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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.   

 

 

2020-2021 High School Athletics Season Dates

 

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

SEASON 1

VOLLEYBALL

21 AUG-31 OCT

MON, WED, FRI

CROSS-COUNTRY

25 AUG- 14 NOV

TUES, THURS

TABLE TENNIS

21 SEPT – 30 NOV

MON, WED, FRI

SEASON 2

BASKETBALL

28 OCT – 23 JAN

MON, WED, FRI

SEASON 3

BADMINTON

2 FEB – 17 APR

TUES, WED, THURS

SOCCER

1 FEB – 24 APR

MON, WED, FRI

TRACK AND FIELD

26 JAN - 8 MAY

TUES, THURS

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

26 APRIL – 22 MAY

MON, WED, FRI

FULL YEAR

SWIMMING

AUG - JUNE

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.

 

2020-2021 Middle School Athletics Season Dates

 

SPORT

SEASON DATES

PRACTICE DAYS

SEASON 1

TOUCH RUGBY

21 AUG-26 SEPT

MON & FRI

CROSS-COUNTRY

25 AUG- 14 NOV

TUES & THURS

SOCCER

14 SEPT – 14 NOV

MON & FRI

SEASON 2

TABLE TENNIS

27 OCT – 16 JAN

TUES & THURS

FLOOR HOCKEY

13 OCT – 3 DEC

TUES & THURS

SEASON 3

VOLLEYBALL

26 JAN – 27 MAR

TUES & THURS

BADMINTON

25 JAN – 19 MAR

MON & FRI

TRACK AND FIELD

30 MAR – 29 MAY

TUES & THURS

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

26 APRIL – 22 MAY

MON, WED, FRI

BASKETBALL

22 MAR – 15 MAY

GIRLS – TUES & FRI

BOYS – MON & THURS

FULL YEAR

SWIMMING

AUG - 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 from3:15- 4:15 p.m. HIS faculty members coach these groups. Alternatively, 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.

HIS Golden Dragons Swim Team - 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. 

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