Parks and Playgrounds


  1. Jakes Place at Croft Farm…Playground for toddlers and older children, basketball courts, soccer field, baseball field, picnic benches, historic farmhouse and stream filled with geese, year round bathroom or outhouse available, gets hot in the summer with little shade and can be crowded when school is out
  2. Lions Den…Two separate play structures, one for toddlers and one for older children, fenced in playground, baby swings and kid swings, basketball court serves as great area for chalk art, picnic tables with lots of shade, great for summer months, no bathroom facilities but occasionally there is an outhouse
  3. Erlton Park…Smaller playground that is rarely crowded, tennis, basketball and hockey courts, softball field, two separate play structures for toddlers and older children, swings for both, occasional outhouse


  1. Mountwell Park Playground….Large sandbox, swings for both toddlers and older children, fenced in, two play structures for older and younger children, lots of community toys like dumptrucks and cars available to all, no bathrooms available
  2. Presbyterian Church Playground…Located right off of the main street in Haddonfield, great for a stop when shopping, fenced in, sandbox, toys, swings, two seperate play areas for toddlers and older children, no bathroom and only available when church and preschool are not in session


  1. Newton Lake Park…Bike path good for jogging and stroller walking, playground is near water and can be hot in summer but fun on cooler days, picnic areas


  1. Haddon Lake Park…Stage for events (check camden county calendar for listing of events, playgound with swings and two play structures, bathrooms, creek, large grassy area, good shade for summer, paved trail good for jogging or walking with stroller


  1. Smith Playground and Playhouse in Philadelphia…Excellent playgound with separate areas for different aged children, tall burlap slide fun to ride with all children, indoor playhouse open for hot and cold days, playgound closes in winter so check website for details
  2. Franklin Square…Just across the Ben Franklin Bridge, cute fenced in playground, fountain, carousel, miniture golf, snack bar, bathrooms, excellent light show and events during holidays, check website for details and pricing