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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

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*Smith is closed on Mondays

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

Now closed through March 31,
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News & Events

Smith Memorial Playground Elects New Board Officers and Welcomes New Board Members

February 8, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA) – Last month, Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse elected 4 new officers as well as 7 new members to its Board of Directors. Board Officers include Elizabeth Cohen (President), The Melior Group; Hanley Bodek (Vice President), Philadelphia Construction; Virginia G. Essandoh, J.D. (Secretary), Ballard Spahr LLP; and David Valentine (Treasurer), Kavli Foundation. New Board members include Melissa Neubauer Anderson, Psy.D, The Agnes Irwin School; Aisha Coulson-Walters, The Stephen and Sandra…

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