PPA; Welcome to the Play Providers Association
The Play Providers Association (PPA) represents the highest quality indoor play centres in the UK. We aim to PROMOTE, DEVELOP and PROTECT the interests of all businesses engaged in providing enclosed play facilities and encourage childrens physical activity through play.
The PPA is championing the benefits of indoor play in children and is supporting the Governments Change 4 Life campaign. Taking your kids to a playcentre is a fantastic way to give them their 60 active minutes and its all "Exercise in Disguise" as the kids are just having great fun... Running, Jumping, Climbing, Sliding... Play is what kids do best!!
The PPA promotes high standards of operation in its membership and all member centres conform to the PPA's Code of Practice which ensures that members are following and exceeding industry standards and best practice. Look for the PPA logo as the sign of a safer play centre. (More on the PPA's standards)
PROMOTING, DEVELOPING and PROTECTING the INTERESTS of all BUSINESSES engaged in providing enclosed play facilities
The PPA is a membership body and holds regular regional meetings for its members as well as other networking events. Click on the News and Events section for more details about our upcoming events.
- Toddlers need early years teachers in nurseries, says new report
Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to help toddlers develop skills like speech and language, says a new report from Save the Children.
- Three-quarters of children spend less time outdoors than a typical prison inmate
Three-quarters of children spend less time outdoors than a typical prison inmate, new research reveals. A study into the play habits of 12,000 families worldwide found that 74 per cent of British children spend less time outdoors daily than the 60 minutes officially recommended for prison inmates
- Obesity is hailed as the new smoking, following sugar tax announcement
Not for the first time, obesity is being referred to as ‘the new smoking’, following the landmark announcement in the Budget last week that a new Sugar Tax will be introduced. In the 1960s, 70% of men smoked, though that is down to around 20%. Today, two-thirds of adults are either overweight or actually obese.
Play Providers Association, Office 8, Rural Innovation Centre, Unit 169 - Avenue H, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG
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