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Sports Academies

Qualified International Students can participate in Abbotsford School District Sports Academies

Sports Academies allow students to train in a particular sport in addition to studying academics, and are a great way to meet Canadian and other International Students. Time spent participating in academy training counts as PE and elective credit.   

Soccer at Abbotsford Secondary  

  • Male and female Students in Grades 9 - 12 can participate in the soccer academy.  
  • Previous playing experience is an asset.
  • Very popular with our International Students, past participants have come from Germany, Mexico, Columbia, Brasil and Japan.
  • Space can be limited, please contact our office before applying.
  • Students must submit the Soccer Academy Application Letter with their online application to the International Program
  • Fees for the Soccer Academy will be invoiced with and must be paid at the same time as regular International Program fees.  $750/year or $450 for one semester, includes coaching and kit.

Soccer at Abbotsford Middle

  • Accepts male and female students in grades 6 - 8
  • Space can be limited, please contact our office before applying

Golf at Robert Bateman Secondary

  • Alumni include PGA Pro Adam Hadwin 
  • Approximately 40% of the program held at Ledgeview Golf Course and Fraserglen Driving Range, where students will be instructed by certified CPGA professionals.  
  • Approximately 60% of the program will involve golf specific athletic performance training, mental training, rules, ettiquette, anatomy, and nutrition by certified instructors and trainers.
  • Golf Room at the school is equipped with a putting green, two hitting bays and a FlightScope for up to date swing data.

Elite Hockey at Yale Secondary

  • Consistently ranked one of the top performing high school hockey academies
  • Graduates have gone on to receive hockey scholarships across Canada and the US
  • Alumni play on NHL and National Teams
  • International Students interested in applying must submit comprehensive GAME video in order to be considered.  
  • Space is limited, applicants MAY be required to attend team tryouts

Baseball (male), and Softball (female) at Yale Secondary

  • Extremely competitive and successful programs resulting in numerous scholarships across and Canada and the US