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Best Outdoor Play sets

Updated on February 28, 2013

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This article is filled with great Playground Equipment Options for your Home, Daycare, School, Church, or Community. Here you will find best outdoor play sets and park equipment for kids ages 2 to 12 years old - toddlers, preschoolers, elementary and middle school-aged kids. Swing sets, Commercial playgrounds, Teeter Totter, Merry go Round, playhouses, Geometric Dome, and more. Whether you are looking to add a fun playset to your backyard or are adding new equipment to church or daycare playground, we have plenty of ideas for you. Kids love spending time outside, and adding an outdoor play set to a playground helps them wear down their energy and encourages creativity and pretend play.

The featured Outdoor Playset can be found here: Best Outdoor Play set for kids

Best Outdoor Play set for Kids

Lifetime Big Stuff Adventure Play set, Freestanding
Lifetime Big Stuff Adventure Play set, Freestanding

The Swing set featured in the photo above is the Best Backyard or Playground Play set for kids ever! The outdoor play set is very safe, sturdy, low maintenance, and will last you for years to come. Three station swing set, trapeze bar with Gym rings, look out Deck, 3D circular climbing wall, and so much more! Be sure to click on the link above to view the video and read all the great Five-star Customer Reviews!

 

Affordable Wooden Swing Set for your Backyard

If you are looking for an outdoor playset in the $400-$600 price range, click on the link above to learn more about the swing set featured and to see other similar outdoor playsets available.

Great play set for kids ages 3-6 years old - for Home, Daycare, Churches, and Community Playgrounds

This Playground Set is a perfect addition to an "at-home daycare" playground or as backyard equipment. This play set includes an outdoor playhouse, slide, a pretend play steering wheel, and 2 swings. Please note there's a weight limit of 380 lbs. and 4 children at a time. Excellent customer reviews and low shipping cost make this set an attractive buy.

Playground Equipment - Helicopter Teeter Toter for playgrounds

Outdoor Playset for kids ages 3 to 6 years old - Little Tikes Endless Adventures Tikes Town - excellent outdoor playset

Town Center "Play Pretend" set is a great outdoor playset for a daycare or a home backyard. It encourages kids to play together and take turns. I have also seen similar play sets at Airports - kids absolutely love them! Manufacturer recommends this playset for ages 3 to 6 years old.

Little Tikes Endless Adventures Tikes Town Playhouse
Little Tikes Endless Adventures Tikes Town Playhouse

Little Tikes Endless Adventures Town includes gas station with a gas pump, Grocery Store/ Bank, Sports wall with ball, and Schoolhouse/ Firehouse with table and chalkboard. Fun play features both, on the inside and the outside. Check out the great reviews of the outdoor playset by clicking on the product description above.

 

Great Outdoor Play set for a community or backyard playground

For kids ages 2 and up

Swing-N-Slide Newport News Wooden Swing Set for hours of swinging, sliding, and pretend play. Estimated assembly time is 5-8 hrs.

Fun additions to any playground

TP Activity Spiro Hop Bouncer
TP Activity Spiro Hop Bouncer

Great for kids of different weights and ages due to its counterbalancing feature

 

Backyard Play set for 2 to 5 year olds

Step2  Extreme Coaster
Step2 Extreme Coaster

What can be cooler than installing a mini-rollercoaster in your backyard? Kids will love you for this great gift! Parents and grandparents looking for a unique gift for 2, 3, 4, and 5 year olds - this is it! Wonderful present for twins and triplets and siblings of different ages. My friends has this roller coaster, and kids love it! Great entertainment for birthday parties and play dates. Click on the link and read customer reviews. Also check out a video of kids playing on this mini-coaster :)

 

Roller Coaster for Kids

Playground Equipment for toddlers

Great ideas to make a Church or a daycare playground fun for the little ones!

Little Tykes Bouncer

Little Tikes Shady Jump n Slide Bouncer
Little Tikes Shady Jump n Slide Bouncer

Why pay $200-$300 to rent a bouncer for a birthday party if you can have all the fun in your own backyard at any time for the price of only 1 rental? This Little Tykes Bouncer is designed for kids 2 years and up. Easy to inflate, easy to store, and durable bouncer. Fun! Fun! Fun!

