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Athletics & Wellness



Samantha Little
Director of Athletics and Wellness
Katie Everhart
Administrative Assistant
607.274.2155, ext. 74100
Beth Hardesty
Senior Typist
STAC Postpones All League Play Until January 4th
View more fall sports updates below.

Fall Intent to Play
For your student to be cleared to participate in offseason training sessions, please go to FamilyID and click on the appropriate "Intent to Play" listing based on playing level (varsity/JV or modified) and sport/season. The sign-up window for fall sports is September 28-October 5. See below for more information, or check out our ICSD Athletics Return to Play document.

Online Apparel Store
Order your Ithaca Athletics Red and Gold Strong apparel by Monday, October 5! 

Tennis Court Use
From September 28 through October 4, the tennis courts at Ithaca High School will be closed for maintenance.
Starting October 5, the tennis courts will be reserved for district PE and athletics Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM, and on Saturdays from 9 to 11 AM (view our sign). If you would like to use a tennis court outside of these hours, please submit a facility use request through MLSchedules.
As of November 2, the tennis nets will be removed from the courts.
If you have any questions, please contact Director of Athletics and Wellness Samantha Little at or 607-274-2155.

Fall Sports Updates

Intent to Play Registration

In order for your student to be cleared to participate in off-season training sessions, please go to FamilyID and click on the appropriate “Intent to Play” listing based on playing level (varsity/JV or modified) and sport/season. This "Intent to Play" will add your child to a roster for the sport you choose and these lists will be used to determine schedules/cohorts/team lists.

If you have already registered your child for fall sports, you will still need to register for this additional programming, as this is for off-season training only.

Intent to Play Registration Dates  
Family ID Sign Up Window
Off-Season Training Dates
Fall Intent to Play
Winter Intent to Play
Spring Intent to Play

As usual, you will need to complete a more detailed registration 30 days prior to the start of your official season. For more information, please view our ICSD Athletics Return to Play for Students and Families document.

September 13: STAC Postpones All League Play Until January 4th

The Southern Tier Athletic Conference (STAC) has agreed to postpone all league play and follow the NYSPHSAA condensed fall, winter, and spring seasons beginning January 4, 2021 (read the full press release here). The tentative start date for fall sports is March 1, 2021.

Condensed Season Plan
Dates subject to change
  • Season I (Winter Sports): January 4 - March 13
  • Season II (Fall Sports): March 1 - April 24
  • Season III (Spring Sports): April 19 - June 12

"While this comes as a disappointment, the safety of our students, families, and coaches is our league’s top priority," said Director of Athletics and Wellness Samantha Little. "The ICSD Athletic Department is working to create opportunities for the emotional well-being and athletic preparedness of students for when we resume league play."

September 11: Updated Return to Interscholastic Athletics Resource Document

In response to questions and concerns expressed by member schools, the NYSPHSAA created a document to help schools consider how they may approach the return to interscholastic athletics. On September 11, the NYSPHSAA released an updated version of the document with revisions reflective of changing guidance and feedback.


Staff Wellness

Staff Weight Room Use

Monday, September 28 - Friday, October 2
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Please sign up here prior to using the weight room. Only 12 staff members will be allowed per one-hour session. 

Note: Staff must complete the daily ICSD COVID-19 screening and comply with all safety protocols in order to use the weight room.

ICSD staff weight room use flyer
September Wellness Newsletter

Click here to read our September 2020 wellness newsletter, which includes information on hand sanitzers, low-stress diet tips, and more. To view previous issues of Live Well, Work Well, visit our Staff Wellness Updates webpage.


Capital Project Construction

The Ithaca High School pool and Moresco Stadium are currently under construction, receiving significant upgrades and repairs through the district's 2019 Capital Project. Click on the images below to learn more!
pool construction web button
Moresco Stadium construction web button
Moresco Stadium

Schedule Galaxy

Spring 2020 Shoutouts
(click on thumbnails to view)
spring senior athlete slides
teacher appreciation slides

2019-2020 Year in Review

screen shot of captains council year in review