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At ACG Parnell College we believe that physical exercise is an essential part of mental and psychological wellbeing.

We offer our students the opportunity to participate in a wide range of fitness programmes and team and individual sports at different competition levels during their time at school.

The values students develop through participation and competition – commitment, team work, resilience, perseverance, respect, loyalty and integrity – reflect our school values, and help set them up for life.

Our sports teams are coached and managed by a combination of professional staff and volunteers, many of whom are former ACG Parnell College students who want to give something back to the school.

ACG Parnell College sports

If you would like to help out with sports teams please contact us. Please also check out our sports group on Facebook and Instagram.

Primary school sports
Summer college sports
Winter college sports

Each term we offer a sport after school. If students are interested in a sport that is not being offered please contact us as we are always interested in expanding our sports programme.

Badminton

Badminton Club for Primary School is run on Monday’s from 3:15 – 4:15pm each term.

Futsal

Futsal runs on a Friday morning from 8 – 8:30am. In 2019 we have two Primary teams entered in the Auckland Futsal Saturday Competition. This is parent led.

Hockey

Hockey Club for Primary School is run on Thursday’s from 3:15 – 4:15pm in Terms 1 – 3.

 

If students are interested in a sport that is not being offered please contact us as we are always interested in expanding our sports programme.

Archery

This is available to any students and takes place on Fridays at 3:15pm in the Gym.

Badminton club

The Club is run all year round on Tuesday’s from 3:30 – 4:30pm and 4:30 – 5:30pm.

We also enter teams into the Auckland Badminton Competition in Terms two and three.

Cricket Year 9 – 13 Secondary School Competition

Boys Cricket is on Saturday mornings during Terms One and Four. The games are played at various school and council fields.

Cycling

Cycling Club is on Tuesday and Friday before school. We also enter in the Secondary School competition in Terms Two and Three.

Futsal

Futsal is played throughout the year. There is a competition run by Auckland Futsal and Auckland Football.

Golf

To enter students must belong to a club and have a handicap. The competition starts in February for seven weeks and is held at different Golf Clubs in Auckland. Students must have transport.

Mountain biking

Students are able to represent ACG Parnell College at various events throughout the year. No training is provided through the school.

Orienteering

Interschool competitions run in Term one at various schools across Auckland.

Summer netball

This is played in Terms One and Four at either Auckland Netball or Windmill Road, Mount Eden. Years 7 and 8 are on Thursdays and Years 9 to 13 are on Tuesdays.

At Windmill Road, Years 7 to 13 is on Wednesday.

Table tennis years 7 - 13

Table Tennis Club takes place one day a week from 3:30pm and teams enter competition throughout Term Two and Three.

Tennis team years 7 - 13

Tennis teams compere in Terms One and Four.

Volleyball

Senior Volleyball competition runs during Term One and Junior competition is in Term four.

If students are interested in a sport that is not being offered please contact us as we are always interested in expanding our sports programme.

Basketball

Competitions for Y9-13 students are held in Term Two and Three. Y7-8 Competitions are held every term.

Hockey

Secondary School Hockey is played on Wednesday or Friday night for Boys and Friday night for Girls. The games are played at various Hockey turfs. Practice is held before school.

Netball

Played at Auckland Netball Alison Ferguson Drive Stonefields. Practice is held before school, in the morning once a week.

Year 7 – 8 games are held on Tuesdays from 4.15pm. The games start on 8 May.

Yr 9 – 13 games are held on a Saturday morning. The games start on 5 May.

Boys soccer year 9 - 13

Practice starts in term one. Games start in terms two and three. Games are held on Saturday mornings from May.

Futsal year 7 & 8

Practice starts in term one and games are held in terms two and three.

Please note – availability of sports will be dependent on the number of interested players and coaching support available. There is also a fee attached to each sport which is also dependant on the number of students/coaching.

If students are interested in representing the school at local, regional and/or national events in individual sports (Skiing, Gymnastics etc) please contact us or if there is a sport not listed above that you would like to play.

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Get in touch

If you would like to help out with sports, arts & activities at the school or have a suggestion for a new activity we’d love to hear from you.