Space to play and much more!

Space to play and much more!

We are open

Join us in the Adventure Playground – a child’s paradise!

We are open

Drama, Dance, Free Play, Gardening, Music, Arts & Craft and Multi-Sports

We are open

Drama, Dance, Flower Club, Gardening, Music, Arts & Craft and Multi-Sports


We are open! Visit What’s on for more information.

Adventure Playground
Monday to Friday 10.00 – 17.00
Saturday 11.00 – 16.00

Under 5s Stay & Play
Wednesday to Friday 10.00 – 13.00

Family Garden Volunteers
Saturday 11.00 – 14.00


  • Hand sanitizer station
  • All equipment regularly deep cleaned and disinfected
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • First Aid Trained Play Workers


Please click on the Contact Us button below to send an email to staff.


We are open. Visit What’s on for more information.

Adventure Playground
Monday to Friday 15.00 – 18.00
Saturday 11.00 – 16.00

Under 5s Stay & Play
Wednesday to Friday 10.00 – 13. 00

Family Garden Volunteers
Saturday 11.00 – 14.00


Slade Gardens Adventure Playground
73 A & B Stockwell Park Road,
London SW9 0DA

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Walk or Public Transport is easiest and best!

By Tube
Victoria and Northern Lines to Stockwell, then 8 min walk, 0.4 miles.
Victoria Line to Brixton, then 14 min walk, 0.7 miles.

By Bus
Stops on Brixton Road are at Groveway Road or Loughborough Road (# 3, 59, 133, 159, 415), and at Liliford Road (#P5)
Clapham Road Stop at Stockwell Tube Station (#155)
Stockwell Road at Irving Grove (# 2, 196, 333, 345)


Our Adventure Playground offers over an acre of safe, staffed space where children & young people can come to play, build confidence, make new friends, develop skills & try new things.

We are open to children and young people of every background between the ages of 0 – 21.

Accompanied children under 5 have Stay and Play activities in their own building with a mud kitchen, sand pit and enclosed open space.

6 – 16-year-olds benefit from exploring the Adventure Playground and use of the Hut after school, on Saturdays and during the School holidays.

Young adults 17 + volunteer to gain work experience, participate in accredited training and receive mentoring and support.

We believe that children

  • Thrive with positive social interactions
  • Develop responsibility through risk in the adventure play ground
  • Develop strong social skills and positive connections when playing freely with others in their community
  • Need space to take responsibility, explore and challenge themselves.

Older Adults may volunteer, or join a Pilates class on Tuesday afternoon or Thursday evening. Check our What’s on.

We also offer event hire of the facilities, especially on Sundays.

We are a registered charity and rely 100% on volunteers and donations to stay open.

What’s on

Invitation to the AGM

Invitation to the AGM

Slade Gardens Community Play Association (AKA Slade Adventure Playground) AGM is Monday 15th April, at 6pm in the Hut. All welcome. Have your say in your community hub!

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Children’s Need for Play

Children’s Need for Play

“If kids are deprived of play, they aren’t going to learn to get along with others. They aren’t going to learn that they can solve their own problems. They aren’t going to believe that they are in control of their lives. Skills like empathy, resilience, and problem-solving — all essential to thriving in the 21st century — are natural benefits of  just letting kids play.” Evolutionary psychologist Peter Gray

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Living Wage Employer

Living Wage Employer

We're proud to share the news that at the end of 2023, Slade Gardens Adventure Playground became an accredited Living Wage Employer, committed to paying a wage based on the cost of living to our team!

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See our full list of sponsors, friends and contributors. Find out how you can add your logo to this list of generous organisations by contacting us.