Narwhal Nation Sports

The New School has a growing sports community.  Below you’ll find a list of our athletic programs we currently offer. Click on the button below the sport to learn more.


Varsity Basketball

The basketball team was the catalyst for the athletics program and formed it’s first team in 2009, competing in adult leagues in the city.  Now it boasts a full schedule against collegiate teams from November – March which culminates with the Northeast Art School Basketball Invitational (NASBI).  The basketball team plays against men’s teams, but accepts female participation.

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Varsity Cross Country

The cross country team & running club is open to all skill levels.  Practices are M/W/F, 6:15-8am and T/Th evenings to make sure it can fit your busy schedule.  Though independent, the Narwhals compete in races hosted by the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and City University of New York.

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Club Tennis

In Fall 2014 we began a men’s and women’s tennis team and they took off.  This season we are looking for talented tennis players who want to continue competition through college.  The team practices M/W/F, 7:30-10am at East River Park and competes mostly at the USTA National Tennis Center.

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Other Sports?

If your sport of interest isn’t here, create your own team! Work on your leadership skills by initiating your own club team—i.e. soccer, volleyball etc. Reach out to with your passion and friends and we will help you get started!