Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

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Lasts a Lifetime

This Bison Ultimate basketball package will look good and withstand a lifetime of use, guaranteed with a lifetime warranty. Package includes 6" square pole. The backboard option shown is 42" ? 72" perforated steel with a graffiti-resistant surface. The double-rim goal has an unconditional lifetime replacement warranty. Additional backboard options include solid steel, aluminum, polycarbonate, and tempered glass. Bison Ine, 800.247.7668,

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Escape to RockScape

GameTime is excited to introduce our newest additions to the RockScape® family! Now, Rockscape can be linked to your Xscape system or used as a freestanding play event. All our RockScape products are constructed of earth-friendly, recyclable, rotationally molded materials, making them the most budget-friendly rocks on the market. The many new features include the addition of the Rock Step, which allows easier transition from a climbing rock or the ground to an overhead event, while adding a unique look to your playground. The possibilities are endless! GameTime, 800.235.2440,

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Master Your Mowing

Toro features the new Groundsmaster(r) 4500, a mower for your athletic field needs. This rotary mower features five free-floating Contour(TM) plus cutting decks for larger athletic fields like soccer, football, and intramural practice fields. Rear rollers on the decks provide an attractive striping effect while you mow. They have been restyled for serviceability, new engine, and the addition of SmartCool(TM) Fan. Toro, 888.384.9939,

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A Pirate's Life for Me

In the playground industry, themed play areas are the hallmark of Columbia Cascade Company. Start with one of their cataloged models or ask them to create a unique design just for you. Using TimberForm®, PipeLine(r) or RePlay® (recycled plastic) components, experienced factory consultants are available to assist in creating a truly site-specific themed playground. Or, they can personalize one of their existing maritime, farm, railroad, or Western-themed structures to commemorate a celebrated vessel or honor a historic person, place, or event. Names and logos of your local fire and police departments can be incorporated in their emergency vehicle offerings. Columbia Cascade Company, 800.547.1940, www.

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Good Grillin'

Celebrating 50 years of service, Pilot Rock Park Equipment is designed and manufactured in the United States by RJ. Thomas Mfg. Co. Inc., Cherokee, Iowa. The Pilot Rock product line includes picnic tables, pedestal grills, park and street-site benches, campfire rings, bike racks, trash and recycling receptacles and lids, lantern poles, and more. The company is still owned by the Thomas family, and some production facilities are still located at the site of R.J.'s original building. Pilot Rock, 712.225.5115,

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The Royal Treatment

Royal Outdoor Products offer superior-quality all-vinyl Triple Crown Fence(TM) and Vinyl Post & Rail products for your swimming pool safety needs. Unlike wood, metal, and other traditional materials, which can degrade, wear, rust, or rot over time, vinyl resists moisture and the elements. Ideal for any climate, vinyl has a nonporous surface that can be easily kept clean by light rain or a quick spray from a handy garden hose. …

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