Ben Shaffer Recreation History
In 1921, An ambitious young man named Ben Shaffer decided to open a sporting goods store in Jersey City, New Jersey. The first day he opened his shop, he could not have imagined that his small store would eventually grow into one of New Jersey’s largest and most respected distributors of commercial playground equipment, sport goals, bleachers, site amenities, safety surfacing and park equipment. Today Ben Shaffer Recreation is still a family-owned business, that prides itself on service and the human touch. We call it the Ben Shaffer Difference!