Spring Newsletter 2012

You're Never Too Old for Active Play!

Parkgate Senior's Fitness Area, our project feature is a great example of rubberized surfacing's ability to provide active play for all ages and all physical abilities.  Working with the staff at the District of North Vancouver, Marathon was able to enhance the senior's fitness area by installing recycled rubber surfacing and incorporating a rubberized walking path around the facility. During the excavation of the wood fibre material at Parkgate, we discovered extensive mold in the wood fibre.  Is there mold in your wood fibre play or fitness area?  Marathon is proud to be able to increase the accessibility for all ages in playgrounds and fitness parks. Next Feature...Sport Surfaces! Rob Sinclair, President

Project of the Month:

Parkgate Seniors Fitness Area - North Vancouver

The District of North Vancouver was pleased to convert Parkgate fitness area from woodfibre to poured in place.  The woodfibre was creating trip hazzards for users of all ages.  A new perimeter walking path was also created for a new element to the fitness park.  A safe and maintenance free area was the goal for this popular park in North ...

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Product Feature:

Recycled Rubber Mulch

Why choose rubber mulch?

1.  Reduce annual mulching costs

2. Natural looking and colours remain vibrant

3. Allows passage of moisture directly into soil

4. Eco-friendly - use for sustainable landscaping and qualifies for LEED credits

5. Non-organic and doesn't promote infestation

6. Does not rapidly decompose

7. Choice of 7 colours

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Tire Stewardship BC Grants

Tire Stewardship BC community demonstration grant applications are accepted on an open basis through out the year.  Funds are distributed on a first come first served basis, until the funds have been depleted.  Click here for Grants & Funding link.  Please contact us today to receive your quote!  Surfaces that qualify are: poured in place rubber safety surfacing for playgrounds and waterparks, playground ...

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