PA During Out-of-School Time

Make the most of every minute you have with your students by offering opportunities to get moving before and after school.

Out-of-school time can be highly structured or flexible enough to let students decide what types of activity they prefer. Either way, students should be encouraged to be active. School-based before or after school physical activity programs include clubs, one-time classes, intramural sport teams, and interscholastic sport programs

To learn more about out implementing effective physical activity programs during out-of-school time, check out the Alliance’s Physical Activity Road Maps.

Encouraging walking and bicycling to school is also great way to increase physical activity for students in all grades. To promote active transit, schools can evaluate the feasibility of current walking and biking routes, and then plan accordingly for students to walk or ride to school safely. For guidance on active transport, take a look at the Alliance’s Walking and Bicycling - Alternatives for Schools guide.

Talk with our Experts

By contacting our National Advisors, you can ask questions, learn best practices and get started creating a healthier school environment.

Lisa Perry

Lisa Perry
National Physical Education/Physical Activity Senior Advisor

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Sean Brock

Sean Brock
National Physical Education/Physical Activity Advisor

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Eric Larson

Eric Larson
National Physical Education/Physical Activity Advisor

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Movement in Schools

Use this video at your school during your next professional development to get your entire wellness team on board with finding more ways to get students moving throughout the school day.

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