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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 Open!

Free Visiting Hours
Tuesday through Sunday

(weather permitting,
indoor Playhouse closed for renovations)

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Our staff may be contacted at or 215-765-4325

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Virtual Autism Play Date (Free, Registration Required) Sunday, September 27 | 1-3pm Councilman At-Large Derek Green in partnership with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse will host our annual Austim Play Date virtually on Sunday, September 27! This event will feature interactive and engaging activities, informative resource-like presentations from Autism-centered organizations such as The Philadelphia Autism Project and the Kinney Center for Autism Educations at St. Joseph’s University, as well as special home-based arts & crafts…

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Smith Has a New TV Show – Tune in and Submit Your JAWN!

Smith Has a New TV Show! “Smith Play Jawn” is Smith Memorial Playground’s new TV show which encourages and models playful learning at the Playground, in nature, and in everyday spaces.  Join us for music time, story time, at-home and nature play ideas, and to share YOUR jawn! Smith will produce a new episode with a special theme each month which will air weekly on Wednesdays. Episode 1 premieres Wednesday, October 7 Tune in Wednesdays…

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