Action Play Systems

We make playground equipment that lets kids play more and customers worry less.

APS catalog spread

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Action Play Systems is the preferred vendor for playground dealers nationwide.

Action Play Systems is a premier manufacturer of commercial playground products. Our products are sold through our nationwide network of distributors and are utilized by schools, municipalities, churches and recreation facilities across the country. We offer the highest quality products at affordable pricing and unparalleled customer service. Contact us today to be connected to a dealer near you.

Our products are designed to make maintaining your playground easier by reducing the maintenance required on high traffic areas and assisting to maintain the proper depth of safety surfacing in your play areas.

Our direct customer is the playground dealer who sells commercial playgrounds to the end user.  

Are you a commercial recreation professional interested in becoming a dealer? Fill out our dealer application here to join our network of recreation partners.

Playground featuring equipment from Action Play Systems

Playground equipment distributors often find themselves facing these problems:


High-priced products


Low-quality products


Long delivery times


Down time on the jobsite

And these problems lead to:


Lost bids


Lost jobs


Lower margins


Added expenses

How Action Play Systems Solves These Problems

You work hard to make your customers happy, so we work hard to make our distributors happy. Our products offer excellent value and allow our dealers to be more competitive on their bids and the opportunity to be more profitable.

We recently opened a secondary distribution center in Texas to better serve our customers nationwide. Between our North Carolina and Texas facilities, we strive to maintain inventory on key products to better meet our customers’ demands for on-time delivery for all their scheduled installations. 

playground with equipment from Action Play Systems
GaGa ball pit next to a building
small playground with slide

Our Products

playground borders

Action Play Systems offers the highest quality playground border in the industry.

ADA ramps

Our wheelchair-accessible ramp systems are the only truly universal playground ramp systems available.

wear mats

Our wear mats are perfect for reducing maintenance and ensuring safety.

GaGa ball pits

We offer three sizes of GaGa Ball pits for indoor or outdoor use.

sand box and triple shoot

Sandboxes and TripleShoot are playground classics that kids always love.

Having worked with most of our customers for well over 25 years, we are empathetic to installation schedules and how our product is a small piece of a larger puzzle (project).

When you’re one of our valued dealers, you’re also a friend that we have the pleasure of working with daily to enhance and grow your business.

elementary school playground equipment
Belshire playground

Why Distributors Depend on APS


From our years of experience, we’re able to manage and understand the inventory needs of our customers


We only sell through distributors and do not offer any of our products directly to the consumer.


We’ve added exclusive customer service representatives to ensure an even better customer service experience for our dealer network

Ready to swing into action? Here’s how:


If you represent a school, church, daycare, or municipality, getting new playground equipment is easy:

1. Download our catalog.

2. Contact a distributor near you.

3. Watch the kids have fun!


If you are interested in becoming a distributor, selling new playground equipment is easy: 

1. Complete our dealer application form.

2. Send it to

3. Watch your sales rise!