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National Demonstration Site NetworkFrame Park is the First National Demonstration Site to be Awarded Four NDS Designations

​Frame Park in Waukesha, Wisconsin is the first National Demonstration Site to be awarded four designations.

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BlogHealth Benefits of Nature and Fresh Air for Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks

Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks provide a unique set of exercise benefits, and are in an important link to exercise, nature, and health.

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BlogCase Study: Yappy hour and more, putting the FUN in fundraising

"It's more than just the dogs having fun...Are the people having fun with one another? It's about people socializing and interacting."

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Case StudiesCase Study: Standard Structures Create Seating Solution

The bleachers featured at Ripken Experience in Pigeon Forge provide adequate seating, while preserving the open sight lines throughout the facility.

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BlogEnhancing the User Experience with Playground Surfacing

Playground surfacing options offer a vast array of opportunities to infuse play value into the overall design of the environment.

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BlogPlaying Together as a Family

There are a variety of ways that families can be physically active together. Consider these suggestions for promoting a lifestyle of play.

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BlogSummer Activity: Playground Story Time

In this playful activity, children get to use their imagination is reenact their favorite stories on the playground.

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BlogDesigning Meaningful Musical Typologies

Placement and location of musical instruments are critical for enhancing the user experience and increasing the interactions among players.

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BlogSummer Activity Game: Soccer Catch

The goal of Soccer Catch is for the child to catch the object with the body (feet, ankles, knees) and continue swinging.