School in Austin Texas Playground Installation
"Working with WillyGoat has been an absolute pleasure from start to finish. Our school was in dire need of updating our playground space, and WillyGoat came through with flying colors. Navigating the complexities of grant funding was no easy feat, but WillyGoat's team went above and beyond to ensure a smooth process. They patiently worked through the hoops and hurdles, making sure we got what we needed to transform our outdoor spaces. Additionally, their dedication led them to become an approved vendor, enabling our students to access this equipment seamlessly. Not only did WillyGoat deliver on their promises, but they also exceeded our expectations in every way. Their dedication to customer satisfaction and commitment to excellence make them a top choice for anyone looking to enhance their outdoor play areas. We couldn't be happier with the results and highly recommend WillyGoat to schools and communities alike."
- Kara H.

Revamping Play: How an Austin School Transformed Its Playground

In the heart of Austin, Texas, lies a vibrant community-driven school aiming to create an outdoor space that fosters imagination, physical activity, and inclusivity. With a vision to revitalize their playground, the school embarked on a journey. WillyGoat became a trusted partner through playground equipment selection and helped make sure their grant funding process went as smoothly as possible. Through careful selection and collaboration, they crafted a space that not only meets the needs of their diverse student body but also exceeds expectations in both functionality and aesthetics.

Navigating Grant Funding with Ease

Securing funding for playground renovations can often be a daunting task, requiring patience, expertise, and perseverance. For this Austin-based school, the process was streamlined and efficient, thanks to the dedicated team at WillyGoat. Understanding the complexities involved, WillyGoat's experts provided invaluable support every step of the way, ensuring a smooth journey from grant application to approval. Their commitment to excellence extended beyond mere facilitation, as they became an approved vendor, simplifying the procurement process for the school and enabling seamless access to high-quality equipment.

The Big Sky Playground: A Multifaceted Oasis of Fun

Central to the playground's transformation is the Big Sky Playground. With its four decks adorned with an array of climbers, slides, and interactive panels, children are invited to embark on a journey of exploration and adventure. Scaling mountains, traversing bone clatter bridges, and sliding down exhilarating chutes, the playground offers boundless opportunities for physical activity and imaginative play. Designed to accommodate a large number of children of varying ages and abilities, the Big Sky Playground embodies inclusivity and ensures that every child can participate in the fun.

Promoting Balance, Coordination, and Creativity

Complementing the Big Sky Playground are a series of thoughtfully selected features aimed at enhancing balance, coordination, and creativity. The zig-zag balance beam, crafted from Recycled Plastic Lumber, promotes physical fitness while requiring minimal maintenance. The Half Moon Climber, with its innovative design, encourages active play and social interaction among children. Nature-themed elements such as the half log balance beam, crawl-thru log tunnel, and tree stump steppers set provide a sensory-rich experience, connecting children with the natural world while honing their motor skills and imagination.

Austin School Nature Install

Harmonizing Play with Music

For music enthusiasts, the playground offers a symphony of delights with the Serenade Outdoor Musical Park Instrument and the Butterflies Outdoor Musical Park Instrument. These melodious installations invite children to engage with music in a playful and interactive manner, fostering creativity and auditory exploration. Crafted with quality materials and backed by a 5-year limited warranty, these musical features promise lasting enjoyment and sensory enrichment for all who encounter them.

Park Xylopone Musical Element

Ensuring Safety and Accessibility

Safety and accessibility are paramount considerations in any playground design, and this Austin school spared no expense in ensuring a secure and inclusive environment for all. Plastic borders provide a durable and easy-to-install retaining system, while ADA-accessible full ramps ensure wheelchair users can enter and exit the playground with ease. Rubberific swing and playground mats offer added protection and stability, minimizing the risk of injury and reducing maintenance efforts.

A Sandbox Oasis

Completing the playground ensemble is a sandbox with a cover, providing children with a space for imaginative play and sensory exploration. Easy to install and maintenance-free, the sandbox offers endless opportunities for creativity and social interaction, making it a cherished feature of the outdoor play area.


In revamping their playground, this Austin-based school has not only created a space for physical activity and fun but also a haven for learning, socialization, and creativity. Through collaboration with WillyGoat and careful selection of equipment, they have transformed their outdoor space into a vibrant oasis that reflects the spirit and values of their community. As children laugh, play, and explore amidst the Big Sky Playground and its accompanying features, they are not just enjoying a playground – they are experiencing a world of wonder and possibility.

Big Sky Playsystem - Natural or Playful Colors

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Half Moon Climber

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Serenade Musical Play Event

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Butterflies Musical Play Event

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Tree Steppers

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Balance Beam

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Crawl Through Log Tunnel

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Sand Box

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A Rubberific Swing and Playground Mat on a white background.

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Playground Border 12 Inch H 52 Inch L Border (Set of 10 or 20)

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Plastic Playground Borders

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