Sport

Melbourne Girls Grammar has a proud history of advancing the physical opportunities of our girls and remains strongly committed to physical wellbeing throughout each student’s journey.

Goals

Every girl needs to understand the importance of physical activity for positive mental health and overall wellbeing. All girls are encouraged to participate either competitively or recreationally. MGGS is committed to:

  • Ensuring our programs are reflective of the most current trends in the benefits of sport and exercise on social, emotional, physical and psychological wellbeing
  • Using evidence based research to inform our contemporary program
  • Providing a breadth of opportunities that cater for a wide range of needs from recreational programs to competitive sport
  • Encourage every girl to strive to achieve her personal best for optimal wellbeing.

Sport by Student Program

MGGS Junior Years sport opportunities.

MGGS Middle Years sport opportunities.

MGGS Senior Years sport opportunities.

Facilities

Artemis Centre

The Melbourne Girls Grammar community officially opened the Artemis Centre in September 2017. This wellbeing centre has state of the art, gender built facilities including:

  • 25m indoor pool with adjustable depth height
  • indoor courts for basketball, netball and volleyball
  • studios for yoga, Pilates and cardio

Artemis Centre complements the existing School facilities including:

  • Multipurpose sports fields
  • Rowing facility located nearby on the banks of the Yarra River

Community-based venues

  • The Tan at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Fawkner Park
  • Melbourne Sports and Aquatics Centre
  • Lakeside Stadium

HOUSE SPORT

There are five Houses at Melbourne Girls Grammar: Batman, Clarke, Hensley, Mungo and Taylor.

Interhouse sport in the Middle and Senior Years Programs is designed to provide competitive sporting situations, whilst fostering House spirit, sportsmanship and participation for all students. The girls compete in:

RECREATIONAL SPORT

Throughout the year various recreational sporting activities are offered to students and they are encouraged to attend as many sessions as they like. These activities give students an opportunity to participate in sport in a non-competitive environment and access the facilities.

Our Partners in Sport

Melbourne Girls Grammar partners with many leading Victorian sporting organisations.