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A City Day boys volleyball player cheers after making a point.

Sports at City Day

  • Girls Soccer
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Volleyball


Go, Cougars!

In all grades, students are encouraged to participate in the School’s athletic program, which promotes skill, leadership, sportsmanship, and team building. Students in grades three, four, and five develop and hone skills in an intramural basketball league. Students in grades five, six, seven, and eight play in interscholastic sports. City Day athletes compete with teams from other schools in basketball, soccer, and volleyball

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Click to see photos from 2023-2024 athletics at City Day

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The City Day Cougar, the school mascot, gets students cheering at a pep rally.

The School fields boys and girls basketball teams, (usually multiple versions of each), boys and girls volleyball teams, and boys and girls soccer teams.

Since 2012, four of the School’s basketball teams have competed in the Chicago Area Middle School (CAMS) League. In that time, the School has won eight first place trophies, seven second place trophies, and a third place trophy. The School added volleyball in 2014 to its CAMS League offerings: The boys and girls volleyball teams have won second and third place trophies in the CAMS League.