Places to Play in Hackney

There are lots of great places to play in Hackney.

Adventure Playgrounds and Play Schemes in Hackney

Hackney has many adventure playgrounds and play schemes for children and young people:

Play Opportunities for Disabled Children

Parks and play areas

Youth Clubs

  • Young Hackney, has details of local youth clubs for older children throughout Hackney

Street Play 

Children drawing chalk people along the road during a Play Street session in Hackney

Photo by Gabrielle De Pauw

There are 50 play streets in Hackney and more getting started all the time.  Playing outside near to home gives children the chance to experience free, unstructured play and to develop friendships with other local children across different age groups.

It enables children to play energetically and, crucially, they are not dependent on adults to take them anywhere. Recent research shows only  21% of children get to play near home regularly.

Find out more and get involved by visiting Street Play project.