What Exactly is a Ship Playhouse?

A wooden ship playhouse is simply a boat shaped structure built outdoors specifically for children to play on and around.  Wood is much more asthetic and visually appealing that alternative materials. Wooden ship playhouses are exciting renditions of a children’s playhouse sometimes including a gang plank, slide, and a swing set.    A typical family owned wooden ship playhouse may also have components such as ladders, bridges, wall climbs, sail/mast, and other various toy accessories.

A Large Pirate Ship Playhouse

Paying attention to safety is very important, especially when its your children using a wooden ship playhouse with a 7′ high play deck. There are some standards that the industry have put in place ensuring all residential wooden ship playhouses follow to protect your children from potential accidents.   These guidelines help reduce the chance children will be injured using their wooden ship playhouse.

Yellow Pine is one of the more popular types of lumber used when building a wooden ship playhouse for kids. Slides, swing seats, and other accessories are often made with a rugged type plastic.   The design and craftsmanship are key eliments of any outdoor playset.  there are small wooden ship playhouses measuring approximately 6′ wid by 12′ long as well as larger wooden ship playhouses measuring 8′ wide and 17′ long.  Ship playhouses are not normally found in commercial playgrounds.  Another feature commonly found with a wooden ship playhouse is some variation of a play pit, or soft landing area.

Why buy a Ship Playhouse for your Family?

There are several reasons why you should consider a backyard wooden ship playhouse for you family.  There are several studies that show the physical, mental, and emotional benefits for children playing outside.  A wooden ship playhouse creates an outdoor haven for your kids to stretch their imagination and build social skills playing with other family members & friends.  Fresh air and physical activity are just what the doctor ordered in a generation consumed of video games and electronic media.  A wooden ship playhouse also serves as emotional get away and secure hideout in those tough moments learning the walk of life.

On top of all the health reasons for your family to have a pirate ship playhouse, its satisfying enough to hear our children laugh and play!  Smiles are plentiful when kids find themselves in a land of adventure and good times on a wooden ship playhouse. It’s time to give your children a good new reason to get outdoors, use their imagination, and get the physical activity that every kid needs to be healthy.

If you have any questions or would like more information our wooden ship playhouses, please contact us 800.931.7804, email us, or use our online quote form found on every product page.  Our friendly staff will be in touch promptly and answer all your questions.


Pirate Ship Playhouses in North & South Carolina

Ship Playhouse containing 2 different ships

When it comes to selecting a wooden ship playhouse in North or South Carolina, you should always consider Carolina Playsets as your authorized dealer.  We are aware of the numerous competitors that offer wooden ship playhouses, and we are confident that you will find our service based company is among the best, and our prices are simply unbeatable.  So before purchasing your family’s new wooden ship playhouse, make sure you are getting the most value for your investment.

We highly recommend a ship playhouse for your family.