Our broad sports and physical education programs make use of southwestern China’s most expansive athletic facilities, including two artificial turf soccer pitches, a gymnasium, a heated 25-meter indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, outdoor playing courts, dance studio, fully equipped fitness room and a synthetic track.
A Wide Range of Activities
Activities include soccer, basketball, swimming, athletics, tennis, volleyball, softball, badminton, and more. Each child also performs in our schoolwide cross-country competition, athletics carnival, and swimming gala days.
Athletic Education at All Levels
Children in the Early Childhood program are exposed to games that develop their motor skills, and they are encouraged to explore gymnastics and complete obstacle courses to improve their natural dexterity.
Students are also guided through basic rule-based team games and evasion games, which help introduce notions about societal bounds and following rules.
Léman offers a dedicated Early Childhood play area created specifically for our youngest students.
During the elementary school years, children continue to develop their motor skills in fun-based sporting activities, and they are introduced to competitive team sports through skill and drill activities, as well as game-based scenarios and actual competitive sporting events. Throughout these years children are introduced to basketball, volleyball, soccer, table tennis, gymnastics and multicultural games
In Middle and High School, the program offers each student the opportunity to explore and focus their interests in a variety of sports by instructors who provide individualized sport-specific coaching of skills and drills. The program also introduces examines health and well-being, fitness plans and dietary needs.
Swimming is a core component of the Physical Education program. Classes are held at the school’s beautiful heated 25-meter swimming pool.
The school follows the Royal Life Saving Society Queensland (Australia) swimming system to help develop a lifetime love of aquatics.
Each child from the Early Childhood program through Middle School learns to swim.
Local, National and International Competitions
All children at Léman also have the opportunity to compete against other schools in Chengdu, Asia, and the U.S. through South China International Schools Athletics Conference, the Chengdu International Schools Association, and Meritas Games.