As kids are starting school at an earlier age and school days are becoming longer, play time is becoming more and more important. Why is recess necessary?
VS. Cleveland culture/lifestyle magazine PressureLife has challenged the Recess Cleveland team to participate in their bi-monthly event, “Pressure Vs.” The staff at PressureLife take on local businesses and organizations and try to “beat them at their own game”. And they lose.
2016 was a blast for Recess Cleveland. Thanks to Neighborhood Connections, we were able to secure a grant to buy Body Zorbs. If you’re not familiar with Zorbs, you’ve probably seen them before…just watch the video of us testing them: [fvplayer src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCXuWBIpZOU”] The Zorbs are great for playing soccer:
You bring the cause, we bring the fun! Non-profits, awareness fundraisers and grassroots groups are major building blocks in the foundation of healthy communities. Recess Cleveland is partnering with several local charities and community groups to throw “FUN”-raisers, bringing our recess activities to fundraising events. “Kick Cancer”, a kickball tournament
We would like to thank Mary McLeod Bethune School in Cleveland, Ohio for inviting us to their Back to School Celebration and becoming the first CMSD school to host a Recess Cleveland event. The kids had a blast and we’re looking forward to returning in the near future! (Source: Mary
Ultimate Frisbee actually began right here in Ohio, developed by college students in the 1960s. It features a field just like football with two end zones and is played similar to a football game. To score a point, you have to catch a Frisbee “passed” from the other side by one
This game started as an actual strategy on battlefields during war. A battle was considered over and won when the other side’s flag had been captured. You’ll need a large playing field, preferably in an area with lots of trees as this game involves a lot of ducking,
Dodgeball – a childhood favorite! The court has a centerline with several balls lined up on it, two “attack” lines set up about ten feet back on each side of the centerline and two sidelines. The game starts when all members of the teams rush forward from the sidelines
Zorbs have had a major impact on humans’ ability to damage our own dignity by giving us the opportunity to cover our bodies in what is essentially bubble-wrap and air cushions and act like ancient gladiators. Add the skills of playing a typical match of the “other