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Athletics

Outside Gym Class

There is no shortage of competitive sports outside ‘gym’ class at Bedford! Generally, extra curricular athletics begins for students in Grade 4, but in some cases earlier such as cross country. Here’s the line up for what will be offered in 2017/18 for Bedford boys and girls. Check the Bedford Blues for all the updated practice times.

Football at Bedford

Football

Football is offered to girls and boys in Grades 5,6,7 & 8. Bedford has an outstanding record. Season begins straight away in September. Look for practice times in the Bedford Blues.

Cross Country

Cross Country

Cross Country begins in Grade 1, but students cannot qualify for cities until Grade 4. Bedford offers training at Wanless park in the mornings starting in September prior to the first meet which is held in October at Earl Bales Park.

Track & Field

Track and Field

Students initially qualify to go to the first regional track meet based on results from the Bedford Track day. Try-outs for specific disciplines occur at specified times (i.e hurdles) which begin in May. Students who qualify at Bedford can go to the conference, which takes place in early June. Those students who qualify from there move on to regionals and finally can qualify for the city finals in late June.

Soccer

Soccer

Soccer begins for students in grade 5. There are boys and girls teams up to grade 8. Try-outs begin at the beginning of the school year. Bedford has a terrific record for both boys and girls teams. Teams play in the Fall.

Ultimate

Ultimate

Co-ed Ultimate starts in Grade 5 through to Grade 8 and try-outs begin in the Spring. This is a great way to get boys and girls out together on the field for a truly competitive experience. 

Baseball

Baseball

Slo-pitch is offered to boys and girls in grades 5 &6. Try-outs begin in May.

Volleyball

Volleyball

Volleyball is offered to both girls and boys and starts in grade 5 through to grade 8. The boys team starts earlier in the year in October and the girls teams start in January. There is also a co-ed team which starts in March. Make sure to check this site for updates on try-outs and practices.

Badminton

Badminton

Badminton is all co-ed at Bedford and is offered to students in grades 5 to 8. Try-outs are held in early March.

Basketball

Basketball

Basketball is offered to boys and girls in grades 5 to 8. The girls teams try-out begin in early October and the boys begin in January.

Hockey

Hockey

Hockey is offered to boys starting in Grades 6 to 8. The season starts in January.

Bedford Athletics Schedule 2017/18

Sport Start Season Grades Co-Ed
Cross Country September 1-8
Boys Soccer Mid September 5,6,7,8
Girls Soccer Mid September 5,6,7,8
Boys Touch Football Mid September 5,6,7,8
Girls Touch Football Mid September 5,6,7,8
Girls Basketball October 5,6,7,8
Boys Volleyball October 5,6,7,8
Boys Basketball January 5,6,7,8
Boys Hockey January 6,7,8
Girls Volleyball January 5,6,7,8
Co-Ed Volleyball March 5,6,7,8 👍
Girls Slo-Pitch May 5,6
Boys Slo-Pitch May 5,6
Badminton March 5,6,7,8 👍
Cricket April/May 5,6,7,8
Ultimate April/May 5,6,7,8 👍
Track & Field May 2-8 School 4-8 Compete outside school
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Events for week of April 22, 2018

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Tue 24th

DAY 2

April 24

Pizza Day

April 24

Hurdles

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am

Cursive Writing Club – Room 26

April 24 @ 11:50 am - 12:30 pm

Track & Field All Gr 5 interested (in any event)

April 24 @ 11:50 am - 12:30 pm

Ultimate Frisbee Practice for Gr 5 students in the gym

April 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Wed 25th

DAY 3

April 25

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY

April 25

Track & Field – 800m RACE

April 25 @ 7:45 am

Hurdles

April 25 @ 8:10 am

ME to WE – Rm 14

April 25 @ 11:50 am

Track & Field All Gr 6 interested (in any event)

April 25 @ 11:50 am - 12:30 pm

Grade 5 & 6 Slo-pitch – on the field – weather permitting

April 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thu 26th

DAY 4

April 26

Track & Field – 1500m RACE

April 26 @ 7:45 am

Grade 5 & 6 Slo-pitch

April 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sat 28th
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