Welcome To Mr. Brownell's

Physical Education Webpage


Good effort and great behavior is expected!


Students are graded on their effort, their participation, their behavior, a positive attitude, good sportsmanship, and the proper dress (tennis shoes are required).   

Tennis shoes are required to be worn to Gym Class. No flip-flops, boots, sandals, or open-toed shoes.

 No Gum or Candy.

A note from home or a doctor's excuse is needed if your child is not to participate in Gym Class.

Here are some of the activities Central students will be involved in each week for Physical Education.

Students will be instructed in the proper rules as well as the correct positions/postures for all games, exercises and activities.  Instruction in the playground rules and fire, tornado, and safe school drills will also be provided.  

  • Various warm ups and exercises 
  • Circle and Tag games
  • Baseball skills and lead up activities
  • Basketball skills and lead up games
  • Stage Workouts including chinning bar, power climber, climbing ladder, and pegboard
  • Four-Square Games 
  • Parachute Activities
  • Hand-eye-foot coordination skills and activities
  • Hand-eye coordination skills and activities
  • Single and double line games
  • Partner and team activities
  • Soccer skills and lead up games
  • Football skills and lead up activities
  • Striking skills (paddles, racquets)
  • Catching and throwing activities and games
  • Movement awareness activities
  • Tumbling and basic gymnastics
  • Upper and lower body strength activities
  • Fitness testing for 3rd and 4th Grades (pull-ups, push-ups, distance run)
  • Relay Races
  • Rope climbing
  • Jump rope exercises
  • Various scooter activities and games
  • Z band activities
  • Frisbee golf
  • Spin Jammer activities
  • Pedometer activities
  • Juggling
  • Scarf activities
  • Jump band skills
  • Aerobic dance with music
  • Kickball games
  • Capture The Flag
  • Tug of War with ropes
  • Scoop and ball activities
  • Speed Stacker cup activities
  • Endurance and Coordination activities



Why is Physical Education Important?

Brain research suggests:

 Sensory and motor experiences are imperative to reinforcing and strengthening brain connections.

                        Physical Education improves academic performance!