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Physical Education and Physical Activity Resources for parents

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Let’s Move! - http://www.letsmove.gov/

First Lady, Michelle Obama’s initiative to solve the childhood obesity epidemic.  Site provides tips, information, and resources to support parents in the areas of physical activity and healthy eating.

Let’s Go!www.letsgo.org

 A Portland-based community organization committed to reducing the obesity epidemic.  Site includes resources, tips, ideas, activities, and other resources for parents and families about increase daily physical activity and reducing screen time.

Safe Routes to School - http://www.maine.gov/mdot/bikeped/saferoutes/

A program of the Maine Department of Transportation, encourages schools, students, and communities to increase active transport to and from school.  Site contains information, tips and resources for starting programs in your school.

Portland Trailswww.trails.org

A local organization that maintains and promotes trails throughout Portland.  Site contains maps, events, and programming information for parents and families.

Healthy Portlandwww.healthyportland.org

Portland’s local Healthy Maine Partnership, committed to work in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco as well as other heath concerns.  Site contains information and resources for community members about health living.