Half Tire Square

Design by: playgroundIdeas

Category: Groundlevel, Tyre Elements

Design Description

This makes a great center structure for a playground. It also allows many children to be involved and play at the same time.

Building Steps

1. Bury the tires in a square formation. All tires must be buried at least half way into the earth to better secure the tires.


• x 21 Truck Tires
This element can be as large or small as you like.


• Spade
• Tape Measure

This plan is designed to be used in conjunction with your appropriate safety guidelines / standards and the advice of local skilled builders / engineers.  If your location has no guidelines or standards, we have provided a summary of many of the most common hazards here.

These plans are for pre-school (4+) and school-age children, and are not designed for babies and toddlers. Designs will need to be redesigned for these age groups.

This element needs soft fall below it in the safe fall zone.

This element can have overlapping safe fall areas.

This element must have a clear safe fall area of 1500 mm (5’) around it.

Depending on the size of the tires, this element may contain an entrapment hazard. All spaces more than 23.5″ (600mm) from ground level must not be between 3.5″ (89mm) and 9″ (230mm) in diameter in any direction.

**IMPORTANT** Please see safety guidelines here for further details on the above safety points.



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