Customer Case

Tucker Ranch

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Bring play back to nature

When the city of Winter Garden purchased Tucker Ranch in 2011, they wanted it to be an enjoyable place for the community while not intervening too much with the beauty of the area. Therefore, a typical-looking playground wouldn’t work, as it would ruin the entire atmosphere of the surrounding nature. With KOMPAN’s Robinia product line, the city was able to get a functional, sustainable playground made from organic and long-lasting wood. Robinia can survive all types of weather, and it blends in perfectly with nature. Since opening the playground, it has become a real hit with the children!

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They wanted the kids to feel like they were able to play amongst the trees.

Ralph Biddy, Principal Sales Executive - KOMPAN

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A natural and functional playground

With the Robinia product line, the city gained a visually aesthetic playground and a functional one. It challenges children of different age groups at their skill levels. For example, the springer speaks to smaller children, who will, while having fun, improve their motor skills and awareness by rocking back and forth. The double tower is a great way for bigger children to improve their strengths by climbing on the monkey bars or getting challenged on the banister bars. For Bravehearts, the bridge between the two towers challenges the children and pushes them to try new adventurous things at their own speed. The double slide is perfect for peer-to-peer play and trains spatial awareness and a sense of balance. The swing holds multiple children at a time which improves patience and co-operation. Swinging improves the children’s ABC: agility, balance, coordination.

Physical
Joy of movement: motor skills, muscle, cardio and bone density
Social-Emotional
Joy of being together: teamwork, tolerance and sense of belonging
Cognitive
Joy of learning: curiosity, understanding of causal relationships and knowledge of the world

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