What We Do

Our Mission, Our Values.

UrbanPlay is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization leading the movement to empower youth to be active players in creating a healthier future. We partner with schools, after-school programs and youth organizations to provide our youth wellness program that teaches and promotes healthy choices and active lifestyles using combination of PLAY, (think games, fitness activities, and fun movement) with EDUCATION.

PLAY | We create fun and positive learning experiences through play to increase ability, intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy.

EDUCATION | We educate about wellness, including fitness and nutrition, to equip kids with awareness, knowledge, and skills to increase their ability to create a healthier future.

PARTNERSHIPWe partner with kids to empower them to be the drivers in creating a healthier future.

The Problem

What’s Happening?

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17% of U.S. children and adolescents (age 2-19 years) are OBESE. 15 % are OVERWEIGHT.

The ROOT CAUSES of the PROBLEM: Physical Inactivity + Poor Diet

Physical inactivity and poor diet are ranked as one of the leading risk factors of death in the United States.

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“Today’s 10 year olds are the first generation expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents by 5 years.”

Get Involved Today

Empower youth in creating a healthier future.

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Start A Program

Bring UrbanPlay to my youth

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Be A Coach

Become an UrbanPlay certified coach

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Be A Volunteer

Become a part of the UrbanPlay community

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Testimonials

What are people saying?
  • “ I liked how we moved around and we became healthy. I learned to have balance of energy. ”
  • “ UrbanPlay™ makes a difference in our future generation by prioritizing fun and positivity over winning sports games or losing weight which in turn makes sure no one feels left out. ”
  • “ I have never had so many young people willingly participate every week in exercises that promote self care as well as self-discipline. It was terrific to work with an organization that was able to adapt to our needs so readily and effective. ”