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
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.
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
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
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. ... Learn More
The children who will be attending this VSOCC (Vancouver Society of Children’s Centre’s) run childcare will be thrilled to explore this rooftop playground. The Childcare is located in a new building on Manitoba Street in Vancouver. Marathon surfaces installed Landsafe pour in place recycled rubber safety surfacing in 100% colour in shades of blue... Learn More
The City of Kamloops wanted to revitalize the wading pool in Prince Charles Park. Design aspects of this project were extremely important to the City. Their wish was to have a variety of sea creatures, with expressive eyes in vibrant colours that would appear to come to life with the movement of the water. Marathon Surfaces was... Learn More
The Courtyard at Chemainus Health Centre is an area that is frequented by senior’s with dementia and their visiting friends and families. The Managing staff at the health centre wanted to convert the concrete surfacing in this area to a safer surfacing more suitable to the special needs of their patients. Marathon Surfaces installed Landsafe pour in place safety... Learn More
The Vancouver Society of Children’s Centres (VSOCC) wanted to transform their Library Square locations playground into a space that would promote learning in sustainability, agriculture and environmental conservation. Marathon installed Landsafe pour in place recycled safety surfacing in natural colours of beige and green. The porous rubber surfacing was poured around an existing maple tree to cover... Learn More
Ronald McDonald House, located on Heather Street in Vancouver, recently opened its doors as a home away from home to families of seriously ill children. Utilizing the unique playground design of PWL Partnership landscape architects, Marathon installed Landsafe pour in place rubber safety surfacing in 100% colour. Features of the playground include a vertical graduated slope design with integrated... Learn More
Bob Dailey Stadium, which is a hub for athletics in the region, recently replaced their 30 year old track surfacing. Marathon installed Spurtan BV system on the track and Rekortan M99 in adjacent event areas. This project was a recipient of the BC Tire Stewardship grant.