Entries by Brian Jenkins

Limited Time Offer On Canada’s Best Play Equipment!

Canada is now half way through our 150th anniversary, and PlayPower Canada is half way through the 70th anniversary of serving Canada! There is a limited time now to buy Canada’s Best Play Equipment for your community at great 70th anniversary pricing! This is a Limited Time Offer for Canadian Playground Buyers only. Great savings are featured on Little Tikes Commercial […]

Celebrate Our 70th Anniversary With Us!

Paris Playground Equipment started in 1947, which makes 2017 the 70th anniversary of PlayPower Canada serving Canada! In a year full of events celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary, we are adding one more – the PlayPower Canada 70th anniversary promotion! This is a Limited Time Offer for Canadian Playground Buyers. It features great savings on Little Tikes Commercial play […]

November 20th is National Child Day!

National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. It marks Canada’s adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure that all children are treated with dignity and respect. This includes the opportunity for to have a voice, to be protected from harm and to have their basic needs met […]

Time Lapse Video Of Playground Installation At Thrilled School

Sir Charles Tupper Elementary School in Halifax, NS, recently opened their new inclusive playground. To thank everyone who helped make the playground a reality, teacher Erica Phillips posted a great time lapse video of the installation and the opening. Check out the video on YouTube. Located in the south end of Halifax, this fully accessible playground is the result of school fund raising, […]

Biba! Enabled Playgrounds Presented At First WLU [GAMEtalk]

Wilfred Laurier University’s Game Design and Development degree program launched it’s first [GAMEtalk] Lecture Series with a presentation from the General Manager of PlayPower Canada, Brian Jenkins. The focus was on Biba! the series of free digital games that work in conjunction with playgrounds to get kids the active, physical and imaginative play they need. The WLU website […]

Zipline Circuit Wildly Popular

The Miracle Gravity Rail zipline circuit was wildly popular at the recent NRPA show. The fully functional display model was busy everyday as attendees lined up to enjoy the thrilling ride. Our video lets you see what all the fun is about. For more information on how to get one for your local park, contact your local PlayPower […]

Canadian Play List by ParticipACTION

ParticipACTION is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with a “150 Play List“. The list is meant to encourage Canadian’s to get active by doing all the great physical activities available in Canada. Check out the list and join in the challenge at the ParticipACTION 150 Play List site. Be sure to help create the list vote […]

Thrilling Products and Announcements at the NRPA Show in St. Louis

If you are headed to the NRPA show in St. Louis, be sure to stop by booth 2210 to learn about the latest developments from PlayPower. The Little Tikes Commercial booth has exciting information about the latest development in inclusive play, while the Miracle Recreation booth has information about thrilling products such as the Gravity […]

New barrier-free playground at Westboro Elementary School in Sherwood Park, Alberta

CBC News just broadcast a feature on the opening of the new barrier-free playground at Westboro Elementary School in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The article on the CBC website has video of the playground in use and interviews with happy residents and teachers at the grand opening. (http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/edmonton/sherwood-park-playground-opens-after-2-years-of-fundraising-1.3785030) The playground features many of the amazing inclusive […]

Videos Of Favourite Play Events

PlayPower Canada just posted videos of some of the world’s favourite play events online. Now you can see children interact, build skills, learn, and have fun when you are planning what events you want in your local playground or park. See Little Tikes Commercial videos at http://littletikescommercial.ca/media/videos/ and Miracle Recreation videos at http://www.miracle-recreation.ca/videos/ For reference material […]