At Northern Academy, our interscholastic and recreational activities are designed to enhance our students' leadership abilities while fostering key life skills such as discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, and humility. Through our diverse sports programs, students are encouraged to build on these foundations, contributing to their overall growth and development

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Discover the unique world of badminton, the only racket sport without a ball! Perfect for all ages and fitness levels, this fast-paced sport teaches you serving techniques, powerful drives, and smashing skills.


  •  Improved agility
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Cardiovascular fitness


Dribble, shoot, and score your way to victory in our after-school Basketball Program. Learn essential basketball skills, improve your speed, strength, and enhance your game


  • Enhanced teamwork
  • Discipline
  • Overall physical fitness

Outdoor /Indoor

Embrace the great outdoors with our Outdoor Recreation Program! Engage in thrilling activities like canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and more. Please note that outdoor activities are weather-dependent.


  • Increased confidence
  • Appreciation for nature
  • Adventure-seeking spirit


Kick-start your soccer journey in the NA Soccer Program. Develop your passing, dribbling, and shooting techniques while improving speed and endurance on the field.


  • Enhanced motor skills
  • Teamwork
  • Social interaction

Table Tennis

Experience the fast-paced excitement of table tennis and improve your hand-eye coordination. Learn forehand drives, backhand pushes, and other essential skills.


  • Sharpened reflexes
  • Concentration
  • Fine motor skills

Ultimate Frisbee

Explore the world of precision passes and superior teamwork in Ultimate Frisbee. This self-refereed sport fosters camaraderie and teaches proper techniques for flying disks.


  • Improved communication
  • Strategic thinking
  • And camaraderie

News / videos

orthern Academy's Soccer Season Kicks Off!

Catch all the excitement as Northern Academy's soccer teams gear up for a thrilling season. Stay tuned for match schedules, player highlights, and more. Don't miss a moment of the action!

Northern Academy's Table Tennis Teams Swing into Action!

Join us in cheering on Northern Academy's table tennis teams as they embark on a season filled with intense matches and remarkable skill. Keep up with the latest game times, player achievements, and updates right here

Ultimate Frisbee Season Takes Flight at Northern Academy!

Northern Academy's Ultimate Frisbee teams are ready to soar through an exciting new season. Follow us for game schedules, team highlights, and all the latest news on their spirited journey. Let's support our athletes in this dynamic sport!

Northern Academy's Basketball Season Jumps into High Gear!

Get ready for high-flying action as Northern Academy's basketball teams dribble their way into a new season. Stay updated with game dates, player spotlights, and more. Join us in rooting for our players as they aim for victory on the court!

Events schedules

Date / Time





April 20, 2024 - 3:00 pm





April 27, 2024 - 3:00 pm

Table Tennis



May 4, 2024 - 3:00 pm





May 11, 2024 - 3:00 pm





Who We Play

Northern Academy proudly participates in the Eight Schools Association. Our teams also engage in regular competition with notable schools. Across our diverse sports offerings, including Badminton, Basketball, both Indoor and Outdoor activities, Soccer, Table Tennis, and Ultimate Frisbee, we consistently compete at the Class A or Division I level with School Athletic Conference.

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There's more at Northern Academy

The cocurricular program at Northern Academy nurtures collaboration, enjoyment, personal development, leadership, and a sense of belonging within a group united by shared objectives. It encourages the quest for excellence—whether in sports, the arts, or community service—and the acquisition of diverse, new abilities. It guarantees a collective, cooperative, and inclusive journey beyond the academic setting.

Common Queries

Absolutely! Northern Academy encourages students to explore new sports, regardless of their previous experience. Trying out for a new sport is a fantastic way to learn and grow.

While Northern Academy values physical activity, participation in a sport each term is not mandatory. Students are encouraged to engage in physical activities that interest them, whether it’s through formal sports teams or recreational activities.

Yes, varsity athletes are typically asked to arrive early for pre-season training. This helps teams to prepare and bond before the school year begins.

Yes, Northern Academy offers laundry services for athletic clothing to ensure that all student-athletes have clean and ready-to-use gear for practices and games.

The academy evaluates athletes through tryouts, assessments, and consultations with coaches to place students on teams that best match their skill levels, ensuring a positive and growth-oriented experience for everyone.

All students participating in athletic programs have access to athletic trainers and sports medicine professionals for injury prevention, treatment, and advice.

Students are expected to provide their personal athletic equipment for some sports, but the academy also has equipment available for use or rental. Specific requirements can vary by sport.

Recreational sports are open to all students, regardless of their skill level. These activities are a great way to stay active, learn new sports, and meet new people in a less competitive environment.

The athletic facilities at Northern Academy are available to all students, faculty, and staff. Hours and access may vary for specific areas, such as weight rooms or pools, to accommodate team practices and classes.

Contact Athletics

(845) 779-0808
1 Ashley Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940, USA

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