Welcome the Backyard Adventures swing sets blog. Please check with us often to learn about how to design, purchase, and install backyard playsets. We also post helpful information about safety and other important backyard topics.

Playset Safety

Oct 28, 2020
Your kids’ safety is just as important to us as it is to you! Here at Backyard Adventures we adhere to the top industry safety standards and design playsets that keep you worry free when your child is playing in the backyard. Here are a few of our top safety features.

What makes Backyard Adventures Unique?

Aug 25, 2020
Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between all the playsets you see online. They all seem to look alike with similar play features. Rest assured Backyard Adventures playsets are unique in several ways.

Top Swing Sets Accessories for Play Set Customization

Aug 04, 2020
Backyard Adventures has a wide range of fun accessories for our play sets, but here are few of our top selling accessories.

Best Playsets for Small Yards

Jul 20, 2020
Our Space Saver play sets offer loads of fun in a smaller package. The Adventure Treehouse Jumbo Space Saver is loaded with fun activities and perfect for small yards. The fort structure has a 5’ high deck with over 28 sq. ft. of play space. The Adventure Treehouse also includes our limited lifetime warranty on all wood, metal, and hardware components.

What’s New in Backyard Wooden Playsets for 2020?

Jul 10, 2020
Playsets have evolved over the years, but many things at Backyard Adventures have stayed the same. Backyard Adventures started over 30 years ago with a little family of eight, or maybe I should say big family of eight. Mom and dad wanted to keep their six kids busy playing outside, so dad built a playset for them. It was a fun playset that caught the attention of neighbors and friends who also wanted a playset for their family. Not long after, Backyard Adventures was born.

How to Design Your Own Backyard Playset

May 27, 2020
Do you remember watching The Little Rascals as a kid? The good ole Clubhouse Gang with beloved characters like Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, and Buckwheat? If it’s a little before your time, watch the 1994 remake movie ‘The Little Rascals’ with your kids, they’ll love it!

5 Tips for Playset Maintenance

Apr 15, 2020
So, it’s time to freshen up your play set. Any wood product will weather in the elements, so to keep your wooden playset looking new again follow these 5 tips to get your play set back to tip top shape!

Been Thinking About Ground Cover For Your Play Set?

Mar 02, 2020
For both safety and aesthetic reasons, many Backyard Adventures customers ask us about the various ground cover options available. Much like your custom-designed play set, the best option for your family depends on a number of factors, including the size of your backyard, your budget, and your personal preference.

High Weight Capacity Swing Set

Jan 30, 2020
At Backyard Adventures we focus on building play sets that are built for your kids AND you! The best memories are tied to the ones we love so go ahead and play with your kids. Create those loving memories of fun that last a lifetime. When you own a Backyard Adventures play set you don’t have to sit back and watch your kids swing and slide. You can swing right alongside them enjoying the summer days together.

Metal vs Wood Swing Sets

Dec 31, 2019
Your childhood wouldn’t have been the same without sliding down a fireman’s pole or swinging back and forth on a swing. Now your older and you want your kids to have that same exhilaration and excitement with their own playset. Whether you are considering a wood swing set or a metal playset, we hope to help your search by comparing the two types of play structures.

Best Swing Sets for Small Yards

Dec 10, 2019
We understand the hassle of shopping for quality playset for your children, since it’s sometimes hard to know which playsets will actually fit in your backyard space. Are there really play sets made for small spaces that don’t compromise on quality and play value?

10 Ways That Play Helps A Child’S Development

Nov 19, 2019
The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights has acknowledged that play is an essential part of a child’s development such that it is considered a right of all children. Every child deserves the opportunity to develop their full potential through healthy play.

Before You Install A Swing Set Consider These Guidelines

Nov 19, 2019
You can't really be a kid without a swing set. Imaginations run wild with limitless possibilities where kids can jump, climb and slide their way to fun. At Backyard Adventures we want to give you information to make sure that your backyard is ready for a new playset. Here are some things to consider prior to purchasing a new playset.