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Monroeville Schools – Monroeville, OH

Monroeville Schools – Monroeville, OH

Snider Recreation worked alongside Monroeville Elementary to come up with a structure that would fulfill the dreams of the students. The design was for a large structure filled with twists and turns, climbers, bridges, slides, spinners and play panels.

This structure sprawls out in different directions and has a capacity for more than 100 students. To make sure that the students are flying to new heights three bays of swings were also added to the play zone. The school brought in volunteers for a two day Supervised Install by one of Snider Recreation’s Certified Installers. Our supervisors love working alongside volunteers and seeing the FUN they have during the build.

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Northwood Schools – Walbridge, OH

Northwood Schools – Walbridge, OH

Snider Recreation jumped into the FUN designing a playground for Northwood Elementary. This play area brought in two structures, 12 traditional swings, freestanding equipment and poured-in-place rubber surfacing that will have the students spinning and climbing like never before!

The freestanding pieces include a balance beam, a double arch climber and lots of spinners, including the Orbitron, Kidforce and Fierce Cyclone Spinners to name a few. The structures are filled with climbers of all shapes and sizes. A few are the agility arc, active apex and odyssey link climbers.

There are 5 slides of different heights, twists and turns. The structures are set apart in different play zones surrounded by a sea of rubber surfacing.

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Cascade Hills Country Club – Grand Rapids, MI

Cascade Hills Country Club – Grand Rapids, MI

Cascade Hills Country Club in Grand Rapids, MI worked with Snider Recreation to design a play structure that would meet the needs of their members. The installation location was near the Country Club’s swimming pool, so they opted for a poured rubber playground surface.

Poured Rubber Surfacing is a great option near pools

The play structure pulls in some FUN equipment while getting the kids on the move! They will be balancing across the Sky Pods, racing down the Rock’n Roll and Spiral slides and spinning away on the Fierce Cyclone spinner.

Fierce Cyclone Spinner with Rock’n Roll Slide

The playground and surfacing installation came out pretty as a picture and was completed in plenty of time for the Country Club to get the pool area ready for the busy summer season.

Spiral Slide
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North Spenser County Schools – Lincoln City, IN

North Spenser County Schools – Lincoln City, IN

Snider Recreation designed a new playground for North Spenser Schools’ Nancy Hanks Elementary. The structure has the students on the move and has a capacity for over 100 students.

Double Viper Slide
Swift Glider

The structure is bookended with slides. On one end you will find the Double Viper Slide that’s filled with twists and turns, the other end you will find a Swift Glider. Whether you’re shimming your way up, or gliding down the skinny slide, the students will be on the move! The slides are joined together by climbers and overhead equipment that will challenge the students balance, strength and motor skills.  For the students who like to spin, there are 2 Fierce Cyclone Spinners attached to the structure!

Fierce Cyclone: challenges students to utilize their strength and coordination. It helps with the development of kinesthetic awareness as well as focus on proper posture.

Snider Recreation loves bringing the FUN into recess by installing play equipment for schools!  Students always love recess, but with this new play structure, their Fun just got a whole lot more active!

Odyssey Deck Link
Twist n’ Turn Climber & Linking Ring Climber
Twisting Traverse

Climbers provide several developmental benefits to children, building upper body strength along with boosting balance and coordination while they play.

Dynamic Pad Link: challenges students to move from one playground deck to the other by building balance and strength while increasing self-confidence.
Athletic Arch: Students are always looking to reach higher, climb further, and reach the summit. Monkey bars have long been a playground equipment favorite, but Burke has reinvented the monkey bars, and we’ve designed some Overhead Events that will keep kids entertained and in shape including pull-up rings and horizontal ladders.

Wood Fiber Surfacing
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Tyson Memorial Park – Versailles, IN

Tyson Memorial Park – Versailles, IN

The Town of Versailles called Snider Recreation with their need for a new playground at Tyson Memorial Park. Snider Recreation’s local Indiana sales representative was quick to come up with some custom playground designs for their review.   Snider Recreation quickly took an open field and created 3,570 square feet of FUN! This new play space is surrounded with play ground borders, ADA ramps, rubber mats for high traffic areas and wood fiber surfacing; making it age-appropriate and all-inclusive.

