Top of the Line Adventure Budget
How much does a top of the line playground cost?
Top of the line commercial playground costs between $90,000 and $200,000 and are perfect for first class daycares, municipalities, high end homeowners’ associations.
Equipment – 30% of the Project
A high end playground project may include several medium or large play structures. These larger play areas can contain upwards of 50 play activities and accommodate a hundred children. Most top of line playgrounds include multi bay swing sets, and several additional independent play events that expand the play area. These systems are often sectioned to create play spaces dedicated to specific age ranges.
Shade – 5-15% of project
Most top of the line playground projects include shade as a vital part of their site. Hypar and Shade sails not only shade a property but speak volumes in regard to aesthetic appeal and marketing. Their thicker posts and complicated engineering does add to costs however.
Splash Pad – 10-30% of project
Many organizations choose to go all out by including a splash pad or aquatic playground. This is a feature is loved by all guests and makes your business a must visit every summer. Price can vary depending on features and square footage so speak with a Play Expert to get a more defined idea of your budget requirements.
Site Amenities – 5% of project
Large play areas need amenities. Not only do they allow adult guests to sit and relax while children play but well placed tables, trash receptacles, and benches reduces litter and unsightly pest problems. Adventure Playground Systems offer Site Amenities at cost effective options as well as on trend, customizable solutions.
Surfacing – 5-20% of the Project
Upgrading safety surfacing can go a long way in creating a theme or desired aesthetic for your space. Investing in upgraded surfacing upfront also saves money over the long run as many options require less yearly maintenance and upkeep. EPDM Pour in Place, Polysoft and Versatex are all bright lively surfacing options that are 100% customizable. Adventure Playground installation ensures that these top of the line surfacing options will last 10-20 years with proper maintenance.
Installation – 27% of the Project
Installation costs cover everything from labor and equipment costs, to concrete for the footers, and removal of existing equipment. Keep in mind general contractors and third party installers may charge more or include their services within a wider scope of work.
Having your playground installed by Adventure Playground certified installers not only allows you to rest assured your equipment is installed properly, it allows Adventure Playground to fully guarantee the equipment to the full extent of our warranty. As experts in the playground industry we are also able to certify that the finish product is ADA Compatible, CPSI approved and ready for play.
Shipping – 3% of the Project
Shipping costs can range dramatically depending on where you are located in conjunction to where your equipment is being shipped from. Most projects incur 2-10% in shipping charges. To minimize this cost Adventure Playground negotiates with a wide variety of freight partners to guarantee you are getting a trusted service at the lowest cost possible. Speak to one of our Adventure Play Experts to discuss which products may be more cost effective to ship to your area.