Video Library

November 26, 2018

See a Recess Team in Action ›

A little adult engagement at recess goes a long way. See how one recess team is preventing conflict by getting in the game. Playworks trains adults to make recess a safe, healthy, fun environment for kids–and for recess supervisors! Learn about our in-person trainings or bite-sized online learning.      

two teachers
two teachers

August 29, 2018

Recess Reboot Testimonial ›

After a four-day Recess Reboot from Playworks, Principal Jeremy Barns and Assistance Principal Alicia Martin talk about the positive impact on recess at Louis VanderMolen Fundamental Elementary School in Mira Loma, CA. Learn more about Recess Reboot. Bring Playworks to Your School Want to know if a Recess Reboot could be a good fit for your…

April 16, 2018

Playworks and Atlanta Falcons Video ›

Playworks Georgia and Fred A. Toomer School host recess with players from the Atlanta Falcons.

January 30, 2018

Corporate Recess ›

Corporate Recess is a lively, inclusive team-building experience that fosters increased employee satisfaction and collaboration. It is an interactive, customizable, non-traditional approach to help you achieve your diversity and inclusion goals in a way that is meaningful and fun for your team.

June 6, 2017

Principal Aaronian: Why Play At School ›

Principal Michael Aaronian, a former PE teacher, knows that play impacts not just physical activity, but also social development, emotional safety, and academic engagement. Playworks can help you start with recess to strengthen school culture. Find out how.

May 2, 2017

Rethinking Recess ›

Education Week’s Rethinking Recess Schools have sometimes trimmed recess to make more time for instruction, or withheld the daily break as punishment for misbehavior. Yet research shows this time can be used to reinforce a positive school culture. Playworks is a national nonprofit that promotes organized, intentional recess. A study of the model shows that…

November 15, 2016

Maryland Junior Coaches ›

Playworks Maryland Junior Coaches

October 28, 2016

Playworks – Playin Where It’s Fair ›

Watch our remake of Bon Jovi’s classic from Playworks featuring Amari and Amir O’Neil. #RockStarRecess #RealPlayersDontBully

September 13, 2016

Forever in Your Mind Announced ‘Rock Star Recess’ With Playworks! ›

Back to school just got a lot cooler, with the chance for your school to win a “Rock Star Recess” powered by Playworks, with games, prizes, surprise guests, and a musical performance from Disney’s Forever in Your Mind this December 12. Share this opportunity with your school. Entries closed on November 13, 2016.  No Purchase Necessary to Win. For…