Shop for Swings Slides and Gyms from Hayneedle.com! The Component Playgrounds Charley Metal Swing Set suits the child who knows what he likes in swings. The powerful metal piping mounted in cement is the furthest thing from typical rickety residential swing sets. Strength aside choosing a metal set means never worrying about splinters or replacing beams. Installing Your Swing Set The playground must be installed into concrete footings. Purchase 80-lb. bags of high-quality concrete mix at your local hardware store. Refer to swing set instruction sheets for the amount necessary for your set. Each leg has the extra length necessary for cementing into the ground.