Industry News

Industry News

Posted: Jan 01

Teaming Up for Urban Playgrounds In March, the Trust for Public Land (TPL) received a $600,000 grant from MetLife Foundation, which will support the creation of six new parks and playgrounds across the country. The grant expands the MetLife Foundation Parks & Playgrounds Fund to $2.6 million.

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Landscape Structures Acquires Aquatic Recreation Company

Landscape Structures Acquires Aquatic Recreation Company

Posted: Oct 05

Landscape Structures Inc. announced today that it has acquired Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Aquatic Recreation Company, LLC (ARC) and Commercial Aquatic Engineering (CAE) to bring water and splash play to clients for a one-stop solution.

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Partnering with Surface America on Surfacing Solutions

Partnering with Surface America on Surfacing Solutions

Posted: Sep 10

Landscape Structures and Surface America, the nation’s leading playground safety surfacing company, will partner to provide industry-best operations and installation excellence to both Landscape Structures and Surface America clients.

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Fitness-Focused Playgrounds Making Headlines

Fitness-Focused Playgrounds Making Headlines

Posted: Aug 12

Washington Post article focused on how D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation is fighting childhood obesity, one playground at a time.

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Minnesota's Coolest Playgrounds

Minnesota's Coolest Playgrounds

Posted: Apr 24

We're pumped that several Landscape Structures playgrounds were recently featured in an article on newscastic.com called Minnesota's 9 Coolest Playgrounds.

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Introducing The Canyon Collection®

Introducing The Canyon Collection®

Posted: Mar 12

With The Canyon Collection®, climbing rocks are no longer isolated events set apart from the rest of the playground. The rock-climbing experience for 5- to 12-year-olds is now integrated into the play structure delivering continuous play that’s both physical and imaginative.

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Recreation & Parks News

Recreation & Parks News

Posted: Mar 05

We're excited to sponsor the appearance of Fran Mainella, co-chair of the U.S. Play Coalition steering committee, visiting scholar at Clemson University and Former National Park Service Director, at the 30th Annual Massachusetts Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA) Conference March 10-12, in Amherst.

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Recreation & Parks Conference

Recreation & Parks Conference

Posted: Feb 20

Mark Fenton, national public health, planning, and transportation consultant, an adjunct associate professor at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS television, will appear at the 2015 Missouri Park & Recreation Association (MPRA) Conference & Expo Feb. 24-27, as the keynote speaker.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
10-12

Northern New England Recreation & Parks Conference

Bartlett, N.H.
We're excited to support Keynote speaker, Kenyon Salo.
Jan
09-11

Landscape Structures Annual Sales Meeting

Delano, Minn.
We're excited to welcome our playground consultants from all over the world to Minnesota.
Jan
18-20

Indiana Parks & Recreation Association

Indianapolis, Ind.
We are excited to sponsor keynote speaker, Michael Brandwein.
Jan
29-31

Alabama Recreation & Parks State Conference

Montgomery, Ala.
We're excited to support speaker, Gregg Catalano, AKA Dr. Phunn.
Feb
12-15

Ohio Parks & Recreation Association Annual Conference

Sandusky, Ohio
We're excited to support speaker, Peter Kageyama
Feb
02

Kansas Recreation & Park Association

Manhattan, Kan.
We excited to support the appearance of Keynote Cindy Olson.
Feb
15

PTO Today

Houston, Texas
Expo 2017
Mar
07

PTO Today

San Antonio, Texas
Expo 2017
Feb
08

PTO Today

Columbus, Ohio
Expo 2017
Feb
02

PTO Today

Hartford, Conn.
Expo 2017
Apr
01

World Landscape Architecture Month

Worldwide
WLAM celebrates the profession and introduces it to the next generation of landscape architects across the globe.
Apr
01

Occupational Therapy Month

Worldwide
We celebrate Occupational Therapists! OTs are vital to assisting and supporting people of all ages and abilities to succeed in everyday activities and improve their quality of life.
Apr
01

World Autism Awareness Day

Worldwide
The World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is on April, 02. Use #LIUB to share your experience across social media and help light the world up blue this April!
Apr
28

Landscape Structures' birthday

Delano, Minn.
More than forty-five years ago, Steve and Barb King incorporated Landscape Structures Inc.
Mar
05-08

New Jersey Recreation & Park Association

Atlantic City, N.J.
We're proud to sponsor speaker, Michael DeLeon