Playground Web Sites

American School Directory
This site has many links to Playground companies and other PE related information. Click on "School Product Guide", then "Building & Furnishings/Athletic & Play Equip./Food Service", then "Playground Equipment".
The National Program for Playground Safety
This site covers ten major areas related to playground safety. These areas consist of such things as goals, services, staff related sites, resource lists, safety information, statistics, fun with facts, why safe playgrounds, and national & state committees. One of the great things about this site is that it provides information about resources for funding those large playground projects in which it even list them by state. This is a very impressive site and resource for physical educators.
World Playground Links
This site is a great resource for all Physical Education and Recreation directors. It provides links to the two sites list above as well as links to such areas as child's play which provides some history and factual information, playgrounds which consists of samples of design, a comprehensive list of associations, how to design a new playground, suppliers, information about special applications for surfaces, cherrydrops and other deadly games, and a list of snail mail resources.
Adventurous Child
Designing, manufacturing and installing outdoor play areas since 1986, this group specializes in playground equipment, preschool playground equipment, outdoor classrooms and recycled plastic playgrounds.

Peaceful Playgrounds

    A research based program that reduces injuries and conflicts and bullying on the playground, all while getting kids moving! The designs can be utilized by PE instructors during PE for a variety of motor development skills. (Ages Pre-school to Grade 6)