March Family Fitness Events

Find family health and fitness fun in the month of March.

Celebrate March and the arrival of spring with these fitness and health-related events, observances, and family activities.

National Nutrition Month

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Take this opportunity to teach your children about healthy food choices and to try new foods together as a family.

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Winter Paralympic Games

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Keep the Olympic flame burning by watching the Winter Paralympic Games (next up in 2018). You'll see inspiring athletes playing adaptive sports including sledge hockey and wheelchair curling.

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National Sportsmanship Day

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This 20-year-old observance aims to celebrate and promote sportsmanship among players, coaches, administrators, and parents, and to spark conversation about what sportsmanship means.

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National School Breakfast Week

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Participating schools may offer a special menu, games, and contests for students who eat breakfast at school. If your school doesn't, or your child doesn't normally eat breakfast at school, you can still talk to him about the importance of having a healthy breakfast, wherever he usually eats it.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins

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Set your clocks forward by one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, then enjoy your newfound hour of daylight in the days and weeks to come.

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St. Patrick's Day

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Wear the green, eat the green, walk through the green—everything you need to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, family fitness style.

Spring Break

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Looking for ways to entertain the kids during a spring break staycation? Plan an active family outing (or several), do a few of these rainy-day activities, or try a new outdoor sport.

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March Madness

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Enjoy NCAA basketball tournament games with your young player or fan. It's a great opportunity to talk to him or her about skills development, values, sportsmanship, and more.

First Day of Spring

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There are dozens of ways to celebrate the first day of spring, from outdoor play to cleaning to gardening to sports.

See fitness events and observances for April and all 12 months of the year.

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