Countryside Play Structures
3535 N CR 800 E
Parker City, IN 47368
Phone: 866-959-7866

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Play Space Design: Thinking Outside the Box

Growing up, we had one playground in the area that all kids flocked to. It was not within walking distance from my house, so when my mom packed us up and hauled us to the Community Center, it was a real treat. I specifically remember a turtle climber looking thing that you could get underneath and

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Why Natural Play Is Important

When I was growing up, I was never indoors. I was the proverbial “Tom Boy.” I climbed trees, made mud pies, and played in the yard. But the best part of my childhood was the little patch of woods behind my house. It was about a hundred yards from my back door. On hot summer

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Add Some Shade!

It is no mystery that Countryside does playgrounds and site furniture; but did you know we also do shade structures too? Every play area or park space needs shade. In the summer time, when temperatures rise above 85-90 degrees, with your heat index, it can get up over 100! To keep your communities and kids

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Beat the Heat With Shade This Summer

You all know that Countryside does an awesome job with playground equipment. But did you know we also specialize in shade structures and site furniture too? We are able to give you a “Whole Playground Package!” We offer 2 lines of shade structures. The first is called Cool Toppers offered by Landscape Structures. These are available

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New and Exciting for 2013!

You’ve been asking for it! Here’s what’s new for 2013 at Landscape Structures! First, (and probably my favorite) is the all new line of digital playground equipment called Pulse. This equipment features multi-sensory game play that encourages children to work their bodies and their minds, while learning to play together. Pulse helps kids develop hand-eye coordination,

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Safety Inspection Time is Here!

One of the most important aspects of being in charge of a playground is making sure that it is safe for kids. It is imperative that owners of public playground equipment take the initiative to have their equipment inspected by a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI). These people are trained to look for anything that

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New and Exciting for 2012!

This January, Landscape Structures launched several new and exciting additions to their line. First, let’s talk color. One of the biggest problems facing Landscape Architects, Park Officials, Schools, and many other bodies that deal with children is the rise in disinterest in playgrounds. Given the choice, kids would rather play an engaging video game than

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Creative Ideas for Fundraising

For most Park Boards, PTA’s, PTO’s, School Boards, Government Officials, and many other playground decision makers, funding a new playground can be difficult. When President Obama passed the stimulus bill it made funding playground improvements relatively simple. That money is about to run out and schools and governments alike are feeling the pinch. Here is

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The Holidays are Here!

The holidays are filled with family, friends, food, and fun. We celebrate our time together and welcome home those we haven’t seen in a long time. This is the time of year for celebration…and eating! Oh how we love the food at the holidays. That brings me to the point of my post. Weight gain

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Let’s Play Naturally!

One of the biggest trends in commercial playground equipment is the natural theme. These pieces blend in well with surrounding park foliage, and are easy to maintain. We have a line called Play Naturally, that is manufactured by Landscape Structures. These pieces are stunning and kids love them! One particular piece of equipment we carry is called

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  • Playground Safety Inspections

    At Countryside, keeping the kids in your communities safe is a top priority. To keep kids from getting hurt, you should have your playground inspected and maintenanced at least once a year. We have three nationally Certified Playground Safety Inspectors (CPSI) on staff that can inspect any Landscape Structures playground equipment for a small fee. Each inspection comes with a detailed report and a list of needed parts and surfacing. We can also install everything for you if needed. Contact us today for more information!

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