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Independent Play Events / Freestanding Components

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Independent Play Events can be arranged in logical sequence, use zones may overlap, (conditions apply) to enhance children's environments and create a play circuit. We call this Functionally Linked Play Events.

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Nature Inspired Active Play Adventures

In addition to the Natural Playground structures we offer, these free standing play events can be functionally play linked to make a play circuit or obstacle course.
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intermediateSpider Web Climber

Best for ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. Available with an 8' or 12' diameter web. It is an awesome independent play event for multiple users. It can be used for active play or social gathering. Anchored by our beautiful domed top cedar log posts this event really ties in with our nature inspired theme. $3,999 | $4,499 FOB our shop Lima, NY

spider web climber

mediumFreestanding Burma Bridge

Best for ages 2-5 years. Think of the Free Standing Burma Bridge as a cool looking, nature inspired balance beam with training wheels. This bridge provides an exciting path across. The FS Burma Bridge can be used as stand alone play event or it can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. This bridge can also be combined with other free standing events to create a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $1,599 FOB our shop Lima, NY

 

free standing burma bridge

mediumFreestanding Suspension Bridge

Best for ages 2-5 years. The FS Burma Bridge provides an exciting path across. It can be used as stand alone play event or it can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. This bridge can also be combined with other free standing events to create a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $1,599 FOB our shop Lima, NY

log bridge

difficult*NEW* Free Standing Big Rope V-Bridge

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. A BRAND NEW addition to our Natural Playground collection. The picture to the right shows a prototype. This is a completely unique event!! It is a flexible way across that allows the child to work on their balance and flexibility. The child walks across a giant flexible rope using the steel core net around it for balance. This bridge is completely enclosed, making it perfectly safe for ages 2-12 year olds. $2,999 FOB our shop Lima, NY

log bridge

extremely difficult*NEW* Free Standing Cat Walk Bridge

Best for ages 5-12 years. A BRAND NEW addition to our Natural Playground collection. The picture to the right shows a prototype. The actual FS Cat Walk Bridge will be made with our beautiful domed cedar logs. The look will be similar to the FS Burma Bridge and FS Suspension Bridge. It is a flexible way across that allows a child to work on their balance and flexibility. The FS Cat Walk Bridge can be used as standalone play event or they can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. This bridge can also be combined with other free standing events to create a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $2,499 FOB our shop Lima, NY

free standing burma bridge

easyMini Mountain Climber

Best Ages 6-23 months. Our mountains are framed with our beautiful cedar logs, and faced with splinter free composite decking. Rock holds are strategically positioned for climbing. It can be used as stand alone play event or it can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. It can also be combined with other free standing events to crea e a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $1299 FOB our shop Lima, NY

mini mountain

intermediateSmall Mountain Climber

Best Ages 2-5 years. Our mountains are framed with our beautiful cedar logs, and faced with splinter free composite decking. Rocks holds are strategically positioned for climbing. It can be used as stand alone play event or it can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. It can also be combined with other free standing events to crea e a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $1299 FOB our shop Lima, NY

small mountain

extremely difficultLarge Mountain Climber

Best Ages 5-12 years. Our mountains are framed with our beautiful cedar logs, and faced with splinter free composite decking. Rocks holds are strategically positioned for climbing. It can be used as stand alone play event or it can be used to "functionally play link" with other play events. It can also be combined with other free standing events to crea e a "ninja course" type obstacle course. $1499 FOB our shop Lima, NY

large mountain

difficultTree Hoppers

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. Carved from random size and species trees. Made from real trees, these hoppers can be used to functionally play link various events, or be used as their own stand alone event. $149 each x 5 = $745 FOB our shop Lima, NY

tree hoppers

difficultMushroom Hoppers
extremely difficultMega Mushroom Hoppers
easyMushroom Seats

