The Orca Coast Blog and Press Releases

Orca Appears in FUNWORLD Magazine

In the August 2009 edition of IAAPA’s Funworld Magazine, Marion Hixon’s Guick hits reports on Orca Coast’s charitable contribution to the Toronto YWCA

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Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organization represents over 4,000 facility, supplier, and individual members from more than 93 countries. IAAPA [...]

Orca Coast Playground donates generously in economic downturn

June 4, 2009

Orca Coast Playgrounds (“Orca”) earmarks $52,500.00 CAD to donate two indoor playground structures to the Toronto YWCA Beatrice House, located at 177 Caledonia Road. While many companies have the unfortunate task of cost cutting and laying people off during these hard economic times, Orca turns to philanthropy in hopes of easing the stress felt by those relying [...]

Summer 2009

Summer is here and playtime for kids is what it’s all about. With the increase in risk from harmful sun rays, playing inside at a fabulous Orca Coast built play centre is an ideal outing for our precious children…..

REPLAY Magazine Features Orca Coast Playgrounds

March 16, 2009

Read more about the three page featured article in REPLAY Magazine. click each image below to view. (PDF 696KB)

REPLAY Magazine features Orca Client Rafiki

March 16, 2009
Read more about the two page featured article in REPLAY Magazine. click each image below to view.

December, 2008
Read more about the two page featured article in REPLAY Magazine. click each image below to view.

New Indoor Playground to Open in Shoreview

March 4, 2009 Cabin-fever kids and their parents will have a new way to escape the winter blahs in Shoreview when a new Orca Coast built indoor playground opens.

More info on Lead and Phthalates Ban

February 24, 2009
Letter from Northwest Plastics (Orca Supplier) – click to view page 1 – click to view page 2
Guide to the Consumer Product Safety Improvemnt Act (PDF format) – click here to view

Five-story, $186K indoor playground on tap for Shoreview this spring.

by Nicholas Backus – Shoreview February 10, 2009 SHOREVIEW — Shoreview tykes can rejoice now that the city’s Community Center is getting its own indoor playground this spring. The $186,000 structure was unanimously approved by the City Council Feb. 2, and a builder has already been selected.

JOSOS Project Completed

12/09/08 – JOSOS project completed (PDF Document)

IAAPA 2008 What a show!

Hopefully you were able to make it down (or over or up) to Orlando for the recent IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) tradeshow…..if you weren’t we have now posted some images of our booth #4440.   The show for Orca was a smashing success. As you can see Orca’s debut playground showcase at the show [...]