Middle Grades Cross Country Team photo at a meet

Middle Grades Athletics

Please note: The Somerville Public Schools Athletics Department does not accept sponsorship, though individual teams may do their own fundraising. If you are unsure whether someone calling you is calling on behalf of our athletics department, please email or call (617-629-5250) our department.

Register for SPS Middle Grades Interscholastic Teams

Follow the registration process described on the Register My Athlete

Fall Program

Registration for Fall Sports is now open!

Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach: Brian Axelrod
Baseball Coach Gary Meskall
Softball Coach Chris Bartlett

Winter Program

Boys Basketball Coach Chris Johanson
Girls Basketball Coach Joshua Jones-Powell

Spring Program

  • Spring registration is now open.
  • Middle school spring sports season begins Monday, March 25th
  • Medical clearance is Thursday March 21, 3:30–4:30 p.m. outside the SHS Gym. Please enter through the main doors. Parents are not required to attend. Please bring a copy of your current physical and any other medical forms/action plans that may be pertinent. Please email Gabby Vieira with medical questions or concerns
  • Please note, SPS Athletics received 3 eighth grade waivers (so younger students may participate in high school sports teams) for
    • Softball- 7th and 8th Grade Waiver
    • Boys Tennis- 8th Grade Waiver
    • Girls Tennis- 8th Grade Waiver
Outdoor Track and Field Coach Brian Axelrod 
Flag Football Coach Carlos Valente
Middle grades baseball team photo on field
Middle Grades Boys Basketball Team photo on court
Middle Grades Girls Basketball Team photo on court
Middle Grades Girls Softball Team photo on field

Somerville Recreation Department

Additionally, the Somerville Recreation Department runs separate programming for middle grades students. To learn more about the travel basketball or intramural sports programs, contact the Somerville Recreation Department directly.
  • They run  the Girls Travel Basketball (Pride) and the Boys City-Wide Travel Basketball programs.
  • They run the intramural sports programs. Intramural sports are school-based teams that compete with other Somerville schools. Those teams work on skills and sportsmanship in a fun, structured environment.