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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

Current Hours

Free Visiting Hours

Tuesday through Friday
10am-6pm (Playground)
10am-5pm (Playhouse)

Saturday and Sunday
10am-7pm (Playground)
10am-6pm (Playhouse)

*Closed Mondays
All hours are weather permitting

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News & Events

Slide-A-Thon 2023

Join us for the Fourth Annual Corporate Teams – Friday, October 6, 2023 Family & Friends – Saturday, October 7, 2023     Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse 3500 Reservoir Drive Philadelphia, PA 19121   What is the Slide-A-Thon? The Slide-A-Thon is an annual fundraiser to support the maintenance of the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide, an iconic play destination and the source of countless intergenerational memories for thousands of families. At 12.5 feet wide and…

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