Devin Knight, crew foreman for Marathon Surfaces, re-created an artists rendition of a First Nations inspired salmon for Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo, BC. A stencil was painstakingly drawn and cut out over several days followed by the careful addition of pour in place (PIP) rubber inlaid into the stencil. Devin’s incredible artistry and creativity enables Marathon... Learn More
The principal of Simon Fraser Elementary wanted the design of the new rubber surfacing to reflect the natural environment found in Vancouver. Marathon delivered with this nature inspired theme, design details include, boulder hopscotch, swimming salmon, bear family and mountains!
The City of Abbostsfords plan to make this park accessible to all included the addition of this inclusive playground. The pour in place rubber safety surfacing was installed using vibrant colours and interesting design features. These design elements include a birds eye view of boats floating on a river. To increase the play value and... Learn More
The Tire Stewardship BC fully funded this vibrant and beautiful new playground in Surrey. This playground is in memory of Don Blythe, TSBC Chairman of the Board. Playful design elements include animated rabbit, bee and 3 dimensional fish, tomatoes and boulders.
Built to honour West Shore RCMP Constable Sarah Beckett, this Langford playground was designed in striking RCMP colours by Bob Lilly, Attentus Landscape Architecture. Mounds and jumping elements in a variety of sizes encourage movement in this lively space.
Play Value Galore! This unique playground located in Coquitlam includes handholds, slope play and climbing features. All these elements add exceptional interest and play opportunities increasing the play value of the entire space. This play space was designed by ISL Engineering.
Ryall Spray Park located in New Westminster has been totally revitalized! Marathon Surfaces brought to life the meticulously designed drawing of one of the City’s landscape architects. By installing our Landsafe rubber surfacing in a combination of sealed and porous systems we were able to create a lazy river effect. 3D Design features include animated ... Learn More
Poirier Park, located in Coquitlam, BC was designed with maximizing the play value of the rubber surfacing in mind. Marathon’s in house designer incorporated 3D rubber elements to promote creative and imaginative play opportunities. These playful design features included an anthill, raised tomato mounds, animated winged insects and meandering roadway.
W.E. Kinvig Elementary School located in an under privileged community in Surrey, after 3 years of arduous fundraising, have a brand new inclusive play space for children of all abilities. Three local women made it their mission to give these children a fully accessible playground. Marathon Surfaces along with the Tire Stewardship of BC, Swing... Learn More
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.
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 elements to revitalize the existing play area. The... Learn More
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.... Learn More
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,... Learn More
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... Learn More
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... Learn More