Structured & Integrated Movement


BOKS (Building Our Kids' Success) is a free physical activity program intended to get students in Grades Primary through 9 more physically active. Videos and resources have been updated to reflect physical distancing measures.

Kids Run Club is a free school-based program that gives students an opportunity to be active through running. It was created by Nova Scotian doctors to encourage children to engage in physical activity on a regular basis. Each year, more than 17,000 kids from more than 200 schools attend Kids Run Club events.

Physically Active Lessons (PALs) are delivered by educators in 20-30 minutes and are well suited for math, language and social studies classes.

ASK was piloted in SSRCE in 2018-19, and is currently under expansion.

Tools and Resources

BOKS Bursts are short 1 to 10 minute in-classroom physical activities created to help kids stay active throughout the school day, energizing their brains for enhanced learning. All Bursts, whether individual, partner, or team focused, are designed with a classroom setting in mind and can be performed with minimal space.

Developed by PHE Canada, this toolkit describes a unique user-centred design approach and includes additional supports to implement the program such as a PowerPoint template, sample surveys, invitation to students, and more!

Developed by PHE Canada, these guidelines cover important considerations for a variety of programming elements such as physical activity participation, personal and social development, activity variation, inclusion and modifications, regulations, and developing leadership capacity.

The GoNoodle website provides 100s of free movement and mindfulness videos for the classroom.

This checklist consists of 10 factors to consider when developing programming for girls and young women.

A public database of Physically Active Lessons is available through Active Smarter Kids Norway.