This design has an exciting play structure, Novo Arc Benches, Kid Force & Comet spinners and swings, including the new Volito Swing! The structure brings Climber after Climber! Power Pipes, the Wild Web, Hyper Helix, the Active Apex and Apex Wave Climbers to name a few!  The structure also contains a Rock’n Roll and an 8 foot Double Viper Slide.

Whether it is designing a whole new playground, installing playground surfacing or adding freestanding equipment, Snider enjoys sharing the FUN with communities, schools and churches. Give Snider Recreation a call if you would like to join in the FUN!

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Installation of Volito & 2 Bay Arch Swings
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Installation of Play Structure

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Active Apex, Hyper Helix & Wild Web Climbers 4′ Rock’n Roll Slide & 8′ Viper Slides
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Double Viper – Over Under Slides

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Rochester Community Schools – Rochester, MI

Rochester Community Schools – Rochester, MI

Snider Recreation went to the design board again for Rochester Community Schools. This time it was for a new school playground for Hamlin Elementary. The design that Snider Recreation presented was one that would get the students on the move to having FUN! It also has them stepping out and using Burke Turf for the first time at one of their schools!

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Plexus Overhead & Rope Venture Vertex
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RockIt Panels & Verto Climbers
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Twisting Travers

Let’s not forget to highlight the play structure, which is age-appropriate for the children. It has a Double Spiral Viper Slide for the students to race down and an 8’ Expedition Climber for the students to reach new heights! Other climbers on and around the school playground are the Power Peak, Leaf and Verto climbers.

Double Viper Slide
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8′ Expedition Climber & Viper Slides

A playground isn’t complete without spinning and swinging! For those who like to twirl the design brought in the ever popular Comet Spinner which is great for spinning alone or with friends! Along with the long bays of swings the students will be flying through recess!

Comet Spinner & Single Post Swing Bays
Comet Spinner & Swing Bays

 

Snider Recreation enjoys bringing smiles to the students at Rochester Community Schools with each installation we do. Whether it is a whole new playground, installing playground surfacing or adding in freestanding equipment, Snider leaves FUN behind!

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Satellite Station, Plexus Overhead & Vertex Climbers
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Single Post Swing Bays

 

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Vertex, Stepping Pods to Satellite Station
Below the Turf playground surface you’ll find a soft infill that is completely anti-microbial, to provide a lasting, healthy play environment. A shock and drainage pad provides shock absorption and impact protection from falls.

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Salvation Army Cleveland Temple Corp – Cleveland, OH

Salvation Army Cleveland Temple Corp – Cleveland, OH

Snider Recreation has a FUN relationship with the Salvation Army in Northeast Ohio. The Salvation Army Temple Corps in Cleveland works to lift at-risk families, giving them physical & emotional support.  Cleveland Temple Corps recognizes the benefit of play for the youth that they are working with. Jeff Snider gave them a few outdoor play structure designs to consider, recommending two different age-appropriate play structures so there is safe play for 2-5 and 5-12 year-olds. Having age specific playgrounds creates space where children can learn and grow together.

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Age specific playgrounds create space where children can learn and grow together.

The structure for the Early Childhood Area is complete with 2 slides, 3 climbers, 5 activity panels and a shaker roof. These pieces help develop gross motor, cognitive and social skills.

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2-5 Structure: Coil Climber & 48″ Stone Slope Climber
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2-5 Structure: Fan Climber, Rock n’ Roll Slide & Sprocket Panel

The School Aged Area pulls in both Intensity and Nucleus components. This gives the older kids a blend of traditional and fitness-based equipment. They will get a workout while having FUN and developing balance, coordination, strength and self esteem.

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5-12 Structure: Double Viper Slide & Rock n’ Roll Slide
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5-12 Structure: Power Peak climber & Tree Climber
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5-12 Structure: Strength Stepper Climber & Wild Web Climber
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5-12 Structure: Viper Slides, 64″ Stone Slope Climber & Fierce Cyclone Spinner

A playground doesn’t seem complete without a few bays of swings. The children at Cleveland Temple Corps will be able to swing their cares away as well. The design they chose brings in 4 swings for the older kids and 2 tot swings.

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3 Bays of Swings & Benches
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Tot Swings & Belt Swings

Snider Recreation also installed benches so the families can gather together and build relationships while watching their children enjoy some FUN!

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Site Furnishings: Benches & Trash Receptacles

Playground installations are always are always enjoyable projects, but it is even better when helping such a wonderful organization.

