Learning & Growing

Athletics

Athletics at Greenwood are infused with the spirit of learning and growth.
Athletics are not only about competition (though Greenwood has garnered over 50 championship banners in its short history). It’s about what athletes learn from the experience of competing - being part of a team, stretching physical limits, maintaining focus and winning or losing gracefully. That feeling of teamwork carries over into the classroom, and prepares our students for their postsecondary lives.
    • Greenwood teams have garnered over 50 championship banners in the school's short history.

    • Open gym periods, offered at lunchtime daily, also give students an opportunity to get their blood moving and release stress.

Where We Play

Greenwood is a member of the Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA) and competes with other schools of approximately the same size. Some teams compete up a division (with larger schools) to be eligible to qualify for Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Championships. So far, we have had OFSAA qualifiers in boys’ volleyball, girls’ volleyball, girls' cross-country, co-ed skiing and co-ed snowboarding, as well as many individual athletes in swimming, tennis and track and field.

As for our facilities, our second gym - completed in September 2016 - has doubled our capacity for indoor athletics. Nearby facilities including Leaside Arena, Deer Park Pool and Cherry Beach are also used to support our teams.
“I loved Greenwood athletics because the focus was always on developing, having fun and being a great teammate. There’s so much more to be learned from sport than just the skills, and Greenwood does an excellent job at ensuring students understand that.”
Robin Ketcheson ('15)

What We Play

Students can join over 40 athletics teams at Greenwood - and over 80% of them do. Sports include:
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
Open gym periods, offered at lunchtime daily, also give students an opportunity to get their blood moving and release stress while engaging in the physical activity of their choice.

Greenwood College School

443 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto, ON M4S 2L8
Tel: 416 482 9811
We acknowledge with gratitude the Ancestral lands upon which our main campus is situated. These lands are the Ancestral territories of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Anishinabek and the Wendake. The shared responsibility of this land is honoured in the Dish with One Spoon Treaty and as settlers, we strive to care for the land, the waters, and all creatures in the spirit of peace. We are responsible for respecting and supporting the enduring presence of all First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. When away from this campus we vow to be respectful to the land by protecting and honouring it. We will create relationships with the people and the land we may visit by understanding the territories we enter and the nations who inhabit them.
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