Students at Avonside have a wealth of opportunities to become involved in sport. Many recreational activities are available as well as the regular interschool competitions. At the competitive level we have individuals and teams achieving considerable success.

The following sporting activities are currently offered at school:

  • Aerobics
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Canoe Polo
  • Cross Country
  • Cricket
  • Dragonboating
  • Equestrian competition
  • Fencing
  • Fitness Room
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Netball
  • Multi Sport
  • Netball
  • Rowing
  • Road Racing
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Softball
  • Sport Climbing
  • Squash
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch Rugby
  • Trampolining
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo


Find the following booklets to help you learn more about the sports we offer:


Sports 2020 Booklet

Summer Sports Booklet

Winter Sports Booklet


This weeks sports draw

Contact the Sports Administrator: Mrs Susie Paton



P1030513Avonside GHS Coxed Four pulls into the lead at the South Island Secondary Schools Championship.


Dragon Boating

Avonside Girls' High School dragon boating team won all the girls' dragon boating awards at the South Island championships and took the national title at the end of March 2014. They have had several succesful years. 

Physiotherapy at Avonside Girls'

Avonside Girls’ High provide a physiotherapy service for students and staff on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Sick Bay.    Appointments can be made in the Hauora Centre with Ms Cooper or online at 

Physiotherapy provided at school means less academic time lost and no travel costs or time.  You can get early treatment of your injuries and have less time out of the sport or activities you are involved with.  

Sharada Stewart from Balance Physiotherapy has a Master’s degree in Sports Physiotherapy and is experienced in sports physiotherapy and injury management in the adolescent age group.   We can also consult with coaches and PE staff to help you get the correct level of activity as you recover. There is no need to be referred by a doctor but if the physiotherapist feels a GP or specialist needs to be consulted or X-rays takenshe can organise this at assessment.  Get treated early for a good recovery! 

ACC still subsidise accident related physiotherapy treatment and we can initiate your ACC claim for you.   The co-payments are $25.00 per treatment. We also treat non-ACC cases.   

For more information or to make an appointment contact Ms Cooper in the Hauora Centre phone: 929 0685  or Balance Physiotherapy:  phone 021 742 723, email [email protected], or book online at