Playground Safety in Your Own Backyard

Playground Safety in Your Own Backyard

Playground Safety in Your Own Backyard

DataVault.jpgWith the start of a new school year, parents tend to have a lot on their mind. One topic that seems to come up a lot is playground safety. Although Lifetime doesn’t influence school ground safety, Lifetime does make a variety of home playground equipment built specifically with your child’s safety in mind. We have rubberized chain grips on our swing sets and playsets to prevent little fingers from being caught or pinched, and all hard edges have been rounded or covered. Our UV-protected, powder-coated steel and high-density polyethylene are heat resistant and will not burn kids on a sunny day like many metal or plastic outdoor toys. Our playground equipment passes all playground safety standards to ensure your child’s safety.

Our playground equipment is built durable and safe; however, it is also important to create a safe environment that has plenty of room and is free from safety hazards. We have a few suggestions and safety zone dimensions for our products to help you get started in making your home playground as safe and fun for your kids as possible. For a full list of specifications, dimensions, and safety zone tips for each product visit the Lifetime Online Store.

Lifetime Deluxe Playset and Clubouse
Playset Dimensions
: 22 ft. (6.7 m) x 13 ft. (3.9 m), 11 ft. (3.35 m) height
Safety Zone Dimensions: 30 ft. (9.14 m) x 35 ft. (10.6 m)

This is a tall playset, so always beware of overhanging branches and electrical wires.

Lifetime Heavy-Duty Metal Playset with Clubhouse
Playset Dimensions:
14 ft (4.3 m) x 13 ft. (3.96 m), 11 ft. (3.35 m) height
 Safety Zone Dimensions: 29 ft 8 in. (9 m) x 27 ft (8.2 m)

This is a tall playset, so always beware of overhanging branches and electrical wires

Lifetime Monkey Bar Adventure Swing Set
Swing Set Dimensions:
13.8 ft width x 18.6 ft depth x 7.75 ft height
Safety Zone Information: Equipment should be placed no less than 6 ft (1.8 m) from any structure or obstruction, such as a fence, building, electrical wires, or overhanging branches. A 14 ft 10 in. (4.5 m) clearance should be allowed in front and behind the swings.

Lifetime Ace Flyer Teeter-Totter
Unit Dimensions:
 92 in. L (2.3 m) x 95 in. W (2.4 m) , 30 in. - 33 in. (76 cm - 83.8 cm) adjustable heights
Safety Zone Dimensions: 21 ft (6.4 m) x 21 ft. (6.4 m)

Jason

Jason

Name- Jason

Position at Lifetime Products- Product Marketing Manager for the Sporting Goods category.
 
My favorite products from Lifetime- Our current family favorite is the Big Stuff Hard Roof Play set.  The boys and their cousins LOVE it!  Since our home has the tendency to become a gathering place, we get the most use out of our large array of Lifetime Folding Tables.  We have our eye on the Ace Flyer for Christmas.  I have grand plans for The 60” Lifetime Mammoth Basketball System, I just need to first do a little backyard excavation for the play area. 

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