when we were thinking about how to integrate rocks into a playground.
Toby voiceover: It was really thinking about how do we move away from this kind of monolith structure or boulder that just is plopped into the site and rather to integrate it into the whole of the playground.
[video: camera pans across the play area as children play on the rock and rope climbers of the Canyon Collection. Scene switches to a man standing in front of a rock climber speaking to the camera. A tan banner with rock textured text slides up into the lower right corner of the screen reading: Peter Gunnarson Concept Designer.]
Peter Gunnarson: There’s individual rocks that kind of fit together to form the big rock that goes around the deck.
[video: camera pans over the top of the playground decking with the Canyon Collections and connecting rope climbers as children play below. Scene switches to a man standing and pointing to a rock climber and speaking to the camera. A tan banner with rock textured text slides up into the lower right corner of the screen reading: Randy Watermiller Director of Product Development.]
Randy Watermiller: And with the addition of the rope structures were really able to create a lot of unique design opportunities.
[video: top down view of the camera coming into focus on a boy as he climbs across a rope structure. Camera switches to a side view of a boy as he climbs across a rope climber connecting two rock climbers. Camera comes into focus on the bottom rope of a climber as children feet walk across. Camera switches to a close-up of a child’s hand holding onto a rope.]
Peter voiceover: The fun part about this project when we decided to go down this path was to create the real rock texture.
[video: camera focuses on a young boy as he climbs down from a rock climber onto the connected rope structure. The camera focuses on a child’s hand holding on to a ledge of a rock climber. Camera switches to focusing on a child’s leg stepping down the rock climber. Scene switches to Peter as he finishes his statement. Scene switches back to Tory speaking to the camera.]
Tory: With these pieces we’re actually taking actual rocks molds and bringing them into the sculpture. In this case we were in Granite Falls of some of the oldest rock is in the whole world.
[video: scene switches to a view across a grassy field with scattered young evergreen trees. A truck with an enclosed trailer is parked in the distance on a tree line. The camera zooms in across the field to the enclosed trailer where a large rock formation sits inside the tree line. Scene switches to a man as he peels back a green molding material applied to the rock. The camera zooms in on the man’s hands as he carefully peals the gelatin molding material away from the rock. Scene switches back to Tory as he finished his statement. Scene switches to a man as he speaks to the camera while stands by a rock climber on a playground. A tan banner with rock textured text slides into the lower left corner of the screen reading: Matt Carlson Product Developer.]
Matt Carlson: What we incorporated into this design too besides the outside.
Matt voiceover: All these critters that you can find from salamanders to spiders and moths. As once we go inside of it we’ve created a little bit more cave like experience in there for the children to explore everything.
[video: camera switches to different close-ups of carved colorfully painted animals on different ledges and cracks of the rock climbers. Scene switches to a man as he pushes a young girl in a wheelchair through the entrance into the caved rock climber. Camera switches to a view of the girl in her wheelchair looking at the different animals and carvings inside on the cave walls. Camera switches to a view over the girl’s shoulder as she points to a spider and spider web carved into the rock wall. The camera focuses on the girl’s hand as she touches the carved spider web. Scene fades back to Tory as he speaks to the camera.]
Tory: One of the things we were really after was
Tory voiceover: how do we create that inclusivity, how do we make it an even playing field?
[video: ground view up to a woman as she pushes a young girl in a wheelchair across the playground decking. Camera switches to a view down the playground decking as the girl in the wheelchair is pushed towards the camera. Camera switches to a back view of the woman as she pushes the girl in the wheelchair across the playground decking. Camera switches to a close-up of the woman as she turns the girl in her wheelchair at the end of the playground decking system. Camera close-up of the young girl as she smiles while being on the playground.]
Tory voiceover: I think from like an activity standpoint.
[video: camera pans across the playground as children climb and play all over on the different activities. Scene switches back to Tory speaking to the camera.]
Tory: These are so far beyond what else is offered in the industry.
[video: scene switches to a girl standing on a rope structure as she smirks and gives the camera a thumbs up. Camera switches to different children as they climb on connecting rope structures and rock climbers. Camera comes into focus on a young boy as he waves to the camera. Screen goes tan as more rock textured text falls to the center of the screen. Onscreen text reads: Rock solid fun.]
[video: scene switches to an overhead view of the entire play area. The camera zooms away from the playground and the children playing below. Scene switches to a girl as she looks into the camera while climbing across a rope structure. Scene switches to a ground view up to a girl sitting in her wheelchair on the playground decking. Scene switches to a full side view of the entire play area as children play all around on the rope and rock climbers. Screen switches to a full animated rock texture. The rock breaks apart revealing a darker layer of rock texture and text. Onscreen text reads: Better playground. The rock breaks again revealing more text: Better world. The rock breaks a third time showing the Landscape Structures logo. The Landscape Structures logo is made of a ribbon shape undulating above the text landscape structures. Screen fades to black.]
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