Physical Activity Resources


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CATCH - Program and Curricula

CATCH Program Guide 

CATCH Pacing Guides

Each CATCH Pacing Guide includes 10 unique lessons derived from the CATCH activity box.  The primary goals of the Pacing Guide are to decrease lesson planning and prep time, reduce equipment challenges, and build efficacy among classroom teachers administering PE/PA.  Please review the Best Practice document before administering the Pacing Guide.

CATCH PE 3-5 Grade Pacing Guide

CATCH PE K-2 Grade Pacing Guide

CATCH ECE Pacing Guide

CATCH Trainings

The CATCH PE 3-5 Grade Pacing Guide Webinar

A 10 minute introduction to the Pacing Guide including how to use it, a detailed description of its components, and tips on implementation.

CATCH Global Webinar July 2019

CATCH in your IWP, SEL, Best Practices, and CATCH Evaluation

Presented by: John Krampitz, CATCH Global Foundation; Michele Byrnes, CFHL, UC; and Angie Keihner, CFHL, UC

Walking Resources

The CFHL, UC State Office has provided an adult and youth step tracker in both English and Spanish in order to be used with pedometers and/or support other walking programs administered. Counties can add pictures and title of the walking program, but template should remain the same.

Adult Step TrackerFootsteps

Youth Step Tracker Footsteps

CalFresh Health Living, UC Stencil & Mural Approval Process

Required Forms For Stencil and Mural Projects

How to use CATCH Activities with Playground StencilsStencil Road

These resources will help educators and teachers combine CATCH activities with playground stencils, making CATCH more engaging and minimize the need for equipment, helping to add structured physical activity to the use of stencils.

Evaluation Resources

  • CFHL, UC Physical Activity Focused Evaluation Tools &Results Webinar
    • This webinar held on January 16, 2018 and presented by Angie Keihner and Michele Byrnes reviews (1) the new CFHL, UC physical activity (PA) surveys available for pilot testing in FFY 2019 (Adult PA survey, PA TOT, and PA ITCs), (2) the PA evaluation tools available to help build capacity and assess PSE efforts (CATCH Lesson Observation Tool and PA TOT for CATCH; Stencil Assessment and Tip Sheet for playground stencil projects), and (3) highlights FFY 2018 PEARS program activity results for CATCH and FFY 2017 stencil evaluation findings as well as lessons learned.
    • Slides  Webinar 
  • CATCH Lesson Observation Tool
    • This tool provides a support structure for observing CATCH Champions to build capacity and identify training and technical assistance needs. The CATCH LOT assesses the delivery of facilitated CATCH lessons and identifies useful feedback for CATCH champions. The goal is to support the delivery of the key components of CATCH to ensure high quality physical activity (PA) education practices. It can be used by teachers to conduct self-assessments following CATCH training, by supervisors or educators to observe CATCH champions in order to support professional development, and by the CFHL, UC State Office during site visits. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner (
    • CATCH Lesson Observation Tool  |  Data Entry Portal
  • Physical Activity Teacher Observation Tool
    • Please use this teacher survey to evaluate series-based direct education delivered in conjunction with PSE interventions (such as CATCH) that aim to improve youth physical activity behaviors and opportunities. If you are interested in using this physical activity evaluation tool, please contact Angie Keihner at the CFHL, UC State Office.
    • PA TOT Survey  |  Data Entry Portal
  • Playground Stencil Assessment
    • This pre/post assessment was designed to assess the physical environment, teaching staff training and practices, and the number of students physically active, not active, and actively playing on the playground in general and on the stencils. Our goal is to capture changes in the physical environmental, students’ behaviors, and teaching staffs’ training, practices, and promotion of physical activity. Please complete the PRE assessment 1-2 weeks before you paint the playground stencils. The POST assessment should be conducted after you have completed any staff training and provided resources to support the stencil use at the site – at least 2 weeks following but within two months of the unveiling of the painted stencils.  Additional recommendations for implementing the stencil assessment are included in the Stencil Tip Sheet. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Keihner (
    • Pre/Post Stencil Assessment  |  Stencil Tip Sheet
    • Data Entry Portal – PLAYGROUND SCAN | Data Entry Portal – TEACHER SURVEY New

National Resources

SNAP-Ed Resources


schoolSchool Site: This infographic is showcasing some of the activities that would commonly be delivered at a school site in order to increase opportunity for physical activity.




communityCommunity  Site: This infographic is showcasing some the activities that would commonly be delivered at a community site in order to increase opportunity for physical activity.




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