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
Have a listen to our CEO being interviewed on the fundamental importance of free play for children via the link below:
The Imperilled Adventures of the Adventure Playground – BBC Sounds
Children at Toffee Park Playground have worked and played alongside artists from Mine Sweeper Collective to make two wonderful murals at their playground.
The pictures above do more than words to...
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
Martin Luther King Adventure Playground is currently closed for improvements . We now have a temporary building and are waiting for toilets and electricity to be installed.
Martin Luther King Adventure...
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.