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Fit For Sport believe in the role of the dedicated and specialist Children’s Activity Professional to fully engage and educate young people through physical activity.

Fit For Sport work with leading accrediting bodies in the industry to provide accredited qualifications and courses, all delivered by Fit For Sport’s expert team of tutors and assessors.

The Active Playgrounds Programme

98% of schools said: ‘The Active Playgrounds Programme has provided a significant improvement in lunchtime behaviour and increase in activity participation. The Active Playgrounds Programme has seen a 75% reduction in accidents and incidents in the playground across schools that have completed the training.  Attendees reported an average 70% increase in confidence levels in their ability to deliver engaging and inclusive activities having completed the Active Playgrounds training.


The Active Playgrounds Programme gives schools and school staff the skills and confidence to create and lead FUN, inclusive and varied physical activities in the playground. The interactive and practical led workshop helps schools to activate the playground at playtime and lunchtime in order to help children achieve their 60 minutes of physical activity each day, reduce incidents and accidents and engage everybody in inclusive physical activity.

Skills, Knowledge and Understanding
• Understanding health and safety in the playground
• Behaviour management techniques in the playground
• Understand how to structure and zone playground activities
• Engaging children in physical activity
• Low / Medium / High intensity playground games and practical activity

Delivery and Support
1. Full or half-day training workshop options available

2. Playground games activity booklet


Programme costs:
£249 +VAT

Who is the programme for?
The Active Playgrounds Programme is for any schools or school staff interested in or currently delivering playground supervision within their school setting. 

Please contact the Fit For Sport Training Academy on [email protected] or call 020 8742 4990


Key Information

The Active Playgrounds Programme

Type: See course details

Dates: Available Online Now


Price: £249 +VAT

More Information

Are you looking to build a career as a sports instructor or play leader?

Specialist training to become a Children’s Activity Professional can provide a boost to your employment prospects and take your skills to a new level.

Are you already working with children and young people?

Individual training programmes and ongoing CPD can ensure your skills are continually updated and that you are equipped to provide the best quality activity provision, appropriate to the ages of children and young people that you come into contact with.

Are you seeking to engage and motivate your activity team leaders?

Providing them with best possible tools to do their jobs will also boost their confidence and commitment, enabling them to deliver outstanding Children and Family activity programmes.

Are you wishing to expand your leisure services?

Providing specialist training for Children’s Activity Professionals within your organisation will ensure that you are offering your customers the best possible level of service; raising customer retention levels and rounding out your service offering.


Call Us

You can also call our Customer Service Team who are happy to assist you with any queries.

020 8742 4990