Hackney Play

Hackney Play

Hackney Play Association (HPA) is a charity that works to improve play opportunities for children and young people in Hackney, London. HPA was founded in 1973 and has been providing play services to the community ever since.

Their mission is to "improve children and young people's health, well-being and quality of life, through play." HPA believes that play is essential for children's development and that every child deserves the opportunity to play.

Hackney Play Association provides a range of play services, including:

  • Adventure playgrounds: HPA runs three adventure playgrounds in Hackney: Homerton Grove, Clapton Park, and Pearson Street. Adventure playgrounds are places where children can play freely and explore their creativity.
  • Play streets: HPA's play streets project closes roads to traffic so that children can play safely in the street. Play streets are a great way for children to get exercise and socialize with their friends.
  • Playwork training: HPA offers training courses in playwork, a profession that involves providing play opportunities for children and young people.

HPA is committed to working with the community to ensure that all children in Hackney have the opportunity to play. HPA works with schools, local authorities, and other organizations to provide play opportunities in a variety of settings.

HPA is a vital resource for children and young people in Hackney. HPA's play services provide children with a safe and fun place to play, and HPA's work with the community helps to ensure that all children have the opportunity to play.

Find Us

Wardle St, Homerton Row, London E9 6BX, UK
020 8985 9202
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