Planning Tool // Strong Foundations™ Surfacing

Planning Playground Surfaces

Strong Foundations is a guidebook that educates on how to properly plan for, purchase, and protect playground surfacing to ensure years of enjoyable use by children of all abilities. By exploring the many options in playground surfacing, this guidebook provides valuable tools to help playground owners increase the play value and functionality of their play space.

Topics in Guidebook

Some of the topics included in this guidebook are:

  • Surfacing standards
  • Types of surfacing
  • Planning, purchasing & protecting
  • Play value
  • Installation & maintenance
  • Inspection checklist
  • Budget planning