Athletics play an important role at the Academy. The school campus includes an outdoor athletic field and a multipurpose gymnasium, and is close to other fields in nearby North Park. Aquinas fields competitive teams for boys and girls in many sports. We also offer a variety of intramural sports, including developmental soccer and ultimate Frisbee. In the winter, many students and families participate in the Aquinas ski club.
High School Athletics
Aquinas has well-established competitive high school teams for girls in the fall who play field hockey, play soccer (through a co-op with Vincentian Academy), and run cross country ( through a co-op with Vincentian Academy). There is also a newer golf team. Girls can play basketball in the winter. Lacrosse and track & field are offered in the spring.
In the fall, boys can play soccer, football (through a co-op with Vincentian Academy), and run cross country (through a co-op with Vincentian Academy). Boys can also play basketball in the winter and participate in lacrosse, volleyball, and track & field in the spring.
Our high school teams compete in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) and in the Southwestern Christian Athletic Conference.
Aquinas students participate in the WPIAL sport of swimming as independent athletes. Students can also participate on a fencing club team.
Lower and Middle School Athletics
Aquinas Academy offers 3rd - 8th grade cross-country for boys and girls in the fall, 3rd - 8th grade soccer for boys and girls in the fall and spring, 5th - 8th grade field hockey for girls in the fall, 3rd - 8th grade basketball for boys and girls in the winter, 5th - 8th grade girls lacrosse in the spring, 3rd - 8th grade track for boys and girls in the spring, and 1st and 2nd grade instructional soccer in the spring. There is also a new 3rd - 8th grade girls tennis team.
Our lower and middle school teams compete in the Diocese of Pittsburgh league, along with an independent schedule against other local middle schools.