Buyers Guide

Please support the vendors who support TRPA.  Companies with logos are conference sponsors.  Companies with individual contacts are both conference sponsors and commercial members.

80 West Group
   Cory Anderson

A2H Architects
AllStar Mounds
American Red Cross
Red Cross Training Services "Training for Moments That Matter" Lifeguard-CPR-Risk Management
American Sports Fields
Anderson Mulch & Soil, LLC
   Eddy Burnette
Manufacturer of Natural Hardwood Bark Mulches, Colored Mulches, Soil Conditioners as well as Certified EWF Playground Mulch

Bacon, Farmer and Workman Engineering and Testing

   Mark Thompson
Henderson Playgrounds

Barge Design Solutions, Inc.

   Jennifer Salyer
   Mary Vavra
We are in the business of building a better life for our communities. Since 1955, Barge has been carefully, thoughtfully designing solutions for clients across the public and private sector. Our employee-owned firm offers a multidisciplinary suite of design services, with emphasis on our depth of experience in engineering, consulting, architecture and landscape architecture. Wherever the built and natural environments intersect with communities, there are challenges and opportunities to be met with design. Every day, we approach our clients' real-world problems with technical solutions. Whether planning for future growth or responsively addressing an immediate need, we apply our skills to make lasting impact. 

BCI Burke

Play That Moves You: means observing, researching, innovating and designing products and playspaces that inspire everyone to find the best of themselves through play. We've been creating play for more than one hundred years and continue to bring the best and most innovative products and play designs to communities around the world. Creating environments for children and communities to move and develop socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively is a privilege for us now and into the future. Play is our passion and sharing it is our mission.
Benchmark Companies
The southeast leading manufacturer and blower truck installation service of quality landscape mulch and IPEMA certified Playground engineered wood fiber.
Bliss Products & Services
Leisure Craft, Inc.
Bluegrass Recreation Sales & Installation

   Jennifer Lansden



(865) 980-3500
Carolina Recreation & Design
   Anthony Blouse
   Blythe Tegland

The Carolina Recreation & Design team is simply the best team for handling all of your commercial playground, recreational product, and general outdoor facility needs. We've been faithfully serving local parks, schools, preschools, churches, hospitals, clubs, daycares, YMCAs, HOA communities, and amusement parks since 2012, and we'd be happy to partner with your organization, too! We are exclusive partners with the following fine makers of quality recreational products, shelters, and amenities, all of which are based right here in the USA:Henderson Playgrounds,ICON Shelter Systems,Engineered Wood Structures, Water Splash, Inc., SII Shade Structures, Anova Furnishings, Leisure Craft, Inc., CXT Concrete Building
Catalyst Design Group
Chastain-Skillman, Inc.
   Tom Davis
Commercial Aquatics Service & Support
   Neil Sweeny
   Julie Sitzler

Crossroads Sod Farm
(615) 708-5219
Cunningham Recreation

   Maggie McBrayer
   Stephanie Killingsworth
SII Shade Structures

Dalhoff Thomas Design Studio

Design2Wellness is your partner for comprehensive, customized fitness solutions, including: fitness equipment, service and design to meet the needs of any facility in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee.

Duffield Aquatics, A Division of CES, LLC
   Heather Warren Shepherd
   Cory Goodman
   David Vilandry
Pool and spa equipment, chemicals, supplies, and service.
DWR Aquatics
   Doug Roberts

EAG-LED Global Lights

Fitness & Exercise Solutions
(615) 390-5078
Great Southern Recreation

Gresham Smith

   John Lavender
   Jason Kocmar

Working across the southeast for the last 25 years, John is a Landscape Architect whose career focus has been in the planning and design of parks and recreation facilities for communities large and small.

Hawkins, Inc.

   Laura Ellek laura,
   Bret Moyer
Kiefer USA

Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc.

   Alisha Eley
Founded in 1967, Kimley-Horn is a multidisciplinary consulting design firm composed of landscape architects, planners, civil engineers, roadway designers, environmental engineers, and other talented design professionals—including over 180 employees in our three Tennessee offices who are passionate about serving clients in our great state.  From concept to implementation, Kimley-Horn has extensive experience completing systemwide parks and recreation master plans as well as designing active and passive parks, greenways, and people-places. Our team offers you the depth and breadth of resources to provide unmatched service at all levels of design, from concept to implementation. We also are a resource to lean on for grant applications and implementation. In 2022 alone, Kimley-Horn authored five successful grant applications, representing over $8.65 million in grant funds.  Our team of diverse professionals has helped numerous communities—small and large—identify needs and priorities for parks and recreation as well as plan, develop, and implement successful master plans as well as park and greenway designs.
Kompan Playgrounds
   Laura Clay
   Craig Smith
   Marilyn Livesay
   Michael Medley

KOMPAN is one of the world's leading manufacturers of outdoor activity areas.  For more than 50 years, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed an extensive range of high-quality playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment and outdoor furniture.

