Sports

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Lynfield College is proud of it's sporting tradition

Sport is known for its positive impact on young people’s physical health. An increased participation in sport and physical activity can also lead to improved academic and social outcomes that benefit students, schools and communities.

Being a part of Lynfield College Sport is exciting, challenging and rewarding. We focus on providing all students, from beginners to top athletes, with opportunities to become involved in team or individual sports and strive to ensure every student who shows commitment to their sport is placed in a team All students can trial for any of the following available sports:

INTER-SCHOOL SUMMER SPORTS

Cricket, Volleyball, Softball, Kilikiti, Touch, Tag, Golf, Swimming, Athletics, Tennis, Water polo, Lawn Bowls, Dragon boating and Cycling, 8-Ball Pool, Ultimate Frisbee.

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INTER-SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS

Basketball, Cross Country, Rugby, Football, Badminton, Rugby League, Gymnastics, Netball, Squash, Hockey, Wrestling, Table Tennis, Curling, Mountain Biking and Lacrosse.

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INTRA-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

An extensive range of sports is offered within school to meet the varying needs of students. All students of all abilities are most welcome at these activities, e.g. Pilates and Taekwondo lessons, Lunchtime basketball, futsal and netball tournaments, casual lunchtime games of football, tapuwae and ultimate frisbee, Morning fun fitness sessions, Run Club, Inter-house competitions in athletics, netball, turbo touch and volleyball.

High Performance Programmes

ACADEMIES

These are open to dedicated, promising and talented Year 9 and Year 10 students. Academy members have really enjoyed this opportunity and been very successful during competition games in their chosen sport. Applications are available through the Sports Office.

EMERGING TALENT

Dedication and committed athletes from a variety of different sporting codes, who have proven themselves at regional or national level, are invited into this programme. It provides a supportive environment while helping them manage the many challenges they face to reach their sporting goals, succeed with their academic studies and just enjoying being a teenager. Regular opportunities are provided to chat informally with a variety of guests who can share advice on how to reach their goals, enjoy the journey, and prepare a pathway for the future.

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High Performance Programmes

ACADEMIES

These are open to dedicated, promising and talented Year 9 and Year 10 students. Academy members have really enjoyed this opportunity and been very successful during competition games in their chosen sport. Applications are available through the Sports Office.

EMERGING TALENT

Dedication and committed athletes from a variety of different sporting codes, who have proven themselves at regional or national level, are invited into this programme. It provides a supportive environment while helping them manage the many challenges they face to reach their sporting goals, succeed with their academic studies and just enjoying being a teenager. Regular opportunities are provided to chat informally with a variety of guests who can share advice on how to reach their goals, enjoy the journey, and prepare a ‘Plan B’ should it be needed.

SPORTS DEPARTMENT

The sports office is located through Gate 2, in the Sports Centre. It is open from 8.15 am until 4.15 pm daily.

FACILITIES INCLUDE

  • Large state of the art gymnasium
  • Near new, second gymnasium
  • Multi-sport turf with six tennis courts
  • Large field area with two football pitches and one rugby field
  • Sports Centre

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 

  • Felicity Walbran: Director of Sport
  • Joanne Smith: Sport Co-ordinator
  • Su Yim: Sport Administrator
  • Thomas Fletcher: Sports Engagement Leader

Telephone (09) 627 0600, Extension 595, Email fwalbran@lynfield.school.nz