Department of Wellness, Fitness & Sport
The Metropolitan School District of Pike Township is dedicated to helping its staff and students achieve and maintain healthy lives and restore health/wellness to maximum attainable levels within the district.
In an effort to increase nutrition awareness and fitness opportunities for staff and students, Pike Township has partnered with several health and community organizations:
- St. Vincent Sports Performance Center
- Pike YMCA
- American Heart Association
- American Dairy Association of Indiana
- Fuel Up to Play 60
- Alliance for a Healthier Generation
- Marion County Public Health Department
- Jump IN
- and many, many more
In addition, Pike Township has 4 state of the art fitness centers, all 9 elementary schools have 200 meter walking tracks, climbing walls, and all schools have 10 garden beds each.
In February 2015, Pike Township was awarded the Gold Level Fit-Friendly Award and recognized as the only school district in the Mid-West to receive this national award.