Volusia County, FL – Nearly 2,000 public Volusia County elementary and middle school students will compete in the 2017 Volusia Fitness Festivals next week.
According to the district, for more than 30 years these Fitness Festivals have been held in Volusia County to encourage students to become more active.
On Friday, March 10, 1,800 students from grades 4-8 will compete in their age groups against each other in several fitness events, some of which are a part of the Presidential Fitness Challenge – including a 50-yard dash and mile-relay.
Elementary students will compete at Spruce Creek High School, 801 Taylor Road, Port Orange, scheduled as an all-day event.
Another Fitness Festival for Forest Lake, Pride and Spirit elementary schools will be held at the Forest Lake Elementary campus, 1600 Doyle Road, Deltona, from 8 AM to noon.
Middle School students will meet at Silver Sands Middle School, 1300 Herbert Street, Port Orange from 9 AM to 1 PM.
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