Become an Advocate

To make sustainable change and get people moving across the country, we need physical activity champions and advocates taking active roles in their communities. With our free resources, technical assistance and education around exercise and health, you can access the materials and evelop the skills to become a physical activity promoter and advocate for well-qualified exercise.


Shared Use Agreement Tips

ACE supports its family of certified professionals with information and tips to host classes or sessions at shared community locations such as public parks, community centers, school fields and more. In addition, a Shared Use Agreement Toolkit, with step-by-step guidance for certified professionals to help them identify potential locations and engage relevant stakeholders, is exclusively available to current ACE Certified Professionals.

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Walking Toolkit

This tookit contains information about the benefits of walking and provides guidance to create successful walking groups. There are two versions of the toolkit, one for fitness professionals and one for individuals and community organizations.

Fitness Professional Toolkit     Community Toolkit

Advocacy Webinars

These webinars cover topics in advocacy and policy that will help you grow your business and learn how to leverage your skills to make a change in your community. All webinars are free to view. Participants who purchase the recorded webinar after it has been posted may earn 0.1 continuing education hours.

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Cycle of Inactivity

This graphic depicts the health and financial burdens that accompany sedentary behaviors through the lifespan.