playground shade structureThese square and rectangle shade structures are perfect for your playground and other outdoor use areas.  These sun shades protect your children’s health from the damage caused by overexposure to the sun’s rays, and they provide areas of cool shade. Use these sturdy shade structures to keep your little ones cool and shade them from the sun. These shades are designed to industrial strength and engineered to withstand winds of 80 mph with fabric installed (the steel structure alone is rated to withstand 150 mph winds). They come with an easy quick-release system for removing the canopy from the vertical posts. Our shades secure in the ground with concrete, although a surface-mount option is available for an additional charge. Custom sizes are available — just ask us! With the sun growing stronger year-round, consider one of these professional shade structures for your protection needs.

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Shades, shade structures, playground shades :: 2-Post Model2-Post Model
This unit features a rectangle shade canopy with 2 posts located on the hip of the canopy at both ends.  Great for sandboxes and picnic areas, because there’s no outside poles for people to avoid.
Shades, shade structures, playground shades :: playground equipment4-Post Model
The most common playground shade structure. Available in many sizes, with a post at each corner. This creates stability & offers clear play space underneath the shade.
Playground shade structures :: cantilevered modelRectangular Shade :: Cantilevered Model
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Some benefits of these shade structures include:

• Up to 99% UV screening, up to 92% shade (depending on fabric color)
• 80% water repellence
• Cooler equipment — protects paint & plastic from fading
• Cooler children — minimize heat exhaustion, sunburn, or sunstroke.
• Long service life — 10 year limited warranty
• Wide selection of colored fabric and colored powder coating for the steel components
• Custom sizes available. Phone us at (877) 840-0707 for information.

Colors available for shade fabric:

Powder Coating colors for steel components:

Please note: The various sizes listed below do not cover our full line of structures — custom units can be designed to fit your needs and playground. Also, prices listed below are for shade structures with quick-release Glide Elbows at each corner (the recommended configuration for seasonal removal of shade fabric), with in-ground mount (secured with concrete). Finally, the shade height shown is the height of the outside edge of the shade above ground level. This height does not include any depth needed below ground level, to account for playground surfacing materials.

Glide Elbow (Quick Release System): Glide Elbow quick release system allows for easy installation and removal of your fabric – in the case of a fabric refresh or inclement weather. All you need is a wrench or cordless drill (with the right sized socket). What’s more, metal on metal wear is minimized with our fabric hook connection. Our Glide Elbow is backed by a 1 year warranty.

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NOTE: All prices are estimated and do not include shipping or installation (local only).
Please call for further details and final pricing at 1-877-840-0707.

Shades, shade structures, playground shades :: Superior LogoOur shades are manufactured by Superior Shade, Inc., one of the top shade producers in the business.