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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 November 19, 2017

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Sun 19th
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Mon 20th

DAY 2

November 20

Grade 6 Boys Volleyball practice

November 20 @ 7:45 am

Hockey Team Meeting

November 20 @ 10:00 am

Student Council Meeting

November 20 @ 11:35 am

Robotics – Gr 6 team & Gr 7/8 team

November 20, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 am

Gr 6 Boys Volleyball Game

November 20 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Meeting for String Players

November 20 @ 3:15 pm
Tue 21st

DAY 3

November 21

Pizza Day

November 21

Grade 6 Girls Basketball Practice

November 21, 2017 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 am

Robotics – Gr 6 team & Gr 7/8 team

November 21, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 12:00 am

Gr 7/8 Boys and Girls Volleyball

November 21 @ 3:15 pm

Meeting for Band Players

November 21 @ 3:15 pm

Robotics – Gr 6 team & Gr 7/8 team

November 21 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Parent Council Meeting

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 22nd

DAY 4

November 22

Grade 5 & 6 Girls Basketball practice in the gym

November 22, 2017 @ 7:45 am - 12:00 am

Robotics – Gr 6 team & Gr 7/8 team

November 22 @ 11:45 am - 5:00 pm

Basketball Game – Grade 6 Girls @ Owen

November 22 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Meeting for Choir

November 22 @ 3:15 pm
Thu 23rd

DAY 5

November 23

Gr 5 Girls Basketball Practice

November 23 @ 7:45 am

Basketball Game – Grade 6 Girls @ Northlea

November 23 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 24th

DAY 1

November 24

Bullying Awareness Assemblies

November 24

Basketball Tournament

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gr 5 Girls Basketball Practice

November 24, 2017 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 am

Robotics – Gr 6 team & Gr 7/8 team

November 24 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 25th
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