Outdoor Shade Structures

  • Series 2000 Rectangular Solid Arch
    Series 2000 Solid Arch Dutch Hip
    Series 7100 Rectangular Solid Arch Hip
    Series 1800 Laminated Solid Arch Hex
    Series 2300 Laminated Solid Arch Sqr

    Laminated archs have the power to make any playground a salubrious treat for the eyes. With ingeniously carved surfaces and astounding state of the art design, the laminated solid arch series by Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. endow playgrounds with a superbly structured shade. The company offers various shade structures that can easily fit any play setting. The best selling shade structures of the company include Series 2000 Rectangular Solid Arch, Series 2000 Solid Arch Dutch Hip, Series 7100 Rectangular Solid Arch Hip, Series 1800 Laminated Solid Arch Hex and Series 2300 Laminated Solid Arch Sqr.

  • Series 1300 Laminated Hexagonals
    Series 7900 Laminated Squares
    Series 7200 Laminated “Stretched” Hex
    Series 1600 Laminated Octagonals

    A sudden waft of chilled air or an unannounced downpour should not stop children from doing what they do in the playgrounds. We at Creative Recreational System, Inc. understand the importance of an unstructured and structured play activity in the playgrounds, . So to make sure that nothing gets in the way of active play, we offer a collection of sturdy laminated shelters that easily cover up ample play area. Our renowned series includes Series 1300 Laminated Hexagonals, Series 7900 Laminated Squares, Series 7200 Laminated “Stretched” Hex and Series 1600 Laminated Octagonals. The distinct variety and the astonishing architecture of the shelters make it a perfect match for any kind of play areas.

  • Series 1700 Curved Beam Gable End & Dutch Hip

    Laminated Curved Beam Rectangulars are a collection of shade structures offered by Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. The anatomy of the laminated structures comprises of high quality materials that give the constitution a refined finish. The fiberglass shingles and wood handrails along with Southern Yellow Pine T&G roof decking, metal roof and steel columns promise a long lasting value. One of the popular item of the series is the 1700 Curved Beam Gable End & Dutch Hip.

  • Series 1400 Woodland Gable
    Series 2400 Woodland Dutch Hip
    Series 1500 Timbercraft Gable
    Series 2500 Timbercraft Dutch Hip
    Series 1000 Wood Mini-Shelters
    Series 1200 All-Weather Shelters
    Series 1100 Barbeque Shelters

    Rustic series shelters are a collection of awe-inspiring shade structures that come with a promise of a lifetime durability. The all-weather resistant shelters are architectured with fiberglass and Cedar shingles that stay in their original shape and color for longer. The most popular rustic series shelters include Series 1400 Woodland Gable, Series 2400 Woodland Dutch Hip, Series 1500 Timbercraft Gable, Series 2500 Timbercraft Dutch Hip, Series 1000 Wood Mini-Shelters, Series 1200 All-Weather Shelters and Series 1100 Barbeque Shelters.

  • Series 9710 Raritan Bay
    Series 9780 Boulevard
    Series 9760 Arborview
    Series 9750 Centennial Series
    Series 9730 Senn Park
    Series 9770 Town Square
    Series 9720 Raritan Bay Duo-Top
    Series 9740 Riverwalk

    A shaded walkway can make a pleasant playground feature and with garden gallery pergolas by Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. you can now revamp any conventional play setting for a pleasant visual boost. With all-steel Raritan Bay Curved Beam and Round Banded Steel/ Quad-Steel Columns, the pergolas offer the best possible bargain. Our renowned garden gallery Pergolas include Series 9710 Raritan Bay, Series 9710 Raritan Bay, Series 9780 Boulevard, Series 9760 Arborview, Series 9750 Centennial Series, Series 9730 Senn Park, Series 9770 Town Square, Series 9720 Raritan Bay Duo-Top and Series 9740 Riverwalk.

  • Laminated Waved Beam
    Summit Series
    Cambria Series
    Laminated Rainbow Arch
    Monterey Series

    Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. brings a range of performance shelters that are known to provide sturdy structures that make a perfect shade for any conventional play setting. The maestro series comes with steel handrails, Steel Beam shelter, gable opening, ornamental lattice, seam metal roof and Western Red Cedar roof decking. The Maestro series offers Laminated Waved Beam, Summit Series, Cambria Series, Laminated Rainbow Arch and Monterey Series.

