National Physical Education and Sport Week

Get Active & Take Action

Celebrate and share the value of effective physical education and sport programs in schools during National PE & Sport Week, May 1-7, 2017.

Students who participate in effective physical education, taught by certified physical education teachers, are empowered with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

Learn more about the essential components of physical education and get involved in National PE & Sport Week.

Here's How You Can Participate
1. Download new activity ideas and introduce them to your class.
2. Take action to advocate for effective physical education nationally and in your community.
3.  Share a tip others could use to empower students to lead healthy and active lives.
About Our Theme

SHAPE America is committed to empowering all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs. 50 Million Strong by 2029 is a call to action for all of America's health and physical educators to unite and focus on a common purpose — getting all of the nation's children physically active, enthusiastic and committed to making healthy lifestyle choices. 

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