Updates

January 2, 2018

Playworks Rings First Nasdaq Bell of 2018 to Kick off 7th Annual Nasdaq Fit Week ›

New York City—Today, Playworks rung the first Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell of 2018, kicking off the New Year with a focus on healthy living. From January 2nd to January 5th, 2018 the 7th Annual Nasdaq “Fit Week” recognizes companies and organizations that help individuals lead healthier lifestyles. Playworks helps kids around the country lay…

May 10, 2017

Playworks Rings Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell ›

Playworks visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on May 10, 2017. In honor of the occasion, Jill Vialet, Playworks CEO and Founder, rang the Opening Bell. Check out the latest pictures and videos of the event.

May 8, 2017

New York Get in the Game Gala 2017 ›

Playworks supporters in New York joined us in celebrating our Get in the Game Gala on May 8  at Tribeca Rooftop. More that 200 guests enjoyed fun games, great food and drinks, and a lively awards ceremony all celebrating the tremendous power of play! (Photos courtesy of AM Media Group)  

February 27, 2017

Celebrating AmeriCorps member Barry Holmes ›

Playworks is excited to announce that it is finally AmeriCorps Week! Like any other Playworks celebration, we must begin with a high-five. Here in New York and New Jersey, Coach B is the perfect example of an AmeriCorps member making a positive impact with his energy and positivity. Coach B is currently serving in his…

October 18, 2016

Thank You for Supporting Our Race to Reduce Bullying! ›

Thank you to everyone who came out in support to reduce bullying in Newark! Please check out our Facebook page for more photos of the event.

September 20, 2016

Playworks New Jersey Annual Survey 2015-2016 ›

2016 Annual Survey Results from a survey of administrators, teachers and other staff at school with Playworks programming. Please click on photo for a larger view.

June 30, 2016

Fitness With A Spark ›

Playworks has teamed up with New Balance to offer the SparkStart Fitness Challenge across the nation. See how New Balance, MLB athletes, and Playworks are getting kids in the game! Read more about it.  

June 21, 2016

Get in the Game 2016 New York City ›

Playworks supporters in New York joined us in celebrating our 20th anniversary at our second annual Get in the Game on June 21 at Tribeca Rooftop. More that 200 guests enjoyed fun games, great food and drinks, and a lively awards ceremony all celebrating the tremendous power of play! (Photos courtesy of AM Media Group)

November 17, 2015

Playworks Honored as Top-Rated Nonprofit ›

  Playworks is proud to be a recipient of the 2015 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2015 Nonprofit,” says Jill Vialet, Playworks’ CEO and Founder, “The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that…

March 10, 2015

AmeriCorps in the Spotlight ›

Maya Posey is one of the many AmeriCorps members in the New York/New Jersey area. Prior to joining the team, Maya graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's in criminal justice and theatre. Upon moving to New York, Maya almost immediately found a role as a Playworks AmeriCorps coach. As a coach, Maya brings an…