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Smith Playground (Fairmount Park)
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is a non-profit organization located in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA. Founded over 100 years ago to provide opportunities for imaginative and creative play for children, SMITH’s 24,000 square foot Playhouse and 6 ½ acre Playground welcome 140,000 visitors annually. The Playground includes the famous Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide and more than 50 pieces of unique, age-appropriate equipment. In the Playhouse kids aged 0- 5 years can build towers in the block room, ride tricycles in Smithville, “cook” in the “kitchen,” or ride off on the wooden train! SMITH’s mission is to provide children 10 and under from diverse backgrounds with free and accessible one-of-a-kind play experiences that meet their physical, behavioral, and developmental needs.