Playworks is a national nonprofit organization that provides safe, healthy, inclusive play and physical activity to schools at recess and throughout the entire school day. Founded in 1996 and known for 13 years as Sports4Kids, Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time coaches to low-income, urban schools. These coaches transform chaos at recess into a positive experience that helps kids and teachers get the most out of every learning opportunity throughout the school day. Playworks will serve more than 200 low-income schools in 11 cities throughout the country this school year. By 2012, Playworks will serve more than 650 schools in 27 U.S. cities.