About Playworks Utah

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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Meet Playworks Utah


Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Utah in 2011. Playworks Utah serves low-income schools across Salt Lake and Davis Counties through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Utah through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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Meet Our People


September 18, 2023

Amanda Kierszenblat ›

Amanda is looking forward to joining the Playworks Team as an Engagement Specialist, and is excited to jump into the new school year! From her time spent supporting nonprofit organizations…

July 6, 2023

Tayzia Casaday ›

Tayzia Joined the Playworks team in 2018. Prior to that, she learned to love working with children in various roles, including traveling all over the country for Project YES!, a…

September 22, 2017

Rachel Tibolla ›

Rachel joined the Playworks team in 2017 and is excited to work with an enthusiastic group of people that truly embody the power of play. She previously managed the development department at…

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