Welcome to the Playscape at Ripley!
The Playscape at Ripley is a nature park for all ages and abilities being built in Concord, Massachusetts. Located on town land in the historic East Quarter and nestled in the heart of hundreds of acres of community open space, the Playscape is a unique, special spot that invites all to play, relax and interact with their environment. The Playscape's design purposefully connects people of all abilities with nature; fosters cognitive, social and emotional growth; and encourages young and old alike to get outside!
In this website, learn why the Playscape is so relevant now and why the Playscape's four pillars are so important, see the masterplan, view its location in Concord, discover the rich history of the Playscape site, learn what's happening at the Playscape, see photos of construction and events, and find out how you can help support this important project and make this vision a reality!
* We will be holding three Discovery Days at the Playscape in the late spring/early summer -- visit our News & Events page for details.
* We are thrilled to report that we ended 2014 with over $230,000 in donations!
* Download a copy of the Concord Natural Lands Passport (including assembly instructions) and check off the natural sites in Concord (including the Playscape) as your family visits them!
* The Playscape is always looking for volunteers! We need people to help fundraise, plan events, do gardening work, and much more. Get in touch!
Donate now! Support the Playscape with a tax-deductible donation!