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1987
1987

Birth

Birth

1989
1989

Create HK’s 1st accessible playground in King’s Park with Urban Council

Create HK’s 1st accessible playground in King’s Park with Urban Council

1993
1993

Publish research of “Hospital Play Services in Hong Kong”

Publish research of “Hospital Play Services in Hong Kong”

1993

Open reference library

Open reference library

1993

Create playground in Hei Ling Chau and Chi Ma Wan Detention Centre

Create playground in Hei Ling Chau and Chi Ma Wan Detention Centre

1994
1994

International Play Association Asia Pacific Regional Play Conference

International Play Association Asia Pacific Regional Play Conference

1994

Launch service at Queen Mary Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital

Launch service at Queen Mary Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital

1995
1995

Jointly offer “Certificate in Hospital Play Specialists Training”

Jointly offer “Certificate in Hospital Play Specialists Training”

1995

Research release seminar “Play Behaviour in Public Housing Estate Playgrounds”

Research release seminar “Play Behaviour in Public Housing Estate Playgrounds”

1995

Play service at Tai Lam Centre for Women

Play service at Tai Lam Centre for Women

1996
1996

Housing Play Scheme of residential estates with Sun Hung Kai Properties

Housing Play Scheme of residential estates with Sun Hung Kai Properties

1997
1997

1st strategic plan

1st strategic plan

1997

Research release cum seminar on “A New Chapter in Paediatric Healthcare”

Research release cum seminar on “A New Chapter in Paediatric Healthcare”

1997

Opening of HK’s 1st Play Resources Centre at Kwai Chung

Opening of HK’s 1st Play Resources Centre at Kwai Chung

1997

Hospital play outreach programme for pre-schools

Hospital play outreach programme for pre-schools

1998
1998

Regular inspection of all playground facilities of HK Housing Authority

Regular inspection of all playground facilities of HK Housing Authority

1999
1999

“Adventure Play Festival” in Victoria Park

“Adventure Play Festival” in Victoria Park

2000
2000

Playground safety inspection course by RoSPA UK and expert from USA

Playground safety inspection course by RoSPA UK and expert from USA

2000

“PlayStreet” in Charter Road

“PlayStreet” in Charter Road

2000

Station at school to organize play

Station at school to organize play

2001
2001

Manage and operate the toy library of HK Central Library

Manage and operate the toy library of HK Central Library

2001

Release research on “Children’s Play from Perspective of Toy Library Users”

Release research on “Children’s Play from Perspective of Toy Library Users”

2002
2002

Change the name from “Playright Children’s Playground Association” to “Playright Children’s Play Association”

Change the name from “Playright Children’s Playground Association” to “Playright Children’s Play Association”

2002

Design a friendly environment for Caritas Medical Centre

Design a friendly environment for Caritas Medical Centre

2002

“Adventure PlayPark” in Ma On Shan Park

“Adventure Playpark” in Ma On Shan Park

2002

Service to discharged child patients with chronic illnesses

Service to discharged child patients with chronic illnesses

2003
2003

Join the Alliance for a Children’s Commission

Join the Alliance for a Children’s Commission

2003

Play packs for hospitalized children and those quarantined in campsites during the SARS period

Play packs for hospitalized children and those quarantined in campsites during the SARS period

2004
2004

Discussion of the setup of a Children’s Commission

Discussion of the setup of a Children’s Commission

2004

Launch Playmobile service

Launch Playmobile service

2004

“Small Space. Unlimited Dreams” project involves primary school students to design and manage school play spaces

“Small Space. Unlimited Dreams” project involves primary school students to design and manage school play spaces

2005
2005

“I-kidz Playground” in Tuen Mun Town Plaza

“I-kidz Playground” in Tuen Mun Town Plaza

2005

Interactive TV programme “Playright Channel” in Princess Margaret Hospital

Interactive TV programme “Playright Channel” in Princess Margaret Hospital

2006
2006

Rebranding

Rebranding

2007
2007

Research release about “Views of Hospital Staff Towards Hospital Play”

Research release about “Views of Hospital Staff Towards Hospital Play”

2008
2008

17th International Play Association World Conference with HK Polytechnic University

17th International Play Association World Conference with HK Polytechnic University

