October 2, 2019

September Coach of the Month! ›

Our September Coach of the Month is….Coach Frannie! Coach Frannie is a third-year program coordinator at Newlon Elementary School in Denver, CO. In her third year, Coach Frannie has become…

March 28, 2019

Playworks Helps 5th Grader at Westgate Elementary Thrive as a Junior Coach ›

Junior Coach K at Westgate Elementary used to be afraid of socializing. Becoming a Playworks Junior Coach changed that. Playing at recess doesn’t come easy for every kid. Some kids…

March 22, 2019

Playworks Earned a 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency ›

Playworks just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth…

FOX31 Denver

February 21, 2019

After being bullied, Aurora 4th-grader works to make recess more inclusive ›

A local girl is working to make recess time more inclusive for kids. Teachers report spending about two hours a day resolving conflicts that start at recess. For some students,…

CBS4 Denver

February 21, 2019

Playworks Colorado Encourages Leadership, Inclusive Playground Games ›

Montview Elementary has the Playworks Coach program, that places a full-time coach in the school for a full school year, and trains junior coaches to assist. Principal Mia Robinson says…

February 13, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service ›

January 21, 2019—Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than a national holiday for Playworkers; it’s a call to action to get out and serve our communities in ways beyond…

January 7, 2019

Purple Team Took Home the Win at Playworks Rock, Paper, Scissors Showdown! ›

Playworks supporters from far and wide gathered at Improper City on Wednesday evening for an epic tournament showdown of Rock, Paper, Scissors Relay. Six teams battled it out in true…

January 2, 2019

Playworks Named 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit ›

Playworks is proud to receive the 2018 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “Playworks is a great example of a nonprofit making a…

November 28, 2018

We Play Floor Hockey After-School on Tuesday Nights at 20 Partner Schools ›

For the last four years, a floor hockey league funded by the NHL in partnership with Kroenke Sports Charities has been a popular after-school opportunity for 4th and 5th graders…