National Playground Safety Week is April 26-39, 2021. Did you know the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) reports one-third of accidents on public playgrounds are a result of incomplete or neglected maintenance, and that 84% of injuries could be prevented with proper maintenance and supervision? It’s true and GameTime is here to help.
Read on and learn how you can reduce the risk of playground injuries and protect your playground equipment investment at the same time. We have tools and resources available during National Playground Safety Week.
We Wrote the Book on Playground Maintenance
GameTime publishes a comprehensive Playground Maintenance Guide with lots of information on how to keep your playground in top shape year after year. It includes detailed checklists, maintenance plans, and numerous examples of proper maintenance techniques.
The guide is authored by playground industry experts Teri and Dan Hendy and published in partnership with PlayCore. During National Playground Safety Week it’s available free of charge as a PDF download.
Play Supervision is Essential
We also publish a Playground Supervision Guide with tips on how to prepare a supervision plan for parents and/or adult caregivers. NRPA research suggests proper supervision by parents or caregivers can reduce risk and injury on the playground. Our comprehensive playground supervision guide will help with checklists, tips, and hints to improve the play experience for everyone.
Free Maintenance and Supervision Guides
During National Playground Safety Week, GameTime is offering both our Playground Maintenance Guide and our Playground Supervision Guide free of charge. Take advantage of this special offer and ensure your play and recreation space is in top shape and serving the needs of your community.
Get More Playground Safety and Maintenance Training
GameTime also provides maintenance training courses across the country. These half-day workshops cover a wide range of safety and maintenance topics, and attendees are eligible for CEU credits. Contact us to request more information or to schedule a workshop.
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