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55 Pa. Code § 3270.62. Measurement and use of play space.

§ 3270.62. Measurement and use of play space.

 (a)  A facility shall provide outdoor or indoor play space to be used for large muscle activity which includes running, jumping, climbing and riding.

 (b)  Outdoor or indoor play space shall be measured at 65 square feet per child, except in the following situations:

   (1)  The minimum outdoor or indoor play space required per infant is 40 square feet.

   (2)  The minimum outdoor or indoor play space required per young or older toddler is 50 square feet.

 (c)  Outdoor or indoor play space shall be safe for large muscle activity.

 (d)  Outdoor or indoor play space in which children are receiving care may not be used simultaneously for other business, commercial, social or another purpose unrelated to the child care being offered.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.13 (relating to waivers); 55 Pa. Code §  3270.53 (relating to children of an operator or a staff person); and 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).



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