PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. We infuse this learning into our complete family of brands. We combine best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create solutions that match the unique needs of each community we serve.
We are committed to helping communities infuse outdoor fitness opportunities into their lives through the combination of best practice programming and durable, easy to use products. The program Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks, Best Practices for Promoting Community Health by Increasing Physical Activity, created in collaboration with our panel of experts, helps identify the unique benefits of outdoor exercise, and how to ensure community spaces offer the tools for a well rounded workout. With more than eight decades of experience, we are honored to be country's leading provider of educational play & recreation solutions. PlayCore is a learning company, and we are collaborators who look forward to working side by side with our clients to realize solutions that are inventive, imaginative, and produce desired outcomes.
Dr. Thom McKenzie
Dr. Thom McKenzie is Emeritus Professor of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University and former Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego. He is a Fellow of four professional organizations and has been an investigator on 14 large-scale multidisciplinary research projects supported by NIH and collaborated on numerous projects funded by Active Living Research.
Dr. Michael Suk
Dr. Michael Suk, M.D., J.D., MPH, FACS, is the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA. Dr. Suk is the author of numerous scientific articles, and has spoken both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relevant to orthopedics and health.
Dr. Gary Liguori
Gary Liguori is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Department Head of Health and Human Performance at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. He has recently been named an Editor for ACSM’s flagship textbook, the Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 10th edition and also recently published his 2nd Fitness and Wellness textbook with McGraw-Hill.