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  • Delano's Landscape Structures builds some of the biggest playgrounds here and abroad

    Posted: Sep 18

    Landscape Structures' (LSI) local staff of around 500 — plus a select group of Twin Cities test kids — have shaped the way children play, from Shoreview to Brooklyn, N.Y., to Singapore. LSI builds 1,500 to 2,000 playgrounds a year for cities, schools, and private companies across the country and internationally. They can range from tens of thousands of dollars for small pocket parks to millions for destination playgrounds.

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  • Why Inclusive Playgrounds are Important

    Posted: Aug 6

    The conversation of inclusion is reaching past the point of ADA-compliant design. With 1 in 4 Americans having a diagnosed disability (CDC, 2022), inclusive spaces are becoming popular around the world. We, as commercial playground designers and manufacturers, are constantly learning what makes for a successful day of play—not only from caregivers, siblings, scholars and therapists, but also people with disabilities.

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  • Creating Opportunities for Adaptive Recreation

    Posted: Jul 1

    While more and more new playgrounds are being designed with inclusivity in mind, many older playgrounds don't have equipment and features to support adaptive play for all. If your favorite local playground is one of them, just know there are options for updating. One option that can be especially appealing is to retrofit the existing playstructure.

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  • Landscape Structures Stands Strong in Supporting Parks and Recreation Professionals: Launches 15th Annual State Speaker Scholarship Program

    Posted: Jun 20

    Landscape Structures, Minnesota-based commercial playground manufacturer, has proudly announced its commitment to supporting parks and recreation professionals through its 15th annual Parks and Recreation State Speaker Scholarship program.

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  • Playground Design Trends

    Posted: Jun 1

    Parents who haven't been to a playground in ages might be astonished by what they see when they take their little ones to the local playground for the first time. They may be struck by the sheer size of the equipment, with soaring towers that dwarf the equipment they played on as kids.

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  • Fair Play

    Posted: Jun 1

    When kids go to a playground, they do more than just play. They learn how to interact with others. They enjoy the moments of freedom from their parents. And they build key developmental skills.

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  • New Playground Designs Add a Whiff of Danger

    Posted: Apr 10

    Playgrounds are moving way beyond the usual, boring, simple swings and slides. Increasingly, conventional slides and swings are just small pieces of what have become complex and sometimes over-the-top playground spectacles, with themed sculptural mountains of play that climb to unexpected heights.

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  • Forma™ is the Contemporary New Anywhere Playsystem

    Posted: Feb 28

    Kids and families of all abilities will love the dynamic, challenging and inclusive play opportunities provided by Forma™, the contemporary new anywhere playsystem.

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep

    MRPA Annual Conference

    Plymouth, MN
    Annual conference of the Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association.
  • Sep 26

    PTO Today Expo - Dallas

    Dallas, TX
    We look forward to connecting with you.
  • Oct

    Employee Ownership Month

    A monthlong celebration of the benefits of employee ownership.
  • Oct

    Texas Municipal League

    Dallas, TX
    Annual Conference & Exhibition
  • Oct

    Star Sensory Symposium

    Denver, CO
    Explore the sensory impact on human function.
  • Oct

    National Recreation & Park Association

    Dallas, TX
    Visit us at booth #1417.
  • Oct 17

    PTO Today Expo - New Jersey

    Meadowlands, NJ
    We look forward to connecting with you.
  • Oct

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    Minneapolis, MN
    We look forward to connecting with you at the ASLA Annual Meeting.
  • Nov

    Athletic Business Show

    Baltimore, MD
    Visit us at booth #1315.
  • Nov

    Miracle League All-Star Game

    Palm Beach County, FL
  • Nov

    Indiana Parks & Recreation Association

    Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Nov

    National League of Cities Summit

    Atlanta, GA
    Visit us at Booth #920
  • Dec

    NHSA Parent & Family Engagement Conference

    New Orleans, LA