Health and physical education (HPE) classes teach lifelong healthy habits that will help children grow up into healthier
adults with less risk for chronic disease and diabetes.
As a parent you play a vital role in making sure there is adequate support for health and physical education programs in your
Getting in your 60 minutes of physical activity
every day is so much easier when you are doing it with your family and friends. Need some new ideas? SHAPE America has 101 tips for you in its popular 101 Tips for Family Fitness Fun brochure.
Approximately 50 million students are currently enrolled in America's elementary and secondary schools (grades pre–K to 12). SHAPE America wants to ensure that by the time today's youngest students graduate from
high school in 2029, all of America's young people are empowered to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs. We call this commitment
50 Million Strong by 2029.
As a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, SHAPE America relies on public support to continue our mission. If you would like to help us reach our goal, please consider a donation today.