Today’s Parent, published May 2009
Three-time Olympic medallist, parent and childhood fitness advocate Silken Laumann makes the case for community park space
..A great playground is designed for both individual and group play, and the equipment should allow kids to spin, rock, balance and climb. The best structures I’ve found are [distributed] by RecTec Industries in Delta, BC. Far from boring, these colourful structures are relevant and interesting enough to engage children for long periods of time. Read More
South Delta Leader, published May 11, 2012
Tsawwassen’s new water park has made a splash with the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA). The Corporation of Delta was presented with the Parks and Open Spaces Award for Rotary WaterWorks at Diefenbaker Park. Officially opened last August, the facility was recognized for its design, accessibility and community involvement. Read More
Alberni Valley Times, published June 4 2010
The city wanted to include the play structure in the overall project, but needed to have a grant in place in order to do that, explained director of parks and recreation, Scott Kenny. They received a federal grant from Recreation and Infrastructure Canada for approximately $25,000, which is about one-third of the total cost. RecTec Industries will supply and install the playground at the park. Read More
New play equipment with features as diverse as the community it serves has been opened in a festive ceremony involving community leaders and the students of Holly elementary. Read More
Children scrambling over the innovative play structure in the Richmond Olympic Oval pavilion at the Richmond O Zone don’t know it’s the latest in technology to keep them active and healthy.
They only know it’s fun.
The new structure, called Icon, being demonstrated at the O Zone as part of the Oval pavilion’s focus on wellness, offers a unique, interactive experience for children, with games for single or multiple players using push buttons, coloured flashing lights and sounds.
Parent Joe Meylor approves of the interactive concept. “Not only is it great for the physical aspect,” he said, “but it also helps to develop their minds intellectually. It teaches kids to think.” Read More