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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


January 1 – March 31

Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm*
*Weather permitting. Slide closed and limited staff.


January 1 – March 31
Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm

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

Sat Feb 24
Close at 3pm
(private event)

Sat Mar 3
Close at 3pm
(private event)

Sat Mar 31
Play-A-Palooza (ticketed event) Open 12-4pm only

Enjoy the Playground this Winter! (Slide closed Jan-Mar, Grounds must be dry for Playground access)

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Play- A- Palooza (Annual Ticketed Event) Saturday, March 31, 2018 | 12-4pm  Smith invites families to celebrate the official start of Playground season which includes the opening of the Giant Wooden Slide and extended Spring and Summer visiting hours! This year, Play-A-Palooza will include a special PBS Kids Pop Up area on Smith’s front lawn featuring appearances by Nature Cat, special giveaways, and games in addition to live performances by Commonwealth Youthchoirs, Philadelphia School for…

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Enjoy the Playground This Winter!

 This year, the Playground will be open year-round (weather permitting)! Visit us now through March for indoor AND outdoor play (grounds must be dry for Playground access, and wind chill within a safe range). Please note that the the Slide will be closed January through March and there will be limited staff on-site Fall/Winter Hours Tuesday – Sunday 10am-4pm* *Slide closed, limited staff, Grounds must be dry and wind chill above 32 degrees for Playground…

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