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Philosophy of Play Spaces for Hospitalized Children
Play spaces are a child’s haven. It is the one aspect of a child’s hospitalization wherein he/she has some control of the hospital. A child can decide to come to the playroom and participate in special activities, free play, or may choose not to come at all. Play spaces allow children to have an opportunity to socialize with children that may share similar experiences.
Play spaces are equally important to siblings, as well as the hospitalized child. Dedicated spaces for recreational play and guided activities offer parents and caregivers peace of mind to focus on the needs of the hospitalized child.
Amphitheater & Plaza Events
Located in the Main Lobby of the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP), this space is exclusively dedicated for recreational engagement of all of our patients and families and their visitors. The Amphitheater and Plaza host patient enrichment activities and a variety of special events in partnership with our community donors.
- Broadway Performances
- Licensed Character Visits
- Seasonal Celebrations
- Meet & Greets
- Broadway Performances Miniature Golf Lessons
- Watch Parties
- Special Giveaways
Located on 3rd floor of the Central Building, is available for all inpatient families a guests. Children and their families are welcome to explore a variety of recreational activities.
Hours of operation vary by Play Space.
- Outdoor Play Area
- Video Game Station
- Basketball Hoop
- Sensory Station
- Pool Table
- Oversized Board Games
- Arts & Crafts Station
- Medical Play Area
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