Updates

October 27, 2016

Announcing our October Coach of the Month! ›

Our October Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Austin! Coach Austin is a second-year program coordinator at Meadow Community School in Thornton, CO. Coach Austin—or Coach T as he’s known at Meadow—has gone above and beyond to create meaningful and lasting relationships with both his staff and students. The administrators at his…

October 11, 2016

September Coach of the Month Announced! ›

Our September Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Katherine! Coach Katherine is a third-year program coordinator at Greenwood Academy in Denver, Colorado who fully embraces the mission and values of Playworks. Coach Katherine has prided herself in creating an amazing Junior Coach program at her school during the past two years and…

March 2, 2016

Amazing AmeriCorps Coach Creating a Colorful Recess Every Day! ›

  As we celebrate AmeriCorps week in Colorado, we are excited to be able to highlight the amazing work our AmeriCorps coaches are doing in their schools each and every day. AmeriCorps member Ben is currently the Playworks coach at Meadow Community School in Thornton, Colorado. He has developed an amazing program in a first-year…

February 20, 2014

Visit Playworks at the 2014 Colorado Charter Schools Conference ›

On February 20-21, 2014 Playworks will be exhibiting at the 2014 Colorado Charter Schools Conference (CCSC) at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in Denver, CO. Playworks staff will be playing and teaching games, attention getters and group management techniques to attendees. This is an excellent opportunity to witness the power of play and ask how Playworks can…

January 24, 2014

Discounted Professional Development Trainings in Colorado ›

We are excited to announce that, in the 2014-15 school year, the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF) has chosen to support Playworks Colorado and our commitment to creating a place for every child on the playground. As a part of this partnership with CHF, Playworks will implement discounted professional development trainings to school staff and youth workers around Colorado with…

December 1, 2013

Meet Coach Chris ›

Chris Simmons is our Program Coordinator of the Month for November! From his great energy, taking initiative, and running incredible class game times, Coach Chris has it all! He has transformed Trevista elementary into a playful, fun and engaging atmosphere where kids can bring out their best. Coach Chris always brings his A-game and comes ready to rock…

October 14, 2013

Meet Omari Trimble ›

We are excited to announce Omari Trimble as our first Coach of the Month for the 2013/14 school year. Omari, known to the students at Hallett Elementary as Coach O, has been able to create a positive, inclusive, and fun recess in the short time he has been at his school. As a new Program Coordinator…

September 15, 2013

2013 Cornhole Fundraiser ›

Playworks invites all of our supporters to a night out. Our Cornhole Fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, September 25th Vine Street Pub, 1700 Vine St, Denver, CO 80206. Festivities begin at 6 PM and run until 8 PM. Attendees will get the chance to mix and mingle with Playworks supporters and staff while getting…

June 11, 2013

Come Kick it with Playworks ›

Lace up your sneakers and come indulge with us in an afternoon of nostalgia over green grass, a wide open field, and a big, blue, bouncy ball.  Our 3rd Annual Playworks Denver Corporate Kickball Tournament offers local businesses the chance to give back to their community while enjoying a few hours of play and bonding…