The Ultimate Playday: Synthetic Grass for Playgrounds

The Ultimate Playday: Synthetic Grass for Playgrounds

to take this course

Finding the perfect low-maintenance and safe surface option for playgrounds can be a challenge. Join us in this hour-course as we discuss synthetic grass systems are manufactured and best practices for choosing and installing synthetic turf. Design professionals will learn which selection criteria to use when evaluating synthetic grass systems so they can choose a waterless, low-maintenance solution that will continue to be beautiful and functional for years to come

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss how synthetic grass is a safer, softer alternative to asphalt- and concrete-surfaced playgrounds
  2. Explain how synthetic grass systems are made and evaluate different padding materials for safety and sustainability
  3. Determine which synthetic grass system to use based on selection criteria such as moisture resistance, recycled content, and adherence with safety codes for playgrounds
  4. Identify best practices for installing synthetic grass systems to ensure both contractors and future users are safe
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(32) Exterior Improvements
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
FOR32A
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion