Safety, Standards, and Affiliations

We’ve Got You Covered

PDPlay produces the highest quality commercial playgrounds on the market. Our commercial children’s play structures and recreation site furnishings are manufactured primarily out of recycled plastic that is safe, durable and virtually maintenance-free. The company takes a proactive approach to safety compliance by continuously upgrading our products and creating new playground structures that meet or exceed the United States and international safety requirements including guidelines set forth by the International Playground Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and ASTM International. PDPlay’s play structures are designed in accordance with the latest American with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent agency of the United States federal government whose purpose is to provide the public with current product safety information and recommendation. The CPSC Handbook for Public Playground Safety can be found at

ASTM International

ASTM International, originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world and a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing, and trade in the global economy. For information about The Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specifications for Playground Equipment for Public Use, published by ASTM International, visit the organization’s website at

Earth Award

By reducing waste and pollution, increasing community education and involvement, and by simply seeing a problem and finding a solution, PDPlay was awarded the San Diego Earth Award in 1997 and 2005 for being an environmentally responsible company. San Diego EarthWorks, a non-profit organization committed to education and action on environmental issues, presented the award.

GSA-LogoGSA (General Services Administration) – GSA allows federal government entities to purchase PDPlay products at the most favorable pricing while satisfying agency purchasing requirements.


CMAS-LogoCMAS (California Multiple Award Schedule) – CMAS allows state and local government entities to purchase PDPlay products at the most favorable pricing. The use of this contract is optional and available to any and all state and local government agencies. No bids are required to purchase.


CMTC (California Manufacturing Technology Consulting) Made In California program is dedicated to highlighting the contributions of California’s manufacturers and raising awareness of the products made in the Golden State.


The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association is a non-profit, membership, trade association. In addition to membership for manufacturers of public play equipment and surfacing materials, we extend membership to consultants and suppliers related to the industry. IPEMA also provides a product certification program for public play equipment and surfacing materials.


 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed, and operated through LEED Every day USGBC is helping advance spaces that are better for the environment and healthier for us to live, work and play in.


Collaborative For High Performance Schools (CHPS) works with schools and experts to make changes to ensure that every child has the best possible learning environment with the smallest impact on the planet.


National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to building strong, healthy and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation.