Updates

November 21, 2018

The Denver Broncos Proudly Support Youth Development ›

The Denver Broncos are committed to creating opportunities for kids to achieve their full potential. Playworks is proud to be a partner of the Denver Broncos and be recognized as one of six youth development focused nonprofits in the 2018-19 year. Together we can bring out the best in every kid!

November 20, 2018

Playworks Has Transformed Recess at Montview Elementary School ›

Moises Vazquez-Hernandez, a Metro State University student and anchor of Noticiero TVMET, joined us at Montview Elementary to interview a Junior Coach, recess support staff, a 4th grade teacher, and Playworkers. The elementary school partnered with Playworks this year after experiencing bullying and disengagement on the playground. Now students are more inclusive and respectful, enjoying…

October 29, 2018

The Denver Broncos Support Playworks to Make Impact at Local Schools ›

The Denver Broncos have been a partner of Playworks to bring play to four elementary schools in Denver. Greenwood Academy, McMeen Elementary, Montview Elementary and Maxwell Elementary are the four schools funded by the Broncos partnership and benefit greatly from their support. In October of the 2018-19 school year, Broncos players joined students at McMeen…

October 29, 2018

Office Staff Take on a Mountain Adventure for their Annual Retreat ›

For the second year in a row, the Playworks Colorado office staff went to a colleague’s cabin in southern Colorado for an annual retreat. All office staff came together to celebrate accomplishments, reflect and learn from each other, and strategize on how to expand our impact while continuing on a path of financial sustainability. This…

October 26, 2018

Epic Night of Fun at Epic Brewing ›

October has been a great month for play! We partnered with Epic Brewing to present Epic Night of Play to share the impact of Playworks, host activities for everyone, and drink great beer. Musical Chairs, Cookie Face, and our door prizes were the highlight of the night, with attendees taking home Denver Nature & Science…

October 22, 2018

Hometown Huddle with the Denver Broncos ›

One of our favorite events with the Denver Broncos is the Annual Hometown Huddle. During this event, children from Boys and Girls Clubs around the Denver metro area join Playworks and the Denver Broncos at their practice field, UC Health Facility, for a fun evening of play. Kids from different clubs split into groups and…

May 9, 2018

Celebrating April Coach of the Month ›

Our April Coach of the Month is….Coach Lucas! Coach Lucas is a half year AmeriCorps Program Coordinator at Meadow Community School in Thornton, CO. Coach Lucas started with Playworks Colorado in December and has already made a huge impact on her school community. During the month of April, Coach Lucas has managed to take a Playworks program…

May 4, 2018

Highlights from our Junior Coach Leadership Conference 2018 ›

Each year we hold a Junior Coach Leadership Conference to honor the growth and leadership of our youth leaders that participate in the Junior Coach Leadership Program. Our Junior Coach Leadership Conference was held on Saturday, April 28th to celebrate the fantastic work of these youth leaders. One hundred and ten Junior Coaches from 28…

May 4, 2018

A Successful Fourth Annual Soiree For Play ›

Playworks Colorado’s Fourth Annual Soiree For Play March 15, 2018 Playworks Colorado’s fourth annual Soiree For Play honored a Playworks Junior Coach; the Denver Broncos; and the assistant principal of a Playworks partner school. These honorees embrace Playworks’ core values and healthy activity for their communities. Junior Coach Darnell was the keynote speaker and shared…