About Islington Play Association
Islington Play Association has been fighting for children’s rights for well over 40 years. We work closely with parents, carers and community members to ensure that the best possible environment is created for children and young people.Find out more
Paradise Park Children's Centre
Our beautiful centre hosts a nursery with excellent outside play facilities and a myriad of family support and health services.View playground
Our Spaces to Play
*** Crumbles Castle Adventure Playground will be closed from January 2018 until further notice. The adventure playground is currently closed as electrical work needs to be carried out in the...
*** From January 2018 Martin Luther King Adventure Playground will be closed. During the closure period, the old building on-site will be demolished and a temporary building put in...
58% of Islington’s population live in social housing – 68% of these children attend adventure playgrounds
Why Play matters
Play is what happens when children are given the space to be themselves and explore their world, learning about what works and what doesn’t, in pursuit of their own intrinsic aims.