High Quality Materials

We are recovering yesterday's plastics for today's play™!

Focusing on this generation-and the next-we engineer our playground products to be low-impact environmentally, safe, and enduring with the use of reclaimed plastic and stainless steel.

All products are 100% toxin free. NO Arsenate/Arsenic, BPA, Phthalate or "soft" PVC.


EcoColor™ Plastic

Our two-tone sheet plastic contains a portion of post-industrial recycled content as well, while maintaining structural integrity and color consistency. We create imaginative and graphically pleasing panels and components from this two-tone layered material.

  • High-Density Polyethylene with UV protection
  • Signboard with duo colors is used to created contrasting graphics
  • Industry-standard non- scratch orange peel texture
  • Sheet plastic scraps are internally reclaimed and comprise 30% of RSP Formula
Cloud Flooring for Infants

"Cloud" Flooring for Infant Playsets

"Cloud" flooring has a rubberized top surface texture that is gentle on infant feet and knees, while it helps to prevent slips. The flooring also flexes under pressure, providing a friendlier feel. So, if little ones do take a tumble, the fall won't be quite so traumatic. We use Cloud Flooring on our Rock Wall Climbers as well, providing tiny climbers with a better grip. Rock handles stay firmly secure without spinning. Caregivers will love the non-porous, washable surface as well. Any messes can be easily hosed off.


SureStep™ Decking for Preschool Playsets

This slip-resistant ridged RSP™ deckboard is our proprietary design for increasing friction and reducing falls so children can walk and run confidently on our products. The ridges also make the decks cooler to the feet with less direct sun contact.

So is plastic really environmentally friendly? YES!

We purchase industrial and consumer waste and prevent it from reaching landfills by recycling over a million pounds of plastic yearly! All Nature of Early Play products is made from recycled materials - primarily from post-consumer recycled HDPE plastic. 80-95% of an entire play structure is made of recycled materials. Learn more about RSP Advantages.


Through the exclusive use of post-consumer and post-industrial plastics we prevent millions of pounds per year of plastics from entering a landfill.  RSP is 85% recycled plastic by weight.  With a minimum of 30% of the formula for RSP is now comprised of our internal scrap 30%,  post-industrial milk jugs, and Clorox bottles 30%  and 30% milk jugs. plastic preventing waste from entering the landfill.

RSP Applications:

  • Structural members (posts)
  • Decking & Platforms
  • Steps
  • Railings


  • Low maintenance
  • Graffiti resistant
  • Will not rust, splinter, split or de-laminate
  • Color throughout plastic - no fading or chipping
  • Resistant to marine borers, termites, fungus, salt and oils
  • Textured walking surfaces for safety - SureStep™ Decks
  • Additional Stainless Steel reinforcement as needed
  • 10 Year Warranty on Posts and vertical structural members
  • 100% BPA, Phthalate and "soft" PVC free
  • Provides a life lesson to kids about good use of resources!
RSP Lumber

RSP™ Lumber

All framework, posts and preschool playset decking is made from our exclusively recycled and extruded Recycled Structural Plastic™ lumber. We literally make playgrounds from recycled milk jugs!

Photo Panels

Photo Panels

Permanently printed on Alumilite. Choose one of our images or request a custom photo.

Stainless Steel Hardware

Stainless Steel Hardware

Rust-proof Stainless Steel hardware and attachment plates are standard on all equipment - features unmatched in the playground industry. We even offer a complete Stainless Steel upgrade for all metal on the entire structure - the solution for coastal environments where salt-spray disintegrates galvanized steel and corrodes aluminum very quickly.

SureGrip Metal Components

SureGrip™ Coated Pipe

Our exclusive textured SureGrip™ powder-coating ensures children get a good grip on metal climbers or framework. The matte finish reduces glare and burns and lasts many times longer. Each joint is welded with stainless steel welding wire and carefully sanded to prevent jagged edges (which could cause chipping and injuries).

  • Allied Steel Triple Coat Finish then Zinc galvanized Inside & outside
  • "Wrinkle " powder coated to increase friction and reduce falls- Electromagnetically "baked-on" powder coating
    • Provides lasting color
    • 5 - 6 times longer corrosion free
  • Stainless Steel welds
  • Total Stainless Steel components available for sites near salt water
  • Steel has 30 - 95% recycled content


We powder-coat our climbers and sliders with a uniquely strong and textured surface "wrinkle coat" to increase friction and reduce falls. Nature of Early Play is the only playground manufacturer currently using this slip-resistant powder coat. Steel pipe is used in all metal climbers, overhead climbers, ladders, and railings.

Smooth Stainless Steel Welds:

Welds are especially vulnerable to rusting due to paint chipping off and revealing raw steel beneath. But, we replaced our welding wire with Stainless Steel wire, and require our welders to create super-smooth welds, preventing jagged edges susceptible to chipping. This protects children from cuts while preventing rusting in the process! Stainless Steel welds and plates have a 60% minimum recycled content.


Roto-Molded Plastic:

  • LDPE (Low-Density Polyethylene)
  • UV 8 additive to prevent fading

Due to the characteristics of Roto-molding only UV Stabilized virgin plastics (LDPE) may be used to manufacture structurally-sound Slides, Tunnels, Roto-molded Climbers, Panels and Roofs (e.g. Mountain Climber, Rotating Panels parts, Casa Grande Roof).

