Physical Activity Foundation

This is the home base of the Physical Activity Foundation, an Australian health promotion charity with the goal of reducing the impact of sedentary lifestyle diseases in children by teaching them healthy lifestyle habits through the delivery of large scale school and community based intervention programs. Here we share all our experiences about the hosting of our suite of programs - the Active Kids Challenge, the MOVE IT MOVChallenge profiling the product MOVband, Ride or Walk to School program and the Fruit and Vege pledge.
Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationWednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 8:30am
Teachers, 2019 bike hire bookings for our Ride or Walk to School and It's Your Move - Safe Cycle programs are now open! These programs are a great way get your students up and active while also educating them about road safety.

To book the Ride or Walk to School Bikes head to: https://paf.org.au/ride-or-walk-to-school-bookings/

To book the It's Your Move - Safe Cycle bikes head to: https://paf.org.au/its-your-move-bookings/

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Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationMonday, January 14th, 2019 at 8:30am
Looking for something new, fun and active for your kids to try? The Weetbix TRYathlon is happening on the 3rd of February at the Australian Institute of Sport Canberra. The TRYathlon encourages kids to get healthy and active while building confidence in a fun and rewarding environment where the focus is on completing, not competing.

To register for the event head to: https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=32320&_ga=2.140511602.1524902098.1546830722-1310823844.1546830722

For more information head to: https://www.sanitarium.com.au/social-purpose/fighting-lifestyle-diseases/events/weet-bix-kids-tryathlon-register-now
Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationFriday, January 11th, 2019 at 9:25am
Wanting to get outdoors this weekend but aren't sure on what to do? Try one of the many hiking trails around the
National Arboretum Canberra. Hiking is a great physical activity that gets the family outdoors.

Follow the link below to discover all the hiking trails the National Arboretum Canberra has to offer.

https://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/790123/2015NAC_Trail-Network-1-Dec.pdf
Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationMonday, January 7th, 2019 at 1:40pm
We hope you were as active as Santa was over the Christmas break? Kick start your New Year with some helpful hints from the ACT Government. Follow the link to find out how you can make a healthy start in 2019.

https://www.act.gov.au/healthyliving
Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationMonday, December 17th, 2018 at 3:56pm
On your bike! 2019 bike hire registrations are up and filling fast. The Ride to Walk to School and It's Your Move Safe Cycle programs are designed to engage students in active travel and healthy lifestyle choices. The program and bikes are FREE and include online teaching resources for both teacher students.

To register for the Ride or Walk to School program go to: http://paf.org.au/ride-or-walk-to-school-bookings/

To register for the It's Your Move Safe Cycle program go to: http://paf.org.au/its-your-move-bookings/
Physical Activity Foundation
Physical Activity FoundationWednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 4:51pm
A penny for your thoughts.. Let us know if you think school kids wearing their sports uniform to school could encourage more daily physical activity & we'll give the best comment a Physical Activity Foundation prize pack valued at $50! Entries close 5pm this Friday, winner notified by direct message! http://www.essentialkids.com.au/education/school/primary-school/the-simple-way-we-can-get-school-kids-to-be-more-active-20181210-h18xpb
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