Athletic & Intramural

Archery Club

Moderator: Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Martin & Mr. Thompson


Description: Bishop Hendricken’s Archery club is a registered member of the Junior Olympic Archery Development Program (JOAD) which is affiliated with the USA Archery Association.  The club has a winter indoor season and a spring outdoor season.  Archers have the opportunity to learn more about the sport with archery instruction meetings held once a week at Hendricken and additional team practices held offsite at a local archery lane.  Archery is open to all students. Club members will qualify to shoot at USA Archery sanctioned tournaments as well as competing against other JOAD teams in New England.

Intramural Basketball

Moderator: Mr. Alexander


Description: Students play in a freshman/sophomore division or a junior/senior division and use a pick-up format. The league schedule runs for eight weeks from October through November. All students are welcome to play.  


Moderator: Mr. Monahan


Description: Intramural Bocce takes place during the spring months of April and May outside on the Bishop Hendricken campus after school.  Matches are announced in advance and are open to all students.  Students need not have background knowledge of the game, just a willingness to play and have fun! 


Moderators: Mr. Mancuso, Mr. Gambardella


Description: Intramural Bowling invites all students to play each week from January through March.  Action takes place across the street from campus at Meadowbrook Lanes.  Not your traditional bowling, students engage in duckpin play with prizes for top average and top score each week.  There is a minimal fee that covers the cost of play and shoe rentals.

Intramural Golf

Moderator: Mr. Gomes


Description: Students of any and all skill levels participate in nine holes of supervised golf in the spring (one day per week in the month of May). All participants are required to provide their own golf equipment (golf clubs, golf balls, and golf shoes) as well as their own transportation to and from the golf course. Student cost is $10.00 per round, tee off time is between 3:00pm and 3:30pm and all rounds of golf are played at Harbor Lights Country Club located off of Warwick Neck Rd. in Warwick, RI. The golf course is less than five minutes from Hendricken’s campus.  Rules and etiquette of the game are explained and expected to be followed.

Outdoors Club

Moderator: Mrs. Casale, Ms. Fusco


Description: This club offers the opportunity to hike on local Rhode Island trails as well as popular trails in New Hampshire.  There are also overnight camping trips to New Hampshire.  The following equipment is required:  hiking boots, tent, sleeping bags, drinking water and food, appropriate clothing, and money for the trips.  The club meets throughout the school year, as well as during the summer.  There are weekend day trips and full weekend trips.  Membership is open to all students.

Surf Club

Moderator: Mr. Burnett


Description: The Club is open to beginner and experienced surfers.  It includes surfing from long boards, short boards, boogie boards, knee boards, and skim boards (no windsurfers).  The club member is opened to a lifetime of healthy recreational activities that surfing provides.  Membership also brings discounts on purchases at the Gansett Juice Surf Shop in Narragansett, RI.  Membership is open to all students.

Intramural Table Tennis

Moderator: Mr. DiPippo


Description: The table tennis club meets Tuesdays and Fridays after school in Founders Hall. All students are welcome, and no playing experience is necessary.

Intramural Tennis

Moderator: Ms. Davenport


Description: Students play in the fall on our very own state of the art tennis courts. All levels of ability and experience are welcome.  Play begins in September and culminates in early November.  Both singles and doubles matches are played.

Ultimate Frisbee

Moderator: Mr. Curran


Description:  Students play in the fall months outside on Pepin field.  Play is open to all students on Wednesdays and Fridays until the end of November.  Teams are established based on the number of players present on each day.  Play starts at 3pm and culminates at 4:30pm.

Water Polo

Moderator: TBA


Description: The water polo club is designed to introduce Hendricken students to a challenging, competitive sport popular at some colleges and at the international level. Students must be adequate swimmers and be able to tread water to participate but need no previous water polo-playing experience to get involved. The team meets Saturdays in the spring at 3 p.m. at the Smithfield YMCA. The cost is $30 per player for eight sessions. For more information, students should stop by the Student Activities Office. 

Weight Room

Moderator: Mr. Gerrety


Description: The weight room is open weekly after school under the supervision of Mr. Gerrety.  Hours are posted at the beginning of each school year.  The weight room is open from September through June.