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  • Sharp Decline in Children’s Unstructured Play Time Shown in New Study

    Posted: Sep 06

    Over half of parents in a recent poll think that children today have fewer opportunities for play than children 20 years ago. Many parents polled reported their children get one hour or less of unstructured play time each day.

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  • Principals to Build Playground at Pennsylvania Elementary School

    Posted: Jul 06

    More than 100 of the nation’s school principals will come together on July 8, to build a playground at Stonehurst Hills Elementary School in Upper Darby, Penn., as part of the jointly presented 2017 National Principals Conference, held July 9-11 in Philadelphia.

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  • Meta Study Shows Play Shapes Children

    Posted: Jun 28

    Children's early experiences and the settings they inhabit play a powerful role in shaping the adults they will become. That's according to a meta-study recently commissioned in partnership with the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development.

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  • Now Welcoming Preschoolers to Join the Band

    Posted: Jun 21

    The joy of making music on the playground can now be enjoyed at any age. The collection of Rhapsody® Outdoor Musical Instruments has expanded with six instruments that are a bit smaller and lower to the ground—sized just right for kids ages 2 to 5.

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  • And the winner is...

    Posted: Jun 12

    A fourth grader who uses a wheelchair will soon get to play on the playground with her friends. Her story convinced a panel of judges to award the Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club $25,000 in inclusive playground equipment as part of the Legacy of Play® Contest.

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  • Legacy of Play Contest Now Open

    Posted: Apr 13

    Landscape Structures has teamed up with their partner, Kiwanis International, to host the Legacy of Play Contest, and give one Kiwanis club $25,000 in playground equipment.

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  • Smart Play®: Loft 2-5 Debuts at EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival

    Posted: Apr 11

    Landscape Structures is proud to have its playground equipment featured at the 24th Annual EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival. The newly introduced Smart Play®: Loft 2-5 is making its first appearance at the Festival, and bringing extra fun for 2- to 5-year-olds.

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  • M.E. O'Brien & Sons Named 2016 Rep of the Year

    Posted: Feb 16

    Landscape Structures has named M.E. O’Brien & Sons, Inc., of Medfield, Mass., 2016 Rep Organization of the Year. The award was presented to the M.E. O’Brien & Sons team last month during Landscape Structures’ annual sales meeting in Minneapolis, Minn.

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Upcoming Events

  • May
    19

    Outdoor Classroom Day

    Worldwide
    A GLOBAL campaign to celebrate outdoor play and learning, and inspire schools to get outdoors to play and learn EVERY day.
  • May
    29-Jun 04

    Canada’s National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)

    Canada
    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.
  • Jun
    08-11

    Kiwanis International Convention 2022

    Indianapolis, IN
    Kiwanis International Convention 2022
  • Jun
    11

    National Get Outdoors Day

    Worldwide
  • Jun
    18-21

    Greater & Greener Conference

    Philadelphia, PA
    Greater & Greener 2022
  • Jul
    01-31

    July is Park and Recreation Month

    Worldwide
    Celebrating the importance of park and recreation throughout the world.
  • Jul
    15-17

    National Association of Elementary School Principals

    Louisville, KY
    Join us at the Annual NAESP Conference.
  • Sep
    20-22

    National Recreation & Park Association

    Phoenix, AZ
    We look forward to connecting with you at the NRPA Annual Conference
  • Sep
    22-21

    Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play

    Worldwide
    Worldwide Day of Play is a celebration of all the different ways you can get up and get active.
  • Oct
    05-07

    Texas Municipal League

    San Antonio, TX
    Annual Conference & Exhibition
  • Oct
    12-14

    Parks & Recreation Summit

    Tucson, AZ
    Join us at the 2022 Parks & Recreation Summit
  • Oct
    22

    Kiwanis One Day

    Worldwide
    Kiwanis clubs join forces to better their communities. See what some clubs are doing for Kiwanis One Day.
  • Nov
    11-14

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    San Francisco, CA
    We look forward to connecting with you at the ASLA Annual Meeting.