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New generation Playground Rocket lands in Australian parks
Rhinoplay, in collaboration with distributors Curb Markers Australia, have released a new generation modular play system that draws inspiration from moon rocket playground structures from past decades.
Updating a feature once common in Australian play areas, the new Apollo Playground Rocket features a range of activities for children of all ages. Easy access, low-level play panels allow toddlers to have fun, while simple climbing activities provide access to moderate levels within the Rocket for younger children.
The upper levels of the Rocket cater to the needs of older children, with activities including more difficult climbing challenges, overhanging escape pods, a pilot’s cockpit and giant tube slides.
With safety in mind, the Rocket also features transparent slide tubes to allow parents and carers to supervise children as they glide down the giant slides, reducing the opportunity for children to stop mid-slide.
With safety always paramount, the lowest level of the Apollo Rocket has been specifically designed to reduce the potential for climbing its exterior. A fine mesh pattern has been used from ground level up to a height of 3 metres to ensure that footholds are eliminated.
The structures are available in heights of 5.1 metres, 6.9 metres, and up to a maximum of 8.7 metres, with play options including 1200mm-high open slides, mid-level spiral slides, cable climbers, and activity panels.
‘Moon rockets’ were a common feature of Australian playgrounds from the 1960s but most were removed in the last 1990s over safety concerns.
The new generation Apollo Playground Rocket is available through Curb Markers Australia and Rhinoplay.
Click here to contact Curb Markers Australia via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
Click here to find out more about Rhinoplay in their listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.
Images: The new generation Apollo Playground Rocket (top) and a 1960s moon rocket play feature (below).
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