Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) is a national fundraising program sponsored jointly by SHAPE America and AHA.  JRFH is a valuable program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children.  JRFH is targeted at students in elementary schools, but anyone can hold a program at their school, child care center, community center, or anywhere!

Jump Rope For Heart...

  • Is a fun event!
  • Promotes community service
  • Is an educational program for elementary school students
  • Raises money to fund lifesaving research and educational programs 
  • Teaches students to set and achieve goals and discover that they can make a difference!

The elementary school years encompass a time when children should establish a strong foundation for movement skills. These are also the years when positive learning experiences can help establish a positive attitude and appreciation for participating in regular, daily physical activity for life. The best reason of all to join this event is that kids love it!

 

Resources 

Coordinator Awards

Jump Rope for Heart Grant Opportunity

Register your event

Hoops for Heart

Hoops For Heart (HFH) is a national fundraising program sponsored jointly by SHAPE America and AHA.  HFH is a valuable program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children.  HFH is targeted at students in middle school, but anyone can hold a program at their school, child care center, community center, or anywhere!

Hoops For Heart...

  • Teaches students to set and achieve goals and discover that they can make a difference!
  • Gives kids the opportunity to work on basketball skills and play exciting skills games such as Hot-Shot Blitz, Top Gun and Quick Hands.
  • Funds critical research and educational programs that fight heart disease and stroke, our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers.
  • Involves the entire school in a lot of fun!

Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence improves strength and endurance, reduces anxiety and stress, helps control weight, builds healthy bones and muscles, and increases self-esteem. Young people can build healthy bodies and establish healthy lifestyles well into adulthood by including physical activity in their daily lives. The Hoops For Heart event can help you establish this important lifelong habit!



Resources

Coordinator Awards

Hoops for Heart Grant Opportunity

Register your event

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The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Inc (PSAHPERD) is a non-profit (501 c 3) education association working to promote quality programs and provide professional development in the disciplines it represents. The PSAHPERD  is committed to the continual professional growth and development of its members,  the expansion and application of the knowledge base and pedagogical constructs, and the support of the professions that encourage active healthful lifestyles by all people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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