Recess Reboot

Welcome to Recess Reboot! We are excited to partner with you to make recess a fun, inclusive time for every student at your school. Here are a number of resources to help get you started. Don’t worry – we will walk through everything with you to set up for a great time together!


Review important documents

Setting Up Your Recess Team (pdf)
Setting Up the Junior Coach Program (doc) (Spanish) – customizable parent letter and permission slips
Reboot Schedule Template (ppt) – drag and drop template
Recess Equipment Kit (pdf) – list of equipment included with Recess Reboot


Prepare key information to share with us about your school

Prework Guide (pdf) – questions, information, and scheduling that needs to be set before our trainer goes on site


Introduce Playworks to your school before we arrive!

School Welcome Email (doc) (Spanish) – customizable letter template to send to your school community
Recess Reboot Media Kit (doc) Spanish)

To share with school staff:

Recess Reboot Overview (pdf) – one-page handout
Becoming a Recess Rockstar (pdf) – packet to be shared with your recess staff
Recess Coach Hiring Guide (doc) – customizable job description, interview guide
Great Recess Framework (pdf) – one-page description of the elements of a great recess
Theory of Change (pdf) – description of our program model and impact

To share with parents and school community:

Play Powers Social Emotional Learning (pdf) – one-page infographic
Junior Coach Program (pdf) – one-page infographic

Other helpful resources:

More about Playworks staff training and online learning services
Video Library
Playworks Impact

Next steps after Recess Reboot