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Children love to swing. Preferably for hours and higher and higher. If you do not have your own garden, you have to go to the nearest playground.
Your own garden offers the opportunity to create a personal playground. You can set up swings, slides and seesaws as you like. An absolute must-have: swing frames. Swing frames come in a wide variety of shapes.
To help you find the perfect swing frame, we have created a checklist of things you should consider when buying. In addition, the product recommendations below are sure to help you.
- A swing frame is suitable for hanging a swing in the garden.
- On some models can also be attached two swings.
- Some variants are additionally equipped with slide or possibilities for climbing.
- The swing seat to be suspended, which can be a simple board swing, is not always included.
- If you want to attach a baby swing or a basket swing, you have to buy it separately. It must fit the suspension device.
- Toddlers need a safety seat with a harness.
- A board swing is usually designed for children 3 to 8 years old, and younger children must be supervised while swinging.
- If you want to swing as well, pay attention to the allowable weight that the swing or swing seat can be loaded with.
- The maximum user weight is on average 50 to 120 kg.
- Swing frame require a sufficiently large space.
- Here it is necessary to consider not only the swing space, but also the jump space.
- Add to the rope length of the swing at least 2 m.
- If the length of the swing rope is 1.70 m, this results in a jumping-off space of at least 3.70 m.
- The floor must be level. There must be no obstacles in the swing area.
- You may need to provide fall protection. This can be, for example, bark mulch or a special Fall protection mat material.
- How to securely fasten the swing can be found in the assembly instructions. It should be detailed and include drawings.
- In some cases, the manufacturer supplies the ground anchors, which can be set in concrete if necessary.
- Casting in concrete is considered the safest option.
- Swing frames must be sturdy and able to withstand heavy loads.
- They are made of wood, steel or iron.
- Wood should already be impregnated. It does not overheat in the summer.
- Metal swing frames look slimmer overall and are usually designed in bright colors.
- The TÜV and GS certificates confirm the safety of playground equipment for children.
Recommended Swing Frames
We have dealt intensively with the topic and compiled various swing frames for you, which meet all the essential criteria:
Tip: A swing with an integrated slide provides even more fun and variety.
The Swing Frames Best Sellers
We have compiled the most popular swing frames for you in this list of bestsellers.
Tip: Your child is a soccer player or wants to become one? Then provide sufficient protection with shin guards.
Current Offers For Swing Frames
Here you will always find the best offers for swing frames that are currently available.
FAQ About Swing Frames
There are numerous instructions on the Internet on how to build a swing frame yourself.
The age at which a child can swing independently depends on individual development. In order to get onto a swing on his own, he must be able to stand and walk safely. The swinging motion also requires a certain amount of strength and a sense of balance. Being pushed lightly (on a normal swing, the child just holds on) sometimes works at the age of 1.5 years. It is important to pay attention to the child, not to overtax him and not to give too much momentum. For very small children or children who are not yet secure enough, there are special swings with fall protection.
Swinging promotes motor skills and sense of balance with a lot of fun and joy.
Larch is a particularly suitable wood. It is not so susceptible to pests and the weather.
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