Inspirational playground concept
The Super Top
'Our playful working title for this playground structure was carousel … but it can also be interpreted as a circus or a spinning top ...'
Play Designer, KOMPAN Design Studio
Like a huge activity carousel
The Super Top gives the impression of a large carousel. It has a sun sail integrated as a part of the structure, and it is designed with activities suited for older children.
At the top there is an enclosed area with lots of play activities that are accessed through the central Funnel Net. The way down and out is a lot of fun via the tunnel slide.
Underneath there is a lot of dynamic play elements such as eight swaying Sturdy Drops, two sets of Turbo Challenges, sliding poles, Spica Spinners and three Hanging Pods.
Max. fall height:
Fall space dimensions:
1523 x 1276cm
Inspirational playgrounds from KOMPAN Design Studio are conceptual, and can serve as starting point for your specific play landmark. Our skilled designers at KOMPAN Design Studio can take any idea or concept and create an architectural gem for you.
The inspirational playground concept shown here is designed by KOMPAN Design Studio. The playground is completely customised, and therefore final designs and data will depend on regional safety standards.
Turning themes, ideas and stories into playgrounds
KOMPAN Design Studio
For more than a decade, we have built tailor-made and highly unique playgrounds that WOW children and adults to come and play. The playgrounds come in all kinds of themes and can be moulded and thematised to your local area and community, or to fit a specific environment. Always loaded with the play activities we have developed over half a century. The play structures are made of highly durable and vandalism-resistant materials that make them last for decades to come. Also, they are safe and certifiable like all products we have built over the past 50 years.
Loaded with play activities
Sliding through the tunnel
Sliding stimulates children’s trunk stability and their sense of balance and space. These are important motor skills, fundamental for physic confidence.
Fun hanging out
Hanging Pods are swaying shelters at ground level and hugely attractive for children. The two Hanging Pods invite swaying meetings for all. The constant swaying adds to the fun factor – and it trains social-emotional skills such as turn-taking and empathy.
Thrilling turbo challenge
The Turbo Challenge attracts with its rich choice of wilder and milder play for managing the world confidently. The Turbo Challenge is great physical and social stimulation: Children cooperate and turn-take while spinning, hanging in legs or arms. This trains the upper body muscles, proprioception and spatial awareness, important for confidently navigating the world.
Drop by for a chat
The Sturdy Drops make for an extremely appealing, swaying break. Sitting, hanging or leaning on the drop is a calming movement, which adds to a social understanding and gives a feeling of connectedness to other players as the movements of the climbers in the big cloud above are replicated into the drops.
The vividly spinning Spica stimulates the sense of balance and social skills such as cooperation and turn-taking. The triangular seat shape invites up to 3 children standing. The Spica takes thinking skills and body awareness, as it spins faster, when the child holds the body close to the pole and slower, when the child lean out.
Going up or down the funnel
The Funnel Net trains cross-coordination and muscles when climbing up or down.
More levels of fun play
The elevated level play space creates a fine watch-out point, and running the coromesh is thrilling, as the child can feel height thanks to the transparency.
Frequently asked questions
Is it possible to see this playground?
This playground is an inspirational playground designed by KOMPAN Design Studio. The playground has not been built, but is drafted for conceptual purpose to inspire you to make your special place come true.
Is it possible to make changes to this playground?
Yes! Because this playground is made as an inspirational design concept and hasn't been built, we are able to make changes to the design and to customise it to your specific needs.
Are there many play activities on this playground?
Yes! All our KOMPAN Design Studio inspirational playgrounds are loaded with play activities that develop body, mind and friendships.
This is our way of making sure that the children are wowed to come to the playground and play, are motivated to keep playing and come back again and again, and while playing develop physical, social, cognitive and creative life skills.
Is this playground inclusive?
Yes! Playgrounds should be inclusive and offer play for all, that’s the KOMPAN philosophy. We work with universal design to ensure that children of all abilities, including children with disabilities, can participate in the play and enjoy thrilling play.
Is this playground durable?
Yes! All KOMPAN playgrounds are built to withstand decades of weather and usage.
Our engineers carefully calculate the static strength of each playground structure, and our production uses only the highest quality materials. Fifty years of testing through play around the world has given us extensive knowledge on how to achieve extreme durability. This results in minimal downtime and a low total cost of ownership. For generations of children, this means endless hours of play.
Is this playground safe and certifiable?
Yes! All KOMPAN inspirational playground equipment is safe and certifiable - as is every product we have designed for more than 50 years.
At KOMPAN we have, since 1970, developed outdoor play equipment that stimulates and challenges children, with safety as the paramount consideration. Every part of the design, engineering, production and construction process is geared to ingrain safety into the final products that are certifiable by TÜV.
How to install a playground like this?
At KOMPAN we turn ideas into reality - all the way from defining the playground concept until the playground is installed.
Building a playground is not child’s play. It is a major construction. From clearing the area for foundations to finishing off the site, it involves heavy equipment, extensive materials, complex products and expert knowledge. All these factors must be precisely coordinated to avoid delays. Our expert teams have done it many times and are happy to take this load off your shoulders.
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