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Overview

Kids Jumping in GymA Comprehensive School Physical Activity Plan (CSPAP) is a multi-component approach for schools to provide opportunities for students to be physically active for 60 minutes each day. Minutes add up by incorporating physical activity throughout the school day so students can achieve their 60 minutes of daily physical activity. A CSPAP has five main components: high quality physical education, physical activity during the day, physical activity before and after school, staff involvement, and family and community engagement.

Take Action

Create a CSPAP for your school or district to help students be active for 60 minutes each day!

Tips

Encourage staff to serve as active role models for students by participating with students.

Provide ongoing professional development and resources to school staff members on relevant CSPAP activities.

Ensure physical activity equipment at school is accessible and safe.

Apply for a grant to support your physical activity efforts.

Invite volunteers to join the CSPAP committee. Have volunteers help identify, plan, organize and provide support for Game On activities to incorporate into your CSPAP.