Navajo County

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Navajo County Public Health Services

Physical Activity Program

Promoting Lifetime Activity for Youth

Promoting Lifetime Activity for Youth Program is a free, teacher-directed physical activity program targeting students in grades 4th-8th grades. This innovative program is offered by the Navajo County Public Health Services District. It was developed to address the recommendations of the 1996 Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health.

Program Objectives

  • To increase the number of youth in grades four through six who accumulate 30 to 60 minutes of daily, moderate-intensity physical activity.
  • To increase lifetime physical activity.
  • To increase knowledge about the benefits of an active lifestyle.
  • To promote the benefits of moderate-intensity physical activity accumulated over the course of a day.
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School Programs

For 4th through 8th grades.

We partner with the following schools:

  • Cradleboard Elementary School
  • Holbrook Junior High School
  • Hotevilla Bacavii Community School
  • Indian Wells Elementary School
  • Joseph City Elementary School
  • Kayenta Intermediate School
  • Taylor Intermediate School
  • Wide Ruins Community School

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