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How a Custom Outdoor Playground Can Level Up Your Community

Do you have kids? If so, you know that they love nothing more than playing outdoors. In fact, outdoor play is essential for children’s physical and cognitive development. But what if your community doesn’t have a playground? Not to worry – thanks to custom outdoor playgrounds, your community can now enjoy all the benefits of outdoor play! These unique playgrounds are perfect for cities and towns of all sizes, and they can be tailored to fit any budget. Ready to learn more? Keep reading to find out why a custom outdoor playground is a perfect addition to your community!

What is a Custom Playground?

First, let’s talk about what a custom playground is. It’s a playground that is designed and built specifically for your community, taking into account the needs and preferences of the local residents. Custom outdoor playgrounds can be designed for any age group, from toddlers to older children, and they often include innovative features such as climbing walls or sensory play elements.

Benefits of a Custom Playground

So why should your community invest in a custom outdoor playground? Here are six benefits to consider:

Promotes Physical Activity

When you have an outdoor playground in your community, it gives children (and even adults!) a fun and convenient place to be physically active. This can have a positive impact on overall health and well-being, as well as reduce childhood obesity rates.

Fosters Community Bonding

Outdoor playgrounds serve as a gathering spot for families and friends in the community to come together, spend time outside, and make connections with each other. It also gives parents peace of mind knowing that their children have a safe place to play while they socialize with others.

Attracts Visitors

A custom outdoor playground can also act as a tourist attraction, bringing more visitors (and potential customers) to your community. It’s a unique amenity that sets your town apart from others, making it a more desirable destination.

Improves Property Values

Having a custom outdoor playground in your community can also increase property values, making it a more attractive place to live and potentially bringing in more residents.

Encourages Imagination and Creativity

Outdoor play encourages imaginative and creative thinking in children, as they are able to freely explore and come up with their own games and activities. This type of play helps improve problem-solving skills, social skills, and overall cognitive development.

Leads to Future Success

Finally, outdoor play during childhood has been shown to lead to success later on in life, including better academic performance and leadership skills. So investing in a custom outdoor playground now could pay off for the future generation of leaders in your community.

How To Get Started

The first thing you need to do is find a reliable company that specializes in designing and building custom outdoor playgrounds like SPI Plastics. We will work with you to create a unique playground that fits the needs and budget of your community.

Next, figure out where the playground will go – it could be a park or open space in your community or even at a local school. Get input from residents and stakeholders to determine the best location and design for the playground.

Finally, gather support from your community and start fundraising or applying for grants to cover the cost of the custom outdoor playground. It may take some effort, but it will all be worth it once you see the joy and excitement on children’s faces as they play on their new outdoor playground!


So what are you waiting for? A custom outdoor playground is just what your community needs to help children grow and bring the community together. Contact SPI Plastics to get started on creating your own unique outdoor playground today.

SPI Plastics Inc.

165 Stoneman Drive, Box 100
(Shouldice Block Road & Joynt Street)
Shallow Lake, ON
N0H 2K0

T   519-935-2211
TF 800-269-6533
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