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AAA State of Play Policies

Privacy: AAA State of Play, a division of NVB Playgrounds, Inc. does not provide third party organizations any information regarding customers who have shopped or visited our site. We will never sell, rent, or distribute your information to any third party. Information we do store, is used only within the confines of AAA State of Play.

Freight DeliveryShipping: At AAA State of Play, our staff searches for the lowest freight or delivery options available. Most playground equipment is shipped freight, however several independent items ship UPS ground. To receive a shipping quote on playground equipment, contact us toll free at (877) 826-2776. The freight carrier, not AAA State of Play, shall be liable for any damage to the equipment that occurs during shipping.

Freight Delivery: On arrival of your merchandise, the truck driver will bring the load to the tailgate of the trailer. From that point it is up to you to unload the item (the driver is not obligated to help you unload). If you need a liftgate, (to unload the item(s) from tailgate to ground) arrangements will need to be made prior. Contact a customer service representative at our office to schedule arrangements.

If your item requires freight delivery your shipping address must be able to accommodate a large delivery truck. Most addresses are accessible for large trucks, however low wires or clearances directly in front of address will make the location difficult to ship. We will not be responsible for inaccurate or undeliverable addresses. If this is the case, please contact us for other options.

Additional Freight Services: Additional services such as two-person delivery, liftgate service, or inside delivery are not included in the shipping price. In most cases this will not be necessary if someone is available that can lift a moderately heavy item is available to help. Structures and Fun Centers are generally packed on a single skid. These will weigh several hundred to thousands of pounds. For these items we generally suggest manually unpacking to check and verify a complete shipment. For any additional freight services, please contact our office as the fees vary by carrier and region.

Receipt of Shipment / Customer Responsibility: Before signing for your order, check to see that you are receiving the same number of cartons, bundles, welded frames, etc., indicated on your receipt. Note any shortages or visible damage on your receipt and have the driver note these also. If shortages are not noted on the receipt, replacement pieces may be repurchased at customer expense. Damage that is found after you unpack the shipment (concealed damage) must be reported to our Customer Service Center within 72 hours. Please closely inspect your shipment! Most freight companies allow 72 hours from receipt to report concealed damage. Digital photos will need to be taken. If you discover damage of any kind, DO NOT DESTROY ANY ORIGINAL SHIPPING CARTONS.

Payment Options: AAA State of Play accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover with any phone orders. Online payments may be in the form of Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and PayPal. If purchasing with check, mail check to AAA State of Play, 3623 North 700 West, Greenfield, IN 46140. Purchase orders must be signed and dated with a shipping quote from one of our representatives. No orders will be processed until full payment has been received by AAA State of Play.

Installation: All products are delivered knocked down (not assembled) unless otherwise noted. Detailed assembly instructions and a packing list are included in the hardware bag(s) of your shipment and should be carefully checked against the order immediately.

AAA State of Play can can install your playground equipment purchase or arrange for the installation of the equipment by a third party at the customer expense. All installation arrangements must be made prior to shipment as installation fees are not included online or on our quotes, as they are a separate fee. Any issues with the installation of the equipment must be reported to our Customer Service Center within 30 days. AAA State of Play will be given the opportunity to cure any issues with the installation. Please note that AAA State of Play is not liable or responsible for the manufacture or warranty of the equipment.

Replacement Parts / Concealed Damage / Missing Parts: If parts are missing from your order or damaged, email or call us within 72 hours from delivery of the goods and we will contact the appropriate manufacturer. Note this before accepting any shipment. The manufacturer will ship the missing part to you at no charge. Please do not wait to call us. After 72 hours upon arrival of goods the manufacturer will not replace missing parts. AAA State of Play is not the manufacturer of the equipment and thus is not liable or responsible for any damages to the equipment.

Backorders: Items may be backordered by the manufacturer. We make every effort to display the backorder date. Backorder dates may change without notice, often before the backorder date provided. It is your responsibility to cancel any backordered item as it will ship out when in stock otherwise. If your backorder item ships, regardless of the date, and has not been canceled, you must follow our return policy.

We do not offer discounts for late deliveries. Generally the products we offer ship in the specified time frame. However, bad weather and other unexpected occurrences may slow your delivery. We will try to give you the most updated information on your shipment of goods on a weekly basis via the email or phone you provide in your customer contact information.


Items may be returned only if still in original packaging in good condition. Shipping and handling charges are non-refundable and a 25% restocking fee shall be applied to all items. An additional 5% fee applies to all orders that include customization (painting, welding, etc). Please call us to receive an authorization number and the correct warehouse address to send the return.

Restocking charges and all freight charges, including freight to and from your location, will apply to all returned items.


The following types of items do not qualify to be returned for a refund:

  • 1) Any equipment that has been installed, whether by us or by you.
  • 2) Damaged or defective goods which have been replaced with the same item at no cost.
  • 3) Promotional items which were provided free of charge.
  • 4) Any item(s) for which the cost did not exceed $50.00.
  • 5) Items returned without prior written authorization from AAA State of Play.
  • 6) Items returned more than 30 days after delivery of the product(s) to you.
  • 7) Items attempting to be returned freight collect.
  • 8) Rubber mulch, wood mulch, or any other loose fill surfacing product.
  • 9) Shade products including free-standing and any incorporated into a play system.
  • 10) Any order of products not considered a standard order. For instance a bench with no frame. Email for specifications.

Cancellation: Canceling orders happens for many reasons. If your order has not been processed your order may be canceled, no questions asked. Orders cannot be canceled by email or message. An order is not considered canceled until a cancellation number is given. Orders are usually processed in the first 24 hours after payment, sometimes within 1 hour. Some orders ship the same or next day, so be certain about your order because it is impossible for us to stop a shipment, and shipping costs are non-refundable. After the order has been processed there is a 25% restocking fee on all equipment purchased.

Orders which are canceled after any custom work has been done (painting, welding, etc.) or after they have been loaded on the shipping trailer, are subject to a minimum 25% cancellation fee.

Warranty: AAA State of Play does not warrant any of our products personally. Each manufacturer warrants its products. These warranties vary by brand, product, and material. We make every effort to make sure any questions and concerns are dealt with to the satisfaction of the customer through the proper manufacturer. To receive detailed manufacturer warranty information on any product contact us and we will send the appropriate warranty. Warranties will not be published on this page. Any claims relating to or arising from the manufacture or warranty of the products shall be directed to the manufacture of the specific product.