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June 16, 2017
Lace up your kicks and join us for our Annual Playworks Corporate Kickball Tournament!One day of fun to live out your kickball dreams.This event is now over.JUNE 16 12 p.m. – 5 p... »
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June 15, 2017
Al Busch, principal of Hadfield Elementary School, has been named the nation’s most valuable principal by the group Playworks after he helped to make recess safer. Read the full... »
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June 14, 2017
After a year of participating in the Playworks Junior Coach Leadership Program, 350 fourth- and fifth-graders from 22 Milwaukee Public Schools and Waukesha Public Schools... »
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June 2, 2017
Join Playworks Wisconsin for our inaugural Get in the Game Luncheon & Junior Coach Conference. This is a unique opportunity to meet Playworks CEO/Founder Jill Vialet and hear... »
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April 18, 2017
This year, Playworks Wisconsin has been lucky to have over 50 volunteers in counting!April 24–April 28 is National Volunteer Week. Volunteers play a very important role in the... »
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March 20, 2017
Studies show that if a child does not play a team sport by the age of ten, chances are they never will during their educational career. Many students lack the skills and... »
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March 20, 2017

Playworks leads to less conflict, more cooperation, parent involvement, and smiling faces to Wilson Elementary School.

Positive cooperation. That’s how assistant principal Missy Vraney describes Playworks. Carolyn Muckelberg, Playworks development manager, visited with Ms. Vraney last week at... »
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February 24, 2017
Every year, Playworks Wisconsin partners with AmeriCorps to hire energetic and service-minded people. This partnership allows us to expand our reach and serve more schools. This... »
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January 16, 2017
Playworks Wisconsin spent the day painting with City Year and hundreds of other volunteers at Rufus King International Middle School during Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. »
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February 10, 2017

“I was already aware of the good work of Playworks in MPS schools, but as I learned more about the research and the significant impact Playworks programming has on children’s developing social and emotional well-being, my excitement grew,”


As Playworks ramps up its scaling efforts to bring safe and healthy play to 3.5 million children in 7,000 schools nationwide, the Wisconsin region is aggressively recruiting... »

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