A new playground for School 26, Paterson, NJ

A new playground for School 26, Paterson, NJ

The community was brimming with energy on Saturday, June 3, 2017, as more than 125 volunteers joined together to build a new Alexandra’s Playground for School 26. This new playground will support the more than 570 K-8 students in the school, and provide a much needed safe play space for this densely populated community. The efforts of so many people went into making this playground a reality, from the early planning to the day of the...

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A spring playground for PS26 in Paterson, NJ

A spring playground for PS26 in Paterson, NJ

We are thrilled to share the design for our next playground, to be built at PS 26 in Paterson, NJ. On June 3rd with the help of many volunteers, we will transform their asphalt lot into this beautiful Kompan playground where the kids can climb, spin, slide, and explore. At this K-8 school of 570 students, where they all receive free or reduced lunch, the students and faculty can’t wait to have a playground outside their doors. And the...

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Team Alex runs the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Team Alex runs the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Congratulations to our amazing Team Alex runners for completing the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. They joined nearly 20,000 other runners to take on the surprisingly sunny streets of NYC. If you were out there on March 19th cheering on the crowd, we hope you gave an extra shout out to some of our 23 team members decked out in their purple and white Team Alex running shirts. After running through Central Park, the West Side Highway,...

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A new Playground in Haiti, coming this fall

A new Playground in Haiti, coming this fall

Earlier in the year we finished building this new playground at an orphanage in Beaudet Saint Croix, Haiti. The children at the orphanage love having a place to swing, slide and climb, and so do the kids in the surrounding community.  So now it’s time to plan our 5th playground in Haiti, this time in Port-au-Prince. Stay tuned…. [Show slideshow] Save Save Save Save Save...

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NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program this summer in Brooklyn and the Bronx

NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program this summer in Brooklyn and the Bronx

Hundreds of NYC kids are receiving the Gift of Play this summer through our support of two new locations in the established NYC Parks “Kids in Motion” program  – Mullaly Park (near Yankee Stadium, Bronx), and Tilden Park (East Flatbush, Brooklyn). A Kids In Motion Playground Associate is in the park 5 days a week to lead the kids in active play including organized sports, fitness, jumbo games, and more. The blue Imagination...

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Asbury Park, NJ has a new playground at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School!

Asbury Park, NJ has a new playground at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School!

Over 100 volunteers came out on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 to build the new playground that this community has waited over 90 years for. Directed by the installers from Kompan Playgrounds, the Alexandra’s Playground donors and supporters were joined by Our Lady of Mount Carmel School teachers, principals, staff and families, Mother of Mercy clergy and parishioners,  Interfaith Neighbors, Team Red White and Blue, T&M Associates,...

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