March 7, 2012

2012 Run for Recess in Denver ›

Save the date: Playworks Denver Run for Recess 5K/10K RunSunday, May 6, 2012 Sloan's Lake Park, 1700 N. Sheridan Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 Event Schedule: 8:30am – 10K begins 8:35am – 5K begins 

September 29, 2011

Playworks Denver organizes first ever Colorado Recess Day ›

Read the proclamation by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

September 21, 2011

Playworks Events to Raise Awareness about the Power of Play ›

Playworks Denver is out and about creating awareness and partnerships all across the city. Please check out the fliers for our Flash Mob at Civic Center Eats next Thursday, September 29, 11am-1pm! We are also hosting Colorado Recess Day in partnership with Kroenke Sports Charities, Infinity Park, Kaiser Permanente, Live Well and the Colorado Legacy…

September 16, 2011

Why Play Works at Brown ›

“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.” A proverb popularized by James Howell in 1659 has withstood the test of time and is just as meaningful three centuries later. In modern days, the recess schoolyard is home to play, exercise, and expression. Running, climbing, monkey bars, swings and slides are buoyed with…

February 22, 2011

Playworks Denver Annual Corporate Kickball Tournament 2011 ›

Support kids in Denver Build your team Compete for bragging rights Date: Friday, June 10, 2011Time: 11am to 5pmLocation: Stapleton's Central Park, 9225 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Denver Proceeds support children by providing safe, healthy and inclusive play and physical activity to Denver schools. Click HERE to register! For more information, contact Andrea Woolley at…

February 1, 2011

Making an Impact in Denver ›

Our ABC afilliate, Channel 7, recently featured Playworks in a story about the impact the program is having in Denver. It highlighted Johnson Elementary School and the difference Playworks has made since starting in August. Students and adminstrators report increased problem solving skills and recess referrals have drastically decreased. Playworks Denver is in eight schools now and is…

January 6, 2011

Avalanche and Playworks host 4th and 5th graders for Team Fit event ›

WHO: Avalanche players Philippe Dupuis & Brandon Yip and Terri Johnson, a physical therapist with The Children’s Hospital, met with 50 4th and 5th graders from Johnson Elementary School.  WHAT: 50 4th and 5th graders met players, The Children’s Hospital health expert and Playworks “play” coaches talked about being active and eating healthy foods. The…

September 27, 2010

Playworks Denver Schools Pledge To Play 60! ›

Our Schools know about the importance of PLAY!  On September 16, 2010, five Denver area schools touched down with NFL Play 60—pledging to play 60 minutes a day for the chance to win $10,000!  Playworks Denver had an excellent turnout at Johnson Elementary School, Math and Science Leadership Academy, Harrington Elementary School, Oakland Elementary School,…