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2017 Play Champion and Playmaker of the Year
During our inaugural PowerPlayers Breakfast, we took the time to honor two women who have contributed to the play movement in amazing ways.
Internships Opportunities
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Do you have a passion for play? Playworks DC is looking for interns and would love to have you on our amazing team!
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Playworks Washington, D.C.
Harnessing the power of play to strengthen our kids, schools and communities.

"Playworks promotes effective and purposeful play that allows for a great physical release for students and permits students to better focus on academics.”

Mari Duggard, Center City PCS-Brightwood Campus, Washington, D.C.

Playworks Pro
With Playworks Pro, learn how to use active play to support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of your kids.

"I have to tell, Principal Mrs. Nelson was so excited to say that her staff team that participated in training had just conducted an afternoon of games for their students. It was an amazing success! She said the children loved it!"

Anne Bond-Gentry, District Behavioral Specialist

Collaboration is in our nature
Every Playworks partnership is customized to meet our partners’ specific goals.

At Mattel, we believe in the power of play and the critical link between play and the healthy development and learning of children. With Playworks as a partner, we can directly and immediately translate that vision into direct impact with thousands of children each year.” 

Diedre Lind, Executive Director, Mattel Children’s Foundation 

Congressional Recess
Join us as we bring together local kids, youth development organizations, and members of Congress for a fun-filled morning of sport and play.

Playworks in Washington, DC

Recess Rock Stars

Meet the individuals and organizations doing their part to ensure that every kid has a place on the playground.

Playworks DC's Powerful Connector
Booz Allen Hamilton
Amidon-Bowen Elementary School