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Athletics & Wellness



Athletics Office
1401 N Cayuga St
Samantha Little
Director of Athletics and Wellness

Emily Smith
Administrative Assistant

Updates and Announcements

Summer Facility Closures
All ICSD Athletics fields/facilities will be closed from June 21st to August 8th for maintenance.
NCAA Q&A Flyer
ICSD Athletics is hosting an NCAA question-and-answer session at 4:30 p.m. on June 8 in the Multipurpose Room.

This session is for scholars interested in playing college athletics and their families.

Questions? Call 607-274-2155.

Little Red Readers
Little Red Reader - Ainslie and Gabriell
Every other week, one or more student-athlete "Mystery Readers" record themselves reading a favorite childhood book, and the recording is shared with our elementary classrooms.

Visit our Little Red Readers page to learn more about the program!

May 23 - This week's Little Red Mystery Readers were Ainslie Reimer and Gabriella Thurmond, both juniors on our volleyball and outdoor track and field teams! For their reading, Ainslie and Gabriella chose The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson (view recording).

Fall 2022 Preseason Interest Meetings
fall 2022 sports interest meetings
View this document for a list of preseason interest meetings for fall sports. The document will be regularly updated as more dates are finalized.
Spring Sports - Updates and Reminders
Transfer Buses: Click here to view the up-to-date transfer bus schedule for spring sports.

Return to Athletics After COVID-19: Click here to view our Return to Athletics guidance document for scholar-athletes returning to play (in- or out-of-season) after being COVID-19 positive.

Flag Football Pilot Program: Ithaca High School is one of 48 schools across New York State that started a girls flag football program this spring! Click here to learn more.

2022 National Letter of Intent Signing Celebration
2022 NLI Signing Ceremony Flyer
ICSD Athletics is excited to host our 2022 National Letter of Intent (NLI) signing celebration on Thursday, June 9, at 5:30 p.m. in Ithaca High School's Bliss Gym.

To be added to the NLI list, please reach out to Stephanie Valletta at

Check out our flyer for more information!

Public Use of Tennis Courts
The IHS tennis courts are currently available to the public during the following times:
  • Monday-Friday: after 6 PM
  • Saturday: after 12 PM
  • Sunday: all day

Note: All ICSD Athletics fields/facilities will be closed from June 21st to August 8th for maintenance.

Reminder for Scholars Attending Athletic Contests
We appreciate our scholars supporting athletic contests and our school community. Please be mindful that scholars are not to stay after school to wait for an athletic contest to start. Scholars need to leave campus and arrive on campus prior to the start of the athletic contest. Thank you!
ICSD Practices Closed to Public
ALL ICSD practices are closed to the public. This includes all indoor and outdoor practices, including those at Cass Park. While you are waiting to pick up your scholar-athlete, please remain in your vehicle and do not wait along the fences, in lobbies, or enter the playing field/building.
IHS Weight Room Hours
As of March 14, the Weight Room will be open to IHS staff and IHS and LACS students (9-12) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and from 3:40 - 4:30 p.m.

Masks are expected to be worn while using the space. Health and safety expectations for the normal school day are to be followed in the weight room.

If you have any questions, please check in with the Athletics office. 

Staff Wellness
June Wellness NewsletterCheck out the June 2022 wellness newsletter for strategies for a list of the most pesticide-tainted produce, grilling safety tips, a turkey burger recipe, and more!

For more updates and resources, check out our staff wellness page.

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!
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Moresco Stadium
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Baseball Field

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