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At the core of just about any Dynamo product, you will find the humble steel reinforced rope cable. While this rope may seem simple, it is a complex construction of steel and nylon designed for maximum longevity and durability of the playground equipment it...

At Dynamo, we have been working hard over the past several months on the continued safety and quality improvement of our unique, fun commercial playground equipment. We are happy to announce that as of now, more than 20 products are certified to both ASTM...

Less than a year after branching out with their first truly international sale, Dynamo stepped onto a whole new continent. The first Dynamo Playgrounds play experience in Australia was a DX-1101 Jumping Spider in Somerly, followed quickly by a DX-101-1 Genesis Mini Climbing Net....

Most commercial playground equipment standards do not contain any language that mandates leaving openings in the playground equipment to allow the children playing on it to be seen well. Some guidelines do make mention of good sightlines, but in large part it is left...

Playgrounds are changing. Some commercial playground equipment is following the space age, using new high-tech materials and freeform designs that might be right at home on a space station. But, more of today's customers are also demanding something different: natural play....

When the decision was made to fund raise and renovate Smith Memorial Playground, the foundation hired local playground designer and early childhood expert, Betsy Ceasar. Betsy has been involved in playground design and at the forefront of safety for over 30 years....

In 2006, the Smith Memorial Playground reopened after having been closed for almost a dozen years. The playground is a Philadelphia institution that has served generations of families from in and around Philadelphia since 1899. Situated in Fairmount Park and covering 6 acres,...

When considering what type of commercial playground equipment to purchase for a school playground or city park addition, many people are hesitant about trying new or different styles of products. Equipment that appears different may be seen as unproven or possibly unsafe. However,...

The topic of recess coaches has come up several times recently in the news, and as a company that provides commercial playground equipment, recess time is prime-time for Dynamo....

Dynamo Playgrounds manufactures their commercial playground equipment to be fun for the children, and keep them coming back to play again; but, Dynamo also think of the dedicated park maintenance personnel and school custodians with each and every game we design....