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
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... 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.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice offers specialized care for children with progressive life-threatening illnesses and their families. An accessible play surface was necessary for the hospice playground to suit the needs of these children and their siblings. Marathon installed pour in place recycled rubber safety surfacing to provide a seamless and fully accessible surface to meet these needs. ... Learn More
This welcoming courtyard can be found at L.A. Matheson High School in the City of Surrey. The renovation included the installation of Landsafe poured in place recycled rubber surfacing. This surfacing helped create a maintenance free and seamless transition between the concrete pathways and surrounding gathering areas. This renovation was done in partnership with Cedar Crest Lands (BC).
Pacific Institute of Sports Excellence, located at the Campus of Camosun College in Victoria, is excited to have a new outdoor training area and runway for their high performance athletes. Spurtan BV, an elite track surfacing, was installed in vibrant blue.
Surrey Memorial Hospital wanted to create a safe rooftop retreat for their patients. Marathon was able to provide this by removing the existing uneven flagstones and replacing them with landsafe poured in place recycled rubber surfacing. This created a safe seamless transition from the doorway and throughout the patio. To make this rooftop a true retreat... Learn More
Ladner Lawn Bowling had their grand opening of their new aritifical lawn bowling green on July 7, 2012. Ladner’s club is one of the oldest in BC established in 1917. Marathon was pleased to work with the club on their project converting the grass to artificial turf. The turf is manufactured by Dales Sport Surfaces in England. The turf... Learn More
Fort McMurray Track Picture – Courtesy of Canon Design. Marathon is pleased to be installing Canada’s largest full pour track surfacing in Fort McMurray this summer. Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on the track installation stages.