About Grounds For Play
Why We're Different... and Proud of It!
Grounds For Play designs, manufacturers, and installs industry-leading education play environments. Our products provide the finest learning and recreational experiences a child can have because children are more than just little bodies. They have developing minds, growing personalities, and impressionable spirits. That’s why at Grounds For Play we seek to encourage, inspire and empower children through our play environments. Our mission is to design and build outdoor play environments for children of all ages that are safe and encourage social, emotional, language, cognitive, motor and physical skill development. We trust you’ll enjoy our uniquely designed Grounds For Play play environments just as much as your children. Let’s work together to capture the unique spirit, vision, and character of your project.
Our understanding of child development, play, and safety allow children to learn a variety of developmental different skills while on the playground. Our certified Design Consultants create more than just playgrounds. Our educational, safe and unique play environments are created around your objectives while meeting safety standards and regulations. With over 15,000 play environments on our resumé, Grounds For Play has been meeting and exceeding expectations for play environments for more than 30 years.
Pillars of Progress
- 1983: Founded to meet a need in the playground industry for safe, educationally-based play environments
- 1989: Designed and installed the first public handicap accessible park in Fort Worth, Texas
- 1990: Began working with Bright Horizons, a child care provider
- 1992: Received the Consumer Excellence Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers
- 1996: First major project with the U.S. Army Child Development Centers with 7 sites in Europe and musical instruments were introduced into our product offering
- 2008: Began working with Nobel Learning Communities
- 2012: Began working with Goddard Schools
- 2014: First full Grounds For Play nature environment created and installed, awarded Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) contract, relocated to Carrollton, Georgia
- 2015-2016: Began working with Kiddie Academy
- 2019: Nominated for Georgia Manufacturer of the Year in the Medium Manufacturer Category, received the People of Manufacturing Award by the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance
- 2020: Introduced new look and recycled materials to our product line