PLAY (Physical Literacy for All Youth) Project

School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Physical Education Building, MUN
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8130          Fax: (709) 864-7531


To provide opportunities for young children and their parents/guardians to explore movement activities, and for undergraduate and graduate students to observe and interact with young children in a movement environment.

Target population:

Open to all children between walking and their 6th birthday.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • There is no cost, but registration is required on the morning of sessions and is limited to 40 children.
  • Three sessions are offered:
    • 9:00 – 9:50
    • 10:00 – 10:50
    • 11:00 – 11:50
  • Designed to promote parental participation as children explore a variety of movement experiences.
  • Parents should provide assistance and encouragement to their children when necessary, but should allow the children to freely engage in movement exploration.
  • Students, undergraduate or graduate, will provide supervision throughout the sessions and will ensure that the program environment is challenging and safe.
  • Parents must be present for the duration of each session and are responsible for maintaining their child/children’s safety, along with the students.