St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
1601 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 248.3114
Business Office: (203) 248.5513
Five athletes wearing St. Rita jerseys pose together


The objective of the boys and girls athletic programs is the instruction of the students in the basic skills, rules, and strategy of each sport combined with the building of character and good sportsmanship.

Sports Teams

At St. Rita School, we believe sports enhance the character and uplift the spirit of our school. Our athletics program is open to students in 3rd through 8th grade, with over 25 percent of students participating. Sports teams include:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Program Goals

St. Rita School offers one to three teams for each sport, coached by volunteers of parents, teachers, and qualified coaches. The program strives to: 

  • Promote the physical development of each student and increase his/her potential for excellence in sports
  • Develop teamwork and fair play
  • Develop self-confidence, self-control, self-discipline, and a desire to be the best he/she can be
  • Promote growth in social skills and moral development
  • Instill in each student a spirit of pride in representing his/her school
  • Develop a balance between competition and cooperation