Active Schools

About the Active School Strategy

The Active Schools strategy involves implementing policies and practices that increase opportunities for physical activity throughout the school day including:

  • Safe Routes to School (SRTS): SRTS encourages active transportation by making it easier for students to walk and bike to and from school
  • Quality Physical Education: Physical Education classes include Walk! Bike! Fun! Curriculum (PDF) to teach children about traffic rules and skills needed to walk and bike safely
  • Active Classrooms: Integrates more physical activity into students' days through classroom training and policy changes
  • Healthy Fundraising
  • National Walk and Bike to School Day
  • Active before / after school day options
  • Active recess