The Recess Advocacy Team is a group of organizations dedicated to health and wellness, education, and play with a focus on recess practices and policies in Pre-K through 6th grade in Allegheny County. 

Member organizations include:

Action for Healthy Kids
Allegheny County Health Department
Allies for Children
A+ Schools
Children's Hospital
Department of Health and Physical Activity, University of Pittsburgh
Let's Move Pittsburgh
Office of the Mayor/City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative
Propel Schools
Trying Together
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's fitUnited


The Recess Advocacy Team created a survey to go out to parents, caregivers and educators in Allegheny County in order to highlight best practices and offer support for recess across Allegheny County. To view the survey, please click here

If you would like to learn more about the team, our work, next steps, or to get involved, please sign up below

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