Seattle Center Play area with climbing structure and skywalk


Every playground designer, playground equipment manufacturer, and park planner will tell you the importance of designing playgrounds and parks that are centered around the best needs of child development. Child development experts know that play is the way children learn. They learn important lessons about their bodies in space, their capabilities and limitations. Additionally they learn valuable social skills that can’t be replicated in any other way.

Highwire took this thinking to the next level when they collaborated with a truly diverse team of experts to create the the play area at the Seattle Center. This playground was not only designed around the needs of children, it was designed and inspired by the imagination of a child.

The playground at Seattle Center was inspired by the drawing you see below. The design team was made up of playground specialists from Highwire, landscape architects, artists, and local non-profits. The team came together to transform the child’s imagined playground into a reality.

Highwire takes the power of play very seriously. Find out how we can help you take your sketch from inspiration to installation.

Seattle Center Skywalk
Seattle Center
Playground design from a child for the Seattle Center Play Area executed by Highwire

This drawing became the inspiration for the amazing one-of-a-kind playground seen below.

Seattle Center Playground

Highwire creates custom play areas and playgrounds for budgets large and small. Contact us for more information about the products you see here and all of the other specially designed park and playground equipment we have to offer.

Seattle Center One of a Kind Play Area
Children climbing the commercial play structure at the Seattle Center Play area
Seattle Center play area with KOMPAN commercial play equipment
Boys swinging on the basket swing on the Seattle Center play structure
Climbing net play structure for the commercial playground at the Seattle Center
Commercial play structures by KOMPAN , executed and designed by Highwire for the Seattle Center Playground
Climbing net structure at the Seattle Center Playground
Highest playground skywalk of its kind at the Seattle Center Playground. Commercial playground equipment from KOMPAN
Kids climbing the net climbing structure at the Seattle Center playground
Seattle Center climbing ropes and nets from playground manufacturer KOMPAN
Seattle Center Play area climbing nets and skywalk
Whole house climbing structure from KOMPAN at the Seattle Center play area
Seattle Center Creative Park and Playground designs from KOMPAN and Highwire
Play structure from KOMPAN with net climbers and ropes
Artificial turf play mounds at the Seattle Center Play Area
Child playing in the shadow of the Space Needle on a climbing structure at the Seattle Center Play Area
Climbing net play structure from KOMPAN