Activities and Athletics

The objective of Westwood activities and athletics is to promote equal participation, teamwork, skill development and good sportsmanship with the intent of engaging students in life-long participation in activities and representing Spring Lake Park Schools in a positive manner.

Westwood, in partnership with Spring Lake Park Schools Community Education, offers a variety of extended-day programming opportunities for students in grades 5-8. Click through the tabs below for current offerings.

Activities

Westwood offers a variety of clubs, community services, gifted services and performing groups. Contact the advisors below for additional information or call Westwood at 763-600-5300.

Athletics/Intramurals

Middle School Athletics:

  • Fall:
    • 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball - September - October
    • 7th and 8th Grade Football - Aug- October
      • All youth football is ran by the Spring Lake Park Youth Football Association
        • https://www.pantheryouthfootball.org/
  • Winter:
    • Wrestling - 5th - 8th grade - November - December
    • 7th and 8th Grade Girls Basketball November - December
    • 7th and 8th grade Boys Basketball - January - February
  • Spring:
    • Track - 7/8 will join the high school team

A current sports physical is required for participation in all middle school and high school sports. Physicals are good for three years. Forms are available in the Westwood office or can be can be downloaded here.

Intramural Sports:

Intramurals are athletics led by a middle school coach that are open to all Westwood students. 7/8 will start at 2:45 p.m. 5/6 will join at 3:15 p.m. when their school day is over. The focus will be fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

  • Fall Intramurals
    • Tuesday/Thursday Sept 24-Oct 31
    • Led by Mr. Mandel
    • After-school-4:30 pm
      • Activity bus available
    • Each day we will focus on a different sport: basketball, flag football, kickball, ultimate frisbee, floor hockey, volleyball, etc
  • Winter Intramurals -
    • Weight Training Nov-Dec
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  • Spring Intramurals: March-May
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Track/Gym Games

Click here to register

SLPHS Athletics

The following Spring Lake Park High School sports allow students in grades 7-8 to participate. 

  • Fall sports: cross country (boys and girls), dance team, soccer (boys and girls), girls swimming and diving and girls tennis 
  • Winter sports: girls basketball, dance team, girls gymnastics, girls hockey, nordic skiing and boys swimming and diving 
  • Spring sports: golf (boys and girls), softball, track and field, and boys tennis

Click here to visit the Panther Athletics and Activities website

Westwood Drop-In

Westwood Drop-In Center

What: A no-cost after-school option for all Westwood students. Students can work on homework and get help from the supervisor. Activities, such as Ping Pong, chess, and LEGO Mindstorm sets will be available.

Where: Westwood Cafeteria

Supervisor: Mr. Lammers/Teachers

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Fall 2019 Start Date: October 22

Cost: Free

*Open to all Westwood students –

7th/8th grade 2:30 – 4:40 pm

5th/6th grade 3:15 – 4:40 pm

*Activity bus will be available to all students, departs Westwood at 4:55 pm

 

Summer

Summer Activities: Camps and Clinics

A number of athletic camps, clinics and activity workshops will be offered this summer by Spring Lake Park High School coaching and teaching staff.

2019 preK-6th Grade Summer Brochure 

2019 7-12th grade Summer Brochure

Click here to register and learn more about upcoming camps

Contact Us

Questions about activities and athletics at Westwood can be directed to:

Chris Lammers 
clamme@district16.org
763-600-5350

Pete Yelle 
pyelle@district16.org
763-600-5055

Activity Buses

Activity buses are provided for students who are staying after school for extra help in classes and for extracurricular activities. Activity buses run daily and are free to all students. No registration is required.

For more information, contact Westwood at 763-600-5300.