IPEMA and the Voice of Play: 2021 Highlights
The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) is a non-profit trade association that represents and promotes a market for manufacturers of playground equipment and surfacing. Voice of Play is their initiative that promotes growth in the quality and quantity of free play and the use of playgrounds.
In January of 2021, IPEMA stressed that "playgrounds ideally offer children and families an interactive, comfortable and safer place to play - but have you ever thought about everything that goes into creating that space? From playground surfaces to certified equipment, there are quite a few factors that go into