 

Playground Equipment for Parks and Schools

Commercial Playground Equipment Vendor

If you are looking for a great selection of Playground Equipment for a school, daycare, playground, or church, you may also want to consider Little Tikes Commercial Playground Equipment. I recently found out that Little Tikes has a website for commercial playground equipment only. The site doesn't show the product pricing, but you have an option of finding a sales rep in your area by zipcode. You may also request a product catalog.

Best Outdoor Play Sets - How do you like our selection of playground equipment? What would you pick for your home or business?

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Back to like and pin this.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Nice selection, much too cold to use at the moment, will be glad when spring finally gets here. lol

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      It really pays to get a quality set. They can last for years.

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      Takkhis 4 years ago

      Awesome selection :)

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      mj11769 4 years ago

      Very good selection of playground equipment.....I like that there's a variety of different playthings and in all price ranges.....I'm use to the old swings sets of long ago.....these are beautiful and so well made......I'm leaning toward the cedar swing set with slide.......thank you....

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      chinaholiday 4 years ago

      Amazing lens. Kids will love this stuff.

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      momsfunny 4 years ago

      Great choices of out-door play sets. Kids will surely like them all.

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      Kristen 4 years ago from Wisconsin

      I love the helicopter, we would have had a blast with that as kids!

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      ideadesigns 4 years ago

      My kids would enjoy this stuff! Especially my 5 year who loves to climb.

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      angel-bell 4 years ago

      Select the playground equipments according to the available space and budget.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Just stopped by to give this fun playground lens a like to FaceBook. :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing! It would be great to have some of these. My cousin runs a daycare and they have some awesome daycare playground equipment. The kids love the stuff they have. The daycare has so many fun things that the kids can do.

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      enderberett 5 years ago

      I really hope to be able to get commercial playground equipment

      sometime to have a fancy playground, but it's pretty tough finding it. I wish I would be socially accepted if I still played on bouncy houses. I miss being a kid.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I really do wish that they had better commercial playground equipment at my kid's school. They still have the old style metal slides and monkey bars that my kids don't like to play on. I like the look of the equipment you've posted here especially the rock wall. What are they made out of, and do they get really hot during the summer months?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Its been a while since I popped in here. Where would most city kids be without playgrounds and all this cool stuff.

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      mackie78 5 years ago

      Great playground equipment. My little ones love the climbing fram we bought for them for Christmas 2011. We did buy a decent one with a high slide and main tower unit and invested in some Cushionfall from this Playground Flooring site.

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      mistyblue75605 lm 5 years ago

      nice :0)

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      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      Wow ... this looks like my neighbors' back yard. They have a newborn and a three-year-old. Sure looks like fun. Oh, to be a kid again.

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      robinsonketty 5 years ago

      Great selection!! According to me itâs not just playground equipment. Itâs great fun for your kids. Playground Equipments for Sale

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      dc64 lm 5 years ago

      Wow, the good sturdy cedar playground sets are so expensive. Luckily, my dad can build one from scratch, but there are some good ones here for those people who have the money.

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      inflatables are easy to set up

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Wonderful fun to be found here, kids love playground sets like these and they run to them like magnets. I had never seen the Helicopter Teeter Totter set before, may want that for myself!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Playground equipment is really important as it can positively affect the children's innovative potential and well being. A protected, calm and imaginative playground will inspire satisfaction of the perform time even though a dull, very difficult open up area will bring boredom. The assortment of superb playground gear subsequently gains value in this regard. Gear sourced selectively and put in professionally will fulfill the purpose that it is intended for.

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      phoenix arizona f 6 years ago

      I agree mujjen, anything to wear them out so they go to bed early. :)

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      LouisaDembul 6 years ago

      I like the sets where the children get to climb and crawl and use their bodies!

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      They have some great playground items these days, but I find a lot are geared to one age or another, and there are few playgrounds that have a large group of items that all join together. At several playgrounds in London that had a lot of things that were interconnected kids of all ages had great fun on them.

      Being bought up with see-saws the word teeter-totter still makes me cringe.

      So many slides these days give off static shocks as well or burn the kids on a hot day.

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      darciefrench lm 6 years ago

      How fun!! I want to play on the helicopter teeter totter -:) Haven't seen any playground equipment yet on Squidoo- looks like a great niche! What a fun job that would be to try this equipment out and then post them. Another idea might be playground equipment for schools, and raising money for new sets.