A swing set takes the yard from a place to play to the place to play. There are many manufacturers of quality playground equipment and swing sets for all ages, many with different features. How do you know which to choose? Read on to discover 10 of 2017’s best swing sets. You’ll be able to make an informed purchase and your backyard will quickly go from ordinary to extraordinary!
1. Backyard Discovery Skyfort II All Cedar Wood Swing Playset
It’s nearly impossible for kids to run out of things to do with this ultimate, loaded playground set. Featuring two traditional belt swings, a glider, a multi-tier clubhouse fort, lower play-deck, challenging rock climbing wall a slide, sandbox, and monkey bars, this quality swing set is made of long lasting cedar for years of entertainment and the healthy outdoor play kids want and need.
2. Backyard Discovery Tucson All Cedar Wood Playset Swing Set
One of Backyard Discovery’s smaller models, the Tucson is ideal for bringing a little slice of the playground to your backyard at home. Kids can enjoy two belt swings, an 8-foot slide, sandbox, and trapeze bar then enjoy some quiet downtime on the picnic bench or canopied play-deck. The climbing ladder is also a rock climbing wall, a feature that gives playing children a little extra challenge to get to the safe but speedy slide.
3. Flexible Flyer Fun Time Metal Swing Set
If you are seeking a simple addition to your yard to help your children get out a little bit of extra energy and enjoy some exercise play, this basic, classic metal swing set is exactly what the doctor ordered. Features two swings, a trapeze bar, and a small, little kid-friendly slide.
4. Lifetime Monkey Bar Adventure Swing Set with 9 Foot Wavy Slide
Make the wait for a turn on the swings a little bit shorter with this simple and fun swing set. Featuring three swings, gymnast rings, fireman’s pole, and a trapeze bar, the Adventure swing set also includes a set of monkey bars that lead to a 9-foot, safe and zippy slide. The monkey bars can be bypassed by younger children with the included additional metal ladder. This model is freestanding and doesn’t require any additional hardware to be safe and secure.
5.Equinox Swing Set
Some kids (and some adults!) just love to swing. This basic set of twin swings is the ideal product for a family that wants to add a little more to-do to their backyard repertoire. Kids can take a break from imaginative play to swing on this equipment made by reputable, known brand Swing-N-Slide. With wooden posts, belt swings, and metal hardware, this product is as safe as it is attractive.
6. Backyard Discovery Somerset All Cedar Wood Playset
Another amazing and imaginative selection from the Backyard Discovery brand, this all cedar-wood playset features a spacious fort with a colorful canopy, climbing-wall style ladder, two belt swings and a trapeze bar, a picnic bench, and lower play area. The finishing touch is the fast and safe 8-foot slide that children will want to ride over and over again.
7. Sportspower Live Oak Metal Swing and Slide Set
This linear swing set from Sportspower brand offers room to play for many happy children. 8 children can enjoy this set together with two swings, a two-person teeter totter, a slide, a trapeze bar, and two-person glider. The steel frame is weather resistant and made to last for years of endless outdoor fun. An anchoring kit is included to keep playtime safe, and swings adjust for continuous play as children grow.
8. Backyard Discovery Weston All Cedar Wood Playset Swing Set
This Backyard Discovery playset has a different layout than others, making it more suitable for most backyards, size-wise. The set features a lower play area with a wooden sandbox for kids; and for outdoor snacking, they can enjoy a snack stand and a built-in bench. At playtime, take advantage of two swings, an 8-foot slide, a trapeze bar, and a canopied fort area accessible by a rock climb ladder. Built to last out of heavy duty materials from frame to canopy.
9.Step2 Naturally Playful Playhouse Climber & Swing Extension
Even the littlest outdoors enthusiasts need a place to play and call their own. This plastic playset featuring a 5- 1/2- foot slide is ideal for a child’s first swing set. Many swing sets are geared towards older children. This playset is safe for an adventurous preschooler. With two kid-friendly, low to the ground swings, and a playhouse under the slide deck, the imaginative play options are endless.
10. Sportspower Mountain View Metal Swing Set
This swing set truly has a little something for everyone. With room for 8 children, it features the traditional belt swings and slide, but also has some unique attachments including: a trampoline, flying saucer, and two person glider. The flying saucer allows up to two children to lie down and swing together, at the same time. Made of weather resistant metal, the frame will last for years to come. An anchoring set is included to optimize stability, safety, and security.