Playworks helps kids stay active and build valuable social and emotional skills through play.
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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February 29, 2024
February 9, 2024
In celebration of Global Play Day, 24 Hour Fitness employees joined Playworks recess at a local Elementary School. Alongside students from Dalton Elementary in the Aurora Public School District, volunteers…
January 24, 2024
From snow and cold to rain, smog, and everything in between, weather can throw a wrench in your outdoor recess plans. When inclement weather strikes, transitioning to indoor play can…
December 18, 2023
Playworks becomes an NYSS Champion Playworks is pleased to be recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…
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April 11, 2024 @ 6:00 PM
Playworks Colorado is hosting our 5th Annual Soirée for Play to celebrate, learn, connect, and raise money for Playworks. The Soirée for Play is much more than our primary fundraising…
June 07, 2024 @ 9:00 AM
Round up your team to compete in our annual Kickball Tournament. Participants will be physically active during games, enjoy a BBQ & beer garden, and appreciate a team-building opportunity that…
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Instead of going back to class energized and ready to learn after recess, kids often return upset and unable to focus. We can change this. At a great recess:
Kids bring out the best in themselves and each other. They learn the value of fair play, compassion, and respect. They practice key social and emotional skills.
They run their own games and settle their disputes quickly (we recommend rock, paper, scissors) because getting along is more fun than fighting.
When all students are included and all students know how to play popular games, every child has the opportunity to discover the joy of active play.
In the 2021-2022 school year Playworks began a district
wide partnership with Aurora Public Schools District (APS) impacting 14,300 students.
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66 S Logan Street, Suite 211
Denver, CO 80209
A little goes a long way. Help Playworks give children a good start.