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Athletics

Hangzhou International School provides athletic opportunities for students to compete in 9 Varsity sports and 11 Middle School sports, as well as several Elementary School sports and recreational activities.
 
Whether in practice or on the field of competition, the student athlete will learn the importance of dedication, communication, and perseverance. Sportsmanship is stressed and emphasis is placed on teamwork and cooperation. HIS students teams represent the school as the Golden Dragons. GO DRAGONS!!!!
 

 

High School Athletics - Grades 9 to 12

High school students participate in seasons of 10-12 weeks duration coached by faculty members with experience in each of the sports. Practices occur 3 times each week, normally between 3:30 - 5:00pm. Athletes get several opportunities to play matches after school against Hangzhou-based international schools as well as competing in multiple tournaments during the season in various Athletics conferences. Varsity teams will normally conclude their season with an ACAMIS tournament which involves a multi-day tournament format in host schools located throughout China and Mongolia.   

 

 

2021-2022 High School Athletics Season Dates

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

VOLLEYBALL

18 AUG-31 OCT

MON, WED, FRI

CROSS-COUNTRY

24 AUG- 20 NOV

TUES, THURS

TABLE TENNIS

27 SEPT – 27 NOV

9 FEB - 25 FEB

MON, WED, FRI

BASKETBALL

1 NOV – 22 JAN

MON, WED, FRI

BADMINTON

8 FEB – 7 MAY

TUES, WED, THURS

SOCCER

24 JAN – 23 APR

MON, WED, FRI

TRACK & FIELD

8 FEB - 14 MAY

TUES, THURS

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

25 APRIL – 14 MAY

MON, WED, FRI

SWIMMING - ACAMIS SEASON

11 JAN - 26 MAR

  MON - FRI 

  SWIMMING - FULL YEAR   23 AUG - 10 JUN    MON - FRI 

 

 


 

Middle School Athletics - Grades 6 to 8

Middle School students have an abundance of choices which can keep them active and developing their skills and understanding in sports and recreation activities. Seasons are generally 6-8 weeks long and consist of two 1-hour practices each week. Within the season, some after school matches may be organized with other Hangzhou-based international schools to prepare teams for their season-ending tournaments.

 

2021-2022 Middle School Athletics Season Dates

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

TOUCH RUGBY

23 AUG-30 OCT

MON & FRI

CROSS-COUNTRY

24 AUG- 20 NOV

TUES & THURS

SOCCER

27 SEPT – 11 DEC

MON & THURS

TABLE TENNIS

2 NOV – 26 FEB

TUES & THURS

FLOOR HOCKEY

2 NOV – 17 DEC

TUES & THURS

BADMINTON

11 JAN – 19 MAR

GIRLS - TUES  /  BOYS- THURS

VOLLEYBALL

21 JAN – 26 MAR

MON & FRI

TRACK AND FIELD

8 FEB – 14 MAY

TUES & THURS

BASKETBALL

14 MAR - 21 MAY

GIRLS - MON & THURS

BOYS - TUES & FRI

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

22 MAR – 15 MAY

MON , WED, FRI

SWIMMING - ACAMIS SEASON

 11 JAN - 26 MAR

MON-FRI **

SWIMMING - FULL YEAR 23 AUG - 10 JUNE MON-FRI **

 



 

Elementary School Sports - Grade 3 to 5

Hangzhou International School offers a variety a sports and active activity options to students in Grades 3 - 5. These are usually offered in 10-week blocks during our Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) programs which provide one practice per week from 3:15- 4:15 p.m. HIS faculty members coach these groups.  Additionally, Physical Education classes may also be used to introduce students to specific sports in the lead-up to an upcoming sports carnival involving  students from various other International schools.

CCA will be provided in the following sports:

Soccer (K-5), Basketball, Touch Rugby, Taekwondo (K-5), Golf, Table Tennis, Flag Football(K-5), Dance, Swimming, Running.

HIS Golden Dragons Swimming - Grades 3 to 12

HIS offers competitive swimming program for students in Grades 3 to 12. The team practices each afternoon at a pool located near the school campus and compete at meets throughout China between 8 and 12 times each year. 

A Swimmer Development Program is also offered for swimmers who have basic swim ability and wish to improve their proficiency in order to join the Golden Dragons Swim Team.

* Swimmers younger than Grade 3 are also considered if they already have a basic level of swimming proficiency. 

For more detailed information, click on the Swim Team Page tab below.