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San Antonio School now with a mud-free playground

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San Antonio, TX — Fort Sam Houston Elementary School’s children received a much-needed improvement to its new outdoor play area made thanks to SYNLawn Texas. The children gained an attractive, hygienic, and mud-free zone to play through the installation of artificial grass. The site originally contained a school bus that was converted into a playhouse. The kids loved it, but …

Safer Playgrounds for New Mexico Montessori Schools

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Rio Rancho, NM — The Springstone Montessori Schools in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, knew it was time for a playground overhaul. Based on the idea of letting kids direct their personal learning experiences, Montessori schools are incredibly interactive. Providing a safe outdoor play space is essential. Replacing the existing gravel rock base became more and more a safety hazard. A …

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Boys and Girls Club Reach New Heights with Rooftop Playground

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Harlem, NY — The Boys & Girls Club works hard across the country to engage kids in fun and enriching after-school activities. The Madison Boys & Girls Club in Sugar Hill, Harlem, recently invested in a major improvement to their facility to encourage more physical activity from their members. It’s easy to get kids excited about exercise with a rooftop …

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UCSF make playground upgrades with turf from SYNLawn

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San Francisco, CA – Employees across all industries consistently rank family benefits like workplace childcare services among the most wanted benefits. When the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) began experiencing an overwhelming demand for a childcare program, the institution decided to expand its Mission Bay facility. UCSF started a workplace childcare initiative in 2006, with the Mission Bay building …

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The Best Artificial Turf for School Playgrounds in Traverse, MI

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Traverse, MI — After a century of continuous guidance provided to generations of students, the Immaculate Conception School of Traverse City, Michigan, needed a replacement and an upgrade. Along with a brand-new building, the school also required the best artificial turf by SYNLawn for a modern and safe playground for kids of all ages to enjoy. With a prominent placement …

When choosing synthetic grass for your park or playground, many things must come into consideration including the height of the play equipment, areas of high use (or “TrampleZones”), Head Injury Criteria (HIC) requirements, and your preference on the look and feel of your grass.

Playground Safety: Preventing Injuries with Synthetic Grass

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Teachers, educations and school administration officials are always looking for ways to make their playgrounds safer – after all; they are responsible for the well-being of students during school hours. Even with advancements in safety features for playground equipment, there are still more than 200,000 students ages 14 and younger treated for playground-related injuries each year according to the CDC. …

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SYNLawn Artificial Grass Turf-of-Choice for Set Designers

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Princeton, NJ — McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey, the latest in a long line of theaters and production companies, set designers recently chose SYNLawn to create the most realistic set for their theatrical production of "Stones in His Pockets." This latest selection shows once again SYNLawn is the clear choice for set designers in theater and cinema looking to …

Family Owned SYNLawn Company Gives Back to Local Community

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Chatsworth, GA – The Peeples family name is as widely recognized throughout Northern Georgia as much as their family owned company, SYNLawn, is recognized around the world as the leader in synthetic landscape turf products. And, on March 12, 2016, both the Peeples name and SYNLawn became the cornerstone for Murray County, Georgia’s youth to exercise their bodies and imagination …

Case Study: The Pursuit of Safe Play, Pt. 3

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As noted in part 1 and part 2 of our case study series, ensuring that kids are safe while playing on the playground is important for principals and staff members. However, some surface types require more maintenance than others and can ultimately compromise the safety of the play areas. When playground maintenance became a bear for the Lee’s Summit School …

Case Study: The Pursuit of Safe Play, Pt. 2

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As noted in part 1 of our case study, keeping kids safe at school is an ongoing initiative for principals and school staff. As research confirmed, many of those injuries are due to the playground surface material. When the Blue Springs School District noted opportunities to reduce playground injuries, they aggressively researched improved playground surfaces. They looked to their friends …