About Playworks Colorado

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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Meet Playworks Colorado

Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Colorado in 2010. Playworks Colorado serves low-income schools across Denver, Aurora, and Mapleton through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Colorado through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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Meet our People

August 8, 2023

Madison Freeze

Madison grew up with education as the family business. With teachers, coaches, and administrators going back three generations, she was raised volunteering in and around public schools. After spending four…

October 21, 2021

Blake Heldt-Werle

Having earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Westminster College, Blake began his career with Playworks Utah in 2015. After two years of advocating safe, inclusive, and healthy play…

January 20, 2023

Theresa Dellomo

Theresa, or just T, (she/her) is the Operations Manager, supporting a multi-region HUB including Arizona, Colorado, PacNW and Utah. Theresa’s journey to Playworks began as a youth programs AmeriCorps VISTA…

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