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Run for Recess Boston Marathon Team
Playworks is thrilled to be an official charity of the John Hancock Non-Profit Partner Boston Marathon Program. Over the past four years, our runners have collectively raised $350,000 to support our in- and out-of-school youth development play and physical activity programs.
Enter for a chance to win an over-the-top recess experience with Disney's Forever In Your Mind, games, prizes, and two years of Playworks Pro Services at your school. Also get a free membership and $100 to spend at Thrive Market. No purchase necessary. Rules apply.
In partnership with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Healthy School's Coalition, Playworks is pleased to offer our PlayShop, a three hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess or your physical activity programming! Click below to see what Playshop can equip you with.
This year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Playworks Massachusetts and the 20th anniversary of the founding of Playworks. Join us in celebrating 10 years of healthy, safe, and inclusive play for children in our community. Thank you to the New Balance Foundation, our lead sponsor, for energizing education for 10 years.
The Playworks Store is now open! Promote play with Playworks shirts and swag, or give kids opportunities for safe, healthy play with playground equipment and games. All sales help Playworks leverage the power of play at schools across the country.
“At Mattel, we believe in the power of play and the critical link between play and the healthy development and learning of children. With Playworks as a partner, we can directly and immediately translate that vision into direct impact with thousands of children each year.”
—Diedre Lind, Executive Director, Mattel Children’s Foundation
Playworks is grateful to our partners, who share our belief that every child deserves a place on their school playground. Learn how partnering with Playworks can create opportunities that help kids find their place in the world through play.