Jump Rope For Heart Outreach Program

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Jump Rope For Heart Outreach Program

The Heart Foundation Jump Rope for Heart Outreach Program is a school-based physical activity and heart-health program for selected schools in NSW.  It is a fun, inclusive, and non-competitive program based around skipping. 

It is for schools where the traditional and hugely popular Jump Rope for Heart program isn't practical or viable. 

What the program does

The program delivers the same physical activity and heart-health aspects of the traditional program, however the core difference is that there is no requirement for students to fundraise in order to participate.   

Typically offered in schools located in rural, remote, and disadvantaged communities where the risk of developing heart disease is higher, Jump Rope for Heart Outreach teaches students the importance of keeping their hearts healthy through physical activity participation and healthy eating. 

What the program involves 

The program is easy to access and readily integrated into the NSW curriculum and school timetable. The Jump Rope for Heart Outreach Program comprises of: 

  • A school visit and skipping workshop with an outreach Project Officer
  • Free resources to support school lead activities 
  • Typically run over a four to eight week period - the program is flexible and can be tailored to what best suits a school's needs
  • Ongoing support from an outreach Project Officer

Register your school

To learn more, see if your school is eligible, or express interest in the Jump Rope for Heart Outreach Program, please email jrfho@heartfoundation.org.au

If you know your school is eligible, simply download and fill in the form below to sign up your school. 

Jump Rope for Heart Outreach Program registration form (PDF). 

To register for the regular Jump Rope for Heart program, visit the Jump Rope for Heart website.

Our work

Governor of New South Wales, David Hurley join White Cliffs Public School to kick off the Jump Rope for Heart Outreach program.

Tools and resources

The following tools and resources are designed to help you run the Jump Rope for Heart program in your school.


We would like to thank the following supporters of the JRFH Outreach Program for providing funding and opportunities for the program to reach some of the most remote and disadvantaged schools in NSW:  

  • Bennelong Foundation 
  • Bloomfield  Group Foundation 
  • Fell Foundation 
  • Ian Sharp 
  • JLDJS Foundation 
  • Monarch Investments Foundation  
  • Steph Rice (Celebrity apprentice winner 2013 and Australian Olympic Swimmer) 
  • The George Naim Khattar Foundation  
  • The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation [Eldon and Anne Foote Trust Donor Advised Program 2016] 
  • TransGrid Community Grant