Playworks Utah

Playworks helps kids stay active and build valuable social and emotional skills through play.

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All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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March 24, 2020

#PlayAtHome with Playworks ›

Playworks wants to help make sure kids still get to play every day. School closures are significantly changing day-to-day life for kids across the country and the world. Families are looking for ways to keep their kids engaged, active, and having fun. And teachers are looking for support interacting with students virtually. Playworks is here…

March 16, 2020

Helping Our Communities ›

Like you, we are very concerned as the spreading coronavirus impacts so many people, communities, and organizations across the country. Our priority is to take actions for everyone’s safety. We are following CDC and state/local health agency guidelines and are partnering with schools with an aim of preventing the spread of the virus, while also…

February 24, 2020

Playworks AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Wayne ›

Coach Wayne is serving his first year as an AmeriCorps member at Ascent Academy in West Valley. He regularly introduces new games to the kids at his schools and gets them extremely excited to play and engage with their classmates on the playground. At Ascent Academy’s recess you’ll find every kid playing enthusiastically and handing…

January 9, 2020

Playworks AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Haley ›

Coach Haley is serving her third year as an AmeriCorps member at East Midvale Elementary School. She has built a great rapport with the students and helped create a safe and inclusive environment at the school. We’re so grateful to Coach Haley for her commitment to continue to serve her community and make the school…

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Upcoming Events


Playworks Utah's 8th Annual Golf Tournament
Playworks Utah's 8th Annual Golf Tournament

May 28, 2020 @ 7:00 AM

9th Annual Golf Tournament ›

We invite you and your company to hit the links as part of the Playworks 9th Annual Golf Tournament! Enjoy executive networking, marketing, and exposure while helping Utah kids become their…

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A Better Recess


Instead of going back to class energized and ready to learn after recess, kids often return upset and unable to focus. We can change this. At a great recess:

Kids are at their best

Kids bring out the best in themselves and each other. They learn the value of fair play, compassion, and respect. They practice key social and emotional skills.

Kids become leaders

They run their own games and settle their disputes quickly (we recommend rock, paper, scissors) because getting along is more fun than fighting.

Kids choose to be active

When all students are included and all students know how to play popular games, every child has the opportunity to discover the joy of active play.

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308 East 4500 South
Suite 120
Murray, UT 84107

t: 801.590.9478
f: 801.214.2059

         

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