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.
- Auto-Enrolment Pensions
Workplace Pensions law is changing and every employer in the UK will have to act to avoid serious penalties. Around 38,000 medium sized employers will reach their auto-enrolment staging dates next year and experience so far demonstrates that planning well in advance is crucial.
- Britain’s Got Talent comes to Cheeky Monkey’s
Cheeky Monkey's are delighted to welcome ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finalist, Thomas Bounce.
Thomas will be at the Award winning Play Centre every Thursday throughout the school holidays, performing a FREE show for all customers. He will then host a Circus skills class for children aged 3yrs and above.
- CBeebies comes to Cheeky Monkey's
Cheeky Monkey's were delighted and proud to welcome BBC CBeebies presenter Alex Winter and up and coming Entertainer Mr Yipadee.
- Shmoo Shakes now supplied through Regency Purchasing!
Shmoo milkshakes are a healthier alternative to fizzy drinks – and they taste delicious too!
- Who Cares? Creating a Culture of Service In Your Business
The Play Providers Association (PPA) has limited stock of Scott Brown's book "Who Cares- Creating a culture of service in your business" available for just £10 including P+P - a great Christmas present for indoor play centre owners!
- PPA takes steps to professionalise the Indoor Play sector workforce
Skillsactive the sector skills council for Playwork have announced that the National Occupation Standard ( NOS) for Indoor Play has been signed off