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Playworks to expand to Portland

    Playworks will bring its trademark brand of safe and inclusive play to eight Portland Public Schools when classes start up after the summer break. The debut marks Playworks’ entry into the Pacific Northwest, where its team of trained, caring program manager “coaches” will lead recess and class game times, and very likely support a considerable amount of indoor recesses.

    Formerly known as Sports4Kids, Playworks provides coaches to support play and physical activity at recess, during school and after school.  The non-profit organization has transformed more than 170 schools across the country by providing safe, healthy playtime to create a positive learning and teaching environment.

    Playworks is operating in the following Portland City Public Schools: Bridger School, Grout Elementary School, King Elementary School, Jason Lee Elementary School, Markham Elementary School, Rigler Elementary School, Rosa Parks Elementary School and Sitton Elementary School.

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