Site Planning Resources and Tools

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How to Plan Successful Outdoor Gyms & Play Areas

It’s easy to assume that playgrounds and outdoor fitness sites just ‘happen’. However, this couldn’t be farther from the truth!

Successful play areas are the product of months of careful planning and decision making. There are countless factors to consider when planning a playground, and it can be hard to know where to begin without access to proper playground planning resources.

Luckily for you, KOMPAN has over 50 years of experience building showstopping playgrounds and outdoor gyms across the globe. During this time, we’ve learned a thing or two about planning for success. Our playground planning tools and resources will help you simplify the process and make the right decisions for your specific needs.

How to get Started?

At KOMPAN, we commit to providing the best service, resources, and expert advice to ensure your new outdoor activity area turns out exactly how you dreamed it. We hope our tools and resources enable you to make the best decisions.
Children playing with a KOMPAN play panel. The panel has 9 blocks which can be spun to reveal different patterns. The play product is ground level which makes it more accessible. Browse our playground planning resources for helpful site planning tips.

What does it cost to build a playground?

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How to design inclusive playgrounds?

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