Safety Surfacing

Nothing is more exciting to a kid than a great playground. But play areas need to be properly designed, maintained and supervised to be as safe for kids as possible. Falls are the number-one cause of injury on playgrounds, but the right equipment for a child’s age and soft surfacing can help keep playtime fun and safe. Choose from many different ADA-compliant options, from Zeager Brothers Woodcarpet, to Burke Turf and Burke Tiles, to Surface America poured-in-place rubber safety surfacing. All of the safety surfacing Recreation Resource offers not only meets, but exceeds safety compliance guidelines. We also offer the best warranty in the industry with our poured-in-place rubber surfacing - up to 10 years!

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Burke Turf™

Burke Turf™ combines rugged durability with remarkable softness and beauty that allows it to be used in both sports and playground areas! With the look and feel of fine blade fescue or blue grass lawn, it is a perfect complement to any playground area and helps keep children of all abilities moving! Below the playground surface you’ll find a soft infill that is completely anti-microbial, to provide a lasting, healthy play environment. A shock and drainage pad provides shock absorption and impact protection from falls – the most common source of serious playground injuries. Burke Turf conforms to the latest CPSC, ASTM, and ADAAG standards for impact attenuation and accessibility. Learn More

Burke Tiles

A Burke Tiles surface is the perfect landscape on which to create a playspace that encourages kids of all abilities to keep moving and have fun! These eco-friendly tiles are easy to install, simple to maintain and available in a beautiful palette of colors. Burke Tiles interlock on the entire edge on all four sides to prevent unsightly gapping! Burke Tiles are extremely durable and wear-resistant and are designed to provide continual, dependable protection from serious injuries in the event of a fall and offer accessibility for all children to get into the heart of the play! Learn more

Poured-in-Place Rubber

Poured in Place (PIP) surfacing is an excellent option for playgrounds of all sizes! It provides accessibility for children and families of all abilities, complements any color scheme with a variety of color options and has a low maintenance cost!

Poured-in-Place surfacing from Surface America has the toughest top coat in the industry, with a leading 2.44lbs per square foot of material! We know that it is a better product because we warrant it for 7 years - or 10 years with premium binder! The longest in the industry!

Rubber Playground Mulch

Rubber Playground Mulch is a good solution that does not require re-topping year over year like organic safety surfacing.  Rubber mulch dries quickly, is available in a variety of colors and works in virtually all climate conditions. It is a great middle-ground between Engineered Wood Fiber and Unitary playground surfaces.








Engineered Wood Fiber

Engineered wood fiber is an economical playground surfacing that is used in many playgrounds spaces because of its high impact absorbing qualities yet firm, slip resistant surface that, if properly installed, will meet accessibility guidelines and keep your kids safer as they play.