This course is designed with the goal to enhance the personal physical efficiencies of each student along with developing the social and recreational skills of each student. Various opportunities for development in the areas of Team Sports, Personal Fitness, and Lifetime Activities are provided. All activities are introduced with skill development, safety and rules interpretation, and conclude with competitive game play. Both co-educational and single gender activities are provided throughout the school year.
Physical Education promotes lifetime sport and recreational activities and provides an opportunity for an in-depth study in specific areas. The student will participate in activities that include (1) health-related fitness activities (cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition), (2) team sports, (3) individual or dual sports. It includes the study of physical development concepts and principles of sport and exercise as well as opportunities to develop or refine skills and attitudes that promote lifelong fitness.