kids and adults posing with hula hoops
kids and adults posing with hula hoops

July 18, 2024

At Home Olympics ›

Sports fans across the globe are gearing up for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The Olympics are an exciting opportunity to celebrate outstanding athletes, cheer on teams from around the…

June 20, 2024

Games to Play this Summer ›

Summertime is here!  The first few weeks of summer bring fun and excitement and the return of free time and fun, seasonal activities. But as the summer stretches on, it…

May 29, 2024

2024 International Day of Play ›

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted June 11 as the International Day of Play. This global celebration was established to champion and protect children’s right to play. On this…

child jumproping
child jumproping


May 9, 2024

Playworks Minnesota Hosts Jump for Joy Showcase ›

On April 30, Playworks Minnesota hosted a Jump for Joy Showcase in partnership with the Minneapolis Women’s Double Dutch Club: Double Dutch Is In My DNA.

group photo from event
group photo from event

April 10, 2024

Growing Play in the Twin Cities ›

Minnesota School District Recognized as a Blue Shirt District Playworks’ first Blue Shirt District in Minnesota was announced today: North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District 622 (District 622). The recognition uplifts…

Goin' Yard for Youth graphic
Goin' Yard for Youth graphic


March 28, 2024

“Goin’ Yard For Youth” Charitable Giving Program ›

For the third consecutive season, Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the St. Paul Saints are partnering to give back to local youth development nonprofit organizations, including Playworks Minnesota, through…

January 24, 2024

Indoor Recess Transition Plan ›

From snow and cold to rain, smog, and everything in between, weather can throw a wrench in your outdoor recess plans. When inclement weather strikes, transitioning to indoor play can…

December 18, 2023

Playworks recognized as a NYSS Champion ›

Playworks becomes an NYSS Champion Playworks is pleased to be recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

Fastbreak Foundation logo
Fastbreak Foundation logo


November 3, 2023

The Fastbreak Foundation Announces 2023-24 Starting Five Grant Recipients ›

The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx announced the 2023-24 season Starting Five grant recipients from the Fastbreak Foundation. This year’s grant recipients includes Playworks MN, A Mothers Love Initiative, Special Olympics…