Backyard Playground Equipment

Buy the best backyard playground equipment selected and recommended by interior designers. By Eliza Bush.

Give you kids the feeling of being at recess at school, but when they are at home. These backyard playground equipment options are just plain fun, and they will give your kids the opportunity to work off some of that excess energy, while having a great time. They can play alone or with friends, and either way, they will have a blast. We guarantee it.

Versatile Backyard Swing Set

Versatile Backyard Swing Set

$348.04

Versatile Backyard Swing Set

Klo Kick

$348.04

Description

Perfect For: Active and adventurous children

What We Like: The variety of play options

This versatile backyard swing set features a belt swing, saucer swing, climbing ladder, climbing net, and a glider, offering numerous playtime options for your kids. The comprehensive design encourages outdoor activity and helps children develop strength and coordination. This swing set is an ideal addition to any backyard, providing a fun and engaging space for children to play while spending quality time outdoors.

Designer Advice

Ensure you have ample space in your backyard to accommodate the swing set safely, and consider adding rubber mulch or a soft surface beneath it for additional protection during playtime.

Whimsical Climb N' Slide Gym

Whimsical Climb N' Slide Gym

$857.81

Whimsical Climb N' Slide Gym

Step2

$857.81

Description

Perfect For: Little ones needing active playtime

What We Like: Hours of climb n' slide fun

This whimsical gym offers a world of climb n' slide excitement for youngsters, providing countless hours of energetic adventures. The durable design ensures safety and durability, making it perfect for both indoor and outdoor play spaces. The colorful structure encourages imaginative play and physical activity, helping your child stay active while creating unforgettable memories.

Designer Advice

Place it in a safe, cushioned surface such as rubber mats or grass to ensure optimal safety and comfort during playtime, and always supervise children while playing.

7-in-1 Kids Playground Slide Set

7-in-1 Kids Playground Slide Set

$268.63

7-in-1 Kids Playground Slide Set

Ikkle

$268.63

Description

Perfect For: Encouraging active play and fun for children

What We Like: Multiple play elements to keep kids engaged

This 7-in-1 kids playground slide set offers a variety of exciting activities to keep little ones engaged and entertained. Made of certified high-quality HDPE material, this playset is safe and durable for long-lasting fun. It features a step ladder to climb, a smooth slide for exhilarating rides, a basketball hoop and toss ring for sporty fun, an arch tunnel to crawl through, a toy telescope for imaginative play, and an organizer compartment to store small toys.

Designer Advice

Place the playset on a soft surface like rubber tiles or grass to provide additional safety and comfort for kids during playtime. Ensure adult supervision for younger children.

Seedling Playground with Two Decks

Seedling Playground with Two Decks

$8159.96

Seedling Playground with Two Decks

UltraPlay

$8159.96

Description

Perfect For: Encouraging outdoor play and learning for young children

What We Like: Interactive elements that promote cognitive and physical development

The Seedling Playground features two decks for children to explore and a slide for fun exits. It's packed with engaging elements like a clock panel, bongo drums, window panel, gear panel, shapes and colors, and a rain wheel. The 1-2-3-step helps develop coordination and balance. This playground system promotes outdoor activity and learning through play, making it an excellent addition to any backyard or child-care facility.

Designer Advice

Place the playground system on a soft surface like grass or rubber tiles for added safety, and ensure adult supervision for a secure and enjoyable play experience.

Metal Mixed Activity Swing Set

Metal Mixed Activity Swing Set

$350 $420.54

Metal Mixed Activity Swing Set

XDP Recreation

$350 $420.54

Description

This 102” wide, 192” long, 74” tall split swing set contains two swings, a basket swing, a slide with a built-in ladder, and a two-person glider. The blue and white metal frame can support 700 pounds and children aged 3 to 8. 

Large Framed Recreational Equipment

Large Framed Recreational Equipment

$399

Large Framed Recreational Equipment

XDP Recreation

$399

Description

This large backyard recreation set is perfect for families with several children. It has a slide, two-person glider, see-saw, stand and swing, two sit-down swings, and monkey bars. The six steel legs support a 74” tall metal frame, which holds 1,000 pounds.

