Join us for a Playworks Play Session!

  1. Updates

Play sessions provide you with a first-hand experience of the Playworks program in action.

Each play session lasts about one hour and takes place on the playground at one of our partner schools.

Below is a list of upcoming play session dates and locations. 

Please call Sommer Brock at 313-879-4934 or email to RSVP for a play session tour or to schedule an alternate date.


Date                                Location                                                                                          

April 28 (M)               Bethune Elementary (8145 Puritan, Detroit)                                           12:15pm

April 30 (W)               Roosevelt Elementary (2065 Cass Lake, Keego Harbor)                       12:35pm

May 2 (F)                   Roosevelt Primary (2610 Pinecrest, Ferndale)                                        11:50am

May 6 (T)                   Lincoln-King Academy (13436 Grove, Detroit )                                       9:50am

May 8 (Th)                 A.L. Holmes Elementary (8950 Crane, Detroit)                                       11:50am

May 13 (T)                 Bennett Elementary (2111 Mullane, Detroit)                                            11:20am

May 19 (M)               Washington-Parks Academy (11685 Appleton, Redford)                         11:45am

May 21 (W)               Edison Elementary (27321 Hampden, Madison Hts)                                 11:40am

May 23 (F)                Bethune Elementary (8145 Puritan, Detroit)                                               12:15pm

May 27 (T)                 Washington-Parks Academy (11685 Appleton, Redford)                          11:45am

May 29 (Th)               Roosevelt Elementary (2065 Cass Lake, Keego Harbor)                           12:35pm

June 2 (M)                  A.L. Holmes Elementary (8950 Crane, Detroit)                                          11:50am

June 4 (W)                  Bennett Elementary (2111 Mullane, Detroit)                                               11:20am

June 6 (F)                    Roosevelt Primary (2610 Pinecrest, Ferndale)                                            11:50am


More Updates

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April 8, 2021

How to fund Playworks programming at your school ›

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March 25, 2021

Top 6 Games to Play Physically Distant with No Equipment ›

As more and more schools transition back to in-person learning, we know educators are looking for games that are physically-distant and don’t require equipment. The need for play is more important than ever due to the isolation that our kids have endured during COVID-19. Play encourages creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and other critical social skills. We’ve…

March 12, 2021

Playworks: One Year Later ›

One year ago… All of our partner schools closed their buildings and our work serving kids in schools risked coming to a halt. We knew our mission had to continue. We remained committed to providing opportunities for joy and connection through play for kids in a COVID safe way, regardless if their school was virtual,…