family owned since 1989

>>We've grown! As of January 24, 2018, Playground Solutions is now Southeast Outdoors Solutions.<<

Our Family Serving Yours

Southeast Outdoors Solutions has been a family-run business since it originated as Playground Solutions in 1989 by Beth and Jerry Hood of Canton, Ga. After building the business for 30 years, the Hoods chose us, Michael and Karrie Poole, to build onto their legacy. Michael, being in the car business for 20 years and Karrie full-time at her job for 17 years, decided to take a leap of faith. On November 1, 2016, we became official owners of the business, so we too could start building a legacy of our own for our children, Jenna (13) and Jax (1). We re-branded the company in early 2018 to fully showcase all of the equipment, amenities, and services offered. 
Both southern-born and raised, our roots run deep, and we are proud to serve these communities and families all over the Southeast. During our free time, you can find us cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, playing outdoors, hiking, fishing, skiing, riding motorcycles through the North Georgia mountains, or planning the next family adventure. Sundays include eating a home cooked meal at Michael's grandmothers with 30 of our closest family members.

Pictured on the right: The Poole family, Karrie, Jax, Michael, and Jenna, strive to make outdoor playtime a priority in their free time. 
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  1. Certifications + Expertise
    Certifications + Expertise
    We are fully committed to providing the highest level of excellence. We are a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (and ensure all equipment meets ASTM standards), and are proud members of NRPA and AAA.
  2. Community Commitment
    Community Commitment
    Part of why we do what we do is knowing we're giving families a place to build memories. That's why we donated a play set to First Baptist Church & Preschool of Jasper, a place that's given so much to our family.
  1. Southeast Outdoors Playgrounds - Amenities - Surfacing - Stafford - Virginia
    New Playground & Surfacing in Stafford, VA This structure was chosen because it’s durable, safe, and practical (yet still fun) and a great option for giving your kids the freedom to play nearby, while you’re a few feet away grilling, relaxing on the swing, or sitting by the pool.
  2. Southeast Outdoors Playgrounds - Amenities - Surfacing - Repair - Build - Falmouth - Virginia
    Removal of Old Equipment, New Playground & Surfacing in Falmouth, VA Understanding that the playground is a popular amenity, this apartment complex wanted to choose something that grabbed the attention of current and future residents with added engineered wood fiber surfacing and landscape timber to complete the look.
  3. Southeast Outdoors Playgrounds - Norcross - Georgia - Tire Swing
    Component Addition to Existing Apartment Playground in Norcross, GA Adding additional freestanding components, like this arch tire swing frame, is cost efficient and provides countless hours of fun, not to mention what it does for physical and social development. “Six girls 'helped' me install, so they could beat the boys to play!” - Michael Poole, Installer