Designer Advice

If you don’t want to start with large equipment set like this, you can build your way up to it by adding different pieces. Begin with the basics, like a pair of swings on a sturdy base. Then start building your playground, like using an embankment slide DIY. But remember, the more pieces you add, the more support it will need to stay safe. Pay attention to the weight of the equipment and how much weight each piece can hold.

Tiny Toddler Teeter Totter Playset

Tiny Toddler Teeter Totter Playset

$250.05 $499.99

Tiny Toddler Teeter Totter Playset

XDP Recreation

$250.05 $499.99

Description

This four-piece set has a smooth yellow slide, a two-person metal see-saw with yellow seats, and two swings with an angular monkey bar in the middle. The frame's legs have been foam padded for safety. 

Complete All in One Activity Equipment

Complete All in One Activity Equipment

Complete All in One Activity Equipment

Little Tikes

Description

This giant outdoor activity set is perfect for home playground ideas for multiple kids aged 3 to 10 and up to 1300 pounds. This swing set has a large covered structure attached to standard gear, plus a bridge and monkey bars.

Montpelier Mansion-Inspired Swing Set

Montpelier Mansion-Inspired Swing Set

Montpelier Mansion-Inspired Swing Set

Backyard Discovery

Description

Perfect For: Families seeking endless hours of fun and luxury in their backyard

What We Like: Upper fort with a full door, bay windows, and peaked roof

The Montpelier swing set offers an elegant playhouse experience inspired by a luxurious mansion. Featuring an upper fort with a peaked roof, full door, and bay windows, it provides ample space for kids to enjoy. The front balcony extends into a launch pad for an 8ft. super speedy slide, while monkey bars and ladder offer exciting access points. Kids can swing in style on belt swings and a trapeze or relax at the snack stand with a built-in bench and sandbox area.

Designer Advice

Match the Montpelier with a cozy outdoor seating area nearby, so parents can supervise playtime while lounging in comfort and style.

Compact Wood Framed Rainbow Roof Playset

Compact Wood Framed Rainbow Roof Playset

Compact Wood Framed Rainbow Roof Playset

Backyard Discovery

Description

This backyard playground equipment contains all the activities your kids need. There is a mounted steering wheel and telescope on the covered platform, a climbing wall, and a picnic table. A wavy slide, swings, and monkey bars finish the set.

Designer Advice

You can create unique playsets by piecing together individual parts. Components you can use for DIY playground equipment include slides, swings, steering wheels, telescopes, and ladders. You can also get creative and build a sandbox, a rope climb, monkey bars, tunnels, tire swings, and a fire pole. The more activities you add to your swing set, the longer your children will be active and imaginative. 

Wood House Combined Activity Set

Wood House Combined Activity Set

Wood House Combined Activity Set

Backyard Discovery

Description

Use this pre-stained wooden swing set for backyard playground ideas. The tall covered climber attaches to a high-sided plastic slide, a picnic table, and a climbing wall with a platform and ladder. On the other side, there are two swings and a glider.

Designer Advice

Buying large playsets with several different activities reduces complaints of boredom and allows for multiple children to play simultaneously. There are dozens of homemade playground ideas that you can use, depending on the size of your yard and the number of kids you want to support. The more pieces you add, the larger the set will get, so you’ll need a bigger free area.

Wooden Castle Playset with Clubhouse and Slide

Wooden Castle Playset with Clubhouse and Slide

Wooden Castle Playset with Clubhouse and Slide

Backyard Discovery

Description

Perfect For: Encouraging imaginative outdoor play for children

What We Like: The multiple fun and safe ways to explore and move

This versatile wooden castle playset features a raised clubhouse, a roomy porch, and a crow's nest with a telescope, sparking your kids' imaginations during playtime. Safe ways to explore include a full-length set of monkey bars, a challenging rock wall, and a 10-foot speedy slide, providing endless fun. The sturdy, high-quality construction ensures that it's a long-lasting addition to your outdoor space.

Designer Advice

Position this playset on a flat, grassy area with plenty of space, and periodically check for wear and potential hazards to ensure your child's safety during play.

