Our Team

Staff & Board of Directors


Christine Kroger, Executive Director

Josh Wilsey, Portfolio Coordinator

Missy Nyeholt, Education Coordinator

Karissa Collins, Administrative Assistant/Afterschool Program Coordinator

Lisa Thoft Frazer, Resident Teaching Artist

Lily Mann, Play Guide/Social Media

Sanna Clark, Afterschool Program Staff

Board of Directors

Christine Kroger, Founder/Executive Director

Diana Rice, PhD, President
Professor of Psychology, Geneva College

Michele Renz, CPA, Treasurer
Owner/Partner, Martin & Associates, LLC

Andrew Frey
Chair, Marketing & Development Committee
Campaign Manager, Geneva College

Katie Pagan, CPA, Secretary
Audit Manager, Martin & Associates, LLC

Michelle O’Leary, Chair, Education Committee
Preschool Teacher, Preschool @ First

Mark Scheller, Chair, Facilities Committee
Principal, DRAW Collective Architecture

Nate DiBenedetto, Audit Committee
Assistant Controller, WD Wright Contracting, Inc

Cassie Brkich, Marketing Owner
Brkich Design Group

Dani Brown, Director of Community Sustainability

Sanna Clark, Salesperson

Kolbe Cole, Education
Community Youth Coordinator, Trails Ministries

Trey Collier, Educator
Big Beaver Falls School District; Founder, VIBE Community Outreach

Heather Harmon Kennedy, Esq., Marketing
Harmon Kennedy PC Attorneys at Law

Dr. Donna Nugent, Education
Superintendent, Beaver Falls School District

Ian Oldaker, Owner & Operator
Visitor Experience Solutions, LLC


Non-Board Members:

Non-Board Members Serving on the Education Committee:

Melchelzidek Anderson, Youth Programming
Milton Hershey School

Ann Cousar, Foster Parent

Kathryn deRuijters, Community Member/Parent

Kylie Fitzgerald, Occupational Therapist
Blackhawk School District

Tyler Jodon, STEM Coach
Reach Cyber Charter School

Brenda Kazer, Prevention Specialist/Caseworker
Association for the Blind

Bekah Knabb, Substitute Teacher
Big Beaver Falls School District

Becky Koether, Homeschool Parent

Christopher Padgett, Photographer/Documentarian
Human City Creative

Pamela Rossi-Keen, PhD, Curriculum Coordinator/Instructor
Aliquippa Impact
Adjunct Professor
Robert Morris University

Kianna Skal, 1st-6th Grade Director
Family Life Church

Student Liaison Members of Education Committee:

Serene Koether, Freshman
Blackburn Study Center

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General Admission Hours

  • Tuesdays: 10 am until 5 pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 am until 2 pm

General Admission Prices

  • Daily Single Child Play Pass (17 and under): $5 
  • Daily Single Adult Play Pass (18+): $5  
  • Seniors/Veteran (50+): $3
  • Access (EBT or SNAP, up to 5 people): $3
  • Daily Family Play Pass: $25
  • Infants (12 months and under): Free
  • Annual Memberships:
    • Family Plan (3 people): $55
    • Group Plan (4-5 people): $75
    • Neighborhood Plan (6+ people): $115
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