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Three Tips to Design Effective Playground Shade

Three tips to design effective playground shade:

 

  1. Consider what needs to be shaded and at what times. The areas where children sit down, such as slides and swings, should take priority.
  2. Think about your post locations. Note the fall zones of the equipment and ensure your posts are clear. As a guide, you should be 2.5m away from equipment, and more in front of swings.
  3. Check the height of your equipment. The playground shade should be 1.5m above non-accessible and minimum 2.5m above accessible parts of the play equipment.

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