Jacksonville Jaguars Community Report 2016-2017 - Page 38

HEALTH & FITNESS Jaguars Play 60 Fuel Up to Play 60 NFL Play 60 is a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for 60 minutes per day. The Jaguars Foundation, THE PLAYERS CENTER for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and the American Heart Association partner with local area non-profit organizations by providing Play 60 grants. The Play 60 Challenge engages more than 3,000 sixth-grade students annually to be physically active and make healthier nutritional choices. The Jaguars also partner with the National Dairy Council, the NFL and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives through the Fuel Up to Play 60 inschool nutrition and physical activity program. In Florida, 2.5 million students in 3,100 schools participate in Fuel Up to Play 60.