   Shane Lanier

ICON Shelter Systems

Lose Design

McGill Associates
Mid America Pool Renovation
   Ryan Thompson

With several decades of experience making pools beautiful again, Mid-America Pool Renovation, Inc. is the leader in swimming pool renovation and resurfacing across the Continental United States and Hawaii.
Mid-South Recreation, Inc.
   David Jones

Miracle Recreation of KY & TN

   Tami Phillips
   Shelia Clemons

Miracle of KY & TN is the premier supplier, designer and installer for all of Kentucky and Tennessee. With over 21 years of experience in the field of playground design we make every playground exciting, unique and safe. Our professional staff will visit your site and come up with a plan that not only fits your budget but also fits your needs. All of our design services are always offered at no charge to our customers. We have designed play spaces that range from $3,000-$3 million. We can incorporate playground equipment with skate parks, dog parks, shades, shelters, fencing and site amenities. We are excited to have expanded our line of safety surfacing. We now offer turf for playgrounds, dog parks, court yards and playing fields. Wood chips, rubber chips and pour-in-place surface are still available as well. For those who are interested in more custom themes we also offer this as well with our playground equipment, shades and shelters. See our website for a gallery of pictures</p>
Musco Sports Lighting
   Lesley Lyman

Musco has shaped the history of sports lighting since 1976, with innovations in glare reduction and light control responsible to the needs of facility owners, players, fans, neighbors, and the night sky. Musco's TLC for LEDs technology is the system of choice everywhere from community fields, to major stadiums and arenas, to international superspeedways, to the Olympic Games, and is backed by a long-term parts and labor warranty.
Nu-Blue Bluegrass Band
Playworld Preferred
   Cathy Coutinho
   Beth Ramier


ProSolutions, LLC

   Ron Carter
   Blake Dorris
   Erich Weber
   Tony Monasmith
ProSolutions is a Premier Supplier of Professional-Grade products for the Turf & Ornamental, Pest Control, Vegetation Management, and Agricultural industries. We offer a wide range of products, from brand names to generics, for sale at extremely competitive pricing. We have several locations throughout Middle and East Tennessee, as well as Kentucky, and are dedicated to providing you with the best professional products and support. ProSolutions is proud to be a Tennessee Company and has worked for over 30 years to support our local communities.
Pyro Shows, Inc.
(423) 352-0018

Ragan-Smith Associates, Inc.

   Kevin Guenther
   Matt Hamilton
   Michael Barille
Water Splash, Inc.

Ready Fitness
Anova Furnishings
RecDesk Software
   Timothy Bracken
RecDesk is the #1 customer-friendly, feature-rich, parks and recreation software in the industry. We've been 100% dedicated to P&R for 15+ years and Ease-of-Use has always been the top priority. Start your search for online registration and recreation management software with RecDesk. Start at the top. Please call or text me, Tim Bracken, at 815-410-4744. "Tennessee, Tennessee, ain't no place I'd rather be!"
Recreational Concepts/Landscape Structures

   Melanie Stewart
   Parker Chipman
   Adam Walton
Engineered Wood Structures
SIC Project Management

SiteOne Landscape Supply

   Jay Maples
   Shirley Hoy
Don't waste valuable time running from supplier to supplier. SiteOne has everything you are looking for with a wide selection of irrigation, lighting, turf and landscape maintenance, nursery, and pest control supplies. With over 500 stores across the country and now Online ordering, we are here to serve you however we can. We'll get to know you and your unique challenges, so we can meet them like no one else. Make every moment of your workday count, go to the one destination that has it all.
Smith Turf & Irrigation
Spartan Sports Lighting
Spartan Sports Lighting provides a complete turnkey solution for any application regardless of field type, size, level of play, or existing site amenities. Manufactured in the United States and easy to install, Spartan Sports Lighting is the high-performance solution you will be proud to put on the field.
Sunrise Medical
Turf Tank
USTA is the National Governing Body of Tennis for the United States. USTA Tennessee’s mission is to promote and develop the game of tennis in the state of Tennessee to its highest potential!

Vortex Aquatic Solutions, Intl.

   Marilyne Dufour
   Tyler Hieber
   Kathrine Trudel

Vortex Aquatic Structures International was founded in 1995 by with the introduction of the first Splashpad. Vortex has grown into the world leader in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment, with over 8,000 installations in 50 countries, and 11 offices worldwide. The company&#8217;s commitment to innovation has been recognized with continuous product innovation and numerous project awards, and has driven significant growth. Vortex Aquatic Structures provides imaginative, durable aquatic play and water feature solutions that create everlasting memories. Our ongoing mission is to develop fun, safe and reliable products for families and children of all ages and abilities.

Wold/HFR Design
   Kyle Dunn
   Simon Nelson
Wold - HFR is a full-service planning, architecture and engineering firm with offices in Tennessee, Illinois, Minnesota, and Colorado. A dynamic, growth-oriented company, Wold provides a wide range of services for predominantly public-sector and healthcare clients. Committed to making a difference in the communities they serve, the firm&#8217;s team of experts focus on delivering successful outcomes for clients.