Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse offers a free, safe place to play for children 10 and younger. The 6 1/2 acre Playground includes the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide and more than 50 pieces of unique, age-appropriate and accessible pieces of play equipment. The 16,000 square foot Playhouse, designed for children 5 and younger, gives them a chance to drive the train, cook in the kitchen, ride tricycles in Smithville and much, much more.
Children visiting Smith must be accompanied by an adult, and adults must be accompanied by a child.
Smith is closed to the public on Mondays, as well as:
- New Year’s Eve Day
- New Year’s Day
- Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day, and the following day
- Christmas Eve Day
- Christmas Day
Smith reserves the right to close the Playground or Playhouse in the event of inclement weather, including rain, snow, excessive heat, etc.
Smith requires advanced reservations for groups of 8 or more children. For information on visiting Smith with a group please see our Kids’ Parties & Field Trips page.