  • Series 7300 Stafford
    Series 2900 Pagoda
    Series 7800 Kingsford
    Series 7500 Colonial
    Series 7000 Deerfield
    Series 1900 Brentwood
    Series 2700 Resorter
    Series 2800 New Englander

    A trendy Gazebo can be a perfect way to augment the look of a playground. With our astounding range of custom colonial Gazebos, you can now boost the appearance of any play area that needs a little restructuring. The gazebo series is scrupulously devised with white Litch-Kicker steel columns, cedar railings & lattice, fiberglass shingles and wind braces. We also offer Gazebo’s with cupola and Southern Yellow Pine T&G roof decking. Our best Gazebo series include Series 7300 Stafford, Series 2900 Pagoda, Series 7800 Kingsford, Series 7500 Coloniall, Series 7000 Deerfield, Series 1900 Brentwood, Series 2700 Resorter and Series 2800 New Englander.

  • Series 8100 Squares
    Series 8000 Hexagonals
    Series 8500 Octagonals
    Series 8300 Gable Ends
    Series 8200 Hip Ends
    Duo-Top & Tri-Top Options
    Series 2200 Classic Eights
    Series 9000 All-Star Sports Shelters
    Downtown Series Bus Stop Shelters
    Litchfield Mini-Shelters

    Pittsburgh & steel beam shelters are one of the classiest series ever introduced in the category of playground shelters. Ingeniously designed with ornamental laser-cut lattice, sturdy framework, column masonry, custom Litch-Kicker surface finished and custom overhang soffit, the shelters provide state-of-the-art design that lasts a lifetime. Our best selling shelters in this category include Series 8100 Squares, Series 8000 Hexagonals, Series 8500 Octagonals, Series 8300 Gable Ends, Series 8200 Hip Ends, Duo-Top & Tri-Top Options, Series 2200 Classic Eights, Series 9000 All-Star Sports Shelters, Downtown Series Bus Stop Shelters and Litchfield Mini-Shelters.

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    Skyspan : World leaders in commercial outdoor and shade umbrellas
    Skyspan Umbrellas, based on Brisbane’s south side, in Australia, are industry leaders in the design, manufacture, and installation of commercial outdoor umbrellas.
    Skyspan is constantly working to provide a pioneering design approach, precision engineering and the reliable delivery of all sizes of free-standing architectural commercial umbrellas. Skyspan is fully equipped to meet your needs in their specially adapted factory, where each individual umbrella is personally assembled and checked to ensure that each and every umbrella is up to the standard of quality Skyspan Umbrellas are renowned for.

  • HORIZON-COMMERCIAL-UMBRELLAS Centre column, non retractable umbrellas suitable for the harshest of conditions and wind rated to 120 kph, makes the Horizon Umbrella truly unique. The combination of structural grade aluminium frames with translucent architectural grade PVC skins.

  • PANORAMA-COMMERCIAL-UMBRELLAS Introducing Skyspan latest range. These umbrellas have been designed to incorporate clear drop curtains with a water flow controlled gutter system that can be attached to the perimeter frame providing the ultimate outdoor entertaining solution for all seasons.

  • VISTA-COMMERCIAL-UMBRELLAS Incorporating the cantilever arm allows the Vista range to provide a clear area under the canopy, the Vista range is retractable and has an option to pivot 360 degrees to cover more than one area, also allowing it to be retracted and pivoted out of the way to allow sunshine in the cooler months.

  • SUNSET-COMMERCIAL-UMBRELLAS Wind-rated 120 KPH, engineered and manufactured in Australia using the best quality materials to give strength, elegance and durability. Centre column, fully retractable umbrellas suitable for Resorts, hotels and all areas where the umbrellas need the option to be retracted quickly.

  • They can be custom made to suit clients needs, with personal add-ons such as heaters, plastic drop down curtaining, screen printing and air conditioning, to name a few. An all Australian-made and owned product, the umbrella is designed to be long lasting and able to withstand wind gusts of up to 120kph, and ingeniously designed for ease of both installation and client use. The umbrella has a solid powdercoated structural aluminium frame with a proficient, 10 year guaranteed gearing mechanism which makes opening and closing the umbrella with a supplied removable handle, a simple task. The canopy is made from a PVC Coated polyester fabric which is both 100% waterproof and UV proof.
    Skyspan have spent years of research perfecting the Skyspan umbrella to arrive at a unique and innovative product which we truly believe is the best in the world. The Australian operation operates from its head office located in southeast Queensland and represented by agents in Australia and worldwide. Together with these agents, specially selected for their knowledge in the shade industry and total dedication to their product, we are able to offer a truly global and international service with support on a local level, to all our clients.
    Skyspan is constantly working to provide a pioneering design approach, precision engineering and the reliable delivery of all sizes of free standing architectural commercial umbrellas. Skyspan is fully equipped to meet your needs in their specially adapted factory, where each individual umbrella is personally assembled and checked to ensure that each and every umbrella is up to the standard of quality Skyspan Umbrellas are renowned for.

