Lower School Intramurals Program

2020-2021 INTRAMURALS CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19. We’ll try again next year!

The intramural program at Triangle Day School offers Lower School students an extracurricular opportunity to build athletic skills through recreational activities and cooperation in order to prepare them for their future in sports. Physical exercise and sports play an important role in the life of the school, enriching students’ experiences and enhancing the school community.

Lower School Basketball (K - 5th)


September 14-November 15


The TDS Lower School Basketball Program is a volunteer-based program that serves all TDS Kindergarten to fifth grade students and their non-TDS friends and family. Our program emphasizes skills development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun.


Boys grade-level groupings: K-1, 2-3, 4-5
Girls grade-level groupings:  K-2 and 3-5 (Depending on enrollment, we may use the same groupings as above.)


Practices are hour-long, one night per week, Monday to Thursday.


Games for the 2020 basketball season will be played on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, with one game per weekend. An 8-game schedule, along with an initial clinic is planned. Game days and times will be determined before the start of the season.


The TDS Gym will be used for all practices and games.


July 19: Registration Begins
September 6: Registration deadline
Week of September 7: Coaches Meeting at TDS Gym (specific date/time is TBD)
Week of September 14: Practices begin
November 15: End of the season


$100.00 per player. Fee includes a T-Shirt.
* TDS families can pay through TADS (billed after submission of this form) or send a check.
* TDS friends send a check payable to:
Triangle Day School
Attn: LS Intramurals
4911 Neal Rd
Durham, NC 27705
* Payment must be received by September 11.

Cheerleading (Coed 2nd - 5th)

The TDS Cheerleading Program strives to support and promote all aspects of the school including athletics, good sportsmanship, academic excellence, school spirit, and student leadership. Students in grades 2-5 may participate as cheerleaders. This group performs during basketball games, at all-school assemblies, and during major school events, such as the Twister Trot.

TDS Cheerleaders are role models for the school and will be held to a high standard. In particular, cheerleaders are expected to:

  • Strive to do well in all classes
  • Maintain good behavior and follow all school rules
  • Promote school spirit in all areas
  • Have a positive attitude at all practices and events
  • Be respectful to coaches, teachers, administrators, team members, and classmates

Age Range: 2nd – 5th
Days: Wednesday & Thursday
Times: 3:15 – 4:30 PM
Interest meeting: September 4th
Length: Runs through January
Cost: no cost