We design, build, and maintain innovative playgrounds and outdoor spaces for communities across Minnesota

How We Play

Learning Based

Play is education. It is an opportunity for everyone to grow, to develop, and above all, to learn.

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Nature Based

We believe in connecting back to nature, back to where we should play. Not removing the landscape, but embracing it.

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Play for all. Inclusive play embraces this concept, allowing everyone the opportunity to play, regardless of ability.

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Better Playgrounds, Better World.®

Flagship Recreation partners with Landscape Structures Inc., a renowned manufacturer of play systems and equipment, to design and complete commercial playground installations Minneapolis residents can enjoy together. Our shared passion for creating inclusive, destination playgrounds has helped us provide numerous high quality playgrounds across Minnesota that impact local communities.

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A Few of Our Favorites

Play can take many forms. In discovering our work and our capabilities, we feel your vision take hold and grow. Whether through color, theme, or experiences, our commercial playground design in Minneapolis and its surrounding communities can be expressed in a number of ways. Explore our portfolio; begin your journey.

Stevens Square Park

Minneapolis, MN

Central Park of Maple Grove

Maple Grove, MN

St. David’s Center

Minnetonka, MN

Explore Our Playgrounds

Watch Us Play


Global Motion: A New Rotating Playground Climber from Landscape Structures

When it comes to playgrounds, inclusive and learning-based designs help children develop for the better. Needless to say, we’re always looking for new ways to make our playscapes improve upon this idea. This means installing equipment that encourages children not only to interact with their surrounding physical environments, but also to do so in a

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Flagship Recreation Partners With Minneapolis for New “Talking Is Teaching” Campaign

On June 21, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the launch of an exciting community campaign called, “Talking Is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing.” The decision to participate in such a movement comes from extensive research about early childhood development and education, including the importance of simple, everyday activities building a strong foundation for lifelong learning. This

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Minneapolis Park System Named #1 in the Nation, St. Paul Comes in a Close 2nd

In 2012, the Trust for Public Land (TPL) created ParkScore® to provide in-depth data to help guide local park improvement efforts. Cities can earn a maximum score of 100 during the assessment, and this year Minneapolis locked in its #1 position with a solid 86.5 ParkScore®. St. Paul scored an impressive 82.5. Why Parks? According

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