"Remember that the people that hid Anne Frank were breaking the law and the people that took her to the camps were enforcing it."
These must be European playgrounds. Most of these I've never seen.
That is why we have so many people that clamor for safety. We are taught to fear everything from a young age.
We've forgotten that life is a full contact sport.
The concrete tilted disk thing was at a social-housing estate in Pimlico, London (Churchill Gardens)The video's thumbnail photo of the rather tall steel pipe play structure is circa 1910, Trinity Play Park in Dallas. Note that the red box does not indicate someone falling from height, it is a person seated on a swing and leaning backwards.
We didn't have monkey bars that high, but our thing when I was little was to get on the "big swing" (not the kiddie swing), crank your way up until you were about parallel with the crossbar...and bail out.
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