The athletics program at Linden Hall strives to promote the highest ideals of commitment, sportsmanship, and respect for others. Athletes are encouraged to compete at the highest level their performance and ability will allow. Accordingly, Linden Hall provides appropriate levels of competition for each athlete.
Whether a Linden Hall girl plays on an interscholastic team or maintains her personal fitness through other organized activities, every girl here benefits from a commitment to mental, emotional, and physical well-being. In addition to team sports, Linden Hall also offers:
- Dance Classes
- Girls on the Run of Lancaster
- Riding Lessons
Our Archery team is a member of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), which allows our team to compete against other schools and train to qualify for the annual NASP State Tournament at Penn State University in March and the National Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, in May. Practices and interscholastic competitions are held from September through March. Those who qualify for Nationals will continue to practice in the spring for the National Tournament.
Linden Hall offers Cross Country at the Junior High (Grades 7–9), JV, and Varsity levels. Runners compete in races against runners from other schools in both head-to-head competitions and invitationals. Varsity runners are eligible to qualify for District and State meets. Runners of all experience levels are encouraged to participate on the teams.
The home course for the golf team is Iron Valley Golf Course, located 20 minutes from campus. Golfers travel to and from the practice site with their coach following the school day. All golfers are required to bring their own personal set of golf clubs and a golf bag to Linden Hall for the season. Golfers of all experience levels are encouraged to participate.
The Riding program at Linden Hall offers a year round competitive training schedule. Riders may have the opportunity to train and compete in the Southern United States during the winter months. Students are responsible to maintain their academic standing through regular communication with their instructors. Faculty are flexible and responsive to students who must be away from school for elite competitions.
Linden Hall girls in grades 9-12 may participate in Varsity Swimming through our cooperative sports program with Warwick High School. Swimming is a winter sport. Its home site for evening practices and competitions is the Lititz Rec Center, about a mile from Linden Hall.
Students must try out for the swim team at Warwick.
Linden Hall girls in grades nine through twelve, have the opportunity to participate in Varsity Track and Field through our cooperative sports program with Warwick High School. Track and Field is a spring sport.
Students do not have to tryout for the Track and Field team at Warwick. There are many events for people of all experience and skill levels, including beginners. The Track and Field team can carry many on its roster.
Home to both the Linden Hall Lions Basketball and Volleyball teams, The Anne Brossman Sweigert (ABS) Sports and Fitness Center contains a standard sized gymnasium with fold out bleachers, a room divider, a sound system, and basketball hoops. Located on the second floor of the Center is a dance studio with a sprung floor, mirrored walls, and movable dance bars.
Located on the second floor of the ABS Sports and Fitness Center is a fitness room. The fitness room includes cardio machines (elliptical machines, a treadmill, recumbent and stationary bikes, and a rowing machine), free weights including dumbbells and a half-rack with bench, a Smith machine, and Life Fitness machines (Lat Pull Down, Leg Press, and Leg Curl). In addition, the fitness room houses exercise mats, stability balls, medicine balls, and a BOSU ball. The fitness room is opened to students, faculty, and staff throughout the school year.