Community Parks

At Northwest Playground Equipment, our mantra is Building Community Through Play. We are experienced working with Park & Recreation professionals and bringing quality play value to our communities.

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Enhance Your Community

Now more than ever Parks are a central part of our communities. Families and friends are getting outdoors more than ever before as it presents a safe place to gather with those we care about.  In many of our communities we have literally seen park traffic double since the onset of COVID-19 and social distancing.  Investing in the outdoors is a way to support our communities today and build a healthy community for tomorrow.

Make Your Park a Destination

Successful parks capture the heartbeat of a community. A park can become a community destination due to variety of features: the amazing sports fields, that fantastic picnic shelter, or the out-of-this-world play feature that the kids are always asking about. Great amenities give parkgoers a purpose to get outdoors. Whatever the feature, Northwest Playground Equipment can help plan, design, and install the perfect amenity to keep the community coming back time and time again.


Encourage Imagination

Play helps children learn about and engage with the world around them. They make sense of things by experimenting, discovering and achieving through play. A playground is a landscape designed specifically to encourage play, and when you open up playground space and allow children to explore on their own in a safe environment they are able to make connections and build confidence.  

Support Healthy Activity

A healthy lifestyle starts with making physical activity and exercise a normal part of your routine, and there's no better time to develop these skills than in a child's formative years. Playground equipment for parks offers kids the chance to exercise and get fresh air while having fun. Kids of all ages can also build their social skills, learning how to interact with others, sharing, and forming friendships.

Play Value

Northwest Playground Equipment has unique designs and equipment ideas to make your playground a destination that helps your community grow. We can help guide the design process with anything from selecting the best value piece from a quarterly Sale or design a completely unique custom feature.

Safety Surfacing

Need help deciding on what type of surfacing to utilize under your playground? Or maybe you want to convert an existing playground's surfacing from loose fill to unitary. At Northwest Playground Equipment we are the experts in safety surfacing and can help you understand the options, benefits, and budget expectations to ensure you achieve the perfect solution for your play area:

Site Furnishings

Additional site amenities can help provide the finishing touch that makes a playground complete.  Adding benches, tables, and trash receptacles can make a park more comfortable for users and provide additional social opportunities for kids:

Shelter + Shade

Shade provides valuable cover for any outdoor area – playgrounds, picnic areas, covered sports, fields and more. Shelters provide a cool and comfortable area that help provide a comfortable area to remain outdoors during inclimate weather and create a central gathering place for groups outdoors.

We help our customers find the funding they need.

We work with communities and organizations at every budget level. If you’re looking for a fundraising partner or grant program, we can help! Contact us to learn about our Ultimate List of Playground Grants and Fund Raisers.


How we support you during the Planning and Design Phase

Every project starts with a dream, and at Northwest Playground Equipment it's our calling to make that dream a reality.
Give us a call and let our expert Parks Consultants help be a resource to guide your project wherever you are in the process.


  • Site Visits - The first step of almost any project is arranging a site visit with our local Parks Consultants. During our first meeting we'll discuss the project goals, understand any site specific conditions, and develop a scope of work to get us started on putting together designs and budget estimates.
  • CAD + Renderings - After our initial site visit we'll take our understanding of your site and work with our in-house Designer to develop detailed CAD drawings and 3D renderings of initial concepts.
  • Fundraising Support - Are you looking to raise money for a project? At Northwest Playground Equipment we keep up to date on the pulse of national and local funding opportunities to help supplement your project project budgets.
  • And It's All Free! - Being a resource for park planning is a service we take pride in so much so that all of our front end planning efforts are a no-cost service that we provide to help make your project a success. It's as easy as giving us a call or e-mail to get started!

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From park benches to splash pads and everything in between, we represent the highest quality manufacturers in outdoor park amenities. 
  • Exclusive Products - Most of our lines are exclusive across our territories meaning we are your one stop shop for all your park amenities! 
  • Leading Manufacturers - We represent more than a dozen leading manufacturers who share our passion for building community through their park solutions. Our catalog of manufacturers is made up of manyof the leading experts in their respective fields, and includes coveted award winners of the GOOD DESIGN Award and the Red Dot Award.
  • Extraordinary Selection - Have an idea for an outdoor space but don't see an example on our website? We can help! Just give us a call to let our expert Park Consultants be a resource for helping to identify a solution to any problem.

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We can help take your project all the way through from design to construction with full installation for all of our park equipment amenities. It doesn't stop there, need additional site work completed as part of the project? Just ask and we can oversee as much or as little of the project as you need.
Full installation and site work services are also available through our many Cooperative Purchasing Contracts for all of our public-sector customers.
  • Certified Installation - Everything we install comes backed by our team of Certified Installers who ensure that each and every component is installed per Manucturer recommendations and we are compliant with all current safety standards. 
  • Site Work Management - Does you new Shelter need a concrete pad and walkway? Or would you like a vinyl-coated fence around your future play area? If you have a site work need associated with your park project let us know and we can help manage that portion of the project. Even available through our many Cooperative Purchasing Contracts!
  • On-Site Supervision - It's always great to get the community involved in a project, and if that's your goal we can help provide an experienced on-site Supervisor for the duration of a weekend volunteer build.

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Building Community Through Play isn't a short term mission, it means that each and every project we're a part of forms a relationship that lasts for the life of that park or amenity. 
Our Team is here to support you through it all!
  • Dedicated, Family-Run Business - We take pride in having a strong history as a local family owned and operated business since 1996. That history extends to each and every one of our customers who together become a part of the larger Northwest Playground Equipment family.
  • Replacement Parts and Service - We're here to support you in good times and bad, and understand that sometimes there's nothing more frustrating than a broken or vandalized piece of equipment. If you're having an equipment issue just contact your local Parks Consultant who can help identify a solution to get your park back up and running in no time.

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Our Partners 


Bike Parking. Bike Racks.

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Multi-Sport Fields. 

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Unitary Surface. Cork.

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Loose Fill. Cedar. IPEMA Certified.

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Unitary Surface. Poured-in-Place.

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Unitary Surface. Poured-in-Place.

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Unique Wood Features.

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Themed Play. Custom Solutions.

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Sports Equipment.

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The Highest Quality Soccer Goal.

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Fitness Equipment. Adventure Courses.

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Park Quality Furnishings.

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Leading Playground Manufacturer.

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Beautifully Themed Concrete.

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Interactives. Technology + Play.

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Natural Materials. Custom Solutions.

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Unitary Surface. Rubber Tile. Lifetime Warranty.

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Hand Crafted Streetscapes.

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“As a family-owned business in the Pacific Northwest, we take our mission seriously — building community through play.  We strive to be a resource for our customers through the entire lifecycle of a project, from design to construction and long-term support.”
Bob McGarvey, President

Lynnwood Heritage Park - Lynnwood, Washington


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