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Letters, Articles and Publications


Books

The staff at PlaySafe, LLC continues to provide important resources that can be purchased to assist your agency or accompany your classroom with the following publications.

  

 Order your copy of An Introduction to Playground Maintenance 

 Order your copy of Public Input Process for P&R Planning 


 Order your copy of Master Plan Process for Parks and Recreation





PlaygroundProfessionals.com

"PlaySafe and Live Well!" Columns

Playsafe and Live Well! 1 - Playground Inspections and Audits

Playsafe and Live Well! 2 - Designated Play Surfaces

Playsafe and Live Well! 3 - Selecting Playground Equipment - The Citizen Perspective

Playsafe and Live Well! 4 - Spray Parks

Playsafe and Live Well! 5 - Turf Playing Field vs. Playground Surfacing

Playsafe and Live Well! 6 - How to Correctly Design and Care For a Wrestling Room 

Playsafe and Live Well! 7 - How to Determine the Feasibility of a Playground Area 

Playsafe and Live Well! 8 - The Hidden Hazards in Bleacher Safety

Playsafe and Live Well! 9 - Trampoline Park Safety

Playsafe and Live Well! 10 - Some Important Considerations for Designing and Purchasing a New Playground

Playsafe and Live Well! 11 - Basketball Buffer Zones: Accidents Waiting to Happen

Playsafe and Live Well! 12 - Bringing Playground Equipment to Life

Playsafe and Live Well! 13 - Some Helpful Hints for Taking the CPSI Exam

Playsafe and Live Well! 14 - Designing Bike Trails

Playsafe and Live Well! 15 - Training With a Limited Budget

Playsafe and Live Well! 16 - Park Classification Plans: The Critical Role of Playgrounds

Playsafe and Live Well! 17 - Do You Have an Age Appropriate Playground?

Playsafe and Live Well! 18 - Playgrounds are Everywhere and Yes, They Have Different Requirements

Playsafe and Live Well! 19 - New Playground Lawsuits

Playsafe and Live Well! 20 - An Interview with a Playground Installer and Maintenance Company

Playsafe and Live Well! 21 - A New Way to Help with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Playsafe and Live Well! 22 - When is Playground Equipment "Playground Equipment", and When is it Not?

Playsafe and Live Well! 23 - Telling the World About Your Facility Using Social Media!

Playsafe and Live Well! 24 -Are Your Children Supervised on the Playground by Trained Personnel?

Playsafe and Live Well! 25 - Could a Dog Park Be the Key to a Healthier Community?

Playsafe and Live Well! 26 - Is Your Playground Designed for Your Specific Needs?

Playsafe and Live Well! 27 - A Moveable Feast - Food and Parks

Playsafe and Live Well! 28 - I Want to Ride My Bicycle, I Want to Ride My Bike!

Playsafe and Live Well! 29 - New and Improved!

Playsafe and Live Well! 30 - Learn About Your Playground Amenities


Articles Featuring PlaySafe

Mother Tongue Blog Post - Time-Space Continuum II: Playscapism

California Parks and Recreation Society Winter 2014- Playground Supervision Part 2

The Public Manager 2012 - Designing Child's Play Takes Serious Planning

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Strategic Planning in Parks and Recreation (Winter 2011)

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Physcial Activity for Middle School Students (Spring 2011)

The Southeast Education Network: SEEN Magazine - Building Cooperative and Competitive Skills in Children: The Physical Education Model (Spring 2010)

The Southeast Education Network: SEEN Magazine - Playgrounds, the place kids get hurt (Oh, and also learn, have fun, be healthy and grow)

School Play & Athletic Facilities - Safe Playgrounds, Safe Children

Athletic Business - Epuipment and Components: Sports Surfaces

Parks and Recreation: Official Publication of the National Recreation and Park Association - Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan

California Parks and Recreation Society Winter - Complying With Public Open Meeting Acts

Utah Leisure Insights - The Focus Group Process in Parks and Recreation Planning

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Open Space Planning: Improving Citizen Understanding

California Parks and Recreation Society - Managing Risk in Recreation Programs, Facilities and Services

FIT Magazine - Kids’ Corner: Monkeying Around: Jungle gyms and other play sets engage minds and bodies

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - The Use of Charettes as a Public Involvement Tool in Parks and Recreation Planning

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Parks and Recreation and the American Culture: Understanding the Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials

Arizona Parks and Recreation Magazine - Fees and Charges in Parks and Recreation: Philosophy and Methodology

California Parks and Recreation Society - Smart Growth Planning Principles and Parks and Recreation

Utah Leisure Insights Magazine - The Essentials of Playground Safety

California Parks and Recreation Magazine - Conducting Economic Impact Studies in Parks and Recreation

Utah Leisure Insights Magazine - Environmental Assessments in Parks and Recreation Planning

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Conducting Public Hearings: Choosing the Model That’s Right for Your Agency

Texas Recreation & Park Society Magazine - Playground Supervision

Apartment Owner's News - Staying Up-to-Date With Safety and Liability Needs

California Parks and Recreation Magazine - Special: Skate Park Issues (Developing a Parks & Recreation Masterplan - Seven Important Factors For You To Consider)

Park & Grounds Management -Taken from the Magazine Park & Grounds Management

Government Recreation & Fitness - Taken from the magazine Government Recreation & Fitness


Newspaper Articles Featuring PlaySafe

The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun

The Murietta Bugle

McKinney County Courier Gazette

LA Times

Clovis News Journal

Albuquerque West Side Journal

Rio Rancho Observer

Sam DeFillippo Resigns from City position to work full-time for PlaySafe



Testimonials and Recommendations

  

The City of Bakersfield

Carrie Tingley Hospital

Home Garden Homeowners' Association

The City of Cupertino

Albuquerque Public Schools



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Evening News, CA

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Children First News at Noon, NM

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