Playworks Indiana 2020-2021 Impact Report

  1. Updates

For over 20 years, Playworks has given kids foundational skills for success on the playground, in the classroom, and in the community. We are the leading organization that leverages play to promote healthy behaviors and increase social and emotional learning, at recess and throughout the school day.

During this last school year, we were all faced with new challenges brought on by the pandemic and had to constantly adapt to changing instructional environments. As we endured a year of pandemic learning with our school partners, Playworks remained committed to creating learning environments where all students are included and have the opportunity to be physically active while developing key social-emotional skills, like cooperation and conflict resolution. These skills are more essential than ever in helping kids combat the stress and anxiety of the pandemic and experience joy again, all through the power of play.

Despite the challenges of pandemic learning, Playworks ensured more than 48,000 children in 134 Indiana elementary schools and youth organizations experienced safe, healthy, and inclusive play this past school year.  As we embark on the new school year here in Indiana, there is a lot to be celebrated! Playworks Indiana is proud to share our 2020-2021 Indiana Impact Report

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More Updates

March 7, 2023

4 Fun and Easy Ways to to Support Playworks Indiana  ›

4 Fun and Easy Ways to to Support Playworks Indiana  1. Join our MVP Committee to help plan our Annual Corporate Kickball Tournament Join our Kickball MVP Committee! Bring your energy, excitement, and ideas to the Kickball MVP Team for our monthly meetings leading up to the event in the fall. Leverage your personal and…

February 7, 2023

Building Skill Through Play: Encouraging Students to Initiate and Sustain Games ›

The second semester of school is under way and it’s off to a great start! School staff have been working the entire first semester of school to create a welcoming environment at recess, teach conflict resolution skills, and play so many fun games. In January, school staff were focusing on encouraging students to initiate and…

February 3, 2023

All IN Sports: Expanding our Impact ›

All IN Sports could be coming to a school near you! Playworks Indiana, in partnership with Indiana Sports Corp, is thrilled to be expanding our All IN Sports Leagues as its own service program.    Playworks has been working with Indiana Sports Corp for the past two years to grow our non-competitive leagues program. Our…