Athletic Facilities

We produce student-athletes who go on to compete at the varsity level in some of the top high school and collegiate programs across the country. In fact, since 2010, an average of five Country School alumni athletes per graduating class have gone on to compete at top NCAA Division I, II, and III schools, including Amherst, Boston College, Columbia, Middlebury, MIT, Northwestern, Penn State, Stanford, UCONN, University of Rhode Island, and Villanova
Over the years we have won tournaments in soccer and basketball as well as cross country state and regional championships, with several of our runners – some as young as age 6 – qualifying to compete at the national level.

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  • Rothberg Tennis Center

    Rothberg Tennis Center provides unlimited court time on its four courts. Coupled with outstanding coaching and our legendary commitment to sportsmanship, the Rothberg Tennis Center will make The Country School tennis program the program for elite middle school tennis players.
  • Salgar and Mizhen Fields

    Thanks to the generosity of two families, Country School athletes enjoy competition on two full-sized, side-by-side, state-of-the-art athletic fields.
  • Scott Stadium

    Generously donated by the Scott family, Scott Stadium is one of very few this size in town. With moveable bases and pitching mound, the baseball diamond can easily be resized for softball. Dugouts have been named after Michael Dooman, former Country School Middle School Director and baseball coach. 
  • Redding Court

    The Redding family, dedicated Country School athletics supporters, donated this full-sized 94x50 all-weather fully-lined hard court, made of the same materials used on tennis courts throughout New England, also used as  a tennis backboard hitting area.
  • DeFrancis Gymnasium

    Indoor athletic events take place inside DeFrancis Gymnasium. Named for the school's first teacher, Katherine DeFrancis, DeFrancis Gymnasium is a multi-purpose space where we hold basketball games and practices, Physical Education classes, and club and intramural athletic events. The DeFrancis Gymnasium is also equipped with an indoor climbing wall.
  • Jordan Katz Trails

    In the late 1990s 6th grader, Jordan Katz ‘99 approached his then English Teacher, Mr. John Fixx (now Head of School), eager to learn the art and sport of long distance running. Many years later, coaches, athletes, and parents of Country School runners joined forces to create an on-campus cross country course. The school held its first home meet that year, and athletes of all ages routinely run through our trails in the woods. In June 2020, Lee and Lauragene Katz, Jordan's appreciative parents, generously made a gift to ensure the maintenance and growth of the trails and the program.  
341 Opening Hill Road, Madison, CT 06443
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Founded in 1955, The Country School is a coeducational, independent school serving students in PreSchool-Grade 8. The Country School is committed to active, hands-on learning and a vigorous curriculum that engages the whole child.