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. Hand carved natural playground elements that kids walk, hop, skip, and jump from top to top in an artistically arranged play pattern. Our mushrooms are excellent as seats, or can be enjoyed as a sculpture. Often used to "functionally play link" other play events or structures. $299 each for regular mushrooms, $499 each for mega mushrooms. FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

mushrooms

intermediateLog Balance Beam

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. Our 8 foot long in-ground Log Balance Beam is great for a bunch of reasons. For starters, it is made from cedar logs. Not just "Nature Inspired" but nature made. This means it will have a rounded top, perfect for working on balance! It will also have natural checks, just as logs do in nature. In-ground mount $249. Portable $149 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

balance beam

intermediateTriple Log Balance Beam

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. An expansive take on our standard Log Balance Beam. The Triple Log Balance Beam adds a whole new layer that can work at any angle. The rounded top is perfect for working on balance! Constructed from beautiful, natural, round and baby smooth cedar logs. $999 FOB our shop Lima, NY

balance beam

intermediateFreestanding Tree Hugger

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. The FS Tree Hugger is "Nature Inspired" art work that kids can play on. Kids go up around one way and down the other. Rope holds placed along the route help the children as they literally "tree hug" their way around the beautiful cedar center tree. $999 FOB our shop Lima, NY

free standing tree hugger

difficultStilt Walkers

Best for ages 2-5 years and 5-12 years. Our Stilt Walkers are a fun event that create purposeful play flow. Angled logs with notched cut outs created a unique path where children utilize their balance and concentration to step from log to log while reaching out with their arms to catch the high points of the angled logs. $1199 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

free standing tree hugger

easyFreestanding Chin Up Bars (also can be attached to structure)

Best Ages 2-5 and 5-12 years. Our Chin Up Bars can come in many different options. You can go with a single bar at varying heights depending on your age group. Or, you can go with a double chin up bar with both a high and low installed height. Double chin up bars can be in line, or at an angle. All of the different options allow you to choose the best fit for your area, making it a perfect match for your children developing upper body strength and confidence. Single Bar $299 | Double Bars $399 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

free standing tree hugger

intermediateFreestanding Higher Monkey Bars (84" High) for ages 5-12

Best Ages 5-12 years. Bears Playgrounds Free Standing Higher Monkey Bars are perfect for school age children developing upper body strength and confidence. They can be set at as high as 84" above the surfacing. $1,299 FOB our shop Lima, NY

free standing tree hugger

intermediateFreestanding Lower Monkey Bars (60" High) for ages 4-5

Best Ages 4-5 years. Because this event is lower to the ground, it is safer and easier to use. Get them started as early. Monkey bars and all other overhead climbing events are not recommended for children under the age of 4 years old. This is because children do not begin to develop enough upper body strength to hold themselves up until they are about 4.5 years old. The Free Standing Higher Monkey Bars can be set at as high as 60" above the surfacing. $1,299 FOB our shop Lima, NY

free standing tree hugger

difficultFreestanding Ring Trek

Best Ages 5-12 years. This Free Standing Ring Trek is a step above monkey bars. A child can go across using the hand over hand method. The rings do move as opposed to monkey bar rungs being rigid, making it perfect for school age children developing upper body strength and confidence. $1,299 FOB our shop Lima, NY

free standing tree hugger

extremely difficultFreestanding Track Ride

Best Ages 5-12 years. This Free Standing Track Ride is a very fun, higher difficulty event. A child grips the hand bar, pushed off and glides across to the other side. It will certaily help school age children develop upper body strength. This element requires additional lead time. It may be upwards to 8 weeks. $4499 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

free standing tree hugger

intermediateOther Free Standing Commercial Steel Overhead Events

Best Ages 5-12 years. BRAND NEW options. All of these steel elements can be worked in to our natured inspired, cedar log playground designs to help school age children develop upper body strength. These steel elements require additional lead time. It may be upwards to 8+ weeks. $4499 each FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

lower monkey bars

intermediateTether Ball

Best for ALL AGES! As part of our Natural Free Standing Play Events we offer the awesome game of Tether Ball. This fun game brings kids together to play and interact with each other. The post is made out of our cedar logs. An in-ground footer is required. $249 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

tether ball

easyGaga Pit

Best for ALL AGES! Join the Gaga craze by getting your very own nature inspired Gaga Pit that is made from our natural materials. Gaga Ball is a modern version of dodgeball that is played with one ball. Players hit the ball at each other with their hands, and are eliminated if/when they are hit by the ball below the knee. The game can be played by a group of individual players or with teams, as well as in one-on-one matches. Assembled dimensions approx 24' long x 24' wide. $2499 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

Gaga Pit

easy- intermediateUp, Over and Down Log

Best for ages 2-5 years. The Bears Playgrounds Up, Over and Down Log is a real log carved from hardwood. Coming in varying sizes, this climber has two steps carved into each end with the top also cut flat along the length of the entire log. This makes for an awesome ground level play event that can stand on its own, or be used to functionally link other play events together. $1999 FOB our shop in Lima, NY 14485.

up over and down

easy- intermediate5 Tree Base Climber

These an awesome nature inspired play event that can work right into your existing landscape. We use five huge diameter log sections to create a fun climbing event with log posts that hang a rope hand rail. It is often used in conjuction with our hill slide package or other events which we can functionally link into the overall playground area. Earth can be backfilled on both sides to make this a ground level play event. Or, it can act as a breakwall that separates an upper and lower terrace of your play area. $4,999.

