Cheyenne, WY and around the Cowboy State – As part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, the Wyoming Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (WAHPERD) and the Wyoming Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport is kicking off National Physical Education and Sport Week May 1-9, “Let’s Move Wyoming” encouraging parents and teachers to help children explore a wide variety of physical activities to determine what they like and encourage them to participate in those activities on a regular basis. The physical activity-inspired week begins the physical fitness and sports inspired month.
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What a Great Idea to Keep Kids Active! Check out the Video.
Checkout this award-winning video, & program designed to get school aged children active in the fight against childhood obesity. FitNFlashLLC©… is a flash card system that turns classrooms into active learning environments by integrating exercise with educational fun for young school aged children.
The flash cards combine a fitness activity with a learning activity that is grade specific, allowing teacher and student complete flexibility to experience the ultimate in education and fun. It's a non-curriculum program that seeks to provide a “brain-break,” by helping students refocus and settle back into the instructors plan for the day. PE Classes, before school, after school, indoor recess, preschool, daycare and home! It's fun anywhere!
Excellence in Health Award Recipient
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Greetings! The Council would like to recognize David Hardesty and showcase his video showing what he does in his Gillette classroom. Dave is the recipient of the Wyoming Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Excellence in Health Award most recently.
Keep sending us your nominations for the Excellence in Health Award as outlined below this video.
Wyoming Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Wants to Recognize YOU!
Excellence in Health Award
The mission of the council is to promote, educate, encourage, and provide opportunities for all citizens of Wyoming to help them achieve overall well-being through physical activities and health awareness. Our mission can’t be accomplished alone—we need the help from those of you in Wyoming who have the passion and drive to promote health and wellness in their workplace and/or their environment.
If you know of someone who represents a true leader in the area of physical activity and health and wellness, consider applying on their behalf, or applying for yourself. This award will recognize their success, dedication, and excellence in the area of physical activity and wellness. Let us appreciate publicly these citizens in Wyoming that have, by teaching, volunteering, role modeling or in other ways, encouraged Wyoming residents to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Click here to access the online Excellence in Health Application.Or if you prefer, Click here to print the application and mail it to the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, PO Box 1781, Cheyenne, WY 82003.