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Physical Activity

Our Priorities » Physical Activity » Primary School

Physical Activity

Primary School

Contact Orienteering ACT to learn more about the programs and support they offer ACT primary and secondary school students (boys and girls) and teachers.
No other organisation offers such a diverse variety of activities and experiences across such a broad age-range.
Let’s Ride is a national junior riding program designed by Cycling Australia to be a fun learning experience for primary school age children. The program teaches them to ride safely by developing their knowledge, skills and confidence and is delivered by qualified coaches from Cycling ACT.
School orienteering SC-ORE is a mini series for ACT primary school children operating 4 Thursdays before school in term 1 and term 4 each year. Teams of four (two boys and two girls). No previous experience needed
Just Play is a FREE government run program aimed at engaging more students in school sport through the diversification of opportunity, breaking the traditional focus and delivery model, while building school cluster communities and promoting school unity and spirit. Just Play is available to all ACT primary schools.
Triathlon Australia offers a junior triathlon programme to develop fundamental skills required for sport in children between the ages of 7 – 13 years.
The TRYstars program helps kids develop the skills and confidence needed for triathlons in a fun, active and rewarding environment! TRYstars is Triathlon Australia’s national “first touch” junior participation program for 7-12 yr olds that encourages kids to get involved in Triathlon all around Australia
Supporting Canberra schools in their efforts to get students physically active. Jump Rope for Heart also provides registered schools with free resources and lesson plans to educate students on the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.
SMA free flyers, fact sheets and brochures support Canberra schools with their efforts to improve safe participation within sport and physical activity. Resources include prevention & management of injuries + 12 common sports injuries.
Physical Activity Foundation
The Ride or Walk to School program is an encompassing and supportive program, designed to drive culture change within the school community around riding or walking to school.
Swim and Survive is suitable for school aged children from 4 years and up.