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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, located in East Fairmount Park, has been a treasured destination for over 100 years. Smith strives to be Philadelphia’s foremost resource for play by providing opportunities for unstructured creative play for children 10 and younger. Read More

Current Hours

Free Visiting Hours

Tuesday through Sunday
10am-4pm (Playground)
10am-5pm (Playhouse)

*Closed Mondays
All hours are weather permitting

Early Closings

Sat. 10/1
Playhouse open 10am-3pm
Playground open 10am-4pm

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News & Events

Slide-A-Thon at Smith Memorial Playground

Join us for the Third Annual Saturday, October 8, 2022 Morning Kids Division (10am-12pm) Afternoon Team Division (12pm-4pm, adults/kids) Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse 3500 Reservoir Drive Philadelphia, PA 19121 Children ages 4-12 and adults of all ages are invited to enter the Slide-A-Thon fundraiser at Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse. We welcome participation in Slide-A-Thon through event sponsorship, a kids’ division with timed slides and relay races, and a competitive team competition for adults and/or kids….

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Share Your Feedback to Win a Free Birthday Party, Membership, or Smith T-Shirt!

  In order to better serve you, we want to hear from you! Please take a moment to complete the short, anonymous survey for the chance to win a free Smith birthday party, membership, or t-shirt. We appreciate your honest feedback! Share My Feedback  

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