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Shade Structures For Schools And Childcare Centres

Western Australia gets more sunshine than any other state. Unfortunately, that means more hours when kids at school or childcare are exposed to harm from the burning sun.

West Coast Shade has been protecting children, teachers and carers from the sun’s powerful rays for over 25 years.

Our shade structures are designed to make the most of your space while supporting sun protection policy and Playground Safety Standards (AS 4685:2017).

Shade expertise and experience you can trust

With decades of experience behind us, you can depend on our expertise to design and install your shade structure to:

Provide the maximum sun protection possible outside

Children can enjoy sun-smart outside play, exercise and activities for longer.

Maximise your available space

Your shade structure is designed specifically to suit your space and its intended use.

Meet your budget and your timeframe

You can trust us to design a cost-effective structure and install it on schedule.

Supporting sun-safe outdoor play at school

Since our inception in 1995, West Coast Shade has been helping schools provide the safest environment possible for outdoor activities. From children in your care to your staff and visitors, our shade structures offer sun protection during breaks, assemblies or other activities.

Over the years, we’ve forged strong relationships within the WA school community. Today we are nominated suppliers for West Australian Local Government Association (WALGA), as well as sponsors of:

Want to create a more sun-safe environment at your school?

View some of our school projects:

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Childcare centre shade

Your childcare centre is abuzz with children all day, so it’s vital you make use of all your available space – outdoors and in. But you also need to limit exposure to harmful UVR for kids and carers.

Our shade structures support your centre’s sun protection policy. Plus, they help you meet your duty of care towards children and staff.

Want help improving your childcare centre’s sun protection?

Look at some of the centres we’ve helped:

Better sun protection – better use of outdoor spaces

Whether you need better sun protection for your school or your childcare centre, Perth’s original and best shade experts make it easy.

You can select from a variety of engineer-approved products including colourful, custom-designed Shade Sails or more substantial Tensile Membrane Structures.

All our products are fabricated here in Perth using top-quality sun protection fabrics and materials with long-lasting stainless-steel fittings.

And as a valued client, you can access our affordable Shade Sail Maintenance to prolong the life of your sails by up to 50%.

Let’s Chat About Shade

Our Simple Shade Structure Process

Contact Us To Discuss Type Of Shade Product Needed

Site Visit To Assess Project + Take Measurements

Create Design + Drawings + Quotation

If Quote Accepted

Organise Engineering And Arrange Council Permits

Fabricate In Perth Factory

Construct And Install On Site

Perform Aftercare To Prolong Life Of Shade Structure

Have you seen our range of shade options?

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