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Provide a Safe Environment For Active Fun

Supervise for Safer Play!

Maintaining your play system and providing proper supervision of the play environment is important as it may contribute to safer play for children, reduce the risk of injury and prolong the life of your playground equipment.

As part of our Safety Resource Series, GameTime has published the Playground Maintenance Guide and Playground Supervision Guide. Authored by playground safety consultants Teri and Daniel Hendy of Site Masters Inc., these comprehensive guidebooks will help you properly identify and correct potential hazards on the playground, and provide tips for supervising the play environment effectively.

 

National Recreation and Parks Association 84% of all playground accidents could be avoided through two activities: adult supervision and proper playground maintenance.
Daniel M. Hendy, CPSI As a playground supervisor, how you approach the supervision of the playground may impact children’s physical safety and the opportunities they may have to develop physically, cognitively, communicatively, emotionally, and sociall

Proper Supervision Enhances the Play Experience

Our Playground Supervision Guide will help you identify the importance of the value of play and playground supervision, identify potential environmental and playground equipment hazards and develop active supervision practices to reduce injuries. It also includes guidelines to help you develop effective supervision and emergency response plans for continuous quality improvement.

Schedule Supervision Training in Your Area

GameTime hosts Playground Maintenance and Supervision training workshops across the country. Our half-day class covers a wide range of topics, and attendees are eligible for CEU credits. Request more information and schedule a workshop in your area today.