National Youth Sports Strategy

The National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) is an essential resource for policymakers and key decision-makers in youth sports. It aims to unite U.S. youth sports culture around a shared vision: that one day, all youth will have the opportunity, motivation, and access to play sports.

News & Announcements

#MoveInMay to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Since 1983, each President has proclaimed May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month to promote the importance of physical activity, physical fitness, and sports participation. Like his predecessors, President Biden issued a Presidential proclamation celebrating this annual event, observing that “Fitness and sports are not only good for our physical health, they also improve the quality of our lives overall...

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Featured Initiatives

NYSS Report

The NYSS is based on research and best practices from the scientific community and successful youth sports programs across the United States, and it offers actionable strategies to support youth sports participation for all.

Download the complete NYSS report [PDF - 5.7 MB].

NYSS Champions

NYSS Champions promote youth sports participation and support the NYSS.

Learn more about NYSS Champions.