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Catalpa Oaks County Park

Southfield, MI USA


Playground Overview

The playground at Catalpa Oaks County Park offers a more modern design, which is eye-catching in the wide open green space. The PlayBooster® Vibe® and Evos® playsystem provides play experiences for kids ages 5 to 12 including climbing, sliding, spinning and much more. This sprawling playground design offers activities that will help develop kids' muscles and minds as well as their social skills. This park also features a matching play area for kids ages 2 to 5.

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Playground Details

  • Age Ranges

    • 2 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 12 years
  • Design Standards

  • ASTM
  • Installed

  • May 2013
  • Design/CAD Files

  • Min Area Required

  • Total Area: 110' x 48' (33,53 m x 14,63 m)
    2-5 Area: 37' x 33' (11,28 m x 10,06 m)
    5-12 Area: 73' x 48' (22,25 m x 14,63 m)

  • Project Price Range

  • $140K-$159K

    Pricing reflects only the equipment shown in the 3D render above. For international and exact pricing, please contact your local playground consultant.

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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.

There is something for everyone at Catalpa Oaks Park including two play structures for kids ages 2 to 5 and 5 to 12. The playground for 5- to 12-year-olds offers a variety of play experiences with the Single Wave Poly Slide, many climbers like the Lollipop Climber, and spinning events like the Blender Spinner and OmniSpin Spinner. The play structure for 2- to 5-year-olds features a SlideWinder2, Pod Climber, Cozy Coaster Slide, Wee Pod Climber and Imagination Table.

[video: a sign hangs on a metal fence reading Oakland County Parks Catalpa Oaks. Camera pans right to left of the entire playground area. A crowd of children rush to the playground and shouting. A young boy runs while spinning a group of kids on the OmniSpin spinner, he reaches his top speed and jumps onto the spinner to ride with his friends. They all laugh together when the boy jumps onto the spinner. Three children climb up the Logo Climber to the main playground decking as another group of children walk across the SpaceWalk Climber rope bridge.]

[video: and young girl climbs on top and across an Arched Horizontal Ladder. Two boys stand at the end of a Canyon Climber. Three children hang and swing from an Arched Horizontal Ladder monkey bar set. A boy and girl spin in slow motion on the Gyro Twister. Camera switches to domed post top with the Landscape Structures logo on top. The Landscape Structures logo is made of a ribbon shape undulating above the text landscape structures. Scene switches to boys sitting and talking on top of the Ring Tangle Climber.]

Young boy: We go down and then over there and then we go back.

[video: the two young boys climb above the camera on the Ring Tangle Climber. They indistinctly have a conversation. Camera switch to a young girl hanging upside down by her legs and talking to the camera.]

Young girl: I can even do exercise.

[video: camera switch to a top down view of the young girl swinging herself back and forth has she hangs from her knees on the Canyon Climber. A toddler reaches hear hand out towards the camera to grab the next rope on the Swiggle Stix Bridge. A group of children stand in front of the camera.]

Young boy: I come here every day.

Young boy 2 voiceover: I come here... this is my first time here so.

[video: a young boy in a blue shirt climbs on top of the O-Zone Climber. Camera switch to a boy in a striped orange shirt as he spins the Color Splash panel. Camera close-up of young girl wearing glasses. The camera man asks her a question.]

Camera man: What do you like to play with?

Young girl: The climbing thing where you have to go side to side.

[video: camera close-up of young girl with braids and beads in her hair as she speaks to the camera.]

Young girl 2: I sometimes get on the swing and twirl around.

[video: two girls swing next to each other towards the camera.]

Young girl 2 voiceover: And then when I'm done twirling I jump on it and stand up with no hands.

[video: close-up of young boy’s face as he speaking to the camera.]

Young boy 2: Uh I like that spiny thing.

[video: a young girl wearing a purse pushes a group of children on the OmniSpin. The children hold their hands above their heads as they spin around.]

Young boy 2 voiceover: And I like this slide a lot.

[video: camera is placed in the center of the OmniSpin. A young boy can be seen spinning the OmniSpin. He runs to push the OmniSpin sticking his tongue out and raising one of his hands. The young boy goes down the large poly slide away from the camera.]

Young boy 2 voiceover: And those rings over there.

[video: young boy wears a point of view camera as he climbs through the O-Zone climbing rings. Camera switch to close-up of a young boy speaking the camera.]

Young boy 3: I like those bars over there...

[video: camera pans across the Canyon Climber as several children climb across. Camera switches back to young boy 3 speaking to the camera.]

Young boy 3: And I like the monkey bars and that twisty thing.

[video: a young girl spins the Optigear Panel. Camera zooms in on young girl’s hands as she spins the Optigear Panel handle. Camera switches to a neighborhood dad Ian Washington as he speaks to the camera.]

Ian: We actually only live a couple miles from here so, it's a good way for us to get outside and walk, come out to the park...

[video: three children climb on the Ring Tangle Climber.]

Ian voiceover: And we will play for about an hour and then we will head back home.

[video: camera zooms in on a girl as she climbs across the Ring Tangle Climber.]

Ian voiceover: First thing that attracted us to this park was how eccentric it was and how futuristic it was.

[video: view of the entire play area across an open plan of grass. Camera pans across the playground as children run and play all around.]

camera man voiceover: The modernistic look of it?

[video: young girl side steps her way across the SpaceWalk Climber rope bridge. Camera back to Ian talking.]

Ian: Yeah, so as soon as that opens in the spring we want to get out there and start playing on it.

[video: camera shoots through the Ring Tangle Climber as children climb across it.]

Ian voiceover: And now it’s her favorite park. It's just a way to get kids to start playing with each other.

[video: a group of kids play and spin on the OmniSpin. A young girl swings from rung to run on the Arched Horizontal Ladder monkey bar set.]

Ian voiceover: And obviously you have a lot of different age groups are here and they are all playing together and socializing and playing.

[video: camera pans left to right of the O-Zone Climber. Camera shoots up on the Ring Tangle Climber as a young girl with glasses climbs across. Camera switches to a person’s points of view climbing across the Ring Tangle Climber.]

Ian voiceover: You know, she's still out there playing.

[video: a young girl climbs to the top of the Loop Arch Climber. Camera switches back to Ian speaking to camera.]

Ian: And she doesn't care what I'm doing so that's a good thing.

[video: a young boy wears the point of view camera on the OmniSpin.]

Young boy: They asked me to.

[video: young girl hangs from chin up bar by her knees upside down, she turns and smiles at the camera. A young girl holds onto a large playground post and looks down to smile at the camera. Two children spin the Color Splash Panel on the main playground decking. Camera close-up with a top down view of two boy’s feet in the middle of the OmniSpin. The Landscape Structures logo in the center of the spinner rotates with the boy’s feet.]

Boys riding OmniSpin: Wooh!

[video: fade to black, Landscape Structure logo appears. The Landscape Structures logo is made of a ribbon shape undulating above the text landscape structures.]

Young boy voiceover: This is fun.

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