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Whether your students are taking the first steps to fitness or already know their way around a gym, the President's Challenge has a way to recognize them for their accomplishments.

PYFP Fitness Club for Students in Grades K-3
PYFP Award

Welcome to the Club! The new PYFP Fitness Club provides you with materials to help students in grades K-3 learn about the FITNESSGRAM® test items and earn recognition for their accomplishments all while having fun.

A teacher instruction sheet identifies the testing cues a student must follow in order to check–off each health–related fitness test you select. FITNESSGRAM® tests include the:

  • Powerful PACER
  • Balanced Body Composition
  • Terrific Trunk Lift
  • Perfect Push-Up
  • Stretchy Sit and Reach

A colorful classroom poster with test descriptions allows students to track their own progress. Once students have checked all boxes (it may take multiple attempts or a few years for them to get there), a certificate can be awarded to recognize their accomplishment!

Presidential Youth Fitness Award for Students in Grades 4-12
PYFP Award

Now it's easier to get in–and stay in–the zone. The Presidential Youth Fitness Program gives students a head start on being fit for life. FITNESSGRAM®, the program's health–based assessment, rewards kids for scores that qualify in the Healthy Fitness Zone® standards. Because only small amounts of regular exercise produce big health benefits, most students who participate in regular physical activity will earn the chance to get recognized.

What's better than feeling good and being fit? Having something to show for it! Your students can flaunt their Presidential Youth Fitness Program fitness achievements with an array of awards. Shop now!

  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Certificate
    Perfect for framing or refrigerator hanging, this 8” x 10” certificate features the president’s signature and proclaims its owner the proud recipient of the Presidential Youth Fitness Award.
  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Digital Badge
    This personalized digital badge—offered in partnership with Basno—lets your students share their health and fitness accomplishments on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. We’ll send you a link to claim and personalize the badge. Ordering for a group? Follow the link we send you, and then upload members’ names and emails so they can claim and personalize their badges.
  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Emblem
    This 3” emblem is a great way to accessorize a sash, backpack, or jacket—and a signal to everyone who sees it that its owner is committed to lifelong health and fitness.
  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Magnet
    Showing friends and family you’re a bona fide champion of fitness is easy to do with an official Presidential Youth Fitness Program magnet! This striking design featuring the Presidential Youth Fitness Program logo can be posted where everyone will see it—on a locker, the refrigerator, or any metal surface.
  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Medal
    A gold medal makes a student feel like a real champion! Made in America, these solid-metal, 2.5" medals feature an engraved bald eagle on the front with a red, white, and blue cloth ribbon.
  • The Presidential Youth Fitness Program T-shirt
    Nothing is cooler than getting fit and staying healthy—except maybe this 100-percent preshrunk cotton teal t-shirt featuring a white PYFP logo.

Apply for Program Support in Jan 2015!

The Presidential Youth Fitness Program funding opportunity

Schools can apply for the third round of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program funding opportunity from January 1-Feb. 9, 2015

Learn more, and see if your school is eligible for funding »

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