Icon @ Play
Young people of today are faced with different societal challenges affecting their traditional play preferences. Young people of today find inspiration within the gaming world and the concepts of the digital universe. On this behalf KOMPAN introduces ICON, the future play for young people. Click on the image below for a short video: We want to create a new magnetic space based on gaming, sport and interaction that is captivating, engaging and invites to physical activity.
• One in five children are overweight or obese in the OECD area (Source: Obesity Update June 2014, OECD).
• The proportion of 13–15-year-olds doing fewer than 60 min of physical activity of moderate to vigorous intensity per day is 80,3% (Source: Global physical activity levels: surveillance progress, pitfalls, and prospects (2012), The Lancet).
• Less than 50% of young girls get the physical activity they need in order to stay healthy.
Source: KOMPAN Play Institute
As the world's No. 1 producer of quality playground equipment, we are held in high regard by our customers. These public authorities, schools, kindergartens and other institutions trust us not just to produce fun and exciting playgrounds, but to understand what's really behind a great playground. So much more than just physical constructions, KOMPAN playgrounds are designed to reach a higher goal: promoting child development through play.
One reason why we're the global leader in our field is the KOMPAN Play Institute. This unique knowledge centre is a valuable repository of insight into children's play, health and learning e.g. through research. It's the perfect complement to our decades of hands-on experience making playgrounds that promote child development.
So much more than just physical constructions, KOMPAN playgrounds are designed to reach a higher goal: Promoting child development through play. So go ahead and "Play the KOMPAN Way."
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