We are Playground Planners. A team of professional playground consultants with over 40 years combined experience in helping people like you help children have fun. We teamed up over the last decade, combining all our backgrounds to make the best team possible. Together, we have completed the CSA course, accessibility awareness programs, and park practitioner course. As a team, we bring an incomparable dedication to quality, customer service, creativity, and enthusiasm to every project we undertake. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and we won't rest until you and your playgoers are thrilled with our effort.
Maryanne is a professional playground planner with 30 years of experience helping people like you help children have fun. Maryanne has a strong background in playground consulting, design and construction. She spent 12 years as project manager before joining the Playground Planners team as project manager, playground designer and project co-ordinator, where she has been for the last 16 years. Maryanne is a licensed CSA inspector, a licensed Playground Practitioner and has her Accessibility Awareness Certificate. She brings an incomparable dedication to quality, customer service, creativity and enthusiasm to every project she undertakes. She’s a mom too, and that type of first-hand experience is priceless when it comes to serving the needs of children. Maryanne has worked in the municipal environment for many years successfully completing hundreds of playgrounds for every municipality in Eastern Ontario.
We are dedicated to providing safe play balanced with exciting challenges for children of all ages and abilities. Our equipment is CSA approved, tested, and warranted.
We also offer green products that are recycled, recyclable, and safe for our environment - and children. Our manufacturers are focused on attaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification.
All of our equipment is modular and allows flexibility in design and price range. We are constantly introducing innovative new products
We have designed and installed hundreds of playground, spray parks, sporting venues, and park furnishing sites throughout Eastern Ontario. As a one-stop-shop for anything you could possibly imagine, we are proud of our track record of success in delivering on our promise of quality to all our customers. These include; schools & parent councils, City councils & municipalities, landscape architects, property managers, daycares, parks & rec teams, community groups, churches, resorts & hotels, retirement homes, and so much more!
Shannon has been with Playground Planners since 2009 and has worked very hard to master the intricacies of the playground industry. Shannon is CSA Certified and has attended Miracle Product School in November 2011. Shannon has successfully completed the Accessibility in Play Space Environments course by Ontario Parks Association and is a recognized Accessibility Awareness Practitioner. Shannon’s role at Playground Planners has recently changed to a sales role. Shannon also works closely with municipal works departments. She is always happy and willing to help with any customer service issues, quotes, or installation questions. Shannon’s goal is to determine your needs and ensure you are 100% satisfied.
Courtney has been with Playground Planners since January 2020. Recently relocated from Vancouver, she is eager to learn the Parks and Recreation industry. With a strong background in communications both digital and print, she is eager to update the Playground Planners brochure and communications. Courtney has worked in customer service for 10+ years, and will be the cheerful voice when you call the office. She will be happy and willing to help you with any customer service issues you have.