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 •  December 11

When people start to design a new playground we ask a couple of questions: What are your goals for your playground? How will we ensure the maximum play value on your playground? These questions go far beyond how a playground looks - the color of its slides or the curb appeal of the landscaping. You’ve probably heard the old adage...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 29

Seeing is Believing
This is the first of our three-part installment on Playground Design. You can also read our series on Playground Planning and Playground Funding. Regardless of when you are reading this post, imagine it is Christmas time and little kids are rushing to see Santa. To actually SEE Santa helps them believe he is real.We’ve talked...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 29

Show Me the Money!
This is the first of a four-part series based on the Fund It! guidebook from Blueprint for Play. You can also read our first series on Playground Planning.You’ve done the hard planning work and rallied the support of your neighbors to build a new playground. Congrats! The next question people frequently ask us is "How can I raise...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 28

Welcome Home; In their recent Engagement with Parks Survey, the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), found respondents have a great affinity for parks and park amenities. 85% of those surveyed said they considered proximity to high-quality parks when they select a new place to live. In a statement on the NRPA website, the organization...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 13

Please? Thank You!
This is the fourth and final part of our series on playground funding. Read parts one, two and three. Saying please and thank you will take you far on your fundraising journey. Its simple relationship building with potential funders and volunteers is important to the success of your project. So use your manners!The more personal...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 3

Quality, Certified.
GameTime's manufacturing facility (PlayCore's Southern Fulfillment Center in Fort Payne, Alabama) recently achieved PCI 4000 Certification from the Powder Coating Institute. Powder coating is a high-performance painting process which must be maintained and controlled to optimize the performance of the finish. PCI Certification...

GameTime (939A)

 •  November 3

Three Wishes
This is the third part of our four-part series on Playground Funding. Read part one and part two.Last week we talked about the different types of ways you can raise money for your project. This week we will unpack one of those examples; writing grants. A grant is a sum of “free” money given by the government, foundations, or...

GameTime (939A)

 •  October 28

Join Us!
GameTime, along with SiteLines Park & Playground, is hosting two inclusive/multigenerational recreation workshops in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington on November 14-15, 2017, respectively. The events will each begin at 9:30am and conclude at 2:00pm PST. Lunch will be provided and CEU credits will be awarded.Leading the event is Jennie...

GameTime (939A)

 •  October 28

Play All!
Amidst the sounds of a Buddy Ball baseball game at adjacent Mirolo Dream Field, GameTime recently held the grand opening of Dream Field Playground in Grove City, Ohio. This beautiful inclusive playground is designed to address the needs of people of all ages and abilities and is recognized as a National Demonstration Site by PlayCore. The...

GameTime (939A)

 •  October 27

GameTime Provides Up to Two Million Dollars in Matching Funds for California ParksFunding program developed in partnership with California Parks and Recreation Society will assist with the development of 24 new playgrounds throughout the stateGameTime is pleased to announce the funding recipients of the 2017 California Park and Recreation Society’s...