Playground

Spring is in the air―at least here in Utah. The neighborhood is slowly coming back to life as kids and their parents are reemerging from their indoor hibernation. Time to find the bicycle pump and rollerblade knee pads because, at last, the kids can go outside and play! With the comeback of Spring also comes a greater need for drivers to be aware of the little ones out and about. To this end, Lifetime is introducing a new product this season, the Child Alert sign. This unique sign is shaped like a small child chasing after a soccer ball. “Chucky,” as we affectionately refer to him, is bright construction orange and carries a sign that says “slow.” His base is made similar to the portable bases that Lifetime made famous with our basketball systems, and can be filled with water or sand for even more st... More

As a kid, my summers were always lazy and unstructured. My sisters and I were always sent outside in the morning, and the day was spent trying to find activities to do.  My point is, summer is here and it's the perfect time to purchase some Lifetime playground equipment. One of my kids’ favorite games to play on our playset at home is “Fish Out of Water.” I sit with my eyes closed, and if I think one of my kids are off the playset I yell, “Fish out of water!” If they get caught, we switch and they have to try and catch me. Kids love to get a break from school during the summer, and we love our Lifetime playset. The best place for imaginative play and exercise is the safety of your own backyard. The great thing about Lifetime is our playsets are made to last. The equipment stands up to the ... More

Be one of the first 10 customers to purchase the new Lifetime Netball system on buylifetime.com and get 40% off the regular price! (One system per customer.)  Lifetime Products has added the unique game of Netball to its line up of basketball hoops so don't miss this introductory special. The Netball system is not like any other basketball hoop. It is designed with a portable 10 gallon base, a telescoping pole that adjusts from 7.5 to 10 ft, and a 15" rim, but unlike other basketball goals, it does not have a backboard. That makes it much more challenging to get the ball in the net!  The game of Netball was derived from early versions of basketball. Some of the differences between the rules of basketball and netball are: BBALL: 2 teams of 5 vs 5       NETBALL: 2 teams of 7 vs 7 BBALL... More

Over the years, we’ve told you about how our blow-molded products are made, and how our metals are powder-coated to protect them, but how does the whole process work, anyway?  I certainly didn't know before I started working for Lifetime.  But, here at the Freeport Center, all your products begin from scratch.  When I was first hired, I had the chance to tour the entire facility. And it was probably one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen.  No kidding.  Did you know that in our blow-molding facility, our High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plastic starts out as beads that are pumped from the trains to the building silos?  The beads are melted and poured into the blow-molding forms. When the formed part comes out, Lifetime employees remove excess plastic and prepare them for a... More

Our newest product is quickly on its way to becoming a new family favorite.  And, it's easy to see why since the Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set is perfect outdoor fun for the whole family. Amber P. of Catlettsburg, KY, and her family will get to try one really soon since she was the random winner of our August giveaway!  Several of you who entered this month's giveaway commented that you had fond memories of playing Badminton as a kid.  Well, now you can play again with your own kids with a totally new, upgraded, portable version!  Plus, don't forget, the adjustable height net also makes the Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set great for Pickleball, QuickStart Tennis, and more. Thanks to everyone who entered this month's giveawy.  If you weren't the winner, you can purchase a Lifetime Driveway 3 S... More

 This giveaway has ended. Summer may be coming to an end, but it doesn't mean the end of fun outdoor activities.  With cooler temps just around the corner, we think it's the perfect time of year to use our newest product - the Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set.  In fact, we are so excited for you to try this product with your family that we've decided to give one away this month!  Personally, I love this product because it's so versatile.  Shhh.  Don't tell my kids, but they'll be seeing this product under our Christmas tree this year!  So what exactly is a Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set?  It's an all-weather net that's secured to 1.75-gallon portable bases that you fill with sand or water. So, that means no cement, no ground stakes, and no support strings to get tangled in when playin... More

I am very excited to talk about our latest product.... the Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set. It combines the fun of Pickleball, QuickStart Tennis, Badminton, and more - all into one convenient product. Put it this way - if you're starting your Christmas lists already, get this on your list because it has family fun written all over it! The cool thing about this product is the portability... no cement required, no ground stakes to secure, and no support strings to get tangled in when playing.  The 1.75-gallon portable bases fill with sand or water for stability during play, yet can easily be moved and transported - making the system ideal to use in a home driveway and backyard, or pack up and take to a beach, pool, or park. In addition, the unique telescoping poles allow the Lifetime Driveway 3 Sport Set to be set at 61" fo... More

The holiday and fireworks may be over, but Angie A. of Layton, UT is still celebrating today! She was the lucky winner of our July 4th Red & Blue Lifetime 10' Swing Set Giveaway!  If you weren't the lucky winner, you can still purchase a swing set of your own in the Lifetime Store Online.  And, be sure to check out the complete line of Lifetime Playsets, including ones with rock walls, clubhouses, and more. Keep following our blog because we'll have another great giveaway for you next month.  In the meantime, you still have a few more days to visit Wovenbywords.com to enter to win a Lifetime Monterey Kayak - perfect for these hot summer days!  More

 This giveaway has ended. Happy Birthday, America!  And, happy July 4th, everyone! We hope you are all enjoying a safe, fun, and relaxing holiday. Today is a day filled with picnics and festivities to celebrate our great nation.  Lifetime is proud be headquartered and manufacturing in the USA.  So, we're going to celebrate July 4th and our Made in America pride by giving away a red and blue (and yellow) Lifetime Swing Set that's made right here in our factory in Clearfield, Utah.  This Lifetime 10' Swing Set (model 90200) is a product our fans have been begging for us to giveaway!  Kids love to swing and this swing set is built to withstand the wear-and-tear of active kids.  Want to learn more about it? Grab your kiddos and watch this quick video below.  Get ready to see some... More

Monday morning blues?  Not if you are Miranda W. from Freeport, MN. This Monday, I think Miranda is probably doing a happy dance  (and most certainly her kids, too) because she is the lucky winner of our April giveaway for the Lifetime Geo Dome Climber! Thanks to everyone who entered.  We had many of you tell us that this one-of-a-kind product brought back fun memories from your own childhood.  If you weren't the lucky winner, you can purchase a Lifetime Dome Climber in the Lifetime Store online for your kids to start their own memories.  But hurry, this is one product we have a hard time keeping in stock! The Dome Climber was our April giveaway. Know what that means? Yep. Our May giveaway will start very, very soon!  So, stay tuned! And, don't forget…... More

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