Fuel Up To Play 60 for Education Professionals

Welcome to Fuel Up to Play 60

Welcome to Fuel Up to Play 60, the in-school nutrition and physical activity program that's making wellness part of the game plan in schools across the country!

Fuel Up to Play 60 uses the power of collaboration to help make everyone at the school healthier by fueling up with nutrient-rich foods and being active for at least 60 minutes a day. With Fuel Up to Play 60, students are empowered to make healthy decisions, take action for change and encourage their friends to do the same. Fuel Up to Play 60 complements other school wellness programs, and helps schools to meet their wellness goals.

Adults and students work together to meet their school’s wellness goals. We know you're here because you want to make a real difference in the health of your students. And this site has been designed to help you. You will find tools, resources and ideas for supporting students, kicking off the program, creating a game plan, starting friendly competitions and celebrating your successes.

Making a real difference for everyone at your school takes teamwork. Welcome to the team!

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a for-youth, with-youth program empowering students to create healthy changes nationwide. The largest in-school wellness program was created by the National Dairy Council and National Football League in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. School grants, exciting NFL rewards, a healthy eating and physical activity “Playbook” designed to help make schools healthier places to learn and be successful, and additional resources help make the customizable program easy for any school to implement, and any student to be engaged.

  • The program continues to grow and impact our nation’s youth, with 12 million students involved by participating in events, implementing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays, tracking activity on FuelUpToPlay60.com and leading school-wide campaign efforts.
  • The program creates real behavior change, with more than 13 million kids eating healthier and nearly 16 million kids getting more physically active.
  • Nearly 115,000 adult stakeholders are enrolled in the program, and more than 45,000 schools have at least one adult actively helping to lead Fuel Up to Play 60.
  • 47% of adults believe the program is having a positive impact on students’ academic performance and 40% believe the program is having a positive impact on students’ behavior.