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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.   

 

 

2022-2023 High School Athletics Season Dates

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

VOLLEYBALL

1 SEPT - 30 OCT

MON, WED, FRI

CROSS-COUNTRY

5 SEPT - 26 NOV

MON,TUES, THURS

TABLE TENNIS

14 SEPT – 26 NOV

MON, WED, FRI

BASKETBALL

31 OCT – 12 FEB

MON, WED, FRI

BADMINTON

13 FEB – 23 APR

MON, WED, FRI

SOCCER

13 FEB – 29 APR

MON, WED, FRI

TRACK & FIELD

20 FEB - 6 MAY

MON,TUES, THURS

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

TBC

MON, WED, 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, normally between 3:30 - 4:30pm. Within the season, some after school matches may be organized with other Hangzhou-based international schools to prepare teams for their season-ending tournaments.

 

2022-2023 Middle School Athletics Season Dates

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

6 SEPT - 22 OCT

TUES & THURS

CROSS-COUNTRY

5 SEPT - 26 NOV

MON,TUES & FRI

TABLE TENNIS

6 SEPT - OCT 29

TUES & THURS

FLOOR HOCKEY

6 OCT - 10 DEC  TUES & THURS

SOCCER

6 OCT – 17 DEC

MON & FRI

BADMINTON

31 JAN – 18 MAR

 TUES & THURS

VOLLEYBALL

31 JAN – 25 MAR

MON & FRI

TRACK AND FIELD

14 FEB – 13 MAY

MON,TUES & THURS

BASKETBALL

16 MAR - 20 MAY

MON & THURS

TOUCH RUGBY

14 FEB – 23 APR

TUES & 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 3:20- 4:20 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 and physical activities.

Soccer, Basketball, Touch Rugby, Taekwondo , Golf, Table Tennis, Flag Football, Dance, Swimming, Running, Tennis and Yoga

HIS Golden Dragons Swimming - Grades 2 to 12

HIS offers competitive swimming program for students in Grades 2 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 2 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.