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

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.”

Laureus USA Partners with Playworks

Chairman of Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Edwin Moses shares why he and Laureus USA support Playworks.

Tag, you’re it!

Around the country and in your community, 425,000 Playworks kids are starting a new school year. During recess, they’re learning teamwork, empathy and fair play—while having fun and increasing physical activity.

By supporting Playworks, you’ll bring out the superpowers in even more children this school year.


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.