Gym or fitness center is always associated with place to do exercises and maintain body’s health. And because this reason only, adults love and spend their free time to go to gym. Unfortunately, most of the programs in fitness center are built specifically for adults. What about children then?
Luckey have designed a climbing gym for children that is located in Gyeonggi, South Korea. To be exact, this climbing gym is built for Gyeonggi Children’s Museum in South Korea. With an unusual visual, this climbing gym is successfully attracts many children. Wondering how is the visual of this climbing gym? Read through this whole article.
Structure of Gyeonggi’s Climbing Gym for Children
Located in Gyeonggi, this climber becomes the Luckey’s tallest climber with 53 feet 4 inches. Specifically built for children, this climber is made out of bendy straws. Looking at the climber, parents must question how to get into the climbing gym. Luckey described that children can get the access it through ground floor or second floor through a bridge attachment. At the same time, bridge attachment here creates the dynamic flow for the children.
The base of this climbing gym for children is bent surfaces that filled with different colors of orange, blue, brown, white and magenta – which evoke the different beverage that are enjoyed by children. Sure, they will love it. Because of specially designed of bent surfaces, children can hardly stand up. So, they need to crawl. The discs are started to disappear slowly as they reach the end of the journey, at the top of the climber. The main point for this climbing gym for children is energetic and enormous structure that facilitates the activeness from the children.
Safety of Climbing Gym for Children
Although the structure of this climber has been explained, parents must question about the safety of this climber. The unusual visual combined with bent surfaces as its base make most of the parents think twice whether they allow their children to try this climber. One thing we should realize is that this climbing gym is built specially for children to encourage physical activity. So, Luckey, as the designers, must have considered about this a lot.
Made from plastic platforms, it is suspended by steel pipes and cables. It is enough as the reason to make this climber safely used. Not to mention, these structure resembles to the modern day jungle gym. With no cascade greater than 18 inches, this structure requires kids to crawl due to the difficulty of stand up. Luckey mentioned that the reason is simple, if children cannot stand up then they cannot fall down. Lucky added “In 25 years, we have never experienced any accidents!”. It shows that this climbing gym for children is safe. And there is net at the edge of every colorful base which allows the children to hold onto it. Overall, parents can keep an eye for the children from the ground base.