Ross Recreation Partners with NPPGov

Ross Recreation Partners with NPPGov

NPPGov, the leader in public safety cooperative purchasing, is pleased to announce that Ross Recreation has signed an agreement to be an NPPGov vendor offering park, playground and recreation solutions.

Ross Recreation is a family-owned business since 1973. Ross Recreation has a proven track record of providing safe, fun, creative and durable recreation sites in Northern California and Oregon.

NPPGov members can now access member pricing on park, playground and recreation solutions such as these and more:

  • School Age Playgrounds and components


  • Aquatic Playgrounds and splashpads


  • Shelters and Shade Structures – metal roof shade structures and shelters, fabric shade structures and integrated shade with playground equipment


  • Outdoor Fitness equipment


  • Safety Surfacing – Rubberized poured-in-place, artificial rubber tile surfacing and engineered wood fiber.


  • Site Amenities – benches, picnic tables, trash and recycling receptacles and other site amenities.


  • Athletic equipment, sports goals, drinking fountains and other park/recreational amenities.


  • Installation and Construction services.

Our members have come to expect the best products at great pricing through NPPGov,” said Bill DeMars, Executive Director of NPPGov. “Ross Recreation is one of those exceptional companies that provide high quality, reliable solutions every time and we are thrilled to offer their products.”

NPPGov offers the most extensive selection of Public Safety agreements for products and services to save departments time and money while getting the products they want. In addition to publicly solicited agreements, NPPGov also offers department members a discount program for individual members from such vendors as AT&T FirstNet, Hewlett-Packard, PODS and more. NPPGov owns all their own agreements, and their process is completely RFP-driven, as opposed to price negotiated. This allows organizations to purchase easily by harnessing the buying power of 45,000+ NPPGov member organizations.

NPPGov membership is free with no purchasing obligation. NPP customer service agents help members find real savings of money and time during the procurement process. Members can access a large variety of publicly solicited contracts that simplify purchasing, while complying with procurement requirements.

About NPPGov

NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization offering publicly solicited contracts to government and education organizations nationwide. NPPGov contracts are created through public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to these cooperative contracts is complimentary with no purchasing obligations.

NPPGov Public Safety GPO and Law Enforcement GPO are programs with contracts that focus on Fire/Rescue and Law Enforcement.

All NPPGov members have access to a broad range of publicly solicited contracts with discounted pricing, as well as individual discount programs. NPPGov provides dedicated contract support to assist members throughout the procurement process.

Benefits of cooperative contracts:

  • Competitively bid, with no additional RFP necessary


  • Saves time and money in the procurement process.


  • Live contract support

NPPGov is the government division of National Purchasing Partners (NPP), which is owned by nonprofit hospitals. A substantial portion of NPPGov proceeds help support medical research and healthcare initiatives.

About Ross Recreation

A family-owned business since 1973, Ross Recreation is a manufacturer’s representative for park and recreational equipment and a specialty contractor with a proven track record of providing safe, fun, creative and durable recreation spaces in Northern California and Oregon. They offer a full-service approach to a variety of project types, providing superior service. From research to ribbon-cutting, Ross Recreation guides customers through every step of the project, helping to create inspiring community spaces that can be enjoyed for decades.

For close to fifty years, Ross Recreation has remained highly selective about which product manufacturers they represent and partner with. Their company objective is to ensure that products are not only fun and attractive, but also safe and durable for the communities they serve. This commitment has fostered strong relationships with communities, along with play and recreational spaces that have lasted decades.