Athletics and Activities

Weekend Activities

Just like at all schools, the vibe changes come Friday afternoon. The difference at Oldfields is that all your friends are right here! Plus a wide variety of things to do and places to go are planned and just waiting for you to sign up! Oldfields ideal location near major cultural centers such as New York City, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and Baltimore as well as natural wonders including the Chesapeake Bay, miles of hike and bike trails, the Atlantic beaches, and Appalachian Mountains allow for limitless options. You will learn and have fun as you take advantage of our “100-Mile Campus,”

We understand that weekends are for downtime and relaxing as well. You can choose low-key options like shopping, a movie night, craft projects, or ordering pizza in your dorm room. MIxers with other schools are also on the agenda throughout the year.

Athletics

Interscholastic Sports

Oldfields competes in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland league (IAAM) in the B and C Conference along with 30 local private schools. The requirement that each student plays at least one trimester of team sports (listed below) opens the door for all to experience the personal growth athletics provides.

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor Track*
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track and Field*
  • Riding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

*Pending based on level of interest

Co-curricular options

We believe that true personal growth isn’t about limiting a girl to one area of specialization, but rather providing her with the flexibility to explore many interests. Our breadth and depth in co-curricluar activities allow our basketball star to be the lead in the musical, or our lacrosse goalie to discover she loves yoga.It’s not unusual to have our students try something different each term.

  • Dance
  • Fitness and Conditioning
  • Pilates*
  • Theatre
  • Yoga*

*Pending based on level of interest

Riding Program

Oldfields Riding has been a vibrant part of the community for over 150 years.The Oldfields Riding Program is dedicated to inspiring our riders to pursue a path of continued growth. Our goals are to develop and enhance a yearning for knowledge, to value the character of the horse and the integrity of the sport, to honor the path of the individual, and to savor the process of learning and the lessons discovered from our relationships with horses.

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Stay tuned for Fall 2020 Activities!

Please Note: All activities are subject to change depending on participation rates and weather. Due to the often complex logistics of organizing trips, activities are not posted until midweek. We let the girls know as soon as we do!