Playworks for every kid

Back to School, Back to Recess
Playworks Utah is excited to partner with your child’s school! We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid.  Take a brief recess quiz and enter for a chance to win prizes.
Playworks is pleased to offer PlayShop in Utah on October 28.   PlayShop is a three hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess. 
Kickstart the Playworks Store
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.
Playworks Utah
AmeriCorps members strengthen our partner schools by harnessing the power of play to bring out the best in every kid.

"Playworks benefits all our students. They are learning to be civil to each other and have fun at recess. Teachers feel less stress and the overall school climate has improved.”

Cassie Hill, Midvale Elementary

Playworks Utah Turns Five
This year, we celebrate the 5th anniversary of Playworks Utah and the 20th anniversary of the founding of Playworks. Join us in celebrating 5 years of healthy, safe, and inclusive play for thousands of children in our community.
Playworks Pro
With Playworks Pro, learn how to use active play to support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of your kids.

"[Playworks Trainers] empower everyone with the vision and the resources to make incremental changes that begin to positively impact not just the recess culture, but the entire learning culture of a school."

Kathryn Malý, Educator

Collaboration is in our nature
Every Playworks partnership is customized to meet our partners’ specific goals.

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 in Utah

Recess Rock Stars

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

East Midvale Elementary
Training Client
Burbank Elementary