adventure playground

noun

Definition of adventure playground

chiefly British
:an outdoor area that has fixed and movable structures (such as slides and rope ladders) on which children can climb and play and that often also has equipment and loose materials for building projects and modifying preexisting structures

First Known Use of adventure playground

1953


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