Category Archives: Playground

Grouping Climbing Devices on a Playground (Think Jungle)

While watching the children enjoying a playground in Uganda, I noticed that the students were crossing from one climbing device to another.  The school’s headmistress said that was an activity they enjoyed. On a recent trip to pick up my … Continue reading

Posted in Playground, uganda | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Playground Climbers Made with Used Tires

On a recent trip to Uganda (eastern Africa), we checked out two climbers made from used tires.  Both installations were in playgrounds with equipment by East African Playgrounds. The first climber is made of tires attached to a swing set … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Playground, Social Justice, uganda | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Outdoor Musical Instruments for Africa, and the World

We are expanding the scope of our playgrounds.  One enhancement is the inclusion of hand washing stations.  Another is the inclusion of outdoor musical instruments. We first got interested in musical instruments when I became aware of a Durango, Colorado, … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Playground, uganda | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Inspecting Our Previous Playground Installations in Cambodia

In late July 2019, I returned to Siem Reap, Cambodia.  This time, I was accompanied by my son, daughter-in-law, and 3 granddaughters.  Our first order of business was to inspect and repair (if necessary) the 2 swing sets that I … Continue reading

Posted in Playground, Social Justice, Travel | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Installing Playground Equipment in Iloilo, Philippines

My family and I were met at the airport in Iloilo, Panay, Philippines by Bernard, a friend of one of my son’s Lehi, Utah, neighbors.  He was friendly and turned out to be a wonderful host.  Our first installation was … Continue reading

Posted in Playground, Social Justice, Travel | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Private Playground near Gunnison, Utah

During a recent trip to Gunnison, UT, to examine the prospects for automating the area’s irrigation delivery system, I had the opportunity to examine a large private playground unit belonging to the Boore family.  It was constructed and installed by … Continue reading

Posted in Playground, utah | Tagged | Leave a comment

Impoverished Primary Schools in Rwenzori Mountain Villages

We first started traveling to Rwenzori Mountain villages to install playground equipment.  However as we got higher and higher into the mountains, we found the village school facilities to more and more primitive.  It became extremely obvious that the schools … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Playground, Social Justice, Travel, utah | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment