"Right now many schools have no recess. Most schools have no PE."
- Richard Simmons
Frequently Asked Questions
What services does CF Fitness offer?
CF Fitness partners with schools with a wide variety of needs. Transform your school with 1 well trained CF Fitness coaches with are Coach Service, join force service partners with elementary schools by providing an on-site coordinator to teach, model, and strengthen a structured recess program and Professional Service provides professional training and ongoing development to school staff, paraprofessionals, and after-school organizations to create and maintain a great recess and environment for fun throughout the school year.
Do you work with middle schools?
Do you work with Kindergarten?
Yes. We work with all elementary grade levels through our structured recess Program.
Does your staff teach PE classes?
Yes. Our coaches and site coordinators are not Physical Education teachers. CF Fitness does offer 30-45 minute structured physical activity classes teachers to give the school time to have collaboration time. During these Physical Education time, students are able to learn and practice the games and physical activities that will be available during recess periods. Students also develop a sense of belonging, inclusion, fit community, and healthy fun.
Who are your staff? What are their qualifications?
Active, energetic, fun, and consistent are four words that define CF Fitness coaches, site coordinators, and workshop trainers. The number one thing all CF Fitness staff has in common is the commitment and passion for supporting the physical conditions and well-being of children. All coaches, site coordinators, and certified workshop trainers come to CF Fitness with prior experience working with children and generally have worked within similar programs, youth leagues and summer camps, or within other youth service agencies in the nonprofit sector.
Who is responsible for supervising the CF Fitness Coaching staff?
How many staff are assigned to a school?
What is the Coaches In Training(CIT’s) program?
Do we still need to provide supervision at recess periods
Yes. The role of CF Fitness coaches and site coordinators on the playground is to create fun, safe and wide-ranging choices and opportunities for children. They should not be a substitute for a playground supervisor.
How do schools apply for CF Fitness?
How much does it cost?
CF Fitness Consultant Service
How much do CF Fitness Consultant trainings cost?
How far in advance should I schedule a Consultant Service training?
If you have a specific date in mind, we recommend contacting us 4-8 weeks in advance. If your dates are flexible, we can easily accommodate you. Fill out our Training Assessment form to schedule a training.
Is there a minimum or maximum number of participants for CF Fitness Consultant trainings?
How do I know which Consultant services are best for me and my staff?
Our CF Fitness Consultant Service page descriptions contain detailed information about our customizable professional development programs that will empower your staff to create more opportunities for fun, safe and healthy interaction, during and outside of the school day.
How will CF Fitness Consultant training benefit the students I work with?
CF Fitness Consultant training provides adults who work with youth the tools to create a fun ,safe, healthy, and wide-ranging structured play program. The benefits kids receive from the environment created by a CF Fitness trained adult include: an enriched and active recess or play experience, improved learning and academic performance, development of conflict resolution skills and youth leadership, and fewer incidences of bullying.