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The mission of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is to provide and promote opportunities for unstructured free play for children. Read More

Current Hours

*Smith is closed on Mondays


October 1 – December 30

Tuesday through Thursday, 10am-4pm*
*Weather permitting, limited staff DETAILS

Friday – Sunday, 10am-4pm


October 1 – March 31
Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Special Hours Sat 10/28

10am-12pm Ticketed Healthy Halloween Event
Free Playhouse hours 12-3pm
Free Playground hours 12-4pm

View Scheduled Road Closures

*Our staff reserves the right to close & re-open the Playground at their discretion for weather & safety concerns.

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Healthy Halloween (Annual Ticketed Event) Saturday, October 28 | 10am-12pm Join Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse for a fun Halloween celebration including nature exploration, live music, a “Thriller” dance party, messy arts, healthy treats, and fun in the 6 1/2 acre Playground and 16,000 sq. ft. Playhouse! Children are welcome to come in costume. Smith is joined by Let’s Go Outdoors, Noggin Hill Blue Grass, and School of Dance Arts to provide the morning’s activities. Healthy treats, giveaways, and decorations generously provides by…

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Smith Seeks RACP Funding for Playhouse Renovations and Urban Nature Preschool

Smith has applied for a grant from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to make improvements to the Playhouse, including new restrooms, more space for children to play free of charge, and a Nature Preschool. New space and services are expected to lead to the creation of 10 new, full-time jobs at Smith. If this sounds good to you, please tell your elected officials to support a RACP grant to Smith!  Governor Tom Wolf, Philadelphia…

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