Sports and Recreation

At ICMS we work hard and play hard too! Sport is a great way not just to keep fit but to make friends and make the most of your time at ICMS.

As well as fun on-campus activities we also have sporting teams representing ICMS in internal and external tournaments – so there’s something for everyone!

On-Campus Activities

Our on-campus sporting facilities include tennis and basketball courts and an outdoor gym. Sports are normally scheduled in the afternoon or evenings throughout the week.

Nearby Activities

The remarkable setting of the ICMS campus means that students have some of Australia’s most beautiful walks, beaches, and views right on their doorstep – a nature lover’s playground. The below are just some of the activities within minutes of the campus.

External Competitions

Sign-ups for external competitions take place at the beginning of each sporting season. All information regarding the commencement of competitions is sent via student email.

Netball – PCYC Dee Why

ICMS competes in a friendly Summer and Winter competition*, in both the women’s and mixed categories – located at PCYC Dee Why. The ‘ICMS Bandicoots’ meet each week to play other local teams. This competition is suited for players of all skills levels who are looking to have fun and make friends.

Basketball – PCYC Dee Why

ICMS competes in a friendly Summer and Winter competition*, in both the men’s and women’s categories – located at PCYC Dee Why. It is a fast-action game with lots of running and jumping, and provides a good physical workout. PCYC runs basketball competitions in accordance with the rules and regulations of Basketball NSW.

Beach Volleyball – Manly Beach

Compete in a friendly Summer mixed beach volleyball competition* on beautiful Manly Beach. Groups meet on the weekend to play against other Manly locals.

Futsal – ICMS

ICMS runs a student futsal competition in September trimester*. This competition is open to both students and members of the public to enter teams.

*Competing in external competitions is subject to student interest and numbers each term.

ICMS Sports Clubs participate in local competitions, in sports such as:

Surf Lifesaving

With nine beautiful beaches within walking distance of the ICMS campus in Manly, and Manly Beach itself having been rated by TripAdvisor as the Best Beach in Australia (2018 and 2019), Surf Lifesaving is a fantastic way for students to really experience a coastal lifestyle while meeting people and making friends.

ICMS is a proud partner of Surf Life Saving Northern Beaches, this includes a professional scholarship and sponsorship agreement.

Visitors to the Northern Beaches will easily spot the many ICMS-branded lifesaving tents on the beaches, including Palm Beach where the famous Home and Away TV series is shot.

Over the years many students have signed up to be become volunteer life savers.  If this interests you, email [email protected].

Manly Rugby Club – Home of the Marlins

ICMS is a major sponsor and partner of the Manly Rugby Union Football Club, home of the Manly Marlins. The club was formed in 1906 and competes in the New South Wales Rugby Union competitions, the Shute Shield and Tooheys New Cup.

Students and Alumni of ICMS have played and supported for the Manly Marlins for many years contributing to the clubs ongoing success. With a capacity of 5,000, Manly Oval is a festive place for students to play or watch a great game of rugby.

For more information on how to get involved, email [email protected]