Middle School Sports Attire and Equipment

All students should bring a water bottle to school and sports daily. Appropriate clothing depends on weather conditions and personal choice. Students should be prepared for New England’s ever-changing weather and always anticipate that they will have daily practice. Any specific questions, please contact John Reid (jreid@thayer.org).

Fall Sports

  • Soccer: cleats, shinguards, and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Field Hockey: cleats, field hockey stick, goggles, mouthguard, shinguards, and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Volleyball: sneakers, knee pads, and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Cross Country: good pair of running sneakers, and clothing appropriate to the sport
  • Flag Football: cleats, mouthguard and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Tackle Football: cleats, mouth guard, football girdle with built in pads, clothing appropriate for the sport; helmet and shoulder pads are maintained and provided by the School
  • Fitness and Games: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport

Winter Sports

  • Basketball: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Hockey: helmet, shoulder pads, pants, shinguards, elbow pads, gloves, protective cup, mouthguard and appropriate clothing for under equipment
  • Fitness: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Dance: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Rock Climbing: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport; safety equipment provided by school and climbing gym
  • Wrestling: wrestling shoes, headgear and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Skiing: helmet, skis or snowboard, appropriate winter clothing for skiing/snowboarding

Spring Sports

  • Baseball: glove, hat, bat (optional), sliding shorts and cup and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Softball: glove, hat, bat (optional) and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Girls Lacrosse: stick, goggles, mouthguard and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Boys Lacrosse: stick, helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, protective cup, mouthguard and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Track: good pair of running sneakers, and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Tennis: tennis racket and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Fitness and Games: sneakers and clothing appropriate for the sport
  • Golf: clubs and clothing appropriate for the sport