Updates

July 23, 2013

Boone Elementary Playground Brought to Life ›

At the end of the day, more kids get to play.  That’s what it’s all about.   Coach Fi looks on, as all the hard work he put into Boone…

July 11, 2013

Alternative Breakers Take On Chicago! ›

Alternative Breaks at the University of Kansas (KU), a student run volunteer organization, dedicated a week to immersing themselves in four diverse schools on the north, west and south sides…

April 25, 2013

Bump, Set… Serve! Volleyball Extravaganza focuses on sporting behavior ›

Spring AND volleyballs are in the air in Chicago! Playworks Chicago's 2013 Boys & Girls Volleyball Extravaganza was a success, bringing in players from our partner schools across the city…

March 1, 2013

Chicago 2013 Corporate Kickball Tournament ›

What do 8,000 kids at 15 low-income schools in Chicago have in common? They all receive safe, meaningful and inclusive play and physical activity everyday through Playworks! We welcome you…

February 22, 2013

Playworks Girls Basketball: Bringing Communities Together ›

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose may still be sidelined with a knee injury, but the Playworks Girls Basketball League provided plenty of excitement on the hardwood this winter. Players showed…

January 8, 2013

Junior Coaches Cut Ribbon at Salesforce.com Chicago Office Grand Opening! ›

More than 100 Salesforce employees, Playworks Chicago staff members and Junior Coaches came together to help launch the opening of Salesforce's new Chicago office. Teams consisting of Salesforcers and Junior…

December 17, 2012

HealthScape Advisors Come Out for a Healthy Day of Play ›

A team of consultants from HealthScape Advisors recently left their desks behind for a morning of play at Sexton Elementary School! The HealthScape staff engaged in a day of team-building activities with their…

September 20, 2012

Open Streets Chicago 2012 – Double-Play! ›

For our first community service project of the 2012-13 school year, Playworks Chicago came out on two consecutive weekends to “play in the streets” with Active Transportation Alliance at the second…

September 20, 2012

2012 Corporate Kickball Tournament – A Ball of Fun for Everyone! ›

IMC Financial Markets, Schiff Hardin LLP, and Konica Minolta all came out for a day of fun, sun, friendly competition and team-building at Chicago's famous Grant Park.  Schiff Hardin walked…