Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL's long-standing commitment to health and wellness with partner organizations. PLAY 60 also is implemented locally, as part of the NFL's in-school, after-school and team-based programs. Since the program was launched in 2007, the NFL has committed more than $325 million to youth health and fitness through programming, grants, and media time for public service announcements. The NFL and its teams have built more than 200 NFL Youth Fitness Zones and integrated programs into more than 73,000 schools nationwide since the campaign launched. All 32 clubs activate PLAY 60 locally, with more than 2,000 NFL PLAY 60 events held annually. For more information, visit NFLRUSH.com.
Play 60 Programs
Be The Best You Can Be School Show
The Indianapolis Colts Mascot, Blue, is teaming up with American Dairy Association of Indiana Inc., H.H. Gregg and Finish Line to bring 75 shows to Indiana Schools. Blue and emcee, Lydia, will be joined via satellite calls from Colts cheerleaders and players. Each Colts representative will express the important of having a healthy and balanced diet, as well as being physically active 60 minutes a day. Learn more at FuelUptoPlay60.com.
Big Blue Football Camps
The Colts Youth Football department will conduct Big Blue Football Camps at several elementary schools throughout the year. Find out how your school can request a free Big Blue Football Camp.
Colts Fitness Camps
The Colts will host several fitness camps at middle schools throughout Central Indiana during the winter months. Find out how your school can request a Colts Fitness Camp. Presented by IU Health
Colts Fitness Park
The Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Parks Foundation and Indy Parks constructed a fitness park in Riverside Park on the city’s northwest side. The new fitness park includes a PLAY 60 Challenge Course, 40-yard dash and exercise equipment. With more than 5,000 square feet of play space, the project provides a safe and fun place for families and children to exercise and spend time outdoors together.
Colts PLAY 60 Zone
In an effort to promote the PLAY 60 message, battle childhood obesity, and provide a fun activity for youth, the Indianapolis Colts offer their PLAY 60 Zone to serve as a special activity at local community events. Presented by IU Health
NFL PLAY 60 All-Ability Guide
The All-Ability Guide includes adaptive activities and tips so children with mobility challenges have the opportunity to participate and pursue a healthy lifestyle. The Guide provides fun, creative and adaptive exercise activities that will help children with different physical abilities PLAY 60. Click the logo to the left to download the guide for free.
PLAY 60 App
Developed in conjunction with the American Heart Association, the NFL Play 60 App turns your smartphone into a Wii. When you run, jump and turn, your actions are mirrored by your character inside the game, moving over and around obstacles and gathering coins, which can be used to buy NFL team gear. Download the app for free
PLAY 60 Challenge
The "PLAY 60 Challenge" is a six week program that asks youth and families to be active at least 60 minutes each day. In partnership with the American Heart Association and the Y of Greater Indianapolis, the PLAY 60 Challenge celebrates its launch each spring.
Health and Wellness Grants
The Colts will offer individual grants up to $1,000 each to non-profit organization planning a health and/or fitness event/program in their community as a part of the NFL PLAY 60 initiative.
Each year, the Indianapolis Colts host their annual Playground Build to create a fun and safe playspace for hundreds of Indianapolis children.