PALA+: Get Fit for Sport

The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Plus (PALA+) is a program designed to motivate people of all ages to be physically active on a regular basis by participating in activities they enjoy.

PALA+ is one of several programs of the President’s Challenge, the premier program of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. To earn the Special Olympics Get Fit for Sport PALA + Challenge Award, you must:

  • Meet an activity goal minimum of 60 minutes per day (youths)
  • Meet an activity goal minimum of 30 minutes per day (adults).
  • Meet this activity goal for at least 5 days a week.
  • Meet this activity goal for 6 out of 8 weeks.
  • Focus on a healthy eating goal each week.

Find a Special Olympics Area program near you to participate. Contact your Region Director if you're interested in starting this sport in your Area.