Athletics at Berwick
Athletic and physical education programs afford every student the opportunity to participate while providing a highly competitive experience.
Our program offers the opportunity for students of all skill levels to participate, while providing elite athletes a level of play and coaching expertise that challenges them to continue to excel and achieve their goals in college athletics and beyond. Our Varsity level teams allow student-athletes to hone their skills and pursue success at to the next level. All Berwick athletes and coaches take pride in representing the school’s values by demonstrating respect for our opponents, officials, coaches, and teammates while honoring the spirit of competition.
Our goal is to promote lifelong fitness, provide opportunities for growth and good sportsmanship, to show the benefits of dedication, hard work, and continuous practice, and for students to have fun. With a host of athletic offerings and opportunities available for students of all abilities, Berwick promotes an athletic culture that is equal parts challenging and supportive.
Berwick Athletic facilities feature several state-of-the art spaces across campus and in the community. The Athletic Center houses a classic wooden gym, a 24,000 square foot multi-purpose field house (with indoor tennis and basketball courts), a professional dance studio, an athletic clinic, and a fitness center. Both home and visiting teams have access to individual locker rooms. Our four grass fields and state-of-the-art turf field serve our soccer and field hockey teams in the fall and our lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams in the spring. We have a competitive cross-country course that has hosted multiple NEPSAC races. Tennis players use our six outdoor and three indoor courts.
Off the Hilltop, and within a few miles from campus, our hockey teams enjoy home rink status at the Dover Ice Arena, our crew teams row on the beautiful Salmon Falls River, and our swim teams practice at the Dover Indoor Pool.
Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.