The Association of Play Industries (API) is the lead trade association for the UK play sector. Its member companies are the UK’s leading providers of outdoor playground equipment; indoor play equipment and safety surfacing for schools, local authorities, parish councils, leisure attractions, holiday parks, housing developments, hospitality venues and commercial enterprises.
The API promotes best practice and high-quality play provision, campaigning at the highest levels for policy recognition of the value of play.
The API believes that provision of excellent play facilities has a vital role to play in tackling physical inactivity and childhood obesity, as well as addressing wider societal problems like exclusion and anti-social behaviour.
Our Professional Code of Conduct adds value and credibility to our member businesses and API members enjoy exclusive benefits including monthly industry statistics, increased exposure to potential new customers and regular networking opportunities.