Playworks Colorado

Playworks helps kids stay active and build valuable social and emotional skills through play.

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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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April 13, 2018

Celebrating Our March Coach of the Month ›

Our March Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Katie! Coach Katie is a first-year AmeriCorps program coordinator serving at McMeen Elementary. This past month Katie, organized and ran a school dance for her school complete with prizes, line dances, and a whole lot of fun. During the month of March, Coach Katie…

March 12, 2018

Playworks Colorado Celebrates AmeriCorps Week 2018—We’re Getting Things Done ›

AmeriCorps week is March 11-17 and a time where we celebrate, recognize, and appreciate the hard work our services members put in to make our communities feel safe and successful. Playworks Colorado AmeriCorps members are getting things done in their communities by leveraging safe and healthy play. They have served a combined 22,1oo hours in…

March 5, 2018

February Coach of the Month Goes to Coach Frannie ›

Our February Coach of the Month is Coach Frannie! Coach Frannie is a first-year AmeriCorps Program Coordinator at Goldrick Elementary in Denver, CO. Coach Frannie works hard every day to bring the values of Playworks to Goldrick Elementary. This past month, Coach Frannie showed the Playworks Colorado community that working at her school and delivering…

February 2, 2018

January Coach of the Month ›

Our January Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Brittany!  Coach Brittany is a third-year program coordinator in Denver, CO who fully embraces the mission and values of Playworks. Coach Brittany has made a huge impact on her Playworks community this month by taking the work she does at her school to create an…

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Events


June 22, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Playworks Corporate Kickball Tournament 2018 ›

It’s that time of year again… to be thinking about Playworks Corporate Kickball Tournament! Lace up your kicks and join us to seek out the Golden Kickball Trophy. What: Kickball Tournament,…

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A Better Recess


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 are at their best

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.

Kids become leaders

They run their own games and settle their disputes quickly (we recommend rock, paper, scissors) because getting along is more fun than fighting.

Kids choose to be active

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.

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3980 Quebec Street, Suite 140
Denver, CO 80207

t: 720.259.1029
f: 720.457.5001

      

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