Daily Physical Activity (DPA)

DPA ensures that students have at least of 20 minutes of sustained moderate to vigorous physical activity at school daily.

Regular physical activity can help children and youth improve their health and fitness and:


Positive experience with physical activity at a young age helps to ensure that children have the foundation they need to be physically active for life.

You can use the following resources to assist you with including DPA into the school day.

  1. Ministry of Education DPA Resources
    1. Daily Physical Activity in Schools Resource Guides
  2. Ophea DPA Resources