The team at Creative Playthings Online believes deeply in supporting and selling only Made in the USA Swing Sets!  It is for that reason that we only sell the Creative Playthings brand.

Since 1951, Creative Playthings has been creating top-quality wooden swing set and playset accessories for thousands of families just like yours! The Creative Playthings reputation is built on over 70 years of experience with providing our customers high quality wooden swing sets at great prices. In the very early years of Creative Playthings, the company was a primary supplier of outdoor playground equipment to schools, day care centers and other institutions. Then it was on to the first wooden swing sets, and their heritage was born...
From humble beginning as a small woodworking shop and modest swing set operation to their modern production facilities encompassing multiple plants with the latest automated equipment, one thing has stayed the same... Creative Playthings' commitment to quality, safety and innovation.
As Creative Playthings grew to be the largest full-service manufacturer of wooden swing sets in the world, they recorded many industry "firsts". Creative Playthings pioneered the use of steel reinforcement plates in swing sets, the nylon bushing swing hanger, and other innovations too numerous to mention. Today, these features and components are standard equipment on nearly all quality wooden swing sets!


When you buy a Creative Playthings Swing Set, you can be sure it includes the finest materials and workmanship!

When considering purchasing a wooden swing set for your family, it's important to familiarize yourself with the types of wood used in the industry. Some companies use “Pacific Cedar”. The strange thing is, "Pacific Cedar" is a marketing term used by our competition to describe a species of Chinese fir tree called Cunninghamia Lanceolata. This species produces wood that is light in weight and not widely used in construction. We encourage you to research this for yourself!


Creative Playthings uses Southern Yellow Pine for their Swing Sets, and for very good reason. With superior strength and stiffness, Southern Yellow Pine is widely used in America in the construction of residential homes and decks. Furthermore, it is considered to be the strongest structural lumber species, as published in the National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction. Southern Yellow Pine is 60% heavier than woods used by our competitors.
Preserved with NatureWood® Safe for use around people, plants and pets, this modern preservative treatment has been used in the U.S. and around the world for over 20 years. NatureWood® products are (NGBS) national green building standard certified Superior Strength and Stiffness.  Southern Yellow Pine is the strongest structural lumber species, as published in the National Design Specification® (NDS®) for wood construction
Highest Density Southern Yellow Pine also has the highest density of all structural lumber species, providing superior fastener holding power and load bearing capacity Natural Beauty Southern yellow pine offers a distinct grain pattern and an appealing golden color, providing architectural appeal Green Building Material Southern Yellow Pine is an abundant and renewable resource, harvested from locally managed American forests.