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Playground Surfacing
for Schools

Why Numat Playground Surfacing?

Numat’s playground surfacing options are a great way to make your playspaces safer, cleaner and usable all year round. No more maintenance with grass seeding, wet muddy grounds, and bark upkeep.

Our rubber surfacing is proven to be the best with advanced colour pigmentation and superior UV stability, while our realistic synthetic grass options can be mixed and matched to fit any and all of your playground surfacing needs. With excellent soundproofing and insulating abilities, our surfacing is a viable option for both inside and outside spaces. 

Playground Surfacing Products

Pour'n'Play

Pour’n’Play is New Zealand’s leading dual-pour rubber surface system. It combines the highest quality shock-pad with a colourful wet pour rubber top layer to bring you a premium playground surface solution.

Pour'n'Play Mulch

Pour’n’Play Mulch is a ‘natural look’ safety surface for recreational areas, playgrounds, and walkways. As a long-lasting, water-permeable surface, it provides an economical and hygienic alternative to organic mulches.

CoolGrass

While CoolGrass looks like real grass, it never needs mowing or watering. It also has the benefit of being super hard-wearing while maintaining softness.

PermaPlay

A shock-absorbing turf system suited to playground applications, perfect for school play areas. With its super-realistic synthetic grass, backed by a long-lasting shock absorbing underlay, it’s a more natural-looking alternative to rubber playground surfacing. 

PlayTiles

PlayTiles make a great low-cost alternative to our Pour’n’Play product while still offering maximum safety. With its puzzle edge, our trusted PlayTiles can be easily laid on a range of sub-surfaces while remaining firmly joined.

TopChip

TopChip is an engineered wood chip made from untreated recycled timber that is designed for use as a playground safety surface. It has a fall safety rating of up to 3 metres and meets the latest New Zealand Safety Standards (NZS 5828:2015).

Featured case study

Clyde School Playground

Clyde School faced issues with maintenance and concerns around safety and the cost of on-going bark replenishment. Numat’s solution solved all of these issues for the school and provided an exciting surface for play.

With its durability, excellent safety rating, and good looks, Numat’s Pour’n’Play was the perfect answer. Principal Doug White and the children at Clyde School are very pleased with the final result.

 

Further case studies

ACG Parnell College, Auckland

ACG Parnell College wanted to redevelop an existing play area that was cold, grey and uninviting. To give the area a lift, they called in Numat to install play surfacing and equipment.

Balclutha Primary School

Balclutha Primary School had a major problem with its old concrete surfacing. The surface was cracked, broken, and presented a potential hazard to the schools’ students. 

St Andrew’s Stewart Junior Centre, Christchurch

When it came to surface selection – performance, durability, and a great colour range were key considerations. Pour’n’Play ticked all the boxes.

Westmount School

When Westmount School were building their new campus in Timaru, they were looking for a surfacing company who could provide both a playground surface and an indoor sports court.