If you’re considering buying your kids a wooden outdoor playset, then you’ve got some big choices to make! There are loads of kids outdoor playsets to choose from and here are the main criteria you need to think about –
- –Pine is the cheapest but does require ongoing maintenance
See the price points below
–Cedar is a good mid-range option, the timber is naturally hard wearing and splinter free
–Redwood is the most expensive option but also the longest lasting.
- Keeping everything within your budget! Believe me, this is the hardest criteria to meet!
Budget Kids Outdoor Playsets (Pine)
Most basic kids outdoor playsets will include swings, a slide, a sandbox, usually tucking in underneath the slide, and then most will have a fort with shade and a ladder and/or rock wall. Check the weight allowances on cheaper sets as they are often only suited to smaller children.
The Andorra is a budget conscious playset with unparalleled value. The set includes a fully functional 3×3 play deck with lower sandbox, swings and slide and more. A great swing set for small areas.
The Conover play set is the perfect play set for families with a smaller backyard and budget. It features two swings, hanging bar, slide, fort and ladder.
Mid Range Outdoor Playsets – (Pine) $800-1200
Mid range kids outdoor play equipment generally has a good range of features to choose from.
Weight allowances will vary between brands. Go for a 200 pound set for older kids, and a 120 pound set if the equipment is only for younger children.