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Slipping, Sliding, and Saving

Six contracts awarded in playgrounds, water play

Summertime is the perfect time to consider the installation of new playground and water play equipment.

The addition of six contracts through Sourcewell makes it even easier, quicker, and more affordable to enhance public spaces with swings, slides, and splash pads. BCI Burke, Landscape Structures, PlayPower, Rain Drop Products, SofSurfaces, and Waterplay have been awarded contracts in the Playground and Water Play Equipment and Related Services category, making their products and services available through cooperative purchasing at Sourcewell.

These contracts offer public agencies access to playground equipment; site furnishings and amenities; splash pads, waterparks, waterslides, playable fountains, and other aquatic play equipment; surfacing and fall protection; and related services and accessories.

“Like culture and art, outdoor recreation areas can strengthen a community and foster an environment of health and well-being,” noted Supplier Development Administrator Teresa Fiedler. “A space designed by and for the community is the best kind of space. These best-in-class playground and water play suppliers provide universally-designed spaces that offer play variety, inclusivity, and a shared experience that brings children, families, and neighbors together.”


Following a competitive solicitation process, Sourcewell awarded cooperative purchasing contracts offering access to these suppliers:

BCI Burke | 010521-BUR
Playgrounds; recreation equipment; outdoor fitness, music, and classrooms; site amenities; swings, slides, climbers; playground design; overheads and obstacle courses.

Landscape Structures | 010521-LSI
Inclusive, accessible, and freestanding play; standard and custom playgrounds; Aquatix® splash play; SkyWays® shade structures and commercial shade sails; surfacing and site furnishings; installation solutions; related site work; shelters; and independent safety audits.


PlayPower | 010521-LTS
This contract offers access to the following brands:

EZ Dock
Floating, modular, and polyethylene docks; boat and personal watercraft ports; boat lifts; kayak and canoe launches; and gangways, railings, anchoring, and floating dock walkways.

Little Tikes Commercial
Commercial and sensory playground equipment; inclusive, accessible, and freestanding play; custom, themed, and early childhood playgrounds; playground components; site amenities and furnishings; outdoor fitness equipment; and shade structures, safety surfacing, and turn-key solutions.

Miracle Recreation
Shade structures and safety surfacing; site amenities and furnishings; playground components; outdoor fitness equipment; turn-key solutions; commercial and sensory playground equipment; inclusive, accessible, and freestanding play; custom, themed, and early childhood playgrounds.

No Fault
Playground safety surfaces, including rubber mulch, loose-fill rubber nuggets, artificial turf, poured-in-place safety surface and bonded rubber mulch, 2'x2' safety tiles, and No Fault PlaySafe 50.

Playworld Systems
Custom, themed, and early childhood playground; inclusive, accessible, and freestanding play; sensory and commercial
playground equipment; playground components; site amenities and furnishings; outdoor fitness equipment; and shade structures,
safety surfacing, and turn-key solutions.

Soft Play
Contained play structures; indoor and custom playground equipment; interactive, inclusive, sculpted, toddler, and adventure play; soft-
sculpted foam; and obstacle, ninja, and ropes courses.

USA Shade
Shade protection and structures, including commercial designs; shade for parks, schools, and more; durable HDPE shade fabric structures; shade for UV and heat protection; and high-strength, hassle-free, permanent, and long-lasting commercial shades.

Wabash Valley
Commercial outdoor tables, chairs, litter receptacles, planters, umbrellas, benches, dining sets, and picnic tables.


Rain Drop Products | 010521-RDP
Spray parks, splash pads, above-ground and surface spray water features, slides, structures, fountains, water feature activators, shades, and spray park surfacing.

SofSurfaces | 010521-SFS
DuraSAFE protective safety surfacing, DuraTRAIN fitness flooring system, DuraSOUND rubber acoustic tiles, DuraSTRONG ballast and architectural roofing pavers, finishing ramps, adhesives, dispensing units, under sheeting, and installation.

Waterplay | 010521-WTR
Activity towers, including aquatic recreation structures; freestanding aquatic play equipment; water play systems; ground sprays and fountains; water management solutions; seating, shades, aquatic recreation surfacing, and washroom and changing room facilities; feasibility planning and discovery; 2D and 3D design services; and lifetime post-service support.


Sourcewell cooperative purchasing offers choice, value, and peace of mind. Contracts are competitively solicited and delivered through your local dealer or representative. Search our contracts to expand your purchasing options.

Learn more by contacting our client relations team at 877-585-9706 or email.