Playgrounds http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/39241/more en Facility Planning: Wise Workout http://asumag.com/blog/facility-planning-wise-workout <div class="node-body blog-body">Exercising the mind and body in learning and design.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/blog/facility-planning-wise-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/blog/facility-planning-wise-workout#comments Recreation & Athletic Facilities Playgrounds Silver Facility Planning Fri, 01 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 56011 at http://asumag.com Students in Sunderland, Mass., get new playground http://asumag.com/playgrounds/students-sunderland-mass-get-new-playground <div class="node-body article-body">The $140,000 upgrade to the playground improved drainage, added accessibility features, and provided new play elements and challenges for the students.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/students-sunderland-mass-get-new-playground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/students-sunderland-mass-get-new-playground#comments Playgrounds Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:47:00 +0000 46651 at http://asumag.com <p>Students play on new playground at Sunderland Elementary School.</p> Photo courtesy of the Recorder. <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Students play on new playground at Sunderland Elementary School.</span></p> Photo courtesy of the Recorder. Modern Outdoor Learning http://asumag.com/bonus-content/modern-outdoor-learning <div class="node-body article-body">The Learnscape at Heritage Elementary School, Olathe, Kan., was designed as a collaborative effort. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/bonus-content/modern-outdoor-learning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/bonus-content/modern-outdoor-learning#comments Facility Planning Playgrounds Bonus Content Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:53:00 +0000 39571 at http://asumag.com Fields of Choice http://asumag.com/recreation-amp-athletic-facilities/fields-choice <div class="field-byline"> Britt Taulbee </div> <div class="field-deck"> Education institutions should consider many factors when choosing athletic field surfaces. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Education institutions should consider many factors when choosing athletic field surfaces. </div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/recreation-amp-athletic-facilities/fields-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/recreation-amp-athletic-facilities/fields-choice#comments Facility Planning Recreation & Athletic Facilities Playgrounds Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 30131 at http://asumag.com <p> University of Missouri--Columbia</p> Playground Help in Paducah http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-help-paducah <div class="node-body article-body"><p> An elementary school in Paducah, Ky., has been awarded a $5,000 grant to create more green space around school grounds and play areas.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-help-paducah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-help-paducah#comments Playgrounds Sat, 01 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 29301 at http://asumag.com An Energizing Place http://asumag.com/playgrounds/energizing-place <div class="node-body article-body">With help from Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his foundation, a sustainable, state-of-the-art play area rises at Bayard Taylor Elementary School.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/energizing-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/energizing-place#comments Playgrounds Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:08:00 +0000 19851 at http://asumag.com <p> A once-bare concrete lot at Bayard Taylor Elementary School, Philadelphia, has been transformed into a modern play area.</p> Doctors group voices support for school recess http://asumag.com/playgrounds/doctors-group-voices-support-school-recess <div class="node-body article-body">American Academy of Pediatrics says regular recess is essential for students' well-being.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/doctors-group-voices-support-school-recess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/doctors-group-voices-support-school-recess#comments Playgrounds Mon, 07 Jan 2013 01:26:00 +0000 17501 at http://asumag.com Going out to Play on School Playgrounds (with Related Video) http://asumag.com/playgrounds/going-out-play-school-playgrounds-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">A focus on student activity and exercise puts school playgrounds in the spotlight.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/going-out-play-school-playgrounds-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/going-out-play-school-playgrounds-related-video#comments Playgrounds Sun, 01 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0000 20721 at http://asumag.com <p> Playgrounds should be available for students during and after the school day to take a break from studies and encourage physical fitness.</p> Know-How: Playgrounds http://asumag.com/constructionathletics/know-how-playgrounds <div class="field-deck"> Safety is paramount when planning play areas for children. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most schools provide playgrounds for students to unwind at recess or after school.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/constructionathletics/know-how-playgrounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/constructionathletics/know-how-playgrounds#comments Recreation & Athletic Facilities Playgrounds Sun, 01 Jun 2008 16:00:00 +0000 10584 at http://asumag.com Playground Injuries http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-injuries <div class="node-body article-body">205,000 Estimated number of injuries per year on U.S. playgrounds that required treatment at hospital emergency rooms. 34.8 per 10,000 Rate of playground injuries sustained by children ages 5 to 14. 75 Percentage of injuries that occurred on ...</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/playgrounds/playground-injuries#comments Playgrounds Mon, 01 Oct 2007 16:00:00 +0000 15387 at http://asumag.com