5 tree base climber

easy- intermediateBig Tree Slices

Our huge Big Tree Slices are custom made from scratch: cut, de-barked, shaped, sanded, stained and come with proper anchoring. Use our versitile Big Tree Slices as a building block, to enhance children's Nature Inspired environment in many ways.

Big Tree Slices

easy- difficultHill Slide or Embankment Slide

Yes we can! Ask for details about our Hill Slide Package.

intermediateto difficultEmbankment Climber: This Nature Inspired Concept is a custom built rock climb wall built or other climber into the face of a hill to help gain access to an embankment slide. Specially engineered to to length of your embankment.

Embankment Slide - Hill Slide

difficultEuro Inspired Forest Climber

Inpired by respected european designs modified to meet American Standards. Currently building prototype. Call for details $39,000 range.... FOB our shop 14485.

Euro Inspired Forest Tree Climber

intermediateSwing Sets

Installed in hundreds of pounds of concrete, rugged and architecturally appealing, these swing sets are perfect for commercial settings. Starting at $1,799

steel 5" arched frame swing set

easy- difficultClimbing Boulders

Contact us today to ask about our climbing boulders... a new natural playground accessory.

climbing bolders

Super Glide Trolley Trac Ride

Aluminum Top rail, Engineered Smooth Trolley System, Non-Slip Saddle Clamp System, Interchangeable Disc Seat ( 9- ¾” Diameter) and ADA Wheelchair Seats, Track Lengths: 34’, 50’, and 66’, A fun, exhilarating experience, while building confidence and better preparing young riders for future challenges.

Zip Line Like.......

Super Glide Trolley Trac

Nature Inspired Quiet Play & Outdoor Classrooms

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EASYChildren's Playhouses $2999

EASYPass Through Play House (Grand Entance > Play flow)

children's playhouses

easy Pass Through Play House

Our standard playhouse can also be used as a grand entrance to the playground, as part of a circuit within the play area or to enhance flow through the play environment. (with or without floor) $2,999 FOB our shop 14485

pass through playhouse

easy Cedar Log Mud Kitchen

This offers unique, imaginative and nature inspired play. The mud kitchen comes with 2 spoons, 2 bowls, and 2 pans that can be used in with water, sand or dirt to create any fun "mud pie recipe." Sand/water not included. The mud kitchen is a perfect addition to any existing playground to help provide for quieter play.   The rustic nature of the mud kitchen suggests wonder and imaginative play-themes for children. $2,999 FOB our shop 14485

pass through playhouse

easySand Box Ship

 

sand box ship 2015

easyHollow Tree Crawl Tunnel

Kids will just love playing with this Natural Playground element. Our Hollow Tree Crawl Tunnel is hand crafted from reinforced concrete. $3499 FOB our shop Lima, NY

Hollow Tree Tunnel

difficultFaux Tree Stumps

Faux Tree Stumps are simply excellent "Nature Inspired" art work, that kids can play on. They are excellent as seats, stand alone play events hopping from one to the next, and they can be used to "functionally play link" other play events or to access lower deck structures. On sale now $499 FOB our shop Lima, NY. Also see our Faux Hollow Tree Tunnel.

faux tree stump

easy Play Center

Choose any combination of 3 imaginative play panels to make up your own custom play center. $999 FOB our shop 14485

pass through playhouse

easy Free Standing Bubble Panel

This is a wonderful accessory, framed with our cedar logs that kids really enjoy. Available as a panel on the playground for $299; portable or in ground $599 FOB our shop Lima, NY

bubble panel

easyBall Drop

Kids are just thrilled when they drop a golf ball into the top hollowed out logs and it travels down and drops into the next log. Depending upon the install, the ball does not always make it ... $399 panel, $599 free standing, $799 portable FOB our shop Lima, NY

ball drop

easy Free Standing Tic Tack Toe Panel

Custom made from scratch with a log frame. Spinners are made from real logs and hand carved X & O for a back woods, natural, "Flinstones" look and feel ... available as portable $899 or in-ground $799 or as a panel on a playground $299.

