We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid.

World Record
Red, Stop. Green, Go.

Playworks partners with the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and United Healthcare to set a Guinness World Record for the largest game of red-light, green-light.

video spotlight
Why is Kiani Getting Props from Ms. Jackson?

Meet Kiani. Kiani is a Junior Coach who, with the help of Playworks, comes back from recess reinvigorated and ready to learn. And her teacher Ms. Jackson gives her props for that...

The power of play is immense!

We must not undervalue play’s impact on developing engaged citizens of tomorrow. In this fabulous TED Talk, Playworks CEO & Founder Jill Vialet shares, “Play matters because it gives us a brief respite from the tyranny of apparent purpose.”

Playworks Needs You

Make a life-changing difference for every kid by making recess a time when kids learn to respect each other and have fun.


Playworks Everywhere

We offer direct service in 23 communities and training services nationwide.

Recess Rock Stars

Meet the individuals and organizations doing their part to ensure that every kid has a place on the playground.

Chittick Elementary
Training Client
Burbank Elementary
Training Client
Bellevue Elementary and Stony Point Academy