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Eastwood Elementary – Warrensville Hts, OH

Eastwood Elementary – Warrensville Hts, OH

Eastwood Elementary School in Warrensville Heights came to Snider Recreation with a dream of a new playground structure that would be safe and fun for their students. Snider Recreation developed a custom playground configuration based on the requirements presented for the playground project. The custom design provides a safe environment that is aesthetically pleasing, full of fun for all users.

The structure brings an Amped Climber to build coordination and strength, a Double Rail Slide and 3 Rock ’n Roll Slides to race down! Students have activity panels that help them to get creative and use their imaginations in their play!

One thing is for sure, this new school playground brings FUN to the students at Eastwood Elementary!

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Willoughby-Eastlake Schools – Willoughby, OH

Grant Elementary

The Willoughby-Eastlake School District contacted Snider Recreation in the spring of 2016 with a dream for a new playground. They submitted for the “Spring into Action” Grant, while Snider Recreation worked to create a playground design that would get the students active in their play!

Here at Snider Recreation, we believe in the importance of play for all ages and abilities. That is why we are proud to assist organizations with all-inclusive playgrounds and acquiring playground grants.  According to Action for Healthy Kids, “Recess allows children to release energy and reduce stress which also may improve attention and reduce disruptive behavior in the classroom”.

The design chosen by Grant Elementary has their students spinning, sliding, and climbing their way to play! The play structure brings slides and lots of them – the Triple Viper, Double Poly Wave, and a Spiral Slide. Also designed into the structure are activity panels and a Fierce Cyclone Spinner. Climbing mountains bring the structure to life along with the Rock, Tangle, Power Pipes, Rockit, Centipede, and Wiggle Ladder Climbers.  Sitting a safe distance away from the main structure is a climbing “mountain” for those who want to keep their feet off the ground!  To add a little more air to the playground, the new Volito swing was added alongside the existing bays of swings.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Let the FUN begin!

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Triple Viper Slide
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Double Poly Wave Slide and Fierce Cyclone Spinner
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Activity Panel and Transition Stairs
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Chimes & Drum Panels with the Rockit “Mountain” in the background
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Rockit Climber “mountain”
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Spiral Slide, Tangle & Power Pipe Climbers

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Volito Swing: multi-user swing allows for multiple children, of all abilities, to interact and play together
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Climbing the mountain!

 

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Bartholomew Consolidated Schools – Columbus, Indiana

Bartholomew Consolidated Schools – Columbus, Indiana

In 2014 the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation began the process of designing a new playground for their Lillian Schmitt Elementary School in Columbus, Indiana. Snider Recreation came alongside and helped them design a playground that would get their students on the move!

The school worked on obtaining playground grants that would help in the cost of the equipment. Snider Recreation worked to design a playground that would be installed in phases, to defer costs into different fiscal budgets.

Our team started with Phase One of the playground improvement in the spring of 2015. This phase added freestanding spinners, the Comet and Swift Twist. Along with a play structure designed for building healthy, active kids! This unit included agility equipment such as the Twisting Traverse, Agility Arc and Healthy Hammock. It added the overhead Horizontal Ladder so the students can swing their way to building arm strength, a Swift Glider to quickly slide away and the ever popular Extreme Cyclone Spinner.

Phase Two began in 2016 with the removal of the old playground structure and the installation of the new structure. This Phase brought the slides! You will find the students racing down the Triple Viper slides and bumping down the Rock ‘n Roll slide during outdoor time. This structure is tied into the Phase One structure with an Amped Link climber. The students love climbing new heights on the Steep Peak climber and hanging out on the Balcony. One thing is for sure; the students are starting to wonder what Phase Three of the new school playground will bring, but this is where the story will be continued…

Phase 1 (2)
Phase I: Comet
Phase 1 (3)
Phase I: Extreme Cyclone, Power Peak Climber, Limber Ladder Rope Climber, and Launch Pad
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Phase I: Twisting Traverse, Horizontal Ladders and Swift Glider Slide
Phase 2 (2)
Phase II: Triple Viper Slide
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Phase II: Steep Peek Climber and Rock ‘n Roll Slide
Lillian Schmitt Phase 1 & 2 (2)
Phase I & II
Lillian Schmitt Phase 1 & 2
Phase I & II

 

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