Our industry is struggling like so many others with labor shortages, supply chain issues & COVID challenges leading to longer lead-times for our products. Luckily, we have several manufacturers offering a variety of products and/or with shorter lead-times in general and you will find our most popular manufacturer lead-times below. Check back any time to see the current lead times. All of the below are currently offered on the MN State Contract at a discounted price.



BCI Burke: Current playground lead times will increase as the summer progresses.  Through the end of May, we will see lead times as low as 16 weeks ARO. Please plan accordingly for projects you’d like to see completed for 2023. We do expect this to elongate through July. *Free standing pieces and replacement parts usually ship sooner (1-4 weeks). Contact us with item(s) of interest for a more specific lead time.

Most Dependable Fountains: Dependable, as always, current lead times on all units is currently 3-5 weeks with option to expedite for a fee.

Bleachers & Benches: National Recreation offers pre-fab bleachers in standard sizes & models as well as aluminum site amenities with a current lead-time of 1-2 weeks. Larger, more complex and custom bleacher system may be longer and are subject to project.

First Team Basketball Systems & Athletic Equipment: Shipping within 2 weeks at a maximum for most in-stock products.

RJ Thomas / Pilot Rock Site Amenities: From grills and trash receptacles to memorial benches and ADA tables, the majority of RJ Thomas’ products are on average 45 – 6o days to ship from date of order.

Premier Polysteel: Benches, tables and receptacles in a variety of mounts, patterns and colors typically ship within 12-14 weeks.

Site Work: Dropped or Blown-In Wood Fiber continues to have a quick turn-around of around one week. Additional surfacing and install/site-work services vary.

Coverworx: 18-22 weeks from approval of Engineered Drawings

Shade Systems: 8-10 weeks from approval of Engineered Drawings

Percussion Play: 6-8 weeks

Contact us today for pricing and information on available options!

*Please contact St Croix Recreation to learn more about current options and obtain pricing and details. Lead times listed above are current as of  May 11th and are subject to change. Lead-times on custom projects, site visits/meetings for new customers and designs/proposals are currently out 2-4 weeks. Installation schedules are filling up fast! Please plan accordingly and request individual lead times on all products of interest prior to ordering if there is a required timeline for delivery of equipment/materials and/or project completion.