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It is important for children to have fun. There are numerous kid friendly activities near our Southern Oaks apartment ID-10072556community in Stone Mountain, GA. Some fun locations include Stone Mountain Park, Brook Run Park, Lilburn City Park, Garden Hills Pool, and so much more. However, even when the priority is having fun, safety is important.

Tips to Playground Safety:

  • Make sure the play area has a safe surface in case of falls. The ideal surfaces are made of rubber, wood chips, sand or synthetic turf. Hard surfaces such as concrete make the impact of falls more dangerous.
  • Make sure the playground equipment has been maintained and inspected. If something seems broken or out of place leave the area and notify the responsible individual(s).
  • Make sure the equipment is age appropriate and keep children of different age groups separated.
  • Make sure the playground equipment is being used properly.
  • Supervise your children at all times. Make sure they do not exhibit unsafe or inappropriate behaviors such as running, pushing or shoving.
  • Do not allow a child to wear jewelry, drawstrings, scarves or any other strangulation hazard.

Take advantage of all the fun play locations this summer. Always remember to be safe when enjoying those kid friendly activities in Stone Mountain, GA. What’s your favorite outdoor activity? Share it with us on Facebook!

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