Alexandria Country Day School offers an athletic program designed to support student athletes who strive to play in a competitive athletic environment. The Middle and Upper School Athletic Program endeavors to provide athletes with a variety of developmentally appropriate opportunities for individual and team skill development.
Intramural Basketball is offered to students in grades 1-8. This short season is an excellent way to introduce beginner skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship in a friendly, fun environment. Intramural games bring the entire community together.
Fifth and Sixth Grade Athletics
The goal of the Athletics program in fifth and sixth grades is to allow student athletes to try new things, learn to be part of a team, practice sportsmanship, develop a passion for sports, and work on targeted skills in the respective sport. Country Day offers a variety of sports to fifth and sixth grade students: Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, and Softball. Cheer is available to students in sixth grade.
Seventh and Eighth Grade Athletics
In seventh and eighth grades, students will also continue to develop teamwork, sportsmanship, and athletic skills, but will increase focus on the competitive aspect of each sport. Because of the increased competitive nature of the program, playing time will be determined at the coach’s discretion based on hard work, attitude, and skill. Seventh and eighth grade students can participate in Cross Country, Basketball, Cheer, Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, and Softball.
Upper School Athletics
As a member of the LSHAA, our Upper School athletics program helps students continue to develop sportsmanship and skill in a competitive atmosphere. Playing time is determined at the discretion of the coach and is based on skill, hard work, and attitude. Athletes must meet eligibility requirements of the LHSAA. Upper School students can participate in Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Tennis, and Bass Fishing.