Sports and Activities

Athletics at VVS are competitive and non-competitive, mainstream and alternative. The weather is perfect for outdoor activities all year, so that is usually where you will find us. The red rocks of Sedona are our gym. Our facilities include an outdoor basketball court, soccer field, riding stables, rock-climbing wall, fitness center, and dance space. Golf and tennis facilities are nearby.

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  • Soccer team playing with mountains in background


    Our co-ed soccer team has three league championships in three years under its belt.  The team plays competitively in the Northern Arizona Athletic Association on one of the most beautiful fields in the country.  The emphasis in practice remains on inclusion,  improving skills, teamwork, and having fun.
  • Equestrian Program

    With 30 horses in our school herd we are able to offer afternoon horseback riding on the beginner, intermediate and expert levels.  Students can take trail rides each afternoon or chose a day or two to work on their English riding skills in our arena.  Competition is open to most riders with monthly gymkhanas with the Central Verde Gymkhana Association and English competitions in Flagstaff and Scottsdale. Riders can also take group, full-moon rides.

    Learn More About Our Equestrian Program
  • Basketball

    We play competitive basketball during the winter trimester as part of the Northern Arizona Athletic Association. The other two trimesters per year are spent on pick-up games and skills building on our outdoor court.
  • Cross country team running

    Cross-country Running

    Our runners spend afternoons in the first trimester running on the scenic trails around our campus on a variety of terrains.  Our team are currently both the girls and boys division champions in the Northern Arizona Athletic Association.
  • Theatre

    Led by talented student organizers and performers, our theatre program invites students to explore the realms of storytelling, character development, and stagecraft. Students have the opportunity to unleash their creativity and showcase their talent in front of the school community.
  • Sand Volleyball

    At Verde Valley School, our sand volleyball program offers students the opportunity to embrace the outdoors while honing their athletic skills. Set against the backdrop of our stunning natural surroundings, our sand volleyball court provides the perfect arena for friendly competition and teamwork.
Verde Valley School is an International Baccalaureate boarding and day high school for students in grades 9-12.