Garrison Forest School - Athletics


All Garrison Forest students are required to participate in the athletics program. The school’s athletic facilities include the Elizabeth B. Searle ’74 Athletic Center (opened in 2002), four athletic fields including two turf fields, and six tennis courts. The school’s mascot is the Grizzly, and the school colors are Light Blue and Dark Blue. The Garrison Forest Grizzlies field 13 sports of 42 teams, including three levels of Middle School teams. The school’s teams compete in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland. In the past three years, Garrison Forest teams across an array of sports have won a collective 19 championships. The 2008–2009 achievements include:

Varsity equestrian team: 2008 IEA Champions

Varsity eventing team: Champion, Mid-Atlantic Interschool Event, and Champion, Elkridge-Harford Interschool Event

Varsity field hockey: IAAM A-Conference Regular Season Division Champions for 2008 and 2009; IAAM A-Conference 2008 and 2010 Tournament Champions

Varsity polo: U.S. Polo Association National Women’s Interscholastic Polo Champions, the 12th national title for a GFS Polo team since 1990. Beginning in 1995, six Garrison Forest Varsity Polo Team players have won the prestigious Polo Training Foundation Interscholastic Player of the Year Award

Varsity winter soccer: IAAM B-Conference Regular Season Division Champions and IAAM B-Conference Tournament Champions

Varsity lacrosse: 2008 Regular Season Division Champions and 2008 IAAM B-Conference Tournament Champions

The school’s riding facilities include the D. & J. Smith Equestrian Center and the Sheridan Indoor Polo Ring. Garrison Forest has a long tradition of excellence in equestrian sports including Equitation, Showjumping, Eventing, and Polo. The school is one of only two girls' schools in the nation to offer Polo.

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