* National Physical Education & Sport Week: May 1-7
SHAPE America’s National Physical Education & Sport Week calls attention to the value of physical education and physical activity in the lives of children and adults. It also serves as the kickoff to National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, sponsored by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.
* President’s Council on Fitness Sports and Nutrition Annual Member Meeting
May 16 Washington, DC
* Aspen Institute’s Project Play Summit: May 17; Washington, DC
It’s been a year since the release of the seminal Aspen Institute report, Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game, and many organizations have taken action consistent with its eight strategies for the eight sectors that touch the lives of children. At the Project Play Summit, meet leaders of these efforts and learn discover opportunities to build healthy communities through sport.
* Building a Healthier Future Summit, The Partnership for A Healthier America: May 18-20; Washington, DC
The Building a Healthier Future Summit is a must-attend event for all corporations, nonprofits and others focused on creating solutions to ensure every child grows up at a healthy weight. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for those in the private sector to sit with their nonprofit, academic and government counterparts to address an issue critical to the future of this country’s health and well-being. Attendees walk away with tangible, actionable solutions that will indeed help us to make the healthy choice the easy choice for all Americans, regardless of where they live, work or play.
* ACSM’s 63rd Annual Meeting, 7th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine: May 31- June 4; Boston, MA
ACSM’s Annual Meeting and World Congresses are recognized for delivering outstanding programming and exceptional value year after year. More than 6,000 professionals from around the world will come together to enjoy the most comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science meeting in the world. This year’s annual meeting will be held in Boston, Massachusetts from May 31 – June 4, 2016.
* National Youth Sports Week: July 10th – 16th; Washington, DC
The week of July 11-17, 2016, thousands of youth sports coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, young athletes, and parents across the country show their support focusing on P.L.A.Y.S. ~ Physical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, Safety. All youth sports organizations are encouraged to use National Youth Sports Week as an awareness campaign opportunity to promote your own organization and encourage your members to promote their programs.