Policies Regarding Physical Fitness
As an important factor in mission readiness and an essential component of total wellness, physical fitness should be strongly encouraged at all levels of the command. The following items provide a brief outline for commands regarding CG policy for engaging in physical activity.
More information about policies regarding physical activity during the work day, see Chapter Four of the Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual - COMDTINST M6200.1D.
For Active Duty Members:
Commands shall allow a minimum of 180 minutes per week during the work day to carry out activities outlined in the member’s Personal Fitness Plan. Active duty members must engage in physical fitness activities for a minimum 180 minutes per week.
For Civilian Employees:
Commands/supervisors may allow up to 180 minutes per week during the work day to carry out activities outlined in the civilian member’s Personal Fitness Plan.