PlayCore is the leading commercial playground equipment and backyard products Company specializing in the design, manufacture and marketing of educational play and recreation solutions. The commercial play division markets modular and custom playground systems and components to municipalities, schools, parks and other playground system users. The consumer division manufactures kits for wooden swing sets and climbing units, plastic slides and related products.
PlayCore’s customers come in all sizes, from all geographic regions, with a wide variety of budgets. From commercial and consumer play systems, to site amenities, surfacing, fitness solutions, aquatic solutions and more, Playcore offers a comprehensive array of recreation products.
In February 2007, Chartwell sold PlayCore and retained a minority equity position in the Company as part of the transaction. In May 2014 Chartwell sold its remaining interest in Playcore as part of the sale of the company.