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    Como Lake Playground

      Marathon received a design request from the City of Coquitlam for fish to be incorporated into their Como Lake playground.  That design request resulted in unique three dimensional rubber fish with animated expressions cresting the blue pour in place rubber surfacing. These design oriented mounds add a third dimension to the playground surface.

    Regent Christian Academy

                Tunnels, Anthills and Cows, Oh My! There is no limit to the play opportunities presented in the new playground at Regent Christian Academy. Students imaginations are sure to be  sparked as they jump, climb, roll and crawl their way through this unique play space. Marathon Surfaces created and installed a variety of Landsafe rubber play […]

    Introducing: Street Unit Skateboard Ramps

    Nowhere for the skateboarders to go? We have the solution. Marathon would like to introduce to Canada  Street Unit skateboard ramps.  Our skateboard units are affordable and moveable, which means that you have the flexibility to change where your skateboarders hang out. Sold individually, these elements can be used separately or combined to create versatile street […]

    Marathon Surfaces introduces a new trend from Europe

    Marathon Surfaces is excited to introduce a new playground option, which is currently the rage in Europe: In-ground trampolines. Made in Germany using state-of-the-art technology, these trampolines use an innovative design that makes them vandal-proof, flame retardant, water resistant, and UV light and  heat resistant. Ideal for installation in playgrounds, water parks, daycares, schools, campgrounds and shopping malls. […]

    Foster Park – Parksville

    Tucked away in a quiet family neighbourhood in Parksville is Foster Park, now home to an extensively renovated playground. Pea gravel was replaced with pour in place recycled rubber safety surfacing in waves of blue, green and grey.  Desired design elements were enhanced through the creativity of the Marathon Surfaces design team and talented installers, […]

    Hume Park – New Westminster

    Hume Park, located in the City of New Westminster, draws thousands of kids to its play spaces every summer.  The City recently upgraded their water park to include Landsafe pour in place rubber safety surfacing and unique Architecturally designed play elements, such a flat top mounds and half circle cliff-like structures.  The colour blocking effect achieved through the use of blue, red and black […]

    3D RUBBER ANIMALS AND SPHERES

    Create a 3 dimensional play environment that will increase play opportunities and stimulate the imagination! Hide behind or climb on up, and conquer! Marathon Surfaces is now offering 3D rubber animals and spheres. These durable rubber play features come in a variety of sizes and bright bold colours.

    Lions Park – Port Coquitlam

      New life has been given to Lions Park in Port Coquitlam. Previously enjoyed and loved by the community as a unique tire park, residents of the area were hoping that the tires would remain as a play element in the revitalized park. Van Der Zalm and Associates repurposed the tires in their unique design as planters, and […]

    King George Park – Richmond

    King George Park in Richmond is enjoying a new playground thanks to the vision and fund raising efforts of a parent in the community as well as the generosity of the City of Richmond.  This park is unique in its design, as a rubber mounded platform was added beside the slide to offer wheelchair and caregiver accessibility.  […]

    Queenston Park – Coquitlam

      Queenston Park located in Coquitlam had some unique challenges in designing their playground.  An existing hillside bordered the area limiting the available dimensions.  The City of Coquitlam and design team decided to use the hill to their advantage by incorporating it into the play space.  Marathon Surfaces installed Landsafe  pour in place recycled rubber safety surfacing […]