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Creative Recreational Systems, Inc.

Foundation For The Future Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. manufactures, distributes, and installs commercial recreation equipment. Since 1972, right from the start, we've earned our customers' respect, business, and trust by delivering high-quality equipment backed by a 100% dedication to service and support. About Us | Services

Project Design Consultation

Our design team is always ready for a challenge. Every project, large or small, is important to us, and we work hard to make sure that you are delighted with the end result. The design phase usually starts with a phone consultation or site visit. This would assist us in determining several key criteria, which include the size of your play area, the age group of the children, the installation schedule, and many other factors that will contribute to the success of your new playground project. With the help of Google Earth Pro, we are now able to conduct virtual site visits where we can even take measurements of your site and begin working on your estimate the same day. Alternatively, if a physical on-site inspection is needed, we can certainly provide that with the help of one of our local representatives.

Estimating and Quotes

Our estimators are at your service to determine the real cost of your entire project, so there are no hidden expenses. Estimates will include the equipment, freight, taxes, installation (optional), and anything else that is involved in the completion of your project.

Financing - Lease to Own Program

Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. now has a lease-to-own program with Marlin Leasing, one of the most respected equipment-financing organizations in the US. We understand that funding and fundraising take some time, so we have put together an exclusive program that allows you to get the equipment you want without having to wait. Whether it be a private organization or even municipalities, we'll be sure to find a solution for you that works.

Equipment Installation

Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. offers a turnkey product + installation solutions for your playground, water park, shelter, synthetic turf, or shade. By turnkey, we mean everything from site analysis and supplying the equipment; to certified installation with licensed, bonded, and insured contractors who do nothing but equipment installations for us year-round.
  • FREE site evaluation & consultation
  • FREE risk management & ADA guidance
  • Installation coordination and completion by CERTIFIED installers
We also offer supervised installation for as little at $1850; Which includes us providing a certified installer to spend an entire day with anyone of your choosing to watch over the installation process and ensure that it is done correctly. If our full installation will not work for your budget, this is highly recommended as opposed to a complete self-install. We can now install playground equipment, shades, and shelters anywhere in the United States!

Playground Parts Replacement

Our playground parts are purchased from the top manufacturers in the industry. Our commercial playground parts are tough and durable. We even offer individual playground components such as climbers and ADA complaint swing seats or even small parts replacement such as swing, seats, and chains. Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. will always be here for you, should you ever need help with parts replacement.

Playground Inspections and Certification

Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. can conduct playground inspections nationwide, but primarily services California, Oregon, Nevada, and Washington. All playground installations in the State of California require inspection and certification upon completion. Proper inspections must be performed by a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI)-, who has been certified by the NRPA Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program.


All our playgrounds are evaluated with the guidelines issued by the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) in its “Handbook for Public Safety”. Our inspectors monitor CPSC and ASTM activities in order to apply only the most current rules and regulations.


We have inspectors who have decades of experience doing playground inspections, site evaluations, and playground construction. The National Playground Safety Institute (NPSI) is organized by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), a recreation authority that has more than 22,000 members. CPSI’s are certified to inspect the playground for safety issues and to make sure that each playground meets the required standards.


Once the playground inspection is completed, our inspectors issue you a detailed written evaluation. These audits are issued as a comprehensive written report, evaluating every aspect of the playground. If the playground has any problems, our inspectors will explain the recommended measures to rectify the issues. All playground inspections are strictly confidential.


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