Sport Beyond the Classroom

St Rita’s College has built a respected reputation in many sports. Year after year, in numerous sports and activities, St Rita’s students achieve outstanding results while conducting themselves with dedication and passion.

The College strongly believes a well-rounded sporting program contributes significantly to student health, wellbeing and personal development.

From fitness training before school, to state and national-level competitions, the Sport program offers something for every student.

Regardless of experience or performance level, students have the opportunity to participate, to challenge themselves physically and to achieve their personal bests. The College ensures that no matter where sporting interests lie, student enthusiasm, passion and commitment will be supported. 

Objectives for sport are to ensure that all students:

  • feel they belong
  • are improving in their fitness, skills and knowledge about themselves and sport
  • are challenged, regardless of skill level and ambition
  • have fun in physical activity
  • learn and demonstrate sportsmanship, teamwork and respect for rivals at the highest standard possible
  • are given the opportunity to participate in a school team
  • enjoy sport as a positive contribution to their social and academic development
  • are supported and assisted, should they wish to achieve in competitive sports

Sporting facilities on campus include the Acqua Rosa Centre with its 25m heated pool; three hard courts providing for tennis, basketball, netball and volleyball; a covered court in the Sr Assumpta O’Flynn Pavillion for all-weather multi-purpose uses; and the Eirene Centre, a multi-purpose hall and gymnasium.

Interschool Carnival CaSSSA Wednesday Other
Water Polo
Cross Country
Indoor Cricket
Touch Football

St Rita’s is a member of several sporting associations:

Catholic Secondary Schoolgirls’ Sports Association (CaSSSA)

Brisbane Water Polo

Queensland Water Polo

Knowles Cup

North District Association

Metropolitan North Regional Association

Acqua Rosa Clayfield Swimming Club