Prohibited Student Activities

Cannot be Sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools

The following list provides guidance to school personnel who plan activities and events for students. A prohibited activity cannot be sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).  Some activities on this list may be taught during the instructional day under the direct supervision of an approved teacher.

Adopt-a-highway ***   Gelatin, Mud, and Pudding Wrestling   Row-boating
Airplane or Helicopter Rides   Glider flying   Rugby**
All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Rides   Hang Gliding   Running in School Hallways (e.g., spring athletic conditioning)
Amphibious Vehicles (Duck Boats)   Horseback Riding   Sailing
Archery Tag   Hot Air Ballooning   Scooter boarding
Auto or Motor Racing   Ice Hockey   Scuba Diving
Bike Riding *   Kayaking   Skateboarding
Bob-sledding   Knocker ball/Bubble ball   Skiing (both snow & water)
Bungee Jumping   Laser Tag   Skydiving (both indoor & outdoor)
Canoeing   Limousine Rides   Slip-n-Slide
Car Bashing   Martial Arts   Snow Boarding
Caving/Spelunking   Mechanical Bull Riding   Surfing
Circus Sponsorship   Motorcycle Rides   Swimming Pool Parties (at private homes)
Color/Splatter Runs   Paint Ball   Tattooing
Cruises (for elementary and international only)   Parasailing   Trampolines
Dodge Ball   Parties on Watercraft   Tubing/Sledding
Dog Wash (except for Animal Science Program)   Rafting   Tug-of-War
Fishing (with hooks)   Rappelling   Velcro Wall
Fog Machines (except for Theatre Program)   Rock Climbing *   Water Walking Balls (Hamster Balls, Zorb Balls)
Gaga Ball        

   *Except for Physical Education Program
 **Except for approved physical education skills development in K-8 and flag rugby in 6-8
***Must adhere to specific Risk Management guidelines.