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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Latest News

December 12, 2018

November AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Heath ›

Coach Heath is serving his third year as an AmeriCorps member at North Star Elementary School. He’s spreading high-fives and good vibes far and wide on the playground! We are constantly impressed by his passion, dedication, and amazing attitude, and we’re so grateful that he serves as one of our AmeriCorps members. Learn more about…

November 6, 2018

October AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Robyn ›

Coach Robyn is serving her first year as an AmeriCorps member at Copperview Elementary School. Coach Robyn brings her positive energy, and wonderful sense of humor to the playground every single day. In her short tenure as a coach, she’s been able to build a great rapport with all of her students and brings smiles…

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October 18, 2018

Utah Women’s Basketball Players ›

Utah women’s basketball players partnered with the  Playworks Utah Thursday for a play date at the Murray elementary school promoting kindness and inclusion.  #realplayersdontbully

June 6, 2018

September AmeriCorps Coach of the Month: Coach Lobo ›

Coach Lobo is serving his first year as an AmeriCorps member at Liberty Elementary School. Although he’s only been serving for a month, Coach Lobo has been able to build close, meaningful relationships with the students at Liberty Elementary. He is caring, positive, and passionate about making an impact on the lives of the kids…

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Upcoming Events

March 30, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Race to Reduce Bullying ›

On your mark, get set, reduce bullying! All runners, walkers, crawlers and four-legged friends are invited to participate in the most playful 5k in the state. Run, hop, skip and…

May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 AM

8th Annual Golf Tournament ›

We invite you and your company to hit the links as part of the Playworks 8th Annual Golf Tournament! Enjoy executive networking,  marketing, and exposure while making a lasting difference…

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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.

Contact Us

308 East 4500 South
Suite 120
Murray, UT 84107

t: 801.590.9478
f: 801.214.2059


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