After School Sports
Sports are central to Summer at HPA. All boarding students participate in an after-school sport (3:30 - 5 p.m.) and take part in the Summer Olympics during the last week of the Summer Session.
- Cost: Included with boarding tuition, Day students: $225
The intramural sports program promotes healthy competition, physical fitness, sportsmanship, and fun. The program consists of a rotating schedule that might include softball, basketball, volleyball, swimming, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, or a number of other field activities and sports.
NOTE: In lieu of Intramurals, boarding students may enroll in one of the following:
- Cost: $600
Students will learn proper grooming and tacking procedures and will gain a working knowledge of aides and mechanics involved when riding English. Instruction in equitation, trail riding, horse care, and maintenance is stressed.
- Cost: $450
Beginning Objective: Beginning instruction teaches the basics and expands on the strokes - forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys. Students are introduced to rallying and hitting from the baseline, and to basic singles and doubles. Most importantly, the emphasis is on FUN!
Intermediate Objective: Intermediate instruction is designed for student tennis players wanting to shapren their skills. Players generally have good stroke production, but still need work on basic match strategies. Games are a big part of the learning process.