  • Creative Recreational Systems, Inc. has shade structures for virtually every type of playground and other outdoor situation – no matter the size, shape or location.
    The management team at the factory has over 45 years of ahade and recreation products experience, both here in the U.S. and abroad. Including south Florida, Australia, the Caribbean and South Africa.

  • The Square and Rectangular Outdoor Shade Structures are some of the finest in the markets and are great for any outdoor setting. Whether you need to shelter or cover a play-structure or a seating area, we have you covered. The shades are available in multiple colors and sizes and are made from the best materials which ensure that the shade stays standing and unhindered by harsh weather conditions.

  • At the core of our shade structure offerings are our Square and Rectangular designs which deliver remarkably efficient and economical shade protection. They’re available in a wide variety of sizes, heights, colors and fabrics – all of which can be coordinated to meet your locations individual requirements.

Extend The Life of Your Playground
Protect your playground from the elements with a shade structure
Outdoor playground equipment is a long-term investment. You can make that investment last even longer with a shade structure that reduces the wear on your equipment. Creative Recreational Systems Inc has this covered (literally and figuratively!).

The right shade structure for your playground offers even more perks:

Prevents overexposure to the sun, which can degrade the plastic over time Protects equipment from rain and hail Carries less risk to kids for sunburn, sunstroke or burns from touching hot metal Kids can still play if it rains Adds aesthetic value to your outdoor space

No matter which shade structure you choose, Creative Recreational Systems Inc. only carries the best.

Sturdy Simple to install Affordable Variety of styles to fit your budget and tastes Verified for quality and safety (by whom, can we add names?)

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Outdoor Shade Structures

Laminated Solid Arches

We offer five models from this series, which is characterized by distinct designs that will stand out, while still being visually compatible with your equipment.

Laminated Shelters

We carry four models of this laminated shelter series. Stately architecture and solid construction make this series a classic that will stand the test of time both in design and quality.

Laminated Curved Beam Rectangular

This collection of shade structures is crafted with high-quality fiberglass shingles and solid wood handrails. They are built with Southern Yellow Pine Tongue and Groove roof decking, metal roof, and steel columns.

Rustic Series Shelters

These all-weather shelters are made of fiberglass and cedar shingles and come with a lifetime durability guarantee. You can choose from 7 different models in this series.

Garden Gallery Pergolas

A shaded walkway can visually augment your playground space, with an all-steel Raritan Bay Curved Beam and Round Banded Steel/ Quad-Steel Columns. These kiosks offer excellent value.

Maestro Series Performance Shelters

The Maestro series comes with steel handrails, steel beam shelter, gable opening, ornamental lattice, seam metal roof, and Western Red Cedar roof decking. There are five different models in this series.

Gazebos

A custom colonial Gazebo can be a perfect way to upgrade the look of your playground space. The gazebo series is carefully fabricated with white Litch-Kicker steel columns, cedar railings and lattice, fiberglass shingles, and wind braces.

We also offer Gazebos with cupola and Southern Yellow Pine Tongue and Groove roof decking.

Pittsburgh & Steel Beam Shelters

This is among the classiest series of playground shelters. These state-of-the-art shelters are made with an ornamental laser-cut lattice, column masonry, custom Litch-Kicker surface-finished, and custom overhang soffit.
Skyspan Commercial Umbrellas
Skyspan Umbrellas is based in Australia, and are industry leaders in the design, manufacture, and installation of commercial outdoor umbrellas. We are proud to carry their line of custom-made commercial umbrellas to complement your outdoor playground space.

Panorama

These umbrellas incorporate transparent drop curtains with a water-flow controlled gutter system that can be attached to the perimeter frame, creating the ultimate outdoor entertaining solution for every season.

Vista

This umbrella sports a cantilever arm and allows the Vista range to provide an unlimited under the canopy. It can pivot 360° to follow the sun and retracts when not needed.

Sunset

The sunset is wind-rated at 120 KPH, with a center column design, and fully retractable. This one is ideal for resorts and hotels.