Start Dates


  • The start date for Spring interscholastic athletics in 2017 for incoming 7th and 8th graders will be a meeting only on Monday, March 12 and will conclude in time for the 4 PM bus.  The first official practice will be on Monday April 2.
  • The start date for interscholastic athletics in 2017 for incoming 9th- 12th graders will be on Monday, March 5, 2018 for HS sports.  For specific times see the athletic calendar. 

(**Check the Athletic Calendar for sport specific “Open Skill” sessions held throughout year by PHS coaches as well as specific practices and start times for the official practices at PHS beginning in August.  You are encouraged to sign up to get instant notification and schedule changes for PCSD sports teams. 


Registration for all Pawling CSD Interscholastic sports will be done online and will open according to the schedule below: (paper copies will no longer be used):

Pawling MS/HS Spring Sports Registration will open:

  1.   February 13 for ALL incoming 9-12th grade Pawling High School Student-Athletes
  2.      February 27 for ALL incoming 7th and 8th grade PCMS Student Athletes


Go to: to register after the open date. (Search Pawling) or use the link below:

NOTE! For anyone without access to online registration, in person registration will be offered on Monday, February 13th and Monday February 27th at the Pawling HS Athletic Dept. Office at 9 AM.  Appointment required: Call 855-4670

(A parent/guardian must accompany students and a copy of a current physical (dated within the past 12 months) must be provided at the in person registration.)



The PCSD will offer Physicals for athletic clearance on the following dates:

*         MS and HS students (Last names A-L) - @ MS on Tuesday, July 19 2016 @ 7:30 AM: NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY.

*         MS and HS students (Last names M-Z) - @ MS on Tuesday, August 2 2016 @ 7:30 AM: NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY.

*         For summer physicals, sign-ups are not required.  Please arrive by 7:30 AM on the dates listed above.

*         Students may also have a physical administered by their family doctor, and a copy of these physicals must be sent in to the school nurse for final clearance each year.

Call the PHS athletic department if you have any questions. 845-855-4670.

NCAA Eligibility

NCAA Eligibility Center:

NCAA Eligibility Webinar (FREE) at the NYSPHSAA website:
NCAA PDF Eligibility guidelines: