S.V Ons Eiland (“Our Island”) is one of the many Playground Associations in Leiden.

S.V. Ons Eiland has been established since 18th of july 1946 and is one of the playgrounds with the longest history.

The playground is run by 100% volunteers and cosponsored by the Municipality of Leiden and the Leiden Playground Association.

The admission fee is only €0.50 per visit per child, or €15.00 for the whole year per family (membership).

Registration as member is possible “online“; unfortunately this page is only in Dutch.  After registration you will receive an email with payment details. If you need support in English, please send us an email at svonseiland@gmail.com.

In summer, ice cream, candy, drinks and small snacks are sold from ” De Paddestoel” (The Mushroom).

The playground is for children up to 12 years old, with a separate playground area for the youngest up to 4 years old.

The community building of the Zeeheldenbuurt (Naval heroes district) is located on the playground premises with several activities for children as well as adults and elderly. For example every two weeks a Children Crafts Afternoon is organised by two volunteer mums (admission to cover material costs is €0.50 per child).


Open in the Summer Season (1 April – 1 October):

every workday & Saturday from 10h00 – 17h00; Sunday 13h00 – 17h00.

Open in the Winter Season (1 October – 1 April):

every workday & Saturday from 10h00 – 17h00; Sunday 13h00 – 17h00.

Admission Fee:

€0.50 per child per admission; €15.00 for a Year-round-membership per family. Register here (Dutch only; if you need support in English, please send us an message via the “contact” page).


Kortenaerstraat 61, Leiden (Trough the Gate!).


  • Playground for children up to 12 yo.
  • Separate area for the smallest up to 4 yo.
  • Community Centre with activities for everybody
  • Bi-weekly Children Crafts Afternoon
  • Activities for Children, Adults and Eldery e.g. Easter Egg Event, “Water Playday” in Summer, Sportsday, Kings Day, Leidsch Ontzet, Halloween, etc. Check-out our Facebook page for activities.

More information:

Check out our Facebook page.