Empowering learning and well-being

Playground Equipment for Schools

Two school children playing on playground equipment from KOMPAN.
Play supports the curriculum
Play increases well-being
Play prevents bullying
Happy children want to go to school. Our school playgrounds are meticulously designed to boost children's learning, development, and well-being, for all ages and grades.
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See school playground customer cases

Customer case

"It's been 5 years since we built the playground, and it has been hugely positive..."

This primary school in Scotland transformed their "concrete jungle" of a schoolyard into a bustling schoolyard that improves students' well-being and attendance.

"I would definitely suggest to anybody who is the head teacher of a school to do the same thing and to provide more equipment for children to play with, it has a huge impact on attendance, behavior, confidence, friendship"

- Gayle MacDonald, Head Teacher at Corpus Christi Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland

From preschool to high school

From toddlers to teenagers, we create school playgrounds that fit all ages, levels, and abilities throughout their school years.

Special Education Needs

Early childhood development playground design

Early Childhood

Primary Schools

Secondary School

Obstacle course for colleges and universities

Colleges & Universities

We build playgrounds on research and children's input

Children know play - we know how play helps children develop. This blend of knowledge makes for a perfect balance of fun and beneficial school playgrounds.

Through the KOMPAN Play Institute, KOMPAN Fitness Institute, doctoral research and collaboration with the World Playground Research Institute, we include children in user testing and study how play at school supports their development throughout all ages. It's this work that ensures our playgrounds are proven to help children develop, stay active, and grow important life skills.

A good school playground is a lever on learning & better attention in class

Children need play and activity to learn in the classroom. Play is a child's way of exploring and learning about the world, discovering their own abilities, and grow as an individual. Play is intimately connected to the development of their physical, emotional and cognitive skills.

Having the right school playground equipment is directly linked to children's ability to learn and thrive in school. When climbing, children work on their logical thinking and spatial awareness; every turn on a spinner improves balance, a proven connector in building math skills; and imaginative play, made possible through a wooden pirate ship or a wooden castle playground, helps develop both social and cognitive creative skills.

School customers around the world

An aerial view of a children's school playground with wet pour surfacing

Corpus Christi Primary School, Scotland

Children playing on kindergarten structure at Boothville Primary School

Boothville Primary School, United Kingdom

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Segbroek College, Netherlands

Children at North Tampa Christian Academy running towards wooden play tower

North Tampa Christian Academy, United States

teens playing on GALAXY play system at Hældager School

Hældager School, Denmark

girl playing with sand and water playground equipment at preschool

Early Learning Village, Singapore

pre-school children playing on themed play equipment in Kindergarten

Kreismäuse Düren, Germany

School playground equipment approved by kids

Guarantee your school playground will keep kids coming back for more! Children have the final say before we send our playground equipment on the market. Watch the video below and see how 37 wonderful children between the ages of 6 and 11 gave the final play approval of our GIANTS play system.

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"It is the funniest thing I've ever tried!"

Mohammed, 8 year old boy participating in final play approval

Here's a little help to plan your school playground

Planning Checklist

To help you decide what type of playground is suitable for your project and concept, we have created a step-by-step checklist that will prompt your thinking process and guide you in the right direction.

Budgeting & price

How much does a playground cost? There is no simple answer to that question, but we are here to guide you in the right direction. To get the overall idea, see our breakdown of costs.

Grants & Funding

A grant is financial aid support that never needs to be repaid. These funds are allocated by a variety of organizations that invest in community projects from playgrounds to outdoor fitness sites. Grants and other forms of funding are a great way to supplement your budget, helping to bring your playground or fitness project to life. Learn more about your grant and funding options here:

Installation

At KOMPAN, we provide commercial playground installation services. We also conduct post-installation inspections to ensure all safety regulations are compliant. Building a fitness site or playground can be complicated, but we are here to help and guide you in the right direction.

Inclusive design

The main design features of a fantastic playground for all abilities and all ages are accessibility, stay-ability and usability. Read and learn more about our play experts' approach to designing inclusive playgrounds here:

Warranties

All playgrounds face the trials of weather, wear, and tear and will eventually succumb to the ravages of time. You can learn more about our industry-leading warranties here:

Quality materials

We only use high-quality materials because high quality lasts. It is a simple equation that pays dividends in the fullness of time. Our playgrounds are built to be durable, and the benefits of choosing high-quality materials make that initial cost a long-term investment.

Service and Maintenance

To ensure the longevity of the playground equipment, we offer regular maintenance. Our KOMPAN-certified technicians perform maintenance on all kinds of brands, from extensive repairs to much more straightforward repairs. Learn more here:

Low maintenance playgrounds built to be popular

Durable, low maintenance and made with the highest quality materials. We offer an industry-leading warranty on our playgrounds, making KOMPAN playgrounds a reliable resource for active school days today, tomorrow and for years to come.

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