About the Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness & Sports
The Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness and Sports was established in 1967
by the Legislature (Acts 1967, No. 215, P.580). The mandated function of the Commission
is to protect, promote and improve the physical fitness of the residents of the
State. It is one of the agencies responsible for performing the stewardship functions
of Alabama government.
A few examples of our ongoing activities may include, but are not limited to, Alabama
Special Olympics, Alabama Youth Fitness Testing and Awards Program, Senior Olympics
State Games, Alabama Sports Foundation, Alabama Sports Festival, Law Enforcement
Torch Run, Employee Health and Fitness Day, Physical Fitness and Sports Month.