In Berlin, there are approximately 500,000 children and young
people below the age of eighteen. There are approximate 1,850 public
children's playgrounds for them. Most of these playgrounds are in public parks.
playgrounds are located on schoolyards and in the Berlin forests. In addition
to the public children's playgrounds, there are also private playgrounds in
the green spaces of residential estates.
The requirements, planning and construction of public playgrounds
in Berlin are regulated by the Law on Public Children's Playgrounds (Children's Playgrounds Law).
Stipulations for the provision of private playgrounds
are contained in the Berlin Building Code (BauOBln).
On the following pages, selected children's playgrounds in the twelve Berlin boroughs are introduced (in German)
, and information is provided on the stock of public children's playgrounds, the degree of supply with public playgrounds, and on playground planning. Moreover, there is information on the legal regulations (in German)
and on contacts in the borough administrations (in German)