Alexandra’s Playground together with the City of Newark and the Trust for Public Land has brought a new playground to Jesse Allen Park in Newark, NJRead More
Led by the joyful spirit of Alexandra, we are committed to raising awareness of the importance of safe, active play and providing more opportunities for children to be active.
The increasing lack of play among today’s children is having a disastrous impact on their physical and mental well-being. Alexandra’s Playground is committed to ensuring children have the opportunities to be active, safely and to creating greater awareness around the importance of activity throughout childhood.Read More
We’ve created Pediatric Concussions: Early Detection and Treatment to provide valuable advice to kids 14 and under, their parents, teachers and coaches to help avoid any potential long term impacts from concussions.Read More
At Alexandra’s Playground, we believe that active play is a critical part of a happy, healthy childhood. We are parents, doctors, businesspeople, teachers, artists and active members of our communities. We share a vision for a world where all children have opportunities for safe, active play throughout childhood. We also share an understanding of how [...]
We encourage safe, active play with the hope of imprinting enduring active, productive lifestyles. Our initiatives focus on 3 core areas: building playgrounds; creating programming that encourages activity and prevents injuries during play; and, raising awareness about the importance of active play. We both develop our own initiatives and partner with others to support theirs. [...]
Children who regularly engage in active play grow up more physically, emotionally & cognitively healthy. But opportunities for safe, active play are increasingly threatened. Today’s children spend less time playing outside than any previous generation. Every year, children in the US lose more hours of active play per week as it is increasingly replaced by [...]