Our Mission

We design public spaces which bring together people of all ages and abilities, fostering a sense of community and belonging. Our passion is creating incredible, memorable playgrounds and parks. Each project reflects our signature values: exciting & inclusive design, thorough planning, and quality workmanship. Our clients include: Landscape Architects, Directors of Childcare Centers/Head Starts, Principals, City Park Planners, Park & Rec Directors, and More.

Ultimate Playgrounds

We Are Proud To Provide
Play/Park Design

Our clients include: Landscape Architects, Directors of Childcare Centers/Head Starts, Principals, City Park Planners, Park & Rec Directors, and More.

Playground Design For Everyone

Designing Playgrounds For Communities, Inclusive Design, Learning-Based, School, Nature Based And More.

Andrew Pudwill

Andrew Pudwill, CPSI

Owner & Lead Designer

Education
B.A., Business Administration (Entrepreneurship), University of St. Thomas

Background
Andrew founded Ultimate Playgrounds in February 2012. He has been a play advocate since 2003 when he began building playgrounds. He is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector, KOMPAN Factory Certified Installer, and Inclusive Playground Design Certified. He has a passion for designing and building unique, memorable, exciting playgrounds. In his spare time he enjoys snowboarding, Jiu-Jitsu, and spending time with his family.

John Pagel

John Pagel

Project Planner

Education
B.S., Exercise Science, Truman State University

Background
John joined Ultimate Playgrounds in 2020. He has a passion for designing distinctive spaces that encourage cooperation and inclusion. Outside of the office, he is either playing sand volleyball, hiking with his dog and fiancée, or spending time with friends and family.

 

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We are proud to provide play/park design, consultation, and construction services in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the Dakotas. We are the exclusive supplier of KOMPAN Playground Equipment in these states and we do turn-key projects using the US Communities purchasing contract.