2008

Organize the “Playwork Certificate Course” jointly with Common Threads, UK

Organize the “Playwork Certificate Course” jointly with Common Threads, UK

2008

Play packs for victims of Sichuan earthquake

Play packs for victims of Sichuan earthquake

2008

Extend service to Caritas Medical Centre

Extend service to Caritas Medical Centre

2009
2009

Offer “Certificate Playground Safety Inspector Course (USA)”

Offer “Certificate Playground Safety Inspector Course (USA)”

2009

Research release of “Play Time Between Parents and Their Children Survey”

Research release of “Play Time Between Parents and Their Children Survey”

2009

Opening of “HSBC Playright PlayScope”

Opening of “HSBC Playright PlayScope”

2009

Launch “Environmental Play Project”

Launch “Environmental Play Project”

2009

Produce disposable play packs and support the Infectious Disease Centre in Princess Margaret Hospital during the Human Swine Influenza outbreak

Produce disposable play packs and support the Infectious Disease Centre in Princess Margaret Hospital during the Human Swine Influenza outbreak

2009

Play environment consultancy for rooftop of shopping mall in Yau Tong Estate

Play environment consultancy for rooftop of shopping mall in Yau Tong Estate

2011
2011

Organize “Play for All” playday for children with different abilities

Organize “Play for All” playday for children with different abilities

2011

Form a Hospital Play Youth Ambassador Group

Form a Hospital Play Youth Ambassador Group

2012
2012

1st “Playground Maintenance Course” in HK

1st “Playground Maintenance Course” in HK

2012

“Play for All ” Symposium

“Play for All ” Symposium

2012

Organize “Cheers for Play” at Charter Road

Organize “Cheers for Play” at Charter Road

2012

Extend service to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

Extend service to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

2012

Partnership with UNICEF HK on “Inclusive Play Project”

Partnership with UNICEF HK on “Inclusive Play Project”

2013
2013

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child releases the General Comment No. 17

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child releases the General Comment No. 17

2013

 Release the research regarding “Needs of Disabled Children on Public Play Space”

Release the research regarding “Needs of Disabled Children on Public Play Space”

2013

Launch “Playful Parent”

Launch “Playful Parent”

2013

“Community Built Playground” at Inspiration Lake

“Community Built Playground” at Inspiration Lake

2013

“Playbourhood Project” at Tin Shui Wai and Sau Mau Ping

“Playbourhood Project” at Tin Shui Wai and Sau Mau Ping

2014
2014

Safety Inspections for playgrounds in public housing estates of HK Housing Authority

Safety Inspections for playgrounds in public housing estates of HK Housing Authority

2014

Hospital play research release

Hospital play research release

2014

Begin to serve at Prince of Wales Hospital and Tseung Kwan O Hospital

Begin to serve at Prince of Wales Hospital and Tseung Kwan O Hospital

2014

Hospital Play Specialists appointed as Honorary Staff in various hospitals

Hospital Play Specialists appointed as Honorary Staff in various hospitals

2015
2015

Launch “Playright Academy”

Launch “Playright Academy”

2015

Partner with hospitals for large scale blood testing as a result of lead-in-drinking-water incident

Partner with hospitals for large scale blood testing as a result of lead-in-drinking-water incident

2015

“Inclusive Play Space Design Ideas Competition”, prize presentation and “Better Playgrounds, Better Future” exhibition

“Inclusive Play Space Design Ideas Competition”, prize presentation and “Better Playgrounds, Better Future” exhibition

2016
2016

 Ground-breaking for “Pilot Inclusive Playground” at Tuen Mun Park

Ground-breaking for “Pilot Inclusive Playground” at Tuen Mun Park

2016

Play consultancy for play areas in HK Children’s Hospital

Play consultancy for play areas in HK Children’s Hospital

2016

“Junior Playground Commissioner Incubation Programme”

“Junior Playground Commissioner Incubation Programme”

2017
2017

Active response to the setup of the Commission on Children

Active response to the setup of the Commission on Children

2017

Research release of hospital play for cast removal

Research release of hospital play for cast removal

2017

“Jockey Club Playful Community League” project

“Jockey Club Playful Community League” project

2017

Play training project in Early Childhood Education

Play training project in Early Childhood Education

2017

“Play N Able” project for children with special needs

“Play N Able” project for children with special needs

2018
2018

30th Anniversary cocktail party

30th Anniversary cocktail party

2018

Opening of Tuen Mun Park Children’s Playground

Opening of Tuen Mun Park Children’s Playground