tic tack toe

easy Paint Station (portable or in-ground)

Beautifully framed with Cedar Logs and custom made from scratch. Keep keeps connected with nature, the great Outdoors and creating ... available as portable or in-ground $899....

paint station

easy Dry Erase Station (portable or in-ground)

Beautifully framed with Cedar Logs and custom made from scratch. Keep keeps connected with nature, the great Outdoors and creating ... available as portable or in-ground $899....

paint station

easy Paint Station (portable or in-ground)

Beautifully framed with Cedar Logs and custom made from scratch. Keep keeps connected with nature, the great Outdoors and creating ... available as portable or in-ground $899....

Percussion Panel

easy 4' x 4' Cedar Log Sand Box with Awesome Cover

Beautiful double decker log framed sand box with awesome weighted cover. No snaps or buttons to deal with, putting the cover back on a breeze. ...approx 4' x 4' x 10" deep $799

 

easy 8' x 8' Double Deep Sand Box with Awesome Cover

Beautiful double decker log framed sand box with awesome weighted cover. No snaps or buttons to deal with, putting the cover back on a breeze. ...approx 8' x 8' x 10" deep $799

sand box

Bears Welcome Safety Sign

Available for ages 2-5, 5-12, and 2-12 $249. Click to go to detail page.

safety sign
Plastic Wheel  

easyMetal Wheel

This 12-3/8" diameter cast aluminum steering wheel is also offset. It has a powder coated finish ... $99

Steering wheel

EASYCow Bell

$99

 
Site Furnishings & Chucky Wood Furniture

easy Faux Tree Checker / Chess Table & Stump Chairs

Can be used anywhere from at home on a children's playground to a retirement home, our Toad Stool Table and Mushroom Chairs are "Nature Inspired" art work, sculpted from fiberglass reinforced concrete. $2999. Click to go to detail page.

faux tree checker table

easyKids Toad Stool Table and Mushroom Chairs, (portable or in ground)

Toad Stool Table and Mushroom Chairs are "Nature Inspired" hand sculpted with chain saws from big trees. Think of them as art work, that kids can play on. Our Toad Stool Table $499 and Mushroom Chairs are $299 each, click to go to detail page...

mushrooms

easy Kids Big Tree Picnic Table

Natural playground inspired and cut thick from a big tree our table is notch to marry up to our playground post. Table $299, chairs $99 each, click to go to detail page...

big tree picnic table

Decorative Log Style Bollards (and optional rope)

Decorative Log Style bollards and optional rope are stylish and functional. They can be used for hand support, or to to provide separation between areas or age groups; they can be used to influence foot traffic and keep people on a desired path or paths of direction. They can provide protection from foot traffic for delicate plants, etc.

Standard Spec: Made from renewable, debarked and sanded Natural Northern White Cedar Trees and stained brown. Size is 6' tall (24" in ground 48" above ground) custom lengths available, approx 5" in diameter. Each will have taper, a domed top and through hole. $199 each, rope additional... ships from our shop in 14485.

bollard
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Outdoor Musical Instruments: Children of all ages enjoy exploring sound and music. Bears newest activity set encourages children to both hear and make music, promoting listening, language, cooperative play, rhythm and other important skills. Choose from different instruments that allow children to explore rhythm, tone and harmony. To explore what we offer for Outdoor Musical Instruments click the image below.

all outdoor instruments

Bears Playground Crew Clothing & Accessories (back to top)           

Playground Crew Hooded Sweat Shirt: (color = green, white lettering front and back, one size fits all 2XL, 90% COTTON, 10% POLYESTER) ... $39.00

Playground Crew Tee Shirt: (color = green, white lettering front and back, one size fits all 2XL, 90% COTTON, 10% POLYESTER) ... $15.00

Playground Crew Tank Top: (color = ash, green lettering front and back, one size fits all 2XL, 90% COTTON, 10% POLYESTER) ... $15.00

Bears Logo Ball Caps: (color = green, white embroidered Bears logo lettering front and back, adult, one size fits all velcro adjustable, 90% COTTON, 10% POLYESTER) ... $15.00

Playground Crew Knitted Hat ... $15.00

Bears Logo Bag ... kinda like a purse, kinda like a book bag ... $20.00

Bears Logo Sling Bag ... $10.00

Kids Playground Crew Tee ... $10.00

Bears Logo Fleece Blanket ... $25.00

     

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