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Commercial vs. Residential Playground Safety Standards

May 20, 2021

If you are in the market for a play set or other new equipment for a playground you’ll likely see references to safety standards and material grades. But how does all that differ when looking at commercial versus residential play sets? Read on to learn the differences (and similarities) between the two and which you…

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Residential Materials

April 26, 2021

Equipment materials are tough enough to handle whatever shenanigans your kiddos dream up!   100% BPA, Phthalate and “soft” PVC free RSP (Recycled Structural Plastic) Post materials – 90% recycled by weight:  30% internal scrap; 30% post-industrial milk jugs; 30% HDPE #2 bottles; remaining 10% is structural additives, colorant, and UV protectant EcoColor Flat Plastic…

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Residential Play Components

April 26, 2021

Commercial grade play components for the backyard! Climbers: Slides: Accessories: Panels:

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Fitness Ideas for Kids Stuck at Home

March 22, 2021

Do you need fitness ideas for kids? As playground equipment manufacturers we like to fancy ourselves as connoisseurs of play. We especially love to play out doors. We’ve assembled a list of six totally fun ideas to get kids moving. All this social distancing is making it difficult for kids to get the same activity…

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A Case for the Backyard Play Set

March 16, 2021

Are you looking to add a backyard play set to your landscape? Great idea! Here’s why. As the warm weather approaches, parents often find themselves planning summer activities for their children. Traditionally, these outdoor activities included: summer camp, recreational sports leagues, scouts, and more. With today’s uncertain times, these traditional activities may be more limited,…

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Play Mart Introduces a New Residential Line of Play Sets

December 9, 2020

Somerset, KY — Since 1993 Play Mart, Inc. has been manufacturing commercial play sets and play equipment for schools, daycare facilities, community parks, and more. Today we announce our new product line manufactured specifically for use in residential play areas and backyards. Given today’s unique environment and broader concerns about health and wellness. The demand…

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Advantages of Outdoor Classrooms for Schools

August 20, 2020

Now, more than ever, outdoor classrooms are vitally important to a child’s well-being and development. For decades children have spent an increasing amount of time indoors. Children as young as five years old have already spent less time outdoors than their parents did by that age! As a result of this, elementary age children have…

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We Have Resumed Operations

May 14, 2020

Play Mart Factory is Back Up & Running We are fully operational and full speed ahead—ready to help you with your playground needs this summer and beyond. Contact us today with any questions or to place an order. Safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic led many businesses, including Play Mart, to temporarily shut down operations. …

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Temporary Shutdown

March 21, 2020

Message to Our Customers & Distributors Due to complications from the COVID-19 Pandemic, our governor has ordered that all non-essential businesses must shut down by March 26th.   Please watch our website for updates. Be Safe.  Be Kind.  Don’t Panic.  We’ll make it through this.   Play Mart

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2019 Year-End Sale

December 6, 2019

Introducing the Play Mart Year-End Sale! For a limited time we are offering special factory-direct pricing on selected products with FREE shipping. View our selected sale items here. Our playground equipment is perfect for play areas of all sizes. We want to celebrate the end of the year by offering special 10% OFF MSRP factory-direct…

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