Physical Literacy

What is Physical Literacy?

    1. Physical literacy is an inclusive concept accessible to everyone
    2. Physical literacy is a unique journey for everyone
    3. Physical literacy can be enjoyed through a range of experiences in many different contexts or environments
    4. Physical literacy needs to be valued and nurtured throughout one’s life
    5. Physical literacy contributes to the development the whole individual


International Physical Literacy Association (

Physical Literacy – Northumberland Sports Council

Physical Literacy: ABCs for Active Living – The Kawartha Lakes Sport & Recreation Council (

Consensus Statement – Physical Literacy


“Physical literacy is a gateway to an active lifestyle from childhood through to adulthood” – Dr. Dean Kriellaar