Even if play spaces are built to existing building code regulations, this does not mean they are accessible or based on universal design principles. Here are examples of common problems you may encounter in playgrounds:
To ensure best practices and avoid common problems, here are examples of questions you can ask a playground equipment supplier once you decide on a proposed design:
For more information on avoiding common problems when designing an accessible play space, download our Let's Play Toolkit here.
An updated 2018 version of this toolkit will be available Spring 2018.