This wiki is specific to Injury Free Coalition for Kids Community Playground Builds; however, many of the lessons we've learned are applicable to any build happening on public property.
Securing funding a. Grants b. Donations c. Other funding Identifying site for playground build a. Suitability of Site b. Liability issues c. Building codes and permits Identifying a builder a. What to look for b. Checking references c. Insurance coverage Designing your playground a. Costs b. Community Input c. Risk Management and Liability Construction Timelines a. Ordering equipment b. Site excavation and prep c. Steps involved in building a playground i. foundation ii. support poles iii. equipment iv. surfacing: tiles, wood chips
Challenges: Real stories, and how challenges were overcome