Smith Playground

Smith Playground

Smith comprises 7.5-acres. Renovations included the addition of a kitchenette for community cooking & baking classes and a Media Lab. Phase two included construction of a new multi-sport turf playing field, new play equipment, resurfaced basketball courts, walking trail, and green stormwater infrastructure.


The first statue of an African-American girl on public land in Philadelphia. “MVP” was dedicated to Ora Washington, an accomplished multi-sport athlete from Germantown.

Rec Building

Expansion of the existing Rec Building by more than 1,000 square feet.

Outdoor Fitness Area

Functional fitness elements that allow for outdoor exercise and training activities.
Picture of RBP Basketball Courts Before Construction
New RBP play structures after construction
This large site encompasses 7.5 acres or two full city blocks.
The project was designed to manage up to 80,000 gallons of stormwater per rainfall.
Over $3.2 million raised towards the construction and revitalization of Smith Playground.
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