Playground Surfacing Material
How to Choose the Right Playground Surfacing for Safety
Safety is our top priority at Superior Playgrounds, so we offer only the playground surface materials that have proven track records over years of use and environmental conditions. Playground surfacing can be fun too! Choose our Poured in Place or Rubber Tiles to incorporate a fun or functional design to work with the playground environment.
Browse the benefits of each type of surfacing option to make sure your project has the proper surfacing.
Poured in Place Rubber
Poured in Place Rubber is long-lasting and ideal for ADA accessibility. Poured in Place (PIP) Rubber playground surface is one of the best play surfaces for allowing ADA accessibility. It's also durable and long-lasting. PIP offers the ability to add graphics and designs with inlaid shapes. It's available in 12 different colors, so you can customize it to fit your space. The thickness of the cushion layer is customized on-site to meet your play equipment's specific fall height.
Recycled Bonded Rubber
Recycled Bonded Rubber is made out of 100% recycled shredded rubber tires. Recycled Bonded Rubber play surface provides your facility with a safe and durable surface. It is installed and troweled by hand to create a seamless and attractive appearance. We use only 100% recycled shredded rubber tires that are wire-free. It's available in solid and mixed colors, so you can choose the color scheme that fits your play area!
Synthetic Playground Turf
Synthetic Turf provides the look of nature without the unwanted maintenance. Synthetic Turf for playground spaces provides your play area with the look of grass without the unwanted upkeep! For artificial turf playground surfaces, we include a cushion layer of either buffings or a cushion pad, which provides fall protection for various playground fall heights. It's available in a variety of lengths and colors.
Rubber Tiles are low-maintenance and provide great wheelchair access. Playground Safety Rubber Tiles are easy to maintain and long-lasting. Choose from standard surface tiles or upgrade to the Secure Lock Interlocking Tile System. The Secure Lock tiles feature a patented interlocking design that secures tiles and reduces lateral shift. Both tiles are highly accessible for children of all abilities. This surfacing is available in a variety of depths in order to meet playground fall height requirements. Choose from 18 different colors.
Loose Fill Rubber
Loose Fill Rubber surfacing is a safe and affordable playground surfacing option. Loose Fill Rubber Mulch is a softer alternative to wood mulch. When properly maintained it meets ASTM standards. The rubber chunks are made from 100% recycled rubber tires. This rubberized play surface is clean, wire-free, non-toxic, and will not leach into ground water. Drainage and weed-control accessories are available. Five different colors are available.
Engineered Wood Fiber
Engineered Wood Fiber is safe and initially the most economical surfacing option. Engineered Wood Fiber playground surfacing is made from softwoods and/or hardwoods. It's non-toxic and does not contain paint, chemicals, or additives. Pieces are 1" to 2" average in length and contain 15% fine particles in order to help in compaction. Engineered Wood Fiber is initially the most economical surfacing option. When properly maintained, it meets ASTM standards. Accessories for weed-control and drainage are available.