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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse Review

Founded in 1899, this beloved facility has been completely refurbished in recent years with state-of-the-art, age-specific equipment; the centerpiece of the 6½-acre site is the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide, which measures 40 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 10 feet tall, and can accommodate up to 12 children at a time.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Near 33rd and Oxford Sts., E. Fairmount Park, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA, 19121 | Map It
  • Phone: 215/765–4325
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Playground: Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–4; Playhouse: Tues.–Sun. 10–4
  • Website:
  • Subway: SEPTA bus 32, at 33rd and Oxford Sts
  • Location: Fairmount Park
Updated: 05-19-2011

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