School sports academies open to anyone

The baseball academy at Wellington secondary and the beach volleyball academy at Woodlands are accepting out-of-catchment applications.

Any secondary students in the school district are invited to play and learn in the new baseball and beach volleyball sports academies.

The baseball academy at Wellington Secondary School and the beach volleyball academy at Woodlands are accepting out-of-catchment applications until April 19.

There is an information meeting on the beach v-ball academy today (April 9) at 7 p.m. at the Woodlands school library. An info meeting on the baseball academy is Thursday (April 11) at 7 p.m. at Wellington school’s multi-purpose room.

“The academy will focus on fostering a healthy balance between academics and athletics, preparing eager academy players for college baseball,” noted Kerry Anderson of Wellington in a press release. “It will allow students to pursue their passion while achieving their education.”