Best Wooden Swing Sets – ( Top 7 Reviews)
You want something that lasts, is functional, provides loads of fun opportunities, and is safe. It should also look attractive enough. No one wants an eyesore in their backyard.
Wooden swing sets are great for all your kids to play together, or for when you entertain friends and relatives with children. Imagine the adults being able to have an uninterrupted conversation on the deck while the children run and play
As summer is rapidly approaching, now is the time to start comparing those backyard playsets to see which one is best for your backyard. We’ve taken a look at the best wooden swing sets available today to help you choose the right one for your family that will last from 2017 until your children are grown and beyond!
(Best Rated Wooden Swing Sets For Kids)
Backyard Discovery Wood Swing Playset
One look at this backyard playset and it clearly will elicit gasps of delight. It just looks fun. That’s probably because it is. This large Backyard playset has it all. You’ll find a clubhouse with a lower play deck, two regular belt swings, one swing glider, a wave-like 10-foot slide, monkey bars, playset ladder, rock climbing wall, and even a sandbox! That’s a lot to keep the kid’s ages 3 to 10 busy.
The clubhouse is perfect for those meetings all children conspire during, complete with a wooden roof, windows, and a covered entry. It also has a front porch, sun balcony, and a crow’s nest (perfect for watching the parents of course!).
Under the clubhouse, there’s a picnic table that seats four. That’s great for when the kids refuse to come in for lunch. And why should they on a lovely day? It makes for the perfect place to picnic.
Gorilla Playsets Nantucket Swing Set
For a slightly smaller backyard playset made of quality cedar, this one includes a wave slide, rock climbing wall, safe entry ladder, trapeze rings, two belt swings, a sandbox, steering wheel, telescope, tic-tac-toe panel, and a magnificent upper-level clubhouse. The clubhouse is equipped with two windows that have real working shutters too. It also has a chimney.
It’s ideal for ages 3 to 11 and is designed with a one-piece A-frame bracket. This wooden swing set also comes with a 10-year warranty on the lumber. Accessories are covered by a one-year warranty. It’s 16 ft. L x 13 ft. W x 10.5 ft. H.
Swing-N-Slide Cedar Brook Play Set
With an L-shaped layout, this wooden swing set has plenty of fun for children ages 3 to 10. It boasts premium stained cedar, an American-made sidewinder slide, two swings, rock climbing wall, a multi-child glider, monkey bars, and picnic table.
It meets the ASTM safety standards and was even featured on The Today Show. The slide comes with a lifetime warranty against cracks and breaks. The swings feature a UV-safe plastic dipped chain. It also offers a multi-level deck that includes a window. The dimensions are 20’11″L x 11’9″ W x 10’3″ H.
Backyard Discovery Oakmont Wood Playset Swing Set
Here’s an ample-sized backyard playset that still has lots of entertainment for your children. This wooden swing set meets the ASTM safety requirements with a double fort (both on the upper and lower level), slide, swings, and trapeze rings. The upper fort has a cheerful canopy to keep sun and rain out, while the bottom fort has a cute snack stand and an attached wooden bench. It’s ideal for a quick snack or even imaginative play where your children can pretend to run a beachside restaurant or any other place they dream up.
The slide is 8-feet in length and is speedy while still being safe. Access to the upper level is provided by one ladder. Once assembled, the dimensions are 14’ x 11’3” x 8’7”. This swing set is ideal for children between the ages of 3 and 10.
Winchester Wood Complete Play Set
Proudly made in the USA, this adorable wooden swing set is big on fun without being too big for your backyard. Composed of treated lumber, your children will find much to delight about with this item. There are two swings and a Wind Rider Glider for one. There is a cute outdoor playhouse, complete with striped awnings and windows. The slide, also made in the USA, is a Cool Wave Slide with a lifetime warranty protecting it from any cracks and breaks. The rest of the play set has a 5-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
All told, when you assemble it, the dimensions are 9 Ft. W x 13 Ft. L x 10 Ft. H. Additionally, this wooden swing set features three different decks and a rock climbing wall with bright colored rocks. A ladder provides another avenue for entry. Under an awning, there’s an activity table that can be used for snacks, taking a break or imaginative play. It is designed for children ages 3 and up.
Cedar Summit Brookridge Wooden Play Swing Set
Getting back to basics is all part of the trend in 2017, so it’s no surprise that this simple wooden swing set could be the right option for you. It’s made from pre-cut, pre-drilled cedar and boasts a colorful canopy for the roof of the play deck, two swings, a slide, a glider for two, monkey bars, and a darling snack bench with a pass-through window. It’s a cute wooden swing set that is wonderful for children from the age of 3 and up. Dimensions are 12′ 11″L x 12′ 9″W x 9’H.
Swing-N-Slide PB 8330 Wood Complete Swing Set
It’s as basic as it gets for this 2017 offering of wooden swing sets, but it is proudly made in America. Meeting ASTM safety standards, once assembled the dimensions are 113″ L x 96″ W x 84″ H. It features two swings and a trapeze ring and bar combination and is good for ages 3 through 10.
It’s very sturdy and comes with ground anchors to keep it safely in place. The wood is treated with a protective coating so that it endures through all weather conditions. It’s a simple wooden swing set with no fuss.
The right backyard playset for you will depend on your backyard space. You can’t choose the largest one if you have a small backyard. However, the largest one might not even be the right one for you if you do have proper space to accommodate it.
Our favorite is the Backyard Discovery Oakmont All Cedar Wood Playset. We liked it for its versatility because it has fun activities with a slide and swings, plus it allows for creative play time with the built-in snack area. It’s a solid option that pleased other parents and had quality, American-made wood.
Now that you know more about the top swing sets for 2017, it’s time to order the right one for your backyard and have it ready for summer fun!