Lower School Athletics

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Lower School Athletics:

  • Exercise and play are so important in a child’s development, not only physically, but in cognitive, social and emotional development – the whole child, and we encourage our students to develop healthy exercise habits both here at Lacordaire and at home. Our after school sports and athletic offerings allow students the opportunity to experience and learn new sports and activities.
  • We have some very exciting after school athletic programs set up for our Lower School students this year. All of these programs are optional, and some do involve additional fees.

Lower School Fall programs:

  • Soccer: Students in Grades K-2 meet on Mondays in the Fall to learn this fun and exciting game, through drills and skills aimed at developing comfort and confidence on the ball. Our dribbling, passing and shooting is improved through working together as a team and playing games with and against each other. No fee.
  • Golf: Students in grades K-5 practice after school once per week for 8 weeks, as instructors from Garden State Golf Academy come to Lacordaire to teach our students various skills and rules of the game. There is an additional fee for this program.
  • Capoiera: This Afro-Brazilian art that blends movement, song and music is open to grades PreK-4. The class will expose students to the rich cultural history and heritage of Brazil. Capoiera also familiarizes students with the Brazilian Portuguese language and gives them a hands-on experience creating and playing traditional instruments. Students will participate in individual movement and technique training in the class. Afro-Brazilian Cultural Center of New Jersey will provide instructors for the program. There is an additional fee for this program.

Lower School Winter programs:

  • Yoga: Grades K-4 are introduced to Yoga the art of fusing body and mind for an overall sense of strength, flexibility and well-being. The class is an 8 week program and will be run by instructors from Sunlight of the Spirit Yoga Studio. There is an additional fee for this program.
  • Tae Kwon Do: Students in grades K-5 have the opportunity to learn this exciting Martial Art, as Talium come to Lacordaire Academy after school to teach our students once per week for 6 weeks. There is an additional fee for this program.

Lower School Spring programs:

  • Soccer: Students in Grades 2-4 meet in the Spring to learn and play this fun and exciting game, through drills and skills aimed at developing comfort and confidence on the ball. Our dribbling, passing and shooting is improved through working together as a team and playing games with and against each other.  No fee.
  • Fencing: Students in grades K-6 are invited to learn this fascinating sport, as instructors from the Lilov Fencing Academy come to Lacordaire once per week for 6 weeks. No previous experience is necessary. There is an additional fee for this program.
  • Golf: Students in grades K-5 practice after school once per week for 8 weeks, as instructors from Garden State Golf Academy come to Lacordaire to teach our students various skills and rules of the game. There is an additional fee for this program.

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