Athletics

Training Mind and Body

Cascadilla School is committed to the development of mind, body and spirit. In that vein, the athletics program is designed to provide opportunities for a variety of interests and abilities throughout the academic year. Each sport and activity is supported by a qualified staff member and/or coach to provide a positive experience and room to improve both physical skill and enhance personal growth.

The Hippogriffs

The Cascadilla Equestrian Club, or Hippogriffs, rides at If Only Farm, one of the premiere equestrian centers in the area. The facility includes two indoor rings, two outdoor rings, and a cross-country course.  Boarding is also available. Students can get private and semi-private lessons, attend competitions and shows, and learn horsemanship skills.

Gryphons Soccer

The Gryphons Soccer Team ranges from a club sport to interscholastic varsity sport depending on student interest and team size. Throughout the year, the Gryphons will participate in a variety of competitive leagues, both outdoor and indoor, which include the Cayuga League of Independent Schools, the U19 League, the LIFA Premier League, the IUSC Coed League, various regional tournaments, and some friendlies against local high school varsity teams.

Ski Club

Cascadilla Ski Club takes weekly trips to Greek Peak Mountain Resort, only a half hour away from the school. There, students can ski and snowboard on over 200 skiable acres. There are terrain parks for snowboarders, and slopes ranging from beginner to expert.