Athletics

At Landon, we think that sports are more than just fun; they are also a great way for you to learn about perseverance, teamwork, honor, fair play, and the value of a healthy lifestyle, and to form strong bonds with your Bear brothers. That is why every middle schooler participates in athletics — interscholastic or intramural — every school day from 2:30–3:40 p.m.

There are 13 interscholastic options total and several each season so that you and your teammates can test your skills against other schools. You can also choose to play intramurals, where fitness and friendly competition with classmates are the focus.

Sports options are listed below by season, and teams are grade-specific unless otherwise noted.

Fall

  • Interscholastic: Cross country (Grades 6–8 combined), football, soccer, water polo (Grades 6–8 combined)
  • Intramural sports and games (Grades 6–8 combined)

Winter

  • Interscholastic: Basketball, ice hockey (Grades 6–8 combined), swimming (Grades 6–8 combined), wrestling (Grades 6–8 combined)
  • Intramurals sports including basketball, street hockey, and strength and conditioning (Grades 6–8 combined)

Spring

  • Interscholastic: Baseball, lacrosse, track and field (Grades 6–8 combined), tennis (Grades 6–8 combined), golf (Grades 6–8 combined)
  • Intramural sports and games (Grades 6–8 combined)

Team Information

Middle School Calendar

News

Be a human: listen to your heart and the world around us

The following blog post is adapted from an ethics speech given by Middle School social studies teacher-coach-mentor Brian Reilly '09 (right, alongside Associate Director of College Counseling and fellow Landon alum Forbes Mann '04).In it, Reilly reflects on what he believes makes humans unique, and how we have the opportunity to be global citizens.

China Roundtable helps "build bridges of empathy"

Landon welcomed more than 140 visitors from across the greater Washington area, and several special guests from China, to campus for an annual celebration of Chinese culture and an exploration of traditions commonly found in China.