How much Playground do I need?

The scope of your playground project will be determined by several factors.


  • How many kids will be using the play equipment?

  • How many at one time?

  • What are the ages of the kids using the equipment?

  • Do you have separate play areas for different age groups?

These are some of the questions that will need to be answered to select what’s best for your site.


  • How big is your area?

  • Do you have more than one area that will need playground equipment?

  • What are the dimensions of the area?

  • Is there a height limit (i.e. inside a building, under a tree),

  • Are there obstructions or items within the area around which we’ll need to plan (trees, poles, wires, fences, etc.)?

  • Are there underground utilities or water lines that should be considered?

Shade or sun exposure is an important issue, especially in the south, where the sun and heat can be severe for much of the year. You may want to locate a play area in or near trees, in the shadow of a building, or consider purchasing shade covers and simply cover all or part of them. Determine the path of the sun, especially in the summer, and locate where the harshest heat will occur.

Also, existing or future improvements like sidewalks, drives, shade covers, water fountains, bathrooms, easements, vehicle access, benches and picnic tables should be discussed as well.


Of course, budgetary issues are at the heart of any project. It is essential to determine, as closely as possible, the available funds for the project.

We certainly understand cost issues, and we can help figure out ways to find solutions to your budget concerns and make your project really happen. As you research your own criteria and become more knowledgeable about playground equipment in general, remember that Kidstruction™ can help you define and itemize costs, offer different ways to proceed with your project, as well as suggest ways to maximize the value for your dollar.

Time and time again, we’ve seen successful fund raising from “pinching pennies” efforts, to car washes, to bake sales. Combine those efforts with your Kidstruction™ team, and we can make your playground become a reality sooner than you think. We’re firm believers in “where there’s a will there’s a way!”

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We will help you identify the variables that are unique to your organization and give you guidance to make the best choices possible. Kidstruction™ will help you secure the most equipment and best features for your money, while creating an outdoor playset wonderland that will foster physical, mental, and social skills in a secure environment.

Kidstruction™ Playground Equipment

Search our outdoor playground equipment by either age group or price. If you need equipment for a preschool, for example, there is no sense in looking at playground structures designed for 12-year-olds. By the same token, our equipment for 6 to 23-month-olds would be out of place at a local park or on an elementary school playground. We also know that you most likely have a set budget for your needs, so we want you to have a realistic idea of what you can accomplish in terms of price.
Kidstruction™ commercial playground equipment includes swings, slides, bridges, climbers, play panels, and rooftops—elements that make playtime engaging, stimulating and even inspiring for pint-sized minds with immense imaginations. As your little pirates and princesses bring Kidstruction™ structures to life, rest assured that all components are made from the safest and most durable materials available.

Kidstruction™ Accessories and Added Features

In addition to outdoor playsets, Kidstruction™ offers additional accessories such as free-standing play stations, sun shades, and safety surfacing to complete your playground package. If you need features such as park benches, waste receptacles, or even barbecue grills, Kidstruction™ can bring your vision, in its entirety, to fruition.
Contact Kidstruction™ to begin mapping out your vision for kids playground equipment. We offer both the equipment and the technical expertise to help that vision take shape.
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