Promoting the Child’s Right to Play for over 40 years


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  Play during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our IPA Canada Statement here.


Welcome to our new sandbox

Dufferin Grove Park – Toronto, Canada

Welcome to our new sandbox.  It’s a place to get news about the comings and goings of IPA Canada as well as exciting play-related developments from communities across the country. We’ll share insights from leading advocates as well as emerging experts… Continue reading


Article 31 and the Child’s Right to Play



Our 2017 Conference revealed many play advocates across the country. Find one in your community.

National Play Day

The IPA Canada National Play Day initiative puts the spotlight on child-directed play.

IPA Jaipur

The 21st IPA Triennial world conference will be in Jaipur, India – November 4 – 7, 2020. Will you be there?


IPA Canada advocates for the child’s right to play. This advocacy takes on many shapes.