play:groundNYC

play:groundNYC

built for children, by children

Limited Space Still Available for Summer Camp at The Yard!

Enrollment is open through August 31, 2018. A truly unique experience, our summer camp is self-directed free play on Governors Island  Sign up now!

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SMALL GROUP PLAY SESSIONS

Ever wanted more time at The Yard without all the crowds? Keen to play on site with just a few friends? This season we're excited to be piloting NEW private/small group adventure play sessions at our amazing play lot with Head Playworker and play enthusiast Yoni Kallai. Geared towards young people age 2-18 who can’t get enough of The Yard, sessions last between 45 minutes and 1 hour and 45 minutes and take place during weekdays in June, September and October, depending on availability.

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JULY 7 - PARENTS AND ADULT ADVOCATES AT THE YARD

We are excited to launch a pilot discussion group for adults (not restricted to parents) with our head playworker, Yoni Kallai.

We will address issues such as providing freedom to children in their play and in their daily lives.

Saturday July 7th 1:30-2:30pm

WHO WE ARE

play:groundNYC is a non-profit organization advocating for young people’s rights by providing playworker-run environments that encourage risk-taking, experimentation and freedom through self directed play.

 

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WAYS TO PLAY

We operate a 50,000 square foot adventure playground on Governors Island, and work with communities to establish their own neighborhood playgrounds and play initiatives.