,About Playground Specialists Inc.

Playground Specialists Warehouse
Playground Specialists Inc. Warehouse

Playground Specialists, Inc is a full-service, family-owned, recreation company. We can assist you with all your park and playground needs, from design to installation. We offer a variety of products to meet your needs and are a proud authorized representative of Playworld products.

At Playground Specialists, Inc we work hard to maintain a strong foundation by building relationships with customers and recreation professionals. Every day we’re working with customers to create the perfect playground with the use of thermoplastic playground markings which is substantially tougher than a water-based paint. We believe that all kids deserve a safe, fun place to play. That’s why we design our equipment and playgrounds to meet, and exceed ADA laws.

Just as every kid who plays on a playground is different, so are your playground needs. From budget constraints to limited space, Playground Specialists, Inc and Playworld will give you equipment choices to make your playground the most fun it can be!

Commitment – Our warranties are among the best in the industry

Innovative – Our sales professionals are continually incorporating new products into our designs

Vision – We have our own in house CAD designers working in conjunction with our sales person to customize any project to your specifications.

Variety – Playgrounds, picnic tables, benches, bike racks, grills, tables, umbrellas, planters, pavilions, shelters, shade structures, fitness equipment and sporting equipment are just some of the products we offer. WE also carry and install a variety of safety surfacing options for your recreation needs.

Turn Key Approach – Our specially trained in house installation crews provide top notch installation.

Quality – We represent some of the top manufacturers in the industry!

Our PlaySpec Mission:

Playground Specialists, Inc, is a family-owned and operated company, dedicated to creating engaging and safe outdoor spaces. We strive to inspire imagination, promote physical activity, and foster social interaction. In addition, we are the premier provider of innovative playground design, sales, and construction solutions for our clients, while also enhancing the well-being and development of children in communities nationwide.

With a legacy built on passion and expertise, we exceed our clients’ expectations by delivering exceptional craftsmanship. We also utilize high-quality materials and employ a team of dedicated professionals. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the initial project. That’s because provide ongoing support and maintenance to ensure the longevity and safety of our playgrounds.

Through collaborative partnerships with architects, landscape designers, and community stakeholders, we transform outdoor spaces into vibrant and inclusive environments that encourage play, learning and exploration. As a family-owned and operated business, we understand the value of personalized attention and take pride in delivering custom-designed playgrounds that reflect our client’s vision.

Advocated for the power of play, we believe in its positive impact on children’s physical, cognitive and social development. By creating exceptional playground experiences, we are dedicated to helping communities thrive, one joyful and engaging space at a time.

At Playground Specialists Inc., we are not just a business. We are also a family committed to making a difference in the lives of children and the communities we serve.

Awards & Recognitions:

Customer Satisfaction Leader Awards - 2016, 2017, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Consecutive Per Capita Awards from Playworld
  • Most Improved Organization from Playworld in 2006
  • Organization of the Year from Playworld in 2008, 2014 and 2018
  • Factory Certified Installer for Playworld since 2000
  • Consecutive Customer Satisfaction Leadership Awards from Playworld
  • 2019 Star Performer for Berliner
  • Certified PlayMatta installer since 2010
  • 17 Certified Playground Safety Inspector’s on staff
  • 3 Certified Inclusive Design Specialists on staff


“It was wonderful to work with the PlaySpec team. They were extremely professional and responsive in all their interactions with us. In addition to the high quality and cost-effective products, they provided invaluable service and support. The team, from the CEO to the installers, were extremely responsive and flexible in their dealing with us as we installed playgrounds in multiple locations with some strenuous delivery schedules. We cannot thank them enough for their commitment and dedication to service.”-Phil Panzarella, Chief Growth Officer, Easterseals DC, MD, VA
“A new playground has been installed at our humble church in Fredericksburg, VA, and our children and all involved are delighted. The equipment is durable and safe; the installation was done very well; and we believe the investment in our parish community will attract families with children….We highly recommend Playground Specialists, as the specialists for high quality playgrounds and professional installation.”– Donna Pringle, St. Luke’s Anglican Church

We are proud to be named one of Frederick County, MD’s Top 50 Most Innovative Businesses!