Wooden Swing Set with Clubhouse and Sandbox

Wooden Swing Set with Clubhouse and Sandbox

Wooden Swing Set with Clubhouse and Sandbox

Backyard Discovery

Description

Perfect For: Smaller yards looking for plenty of outdoor fun

What We Like: Multiple activity options and compact design

The Atlantis wooden swing set packs numerous features into a small space, perfect for families with limited yard area. Boasting an upper clubhouse with bay windows and a balcony, this swing set also offers a sandbox area and snack/activity shelf beneath for mid-play refreshments. With a flat step entry ladder and solid rock wall for climbing, along with an 8-foot speedy slide, entertainment options abound. Two belt swings and a trapeze accommodate up to three kids swinging simultaneously, guaranteeing long-lasting enjoyment.

Designer Advice

To enhance child safety, install the swing set on level ground and add a layer of shock-absorbing material such as rubber mulch or wood chips underneath.

Playground System with Slides and Climber

Playground System with Slides and Climber

Playground System with Slides and Climber

UltraPlay

Description

Perfect For: Multifamily complexes and community parks

What We Like: Variety of play features for children

The Playground System offers two slides at different heights, perfect for varying sliding experiences and skill levels. With a Deluxe Rock Climber, children can improve upper and lower body strength while developing crucial motor skills. The Bench Panel provides a comfortable spot to relax, while the Bass Drum lets children explore their musical creativity. This playground system ensures endless hours of fun and physical activity for children.

Designer Advice

Ensure that the playground area has proper surfacing, such as rubber mulch or engineered wood fiber, to create a safe and enjoyable play environment for all users.

Adventure Swing Set with Slide and Tunnel

Adventure Swing Set with Slide and Tunnel

Adventure Swing Set with Slide and Tunnel

Lifetime

Description

Perfect For: Active playtime for children aged 3-12

What We Like: Durable, weather-resistant construction

This adventure swing set offers endless excitement for children with its UV-protected high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and powder-coated steel construction. Designed to withstand the elements, it won't warp, rot, crack, or splinter. Featuring a swing set, slide, and adventure tunnel, it provides an array of activities to keep kids entertained and engaged. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that this playset is low-maintenance and designed with safety in mind.

Designer Advice

Place the swing set on a level surface with a soft, impact-absorbing material like mulch or rubber underneath to ensure optimum safety and comfort during playtime.

Sensory One-Deck Play Structure

Sensory One-Deck Play Structure

Sensory One-Deck Play Structure

UltraPlay

Description

Perfect For: Children of all abilities to enjoy outdoor sensory play

What We Like: Multiple ground level music components

This sensory one-deck play structure offers numerous activities, allowing children of all abilities to have fun and explore. The Window Panel ensures visibility for caregivers, while its ground level music components cater to all levels of ability. The nature-themed roof provides shade, keeping kids cool during their South Fork adventures. The structure fosters physical and cognitive skill development, enhancing overall playtime experience.

Designer Advice

Maximize the benefits by incorporating soft, resilient surfacing and pairing the structure with additional standalone play equipment for a more inclusive playground.

Wooden Set with Sandbox

Wooden Set with Sandbox

Wooden Set with Sandbox

KidKraft

Description

This swing set has a curvy slide and a covered structure with a climbing wall and a built-in rope ladder over the sandbox. Monkey bars and swings are for kids aged 3 to 10 with a combined weight of 110 pounds.

Minimal Wood Covered Swingset

Minimal Wood Covered Swingset

Minimal Wood Covered Swingset

Backyard Discovery

Description

This recreational set is best for small backyard playground ideas. A roofed platform and climbing wall lead to the green slide. On the other side are two swings. The pre-stained wood frame supports several 3 to 10-year-olds weighing up to 1080 pounds. 

Toddler Indoor Slide for Motor Skills Development

Toddler Indoor Slide for Motor Skills Development

Toddler Indoor Slide for Motor Skills Development

TR LAYNE

Description

Perfect For: Encouraging physical activity and coordination in young children

What We Like: Safe, durable, and easy-to-assemble design

This toddler indoor slide is an excellent way to keep your child entertained while promoting motor skills development. Made from sturdy materials, it offers a safe and sustainable option with wide, rounded steps for easy climbing. Available in green or pink, it fosters balance and hand/eye coordination, setting the foundation for a healthy, active life. Conveniently assembled in as little as 5 minutes, this fun and functional play slide is a must-have for your little one's indoor playtime.

