Only 22% of boys and 16% of girls in King County are meeting the CDC's physical activity recommendations

 

The King County Play Equity Coalition is in its formative stages and welcomes inquiries and participation from a broad range of physical activity and youth-related programs and organizations including: 

  • Schools and educational organizations 
  • Youth sports programs
  • Afterschool programs
  • Faith-based, youth-serving organizations
  • Mental health providers
  • Coaches and coaching organizations
  • Outdoor recreation providers
  • Public health organizations
  • Medical providers
  • Civic organizations
  • Researchers
  • Philanthropists
  • Businesses
The King County Play Equity Coalition meets monthly and will be using the findings and recommendations of the State of Play: Seattle-King County report to guide a collective action process.

The goal of the King County Play Equity Coalition is to increase the rate of King County youth meeting the CDC’s physical activity guidelines through policies, programs, research and information-sharing so that all youth have access to the benefits of movement on mental, emotional and physical well-being. 

For more information and/or to get involved, please email playkc@uw.edu.