July 27, 2012 - Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony
August 12, 2012 - Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony
First Lady Michelle Obama has announced a nationwide commitment to get more than 1.7 million American children active as part of her Let’s Move! initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity in a generation. Through commitments to the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), U.S. Paralympics, the U.S. Olympians Association, and USOC National Governing Bodies for sport, including USA Cycling/USA BMX, USA Soccer, USA Swimming, USA Track & Field, US Tennis Association, USA Field Hockey and USA Volleyball, these organizations will provide beginner athletic programming to more than 1.7 million kids in 2012. PHA has also created a website, www.ahealthieramerica.org/olympics, to help families find affiliated sports programs in their area.
July 27th – 4:00 AM ET
Lady Michelle Obama and the Presidential Delegation will greet members of the 2012 Team USA at an informal breakfast in honor of the Olympians.
U.S. Olympic Training Facility, University of East London, London, England
Let’s Move! Olympic Fun Day Meetup
In cities and towns all across America, family, friends, and neighbors will come together to participate in Olympic-inspired games and activities.
- On Twitter, use the hashtag #LetsMoveDay to share updates and photos
- Let’s Move on Facebook and join the discussion
- Follow #LetsMoveDay and @LetsMove for highlights from around the country