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The PlayGarden's mission is to provide children of all abilities a safe, accessible and adventurous place to play.

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Last year we asked our community partner, Public Health Seattle & King County to take a look at our toolkit and share back their key takeaways. After reading through it, their communication staff came up with four main takeaways. We loved what they pulled out so m...

January 14, 2020

The Seattle Children's PlayGarden is so excited to launch our new blog called Say "Yes!" to Kids with Disabilities. Over the next six months we will be sharing inclusion best-practices and families stories here to increase inclusion of children with disab...

May 15, 2016


Today was one of those days that the full impact of the PlayGarden swept me off my feet. I started this overcast Saturday with a trip to City People’s Garden Store for a $350 shopping spree. Imagine walking into this lush nursery and being able to select anything at a...

February 15, 2016

In February of last year I wrote the attached piece published in Crosscut about the destruction by the Parks department of our Wild Zone play area. Just last week the same Parks employee struck again. This time citing "More Nooses" up in the Park. Once again the rights...

November 16, 2015


I am like my mother. I pick things up on walks. There are a lot of beautiful things outside these days. On every walk I take I pick up berries, pinecones, fallen branches covered in moss, acorns and leaves. Have you ever seen such pretty leaves? The Big Leaf Maple tre...

November 9, 2015

Every time I see one of these bright cheerful Yellow ADA swings in a city park I am so proud. In June of 2008, PlayGarden Board Member and Dad Rick Jones made the clear and direct statement “there should be a yellow swing in every park”. At the time there were only a f...

August 6, 2015

One of our summer campers turned 5 this week! We celebrated in true PlayGarden style, with a birthday mud pie, a handmade piñata, and lollipops for all our friends.

July 27, 2015

Support the PlayGarden - Your Donations help fund all our great programs!

July 23, 2014

A huge THANK YOU to our friends at City People's Garden Store for the gift of $250 to spend on garden supplies! Thank you for helping our garden grow!

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