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

  *Except for Physical Education Program
**Must adhere to specific Risk Management guidelines.