About Playworks Arizona

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Arizona in 2011. Playworks Arizona serves primarily low-income schools through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Arizona through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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January 20, 2023

Jenna Goldman ›

Jenna Goldman (she/her) is the Regional Director of Field Operations, supporting a multi-region HUB including Arizona, Colorado, PacNW and Utah. Jenna joined the Playworks team in 2022 and has spent her career working in youth non-profits, including the Girl Scouts,…

August 26, 2022

Briana Zive ›

Bri has come to Playworks with a great passion to bring safe and healthy play to every school. With a degree in Parks and Recreation Management, 9+ years experience of creating joyous summer camps and after school programs, she is…

August 26, 2022

Paige Martin ›

Paige Martin was a program specialist, and now serves as senior development associate for Playworks Arizona. Paige holds a bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University and a Family Development Credential from the University of Connecticut. Paige has over 5…

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