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

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Let's Do This!

Our coaches, Junior Coaches, and trained participants have provided safe and healthy play to millions of kids across the country since 1996.  With your support, we'll reach our aim of ensuring 3.5 million kids experience safe and healthy play every day.

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Congratulations to our Rock Star Recess Winner!

Haley Pilot School in Roslindale, MA, won a Rock Star Recess. The competition, presented by Target, culminated in a concert by the band Forever in Your Mind!

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Rock your Recess!

Recess should rock every day. That's why Haley Pilot school also won two years of Playworks services. See how you can rock your recess with Playworks!

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Join Us to Rock Recess in your Community

Students at Rock Star Recess also got to play with the New England Revolution mascot and coaches. They enjoyed a recess filled with new recess games, jugglers, magicians, and more! See how you can make recess rock in your hometown.

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Announcing Playworks AIM

Today, Playworks is announcing a new goal to ensure safe and healthy play every day for 3.5 million kids in 7,000 elementary schools nationwide by 2020.

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Playworks in The Atlantic

"Recess is not a distraction from school, it is an important component of it," writes Emily Deruy, profiling Playworks in The Atlantic. Picture courtesy of Kevin Coombs / Reuters.

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FLOTUS and Playworks Promote Play

First Lady Michelle Obama and Playworks Junior Coach Daleajah Williams both spoke about the power of play at the 2016 Project Play Summit.

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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.

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Chittick Elementary
Training Client
Bellevue Elementary and Stony Point Academy