Sports Offered

Athletics

The College Athletics Championships are held in week 4 every year and a team of Athletes is then selected to compete in the Te Rauparaha Shield at the Paraparaumu Domain (triangular meeting between Paraparaumu, Kapiti and Otaki Colleges) and the Western Colleges Meeting held at Newtown Park.

Athletes are then selected to go through to the Wellington Regional meeting and then the Wellington team to compete at the North Island Championships later in Term 1.


Basketball

Basketball at Paraparumu College runs through Term's 2 & 3. We enter teams in the College Sport Wellington competitions, which enables all teams to play on a weekly basis through to Finals of each Division. Trials are held at the end of Term 1 for all teams and then entered into the appropriate level of competition. Games are played Home and Away and the Premier Teams play at the ASB Stadium in Kilbirnie, Wellington

Match Days:
Junior Boys & Girls Tuesday Evenings between 4.00 and 9.00pm
Senior Boys & Girls Friday Evenings between 4.00 and 10.00pm

Practice Times: Individual times are organised by the Convenor on behalf of the Coaches and according to Gymnasium space

Cost:  Basketball Juniors & Seniors: $100, Transport Fee $40

Uniforms: Supplied by the College

Convenor: Matt Lint


Badminton

Badminton caters for those students that want to compete in the College Sport Wellington Interschool competition. Team Practices take place in the Community and College Gymnasiums after school. Matches are played on a home & away basis according to the draw each week. Players signing up for Badminton are committing themselves to play in the CSW competition throughout term's 1 and 2.

Practice Terms 2 and 3: Wednesdays 3.15 – 5.00pm

Terms 2 & 3 Match Days:
Senior Girls & Boys Fridays 3.30 - 5.00pm approximately
Junior Girls & Boys 3.30 - 5.00pm approximately

Cost: Badminton Training and competitions $40 for both terms

Uniform: Navy shorts, PE top

Gear: Own racket, there are a limited number available for use by players, indoor court shoes

Convenor: Deb Coningsby


Cricket

Paraparaumu College have 3 Cricket teams that compete on a Saturday and a Girls team on Thursdays in the College Sport Wellington competition. This competition has a range of grades which cater for all levels of teams. Brent Adams is Teacher in charge of Cricket and Coaches the 1st XI.

Our 1st XI is playing in the CSW Premier 2 Division, 2nd XI CSW Premier 4, Junior XI playing in  CSW Junior Division 2 and the Girls in the CSW Northern grade.


Equestrian

Paraparaumu College had the opportunity to reinstate the college Equestrian team with the help of Penny Ray, Equestrian Manager. Keen students are able to travel to a range of events to compete on behalf of the school. These include Nga Tawa College in Marton, for their annual Showjumping event, and Palmerston North for a day of eventing held at Kyrewood Equestrian Centre. We also partnered up with Waikanae Pony Club and hosted our own successful College Showjumping.


Football

We have a partnership with the Ian Porteous Football Academy and enjoy working with Ian and his team and are determined to keep improving the quality of coaching that our students receive. Team Practices take place at College after school. Players signing up for Football are committing themselves to play in the CSW competition and attending trainings through Terms 2 and 3. Premier Girl's & Boy's teams will play in National Tournaments during Winter Tournament week in the first week of September

Terms 2 & 3 Match Days:
Girls - Wednesdays after College
Boys - Saturdays

Cost: All players $110

Uniform: All teams supplied by College - Except socks which can be purchased from the Uniform Shop

Convenor: Julie Meiring


Golf

Our teams consist of 2 players and we play in the College Sport Wellington Phillips Cup Competition on Monday's after College on a Home & Away basis.

Convenor: Nichola Coe


Hockey

Terms 2 & 3

Venues: Home & Away Games, National Hockey Stadium, Elsdon, Maidstone or the Kapiti Turf

Cost: $205

Uniform: Emerald/Navy/White, supplied by College apart from Navy Socks (Purchased from the Uniform shop)

Convenor: Julie Meiring

Coaches:
Boys 1st XI: Richard Pinckney
Boys 2nd XI: TBA
Boys 3rd XI: TBA
Girls 1st XI: Warwick West
Girls 2nd XI: Mike Davis

Matches: Wellington Youth Hockey Competition


Netball

Netball at Paraparumu College runs through Term's 2 & 3. We enter teams in the Netball Kapiti competition and the College Sport Wellington Regional Secondary Schools League, this enables all teams to play on a weekly basis through to Finals of each Grade. Trials are held towards the end of Term 1 for all teams and then the teams play grading games to establish their level of competition. Saturday games are played at Te Atiawa Netball courts and Monday night games in Wellington.

Match Days:
Netball Kapiti - Saturdays
Regional Sec Schools League - Monday Evenings (starting late June)

Practice Times: Individual times are organised by the Convenor on behalf of the Coaches and according to court space

Cost: $105

Uniforms: Supplied by the College

Convenor: Viv Bould


Rugby

Rugby at Paraparumu College runs through Term's 2 & 3. We enter teams in the College Sport Wellington competitions, which enables all teams to play on a weekly basis through to Finals of each Division. Pre-season training starts in February and registration takes place at the same time, teams are then entered into Open or Weight Grade competitions according to the appropriate level of competition. Games are played on a Home and Away basis.

Paraparaumum College Rugby Club: The Paraparaumu College Rugby Club is the structure we use to support our players and Coaches. It is player centred to make sure we foster participation and improve the skill level for our students from the moment they arrive at College through to moving on to Clubs when they leave.

Match Days: Boys - Saturday, Girls - Thursday 4pm

Practice Times: Individual times are organised by the Coaches

Cost: $75 (Includes: Jacket, Shorts, Bag & Socks for Year 9's)

Uniforms:  Jerseys supplied by the College, shorts and socks are purchased by the students at the Uniform shop

Coaches: Shaun Duseigneur


Touch

Paraparaumu College have a Mixed Touch team that competes in the College Sport Wellington competition in Term 1.

We also have teams competing in the local Kapiti Touch competition at Mazengarb Reserve on Tuesday evenings - Term 1 & Term 4


Volleyball

Paraparaumu College have both Junior and Senior Volleyball teams that compete in the College Sport Wellington competition. Candace Lorcett is our Sports Performance Manager for Volleyball and she Coaches our Senior Girls team. The sport has grown rapidly over the past 7 years and this term we have 5 teams competing.