Choosing the Right Playground Surfacing

grounds for play playground surfacing options

We at Grounds For Play believe safety is important. That’s why we recommend choosing playground surfacing with proven track records of safety and will last for several years. From rubber to wood and turf, we have five different surfacing options to choose from. It's important to note that the rubber surfacing products we offer do not contain containments that are harmful to children. Here are the details and benefits of each type of playground surfacing:

  1. Loose Fill Rubber Mulch
    • Low maintenance and durable
    • Softer alternative to wood mulch
    • Creates a pliable, resistant surface
    • Discourages mold, mildew, and insects
    • ADA compliant
    • Drainage base recommended
    • Many colors available
  2. Poured In Place (PIP)
    • Low maintenance and durable
    • Best wheelchair access
    • Ability to add graphics
    • Many colors available
  3. Rubber Tiles
    • Low maintenance
    • Best wheelchair access
    • Available in various thicknesses and colors
    • Will not mold or mildew
  4. Engineered Wood Fiber
    • Initially the most economical
    • Drainage base recommended
    • Locally sourced, actual content varies
    • ADA compliant
  5. Non-Infill Turf
    • Great for critical fall heights
    • Highly durable
    • ADA compliant

Building Better Play Environments

With the right play environment, you can transform any outdoor setting into a space for fun and adventure. We offer a wide range of reliable, enjoyable playground equipment where play is encouraged and kids are free to discover.