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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


April 1-September 30
Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday, 10am-7pm


April 1-September 30
Tuesday – Friday. 10am-4pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-6pm

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

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Philadelphia Young Playwrights presents Satur-PLAY (Free) Saturday October 6, 2018 | 10am-12pm Enjoy four short plays of mystery, magic, and mischief written by Philadelphia-area students brought to life by PYP’s professional actors. Performance is free and open to the public. Visit for more details. DesignPhiladelphia presents #DPKidsFest (Free) Saturday October 6, 2018 | 11am-2pm DesignPhiladelphia brings architecture and design to Smith! From crayons to color paper, blocks and recycled material, young designers can reimagine the Playhouse. David Pincus Extra…

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Smith is Seeking New Executive Director

Smith is seeking an Executive Director who provides leadership, oversight and management of the mission and goals of the organization. S/he is responsible for strategic leadership, short- and long-term goals for fundraising, programming, administrative and financial management. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, s/he works in partnership with board members, committees’ members (comprised of both board and non-board members), staff and interns, and volunteers who all contribute actively to Smith’s mission and goals. The…

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