News & Events

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  • How to Build Inclusive Communities

    Posted: Mar 28

    In a world where diversity is often acknowledged but not always celebrated, we are taking a step forward to highlight the importance of inclusivity in building strong, vibrant communities. This series aims to explore the various facets of diversity — be it racial, cultural, gender-based, or within the differently-abled community — and understand how embracing these differences strengthens our social fabric.

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  • Moving Community Forward on Inclusivity

    Posted: Apr 4

    Thanks to the work of inclusive-play advocates and greater use of inclusive design practices, playgrounds are evolving to better meet the needs of the greater disabled community. In 2024, we are evolving to the social model of disability, which emphasizes that individuals do not require “fixing”—they are not the problem. Instead, it’s the built environment that needs to be adapted and changed.

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  • Landscape Structures Inc. Elevates the Play Experience with Volo™

    Posted: Feb 8

    Landscape Structures has introduced its latest product innovation, Volo™, a dynamic addition to the Smart Play® collection. Volo is not just a playground structure, it’s designed to promote inclusive play, imaginative exploration and limitless adventure for children ages 5 to 12.

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  • General Recreation Honored as 2023 Rep Organization of the Year

    Posted: Dec 13

    Landscape Structures is thrilled to announce General Recreation, Inc. of Newtown Square, Pa., as the 2023 Rep Organization of the Year. This distinction is a testament to their unwavering commitment our core values and mission, which positively impacts communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

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  • North Charleston Unveils Inclusive Playground, a Haven for All Abilities

    Posted: Nov 11

    What stuck out to North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey was the uniqueness of the space. “Park Circle's unique," Summey said. "We wanted to have something that everyone could do." And now, North Charleston has a playground for people of all ages and abilities. “The ball field is all-inclusive," Summey said. "It's where kids in wheelchairs can play ball. It's designed to do that. The playground is all-inclusive as well. It's designed where children with needs children without needs, and adults even can play with their children."

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  • Paralympian Visits Playground in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

    Posted: Nov 30

    The joy we find as kids on the playground is something former Team USA Paralympian Jill Moore says she missed out on as a kid. <p> "I didn't go to playgrounds growing up," Moore shared. "They were never going to be the spaces that showed some of the best things about me."

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  • St. Paul City Council Approves Unique Inclusive Playground

    Posted: Oct 31

    The St. Paul, Minnesota City Council just approved a multi-million dollar redevelopment project near Allianz Field. <p> The first part of it includes a playground that focuses on including everyone in playtime. It will be St. Paul's largest inclusive playground with more than 25 different types of activities. <p> Longtime manufacturer Landscape Structures is partnering with Flagship Recreation to create the playground meant for all abilities.

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  • St. Paul's Go-To Playground Designers Take a Big Cue from the Disabled

    Posted: Oct 31

    Jill Moore’s wheelchair doesn’t prevent her from exploring parks, playgrounds and other public spaces. In fact, as an inclusive play specialist for Minnesota-based playground designer Landscape Structures, she’s developed an expertise in noodling through landscapes that able-bodied people sometimes take for granted, searching for access opportunities and impediments designers might have overlooked, or as she puts it, “connecting the lived experience with the design.”

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Upcoming Events

  • May 26
    Jun 1

    Canada’s National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)

    National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) takes place every year starting on the last Sunday in May. It is a time when accessibility and inclusion is promoted across communities and workplaces and a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities.
  • May 27

    Outdoor Classroom Day

    A GLOBAL campaign to celebrate outdoor play and learning, and inspire schools to get outdoors to play and learn EVERY day.
  • May

    Nature Everywhere Conference

    Madison, WI
    Bringing together leaders committed to the health and wellbeing of children and communities.
  • Jun 8

    National Get Outdoors Day

  • Jun

    Greater & Greener Conference

    Seattle, WA
    Annual conference from the City Parks Alliance
  • Jul

    Kiwanis International Convention 2024

    Denver, CO
  • Jul

    The United Conference - National Conference on School Leadership

    Nashville, TN
    Join us at the Annual NAESP Conference, now called the United Conference.
  • Sep

    Kiwanis Celebrate Community Week

    A weeklong initiative promoting collaboration, Celebrate Community is the evolution of Kiwanis One Day.
  • Oct

    Employee Ownership Month

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

    Miracle League All-Star Game

    Covington, GA
    Every child deserves a chance to play baseball.
  • Oct

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    Washington, DC
    We look forward to connecting with you at the ASLA Annual Meeting.
  • Oct

    National Recreation & Park Association

    Atlanta, GA
    Visit us at the National Recreation and Parks Association annual conference!
  • Oct

    World Waterpark Association Show

    Las Vegas, NV
    The World Waterpark Association's Annual Symposium and Tradeshow
  • Nov

    National League of Cities City Summit

    Tampa Bay, FL
    Visit us at the annual conference!
  • Nov

    Athletic Business Show

    New Orleans, LA
    Visit us at the Athletic Business Show!