How to Enhance Retail Customer Experience

04|13|2020

This concept of customer experience (CX) has become a focal point for many companies who want to meet and exceed customers’ expectations. Customers have an experience when they shop online, but retailers with brick-and-mortar stores have a greater opportunity to provide an enjoyable and memorable shopping experience for their customers. In this guide, we’ll explain…

How to Add a Playground to Your Business on a Budget

Search online, and you’ll find countless articles about how to keep kids entertained while you’re dining out, on a shopping trip and more. That’s because children are naturally drawn to active and imaginative play and can become restless when they have to sit still or simply follow their parents around. It’s no wonder, then, that a playground…

How to Create a Profitable Indoor Play Area

02|28|2020

Building an indoor playscape is an exciting venture. As you begin looking at innovative equipment designs, you’re likely also starting to strategize for your business. There are lots of ways to make an indoor play area profitable. For an existing business, adding an indoor playground can attract new customers. As a family entertainment center, you can…

What You Need to Know About Starting a Water Park

01|14|2020

Water parks are making a splash. Amusement park owners and entrepreneurs are incorporating water parks into their businesses to increase profitability and consumer satisfaction. Included in the water park industry are amusement parks that offer water play areas, such as splash pads, waterslides, lazy rivers, water playgrounds and other swimming activities. Water parks can be…

PLAYTIME Eyeing Significant European Expansion

11|28|2018

Capital & Regional, the UK community-focused shopping centre REIT, is teaming up with Playtime to develop an 118 sq m children’s area at The Exchange Ilford as the US play space group pushes on with expansion plans in Europe. The ‘’Ilford Wild Cubs Freeplay’ will be the first play area to be designed for the…

PLAYTIME Celebrates Fun at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

11|07|2018

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) will soon host its Attractions Expo on November 12-16 in Orlando, Fl. The event is the leading global conference and trade for the industry with a theme of “Fun Forward to Build the Future.” Industry thought leaders, executives, professionals, and suppliers will all be participating. PLAYTIME…

PLAYTIME Playscapes are Made Durable, UV-Stable, and Fade Resistant Through the Use of GFRP

11|02|2018

PLAYTIME is a leader in the design and manufacture of vibrant, safe, and educational indoor, outdoor, and water play areas enjoyed by children around the world. Each PLAYTIME project is custom designed, handcrafted, and assembled to create a unique play area that attracts more foot traffic. Playspaces come in a variety of themes and configurations…

The Serious Need for Play

10|17|2018

To an adult, a cardboard box is nothing more than packaging. To a child, it can be a spaceship, an underwater cave, a race car, a library or even an imaginary robot friend. Watching a young child play in this imaginative way, it might seem like she’s doing nothing more than having fun. But there’s…

Play Areas Reinvent America’s Favorite Pastime

10|02|2018

Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd. Families have attended professional baseball games for more than a century. Today, baseball fans sharing their love for the game with their kids is a rite of passage. In fact, many pro sports venues have tailored certain in-stadium play areas for kids. These…

The Fascinating History of Playgrounds

09|21|2018

We all remember spending summer days trying to conquer the monkey bars and seeing who could go the highest on the swings. Playgrounds not only create wonderful memories, but they also play a critical role in the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of children starting in early childhood. Designed as a cheerful place of…

A Look Back on 20 Years of PLAYTIME

09|11|2018

Play is a critical component of children’s overall development. PLAYTIME has a long history of understanding the role of imagination, movement, and socialization inherent in play. As the leader in creating functional play environments with architectural accents and customized theming, PLAYTIME is proudly celebrating 20 years of innovation in play environment design. An Idea Is…

Make Your Hotel an Adventure For All Ages

08|28|2018

When you think of the hospitality industry, do you think of zip lining, rope courses, and rock walls? If so, then you are in tune with a rapidly emerging trend where these kinds of activities—and many more—are being offered to customers as an experience enhancing incentive. Today, hospitality organizations are competing to not only get…

Fun for the Whole Family: Why Theme Parks Should Reconsider Play Areas for the Smallest Visitors

08|21|2018

Theme parks are designed for family fun and are a popular pick for vacations. Families have a lot of choices considering the many options in the U.S. According to the IAAPA (International Association of Amusements Parks and Attractions), there are over 400 amusement parks in the U.S., and the most significant guest demographic for these…

Nurturing Creative Minds

08|04|2018

Using imagination and play to benefit childhood development requires the tempting children’s attempts to do things new and exciting and in unfolding the scope of young people’s critical thinking potentiality. If not universally agreed upon, it is fair to say that great value is given to the notion that parents should limit screen time for…

Washington Dulles NASA-Themed FunWay Play Area Delights Traveling Families

07|26|2018

Washington Dulles International Airport is committed to making travel as enjoyable as possible for its customers of all ages. One way the busy airport accomplishes this goal is by offering a kid-friendly play area in partnership with NASA. Families traveling through Dulles can enjoy a FunWay adventure designed and manufactured by PLAYTIME. The engaging and interactive…

A Diversity of Designs Create A Whole World of Fun

07|23|2018

For children, play is just as critical as good nutrition and education in their overall development. In an urbanized, digitized, and overweight world, playgrounds promote childhood health and community in a culture that seems to have forgotten these qualities. Sensory development, creativity, social experiences, and movement must be part of the child’s daily routine. Today’s…