Designer Advice

Position this indoor slide in a spacious, well-lit area for maximum safety and enjoyment. Encourage your child's independence by initially demonstrating proper usage, then stepping back and letting them explore at their own pace.

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Backyard playground ideas

This exciting idea for a children's playground is hand made from simple, publicly available materials. Numerous details and unusual play arrangements guarantee children a perfect place to spend their time outdoors. Solid wooden construction.

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Outdoor playground inspiration: merry-go-round featuring a unique bicycle design in red, accommodating five kids at a time. Serves playful purposes and develops motor skills along with muscle strength.

Diy outdoor gym equipment

Surprise your children with some crazy fun by presenting to them this impressive gym equipment for outdoors. The ripple slides are mounted very firmly and surrounded by two vertical mesh screen enclosure for proper safety.

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Playground equipment idea: something worth having in your backyard, so that the kids would stay busy during sunny days! Ropes and wooden blocks attached to a pyramid structure encourage for climbing and pulling up.

Backyard playground equipment plans

Open topped Brighton Sand Box includes play tables and cover. High-quality timber sand pit for playgrounds and play areas.

Diy gymnastics equipment

Wooden set designed for garden workout freaks. With this simple but efficient set, you can change your garden into the gym. You will be able to climb a wall and use ropes and bars to pull up, and train your muscles!

Backyard play equipment

This wonderfully decorated playground is a combination of natural wooden elements with interesting grass and earth formations. The whole made from eco-friendly materials is child-friendly and nature-friendly.

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This natural climbing wall constitutes a great backyard play equipment that will entertain all preschool children. It can be used for small group work or as ad-hoc seating for performances, a climbing wall and an ascending log stepper causeway.

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Create the perfect environment for your child to move around, have fun and play on the fresh air with this amazing climbing frame that is constructed of only the highest quality wood and will make for just the most fitting option for any spacious backyard.

Small playground equipment

While our days of swinging from the monkey bars are long behind us, our kids make up for it by spending hours jumping, running, climbing, and sliding up and down their favorite playground equipment. In fact, our kids live for…

Kids obstacle course equipment

If you are looking for attractive garden play solutions, this impressive backyard play equipment will help you find a great solution. Curiously-designed wooden gutters give children plenty of game options, and solid construction provides endurance.

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Why not add something that will allow you to have plenty of fun and provide hours of entertainment for your children with this outdoor wooden play equipment. This boardwalk is at the same time sturdy and well-constructed.

Diy backyard playground

If you want for your little ones to have a crazy fun while playing in the backyard, you may want to check this beautiful merry-go-round. It is constructed of all-weather resistant metal and it spins like a charm.

Outdoor bridge for playground

A simple but cool play catwalk for backyards. It's handmade of 4 thick round non-finished wooden posts joined with 4 sturdy round rails longwise. Four tyres are fixed to bottom rails. Posts are embedded in the ground.

The ultimate tree house for kids equipped with a climbing

This is a completely different dimension of a backyard play equipment. In fact, it can be said that this is a wooden tree house, because wide branches run between its floors - but it is grounded. Everywhere there are mysterious passages and a safe railing.

Cool play equipment for your garden that kids will love

Cool Play Equipment For Your Garden That Kids Will Love

Backyard wooden playground equipment like our safari pak cubby fort

Backyard wooden playground equipment like our Safari Pak Cubby Fort ...

Playground equipment plans

This playground equipment can be a great offer for all pre-schools offering a fully safe entertainment, which will develop the children's motor activity. It allows several kids to use the item at the same time.

Play equipment for backyard

Gonna get my hubby on it a.s.a.p. Maybe it'll be done in time for my daughters B-day.... IN JUNE, lol

How to build playground equipment

If you are looking for fun playground equipment for your kids, this wonderfully made zip line is a great way to have fun. Stable attachments, appropriate security features, and a colorful saddle will be perfect for a toddler.

Backyard rope bridge

This well-designed children's playground with water wall play is an excellent way to have fun on hot days. Wooden construction with gutters gives you a lot of fun in the water and is very ingenious.

Jungle gym diy kits

Sue has gotten us a lot of wonderful, new, indoor gym equipment, but at this time of the year, I can't help but "Think Spring". Wouldn't it be fun to build something like this to put in the grass at the far side of the playground?!

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