PlayCore Acquires Fountain People
Chattanooga, TN – September, 29, 2014 - PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products and servicestoday announced the acquisition of Fountain People, Inc. and its aquatic playground division Water Odyssey.
PlayCore Celebrates the New Crossing Abilities Playground in Tannersville, PA
Inclusive play is an important part of our mission and values at PlayCore, so we're very excited to celebrate the new Crossing Abilities Playground in Tannersville, PA. With a vision to create a unique playground on roughly 4,000 square feet of space that would offer play opportunities for energetic and curious children of all abilities...
New CDC state obesity map now available
The CDC has just released its latest map detailing the prevalence of obesity for all U.S. states based on 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data Three additional maps demonstrate obesity prevalence by race/ethnicity for each state. The data shows the alarming rate of obesity in our country, and helps to demonstrate the need for active recreation solutions to provide people with options for healthy exercise and behavior.
PlayCore Presenting Unique Conference Sessions at the Upcoming FRPA Annual Conference and Exhibit
Chattanooga, TN –8/19/2014—Join us at the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) annual conference on Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27 as master trainer, Jennie Sumrell, Director of Education from PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development, presents three interactive educational sessions.
PlayCore Releases New Research Guidebook on Designing Community Dog Parks
Dog ownership has grown significantly over the past few decades, and dog owners are seeking spaces where they can engage in outdoor fun with their pets. Benefits associated with the creation of dog parks impact dog owners, dogs, and the communities...