The Lower School physical education and kinesiology programs promote and foster a lifelong love for physical activity that creates lasting growth in physical skills and fitness.
Students work through a series of athletic activities designed to challenge them as individuals and as a group, while reinforcing both gross and fine motor skill development, teamwork, and age-appropriate problem solving. 

In Pre-K through Grade 2, the students: 
  • Practice agility and balance skills with throwing, catching, and dodging 
  • Learn kicking, punting, dribbling, receiving, coordination, and pattern work with a ball 
  • Enjoy CA’s Scooter Highway—an award-winning activity and obstacle course based on the Colorado landscape and its mountain features—to build body control and muscle awareness 
  • Practice basic and intermediate movement patterns 
  • Use giant parachute activities to enhance listening skills and teamwork 
  • Practice swimming in Fall and Spring

Grades 3-5, the instructors: 
  • Introduce students to sports and activity offerings, including racquet sports, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, and softball/baseball 
  • Reinforce skill development and problem-solving applications through large group activities 
  • Reinforce basic and intermediate movement patterns 
  • Begin the use of fitness testing 
  • Offer swimming practice in Fall and Spring

CA Lower School P.E. Faculty

List of 5 items.

  • Sean Stedeford

    Director of P.E. Program, Coach
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  • Beth Folsom

    Lower & Middle School P.E., Coach
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  • Dan Pratt

    P.E. Instructor, Coach
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  • Marcia Richards

    Lower & Middle School P.E., Coach
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  • Robert Ulrich

    Lower & Middle School P.E., Coach
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