The Time for Play is Now! Exciting News from the Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative...

It's time to play!

The 6th annual Ultimate Play Day at August Wilson Park was a huge success! If you weren't able to join us, check out some great images from the day (photos courtesy:Ben Filio)! Be sure to visit our FaceBook and Twitter for more photos.

We're thrilled to announce that the Collaborative received grant funds from The Great Remake to offer PLAY for all and bring play to more communities in the upcoming year. More info to come soon! 

Member Spotlight


Each month we will spotlight one of our wonderful partners and the work they do through audio collected and edited by SLB Radio

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Click the name to hear hospital staff discuss the importance of play in the work of the Children's Hospital. We're honored to have Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as a member organization!

Monthly Blog

This article is part of our Member Blog Series, which showcases Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative Members' efforts and commitment to ensure that play is a critical element in the lives of people of all ages. Each month, a different member organization will share their take on how play is a part of the work they do. 

June 1, 2017
Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative Member Blog
United Way of Southwestern PA's fitUnited
 

Making More Spaces for Play

Racing down the slide. Trying to touch the sky with each pump of your legs on the swing. Making memories with your friends. Thinking about all the ways you can play at a park or playground yet?

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Call to Action


Are you a parent, caregiver or educator in Allegheny County with children in grades Pre-K through 6th grade? The Recess Advocacy Team would like to know how you feel about recess! Take our recess survey here:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/recessAlleghenyCounty

Update: The survey is currently closed.
 

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"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."
— Fred Rogers