Extra and Co-Curricular Activities

Female student baseball team

A student's participation in any extra-curricular activity is at the discretion of the administration. Students who participate in extra-curricular activities must represent the values of Father Leo J. Austin Catholic Secondary School. Our students must show exemplary behaviour and respect for all persons or property at school or any other location where they represent the school.


All secondary school sports at the Durham Catholic District School Board are governed by the Lake Ontario Secondary School Athletics (LOSSA) and the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA). LOSSA and OFSAA are non-profit organizations that are responsible for the rules and regulations of all high school sports in Durham Region and Ontario.

To access information for specific sports, visit the LOSSA and OFSAA websites.

Student's safety and sports

For the protection of your child, the Ministry of Education has mandated that every student that wishes to try out for a specific sport must have his/her parent and/or guardian complete the following forms prior to team tryouts:

For more information, read our Board's Concussion Management and Prevention Policy


If a child has experienced a previous concussion, then the following form must be completed:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child's safe participation in sports activities please contact our school office.

Extra and co-curricular activities at Father Leo J. Austin CSS

We offer the following extra and co-curricular activities:

  • Badminton Club;
  • Band - Concert and Jazz;
  • Black History Committee;
  • Dumbledore's Army (Harry Potter Club)
  • Fitness Club;
  • Green Team;
  • Guitar Club;
  • Mental Health Club;
  • Power to the Pink;
  • Prefects;
  • ProLife;
  • Prom Committee;
  • Reach Team;
  • Retreat Leaders;
  • Robotics Club;
  • Social Justice Club
  • Student Athletic Association;
  • Student Council;
  • Student of the Month Committee;
  • White Pine; and
  • Wildcats for Change.

Sports teams

We offer the following sports teams at Father Leo J. Austin Catholic Secondary School:

  • Badminton - Junior/Senior, Boys/Girls;
  • Basketball - Junior/Senior, Boys/Girls;
  • Cross Country - Co-ed;
  • Curling - Varsity Boys/Girls;
  • Fastball - Girls;
  • Golf - Boys/Girls;
  • Hockey - Varsity Boys/Girls;
  • Lacrosse - Boys/Girls;
  • Mountain Bike;
  • Rugby - Midget, Junior and Senior Boys;
  • Soccer - Junior/Senior, Boys/Girls;
  • Tennis - Co-ed;
  • Track and Field - Co-ed; and
  • Volleyball - Junior/Senior, Boys/Girls.


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