Landscape Structures is proud to partner with like-minded organizations in an effort to advance the health and well-being of children. Learn more about our partners and organizations of which we’re members.
Since January 2008, Landscape Structures has partnered with American Forests to directly offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced in our manufacturing processes. We make donations that are used to purchase enough trees to offset the total amount of CO2 generated for each play system and Skatewave® skatepark produced in our Delano, Minn., production facilities. Each year, we donate an average of more than 22,000 trees to American Forests.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Landscape Structures is proud to collaborate with landscape architects to create playground environments, and we’re proud to sponsor ASLA. Our chairman, Steve King, FASLA, is a licensed landscape architect and a member of the distinguished ASLA Council of Fellows.
City Parks Alliance
The City Parks Alliance supports the creation, revitalization and sustainability of urban parks and green spaces. As members, we network with civic and community leaders, government agencies, parks and recreation authorities and more to educate the public on the importance of parks.
Since 2001, Landscape Structures has partnered with Epcot® and its preeminent landscape architects to create magical play environments for children of all ages during the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Each year, our playground equipment is nestled among natural elements to help reinforce the importance of integrating plants and flowers among manufactured equipment.
International Playground Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA)
Landscape Structures is a member in good standing of IPEMA, the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association. In the interest of playground safety, IPEMA provides a Third Party Certification Service to validate our conformance to ASTM F1487, Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use.
Landscape Structures is proud to be a Vision Partner of Kiwanis® International to bring play and playgrounds to communities across the globe. We're honored to provide high-quality commercial playground equipment and services that reflect the high degree of integrity that Kiwanis demands. Learn more.
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
NAESP and Landscape Structures share a joint commitment to enhancing the lives of children and transferring inclusivity from the classroom to the playground. We feel privileged to partner with these educational professionals to promote healthy children, successful futures and encourage a place where all children of all abilities can play, learn and grow together.
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
We value the dedicated work of NRPA and believe that by working together, we can help create healthy children and sustainable communities now and in the future. We're proud to support parks and recreation professionals through our Parks and Recreation State Association Speaker Scholarships, which fund the appearances of keynote speakers at annual or regional conferences.
Project Fit America (PFA)
Project Fit America (PFA) is a national public charity dedicated to getting kids fit through donations that create opportunities for kids to become active, fit and healthy as part of the everyday school experience. We are honored to be PFA's exclusive vendor for custom-built outdoor equipment components.
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation and STAR Center
The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation and its sister organization, the STAR (Sensory Therapies and Research) Center in Greenwood Village, Colo., are working to bring awareness to the disorder, and share the important work they do to treat children and adults affected by SPD. We have collaborated with the Foundation to create a sensory playground at STAR Center, which is helping move SPD therapy outdoors. We're honored to have Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, the founder of the SPD Foundation and STAR Center, on our Inclusive Play Advisory Board to learn more about how therapy in natural settings—especially playgrounds—helps treat children touched by the disorder. Learn more.
Landscape Structures is pleased to partner with Shane's Inspiration toward a common goal of promoting play for children of all abilities. Together, we've created nearly 50 Universally Accessible Playgrounds including the first in Mexico and Ecuador. Plus, we're excited to have collaborated with Shane's Inspiration on playground projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Shane's Inspiration has taken accessible playgrounds to a whole new level, not only helping communities build these beautiful play environments from conception to completion, but also ensuring that they are utilized through inclusive play programming. Learn more.
Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™)
Landscape Structures is proud to support the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES), which provides professionals and individuals information for making environmentally preferable choices in their landscape and outdoor projects. The SITES program is a collaboration between the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin, the United States Botanic Garden and ASLA among others to develop guidelines and standards for landscape sustainability.
The Miracle League
The Miracle League® offers opportunities for children with mental and/or physical challenges to play baseball through custom baseball fields. We are honored to be the official playground partner of The Miracle League. With more than 240 organizations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela and Australia, The Miracle League gives more than 200,000 children and young adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy America's favorite pastime. Learn more.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The USGBC is changing the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. The organization believes in creating spaces that give people better, brighter, healthier spaces to live, work and play. We are one of tens of thousands of member organizations, chapters and community volunteers for USGBC that are moving the building industry forward.
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