Why choose Creative Playthings

Creative Playthings uses only superior materials, superior design, innovative engineering, unwavering craftsmanship, and industry-leading warranties in our residential wooden swing set products. Since our inception in 1951, Creative Playthings has also been deeply committed to building the finest outdoor swing sets for your family’s enjoyment. Hundreds of thousands of satisfied Creative Playthings customers agree that these qualities are the foundation for our success.

Distinctive Features

Here are just a few of the industry-leading features that Creative Playthings incorporates into every wooden swing set we make:

made-in-usa1-0021. All our play systems are Made in the USA. From our factory located in Emporia, Virginia, we proudly keep more American kids playing and more Americans working.

Wood-Pine-long2. The primary wood used in our play systems is American grown, Southern Yellow Pine. Strong, renewable and treated with ACQ preservative, it far outlasts the cedar/redwood competition in Florida’s tough, wet climate.

Warranty-Life3. We are so confident in the quality of our play systems and our factory controlled, non-toxic treatment, that we proudly offer a Lifetime Warranty on all Premium Pine wood components.

Recessed-Hardware-Graphic4. Our unique Thru-Bolted Flush-Fit fastening system, eliminates exposed hardware, allows for tightening and helps to maintain a rock solid play system.


Hardware-Caps 5. Our Hardware is recessed, drilled and covered with our own color coordinated Plastic Caps that fit flush against the surface of the wood.


Rung-pine6. All our ladders feature Textured Galvanized Steel Rungs, with a powder coated, non-slip finish to provide a sure-grip and safe footing. Protective collars finish off the rungs.

Crawl-Tube7. Creative Playthings play systems are completely modular. Our Design Flexibility is a signature advantage over other manufacturer’s products and ensures your play system will continue to grow with your child.

8. Our Deluxe Hand Grips are powder coated with a non-slip finish to aid climbers when an extra little grip is needed.


BabySteps-pine 9. Our innovative Molded Plastic Steps provide the largest flat surface area for easy climbing. This industry exclusive design also offers additional hand gripping for added safety.


T-Brace10. All Swing Beams come equipped with our innovative T-Brace support which allows for installations on non-level ground.


Sling-Cyruss0211. Plastic-Coated Swing Chains provide a better grip and ensure “no pinches” for children’s hands.



NyGlideHD-Hanger12. Our Heavy Duty Ny-Glide® Swing Hangers eliminate the need for additional clips with our innovative design, making it easier to adjust or change swing activity.