Middle School Sports

middle School athletics

Please read the 2023-2024 Back to School letter from Laurie Rousseau, Director of Athletics.

Students in Grades 5-8 are invited to participate in Sacred Heart's interscholastic athletic program. Middle School practices typically run Monday-Wednesday from 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm with some additional Thursday games.

New Students entering Grades 5-7: Please complete the Middle School Athletics sign-up form to indicate your interest in playing a sport at Sacred Heart. 
 

New Students entering Grade 8 ONLY: 8th graders may also elect to try out for an Upper School Varsity sport. Please complete this form to indicate your interest in playing a Middle School or Upper School sport at Sacred Heart.

fall
  • Cross Country, Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    Field Hockey, Soccer and Volleyball are split by grade (5th/6th grade and 7th/8th grade). 7th/8th grade teams are grouped by ability.
  • Rowing (8th grade ONLY with approval). Practices and competitions are on the Upper School schedule. 
winter
  • Basketball
    Basketball teams are split by grade (5th/6th grade and 7th/8th grade). 7th/8th grade teams are grouped by ability. 

  • Swimming (5th - 8th grade combined)

  • Squash (5th - 8th grade combined on A, B & C teams)
  • Instructional squash (Fridays 3:15pm - 4:15 pm. No interscholastic matches.)
Spring
  • Lacrosse
    Lacrosse teams are split by grade (5th/6th grade and 7th/8th grade). 7th/8th grade teams are grouped by ability. 
  • Track (5th - 8th grade combined)
  • Water Polo (5th - 8th grade combined)
  • Rowing (8th grade ONLY with approval). Practices and competitions are on the Upper School schedule. 
  • Tennis
    Tennis teams will be combined 5th - 8th grade, grouped by ability. Each team will practice twice per week with additional days added for matches.