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"Play Mart Inc. is truly the company you want to do business with when looking for commercial grade playground equipment.

Lesson learned: not all playground equipment is compatible with other equipment. Our HOA had a Play Mart set that was purchased in 2005 it was needing to be refurbished. Ryan Williams contacted me right away asking what he could do to help. Records hadn’t been kept so I was having difficulty finding what we had and what we could do. After sending pictures from my phone, Ryan took over giving us the original design blueprint! A detailed report on what we had and what needed to be replaced was soon in my hands.

We were elated to learn that some of our stuff was still under warranty! Options of what could be done and what must be done to ensure the safety of our children were outstanding! We were so pleased that the nightmare of searching for playground equipment was now over! The equipment is made in the USA too.

While we wait for delivery we can’t thank Ryan Williams enough for the care he took in making sure that our playground is safe! They also offer installation if you need that! Everything ships with detailed installation instructions like a picture book! Thank You Play Mart and Ryan for all of your professional help!"

Jeanette Bowen

"I'm not sure whether the kids would have caused damage to the playset at some point, but the playground survived the hurricane. Your RSP™ is amazing."

Tim H. Gateway Services Community Development District

Ft Myers, FL

“I would just like to let you know Play Mart did a wonderful job on the packing/shipping and installation instructions. We have installed almost every manufacturer in the market and your company is the most installation friendly we have done in years.”

Playground Installation Crew


“The contractor who assembled the set told me it was his first experience with recycled material in play sets and he was very impressed. He also told me it was very well packaged and user friendly for assembly.

It looks first class and blends in well with the wooded area surrounding our church. We like the fact we can accommodate so many kids with a set this size.”

Bruce P.

Topeka, KS

“This is cooler than big kids stuff!”

5 Year Old Child

Topeka, KS

“Congratulations on your extensive and impressive exhibit of your playground products. I was most impressed. If I were a child, I would spend a lot of time in the music section of your marvelous array of enticing things to do. But on the other hand, I could easily be enticed to the many other play opportunities for play and learning.

It is blatantly obvious that you have put a lot of careful thought into developing your engaging products for children. Congratulations and thank you for the tour of your exhibit at the trade show.”

Matthew Evans, FASLA Senior Landscape Architect & Horticulturist

US Capitol, Washington, DC

“It gives me great pleasure to be able to write a letter on behalf of Play Mart, Inc. On two different occasions in recent years, Play Mart constructed playground equipment on our school property. Play Mart representatives went out of their way to meet with the school playground committee so that we fully understand our options and the cost. We have been delighted with the equipment that Play Mart representatives recommended for our students. It is age appropriate and safe. We have had to make two minor repairs, which were quickly taken care of by the company.
In the process building the playground, we were very interested in using recycled materials. Availability of this via Play Mart was a big reason why we choose this company. Play Mart worked with us in obtaining exactly what we wanted. We were very pleased with the construction timeline and the value for the price. When we wanted to add more equipment, Play Mart was most helpful and made the changes cost effective for us. Our students spend many happy hours enjoying the playground.

We have been very happy with the entire project. It is with great satisfaction I write this letter on behalf of the company and their employees.”

Sister Laverne K., School Principal

Newark, DE

“We continue to be so pleased with our playscape! As soon as we open the door in preparation for outside play, the children head straight for the playscape. The teachers so enjoy watching the students play some of their favorite games which include: Pirate Ship (they all crowd on top of the playscape sailing off for adventure of the high seas), Shark! (similar to pirate ship but they all stand on top screaming “shark”), and Ice cream shop (sellers stand under the playscape and deliver ice cream cones to customers on the other side of the ‘counter’).
We thank you again for working so closely with us as we designed this safe and sturdy play area to fit the needs of our Nursery School. It has been one year and it still looks great, blending beautifully into our historic town green. Both our school and our community look forward to many, many more years of fun!”

Laurie H., Daycare Director

Washington, CT

“Our entire church is excited with the equipment and especially glad we saved 32,226 milk jugs from a landfill. We love the look of wood without the problems of termites and splintering.”

Joyce W.

Jacksonville, AR

“I wanted to drop you a quick note to commend you on your subcontractor’s performance…The combination of your quality equipment and the installation by Hammer Down has provided the staff, children and Marine Corp with an excellent play facility. The installation and application of the equipment has turned out superbly.  Hammer Down, Paul and his entire crew were pleasant to work with, knowledgeable of the equipment and codes and had an uncommon willingness to work well with us and other contractors. I commend them for an excellent install and terrific attitude.

As for the poured in place rubber; again a superb product paired with a great subcontractor. Clean Play, Allen and his crew provided a level of work that would be hard to surpass. The installation went smoothly and quickly. I appreciate their attention to detail and cleanliness. Though we may have stayed late, I never have an issue doing that for a contractor that works as hard and diligently as they did each and every day. There performance was outstanding and one I would look forward to seeing again.

I appreciate all of your help and you providing us with such high quality subcontractors. Thank you.”

Mike R., Superintendent

Sauer, Inc.