Walk to School Day

Walk to School Day 2017-Thank you to our Sponsors!

Thank you to our 2017 Walk to School Day Sponsors!

Walk to School Day 2017

Making Kane County Fit for Kids invites you to participate in 2017 Walk to School Day activities. When: October 4, 2017.Who: Kane County elementary and middle schoolsWhat: $150 will be provided to the Parent-Teacher Organization at each school that participates and meets the deliverables outlined in the Registration Form   Download Walk to School Day Registration…read more

Walk to School Day 2016

  On October 5th, 72 Kane County schools took part in the annual Walk to School Day. Mayors, sponsors, policemen, and fireman from different communities came out to support the healthy initiative. A special congratulations are in order to Geneva School District 304, who had all of its schools register for the event.  Thank you…read more

Walk to School Day Participation Continues to Grow in Kane County!

                                      On October 7, 2015, 61 Kane County elementary and middle schools participated in the annual International Walk to School Day event sponsored by the Fit For Kids Funders’ Consortium, along with local sponsors: the City of…read more

The 2015 Walk to School Day Countdown Continues!

    7 days until Walk to School Day! What’s your school for the event? Check out http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/ for ideas & to see how many schools are participating around the United States! For more information of Fit For Kids Walk to School Day in Kane County email us at info@makingkanefitforkids.org 

Walk to School Day 2015 Registration for Kane County

If you are a school serving Kane County elementary or middle school students, please fill out the following form and submit to info@makingkanefitforkids.org By participating in the Walk to School Day event this year, the Fit For Kids Funders’ Consortium will award your school’s PTO/PTA with $100.   Thank you for helping us in Making Kane Fit…read more

Many schools have extended Walk to School Day

Walk to School Week with different events each day Walk to School Month with students tracking their walking and biking days for incentives Incentives can be simple; The Golden Shoe Award-spray paint an old sneaker gold, and let the classroom or grade that has the most walkers/bikers, display the award for the day/week. Distribute Fit for Kids…read more

Police and Fire Departments have also supported Walk to School Day

In Batavia, the Fire Department escorted students and parents to school from a near-by park. 

Students bussed to school?

Try gathering at a park or public place close to the school and walking together as a group to school.  Once students arrive, they can participate in an obstacle course or run laps or walk around the school field.

Art classes worked together to create Walk to School Day messages