Play 60 Zone

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Playworks Detroit and the Detroit Lions hosted a “Play 60 Zone” for kids and families during the pre-game Thanksgiving Day festivities at Ford Field.
 
Playworks is a proud partner of the NFL Play 60, a program designed to make the next generation of youth the most active and healthy.  To further demonstrate the commitment to 60 minutes of play during the day, NFL PLAY 60 and Playworks are working together to provide “Play 60 Zones” at select NFL games. In these youth-friendly areas, Playworks “coaches” will lead participants through various interactive, recess games.

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