Updates

October 18, 2019

Congratulations to the Recess Checkup Week Winner! ›

Congratulations to Amy Woltering of Sandrock Elementary in Colorado for being the recipient of a one year subscription to PlayworksU online learning. Amy took the recess checkup during recess checkup week (9/23-9/27) to be the winner of this awesome prize. Thank you Amy for taking the checkup and helping us promote safe and healthy play…

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 a leader at her school and for Playworks Colorado and works endlessly to teach the same leadership to her Junior Coaches.   During the month of…

Safe and Healthy Recess at a Playworks school
Safe and Healthy Recess at a Playworks school

September 23, 2019

It’s Recess Checkup Week ›

Congratulations to Amy Woltering of Sandrock Elementary for being the recipient of a one year subscription to PlayworksU online learning.  Amy took the recess checkup during recess checkup week to be the winner of this awesome prize. Thank you Amy for taking the checkup and helping us promote safe and healthy play in schools. You can…

September 17, 2019

Playworks Junior Coach Program named in DOJ’s ‘Promising Program’ ›

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) reviewed evidence of the Playworks Coach program and found that the program met the criteria for a Promising Program intended to improve school attendance.  The DOJ invests in reviewing research that shows programs positively impact attendance because higher rates of kids attending school “prevents or reduce crime, delinquency, or…

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 information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. Plus, we’ve provided fresh…

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 our everyday mission. The Playworks Colorado team partnered with three different organizations across Denver to make an impact and honor the memory of Dr. Martin…

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 Playworks fashion for the opportunity to be crowned the 2018 Rock, Paper, Scissors Champion. Tournament players sported headbands, onesies, and glow sticks and flaunted their…

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 real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support…

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 in Playworks partner schools. Starting in mid-October, this eight week co-ed floor hockey league brings together 12 students to participate on a team, have fun,…