Physical Education at Birch Wathen Lenox empowers students with the knowledge of how to conduct a healthy and active lifestyle. BWL's student athletes display a passion for various sports, both during PE classes and through interscholastic competitions, while honing their skills of sportsmanship, teamwork, and physical fitness.
The Physical Education department ensures that the course of each student's athletic development receives the attention and encouragement it deserves. A modern gymnasium, complete with bleacher seating, is complemented by the use of other venues outside of School, allowing all BWL students to play sports almost every day. Locations beyond the gymnasium and play roof atop the School include Central Park, Randall's Island, Sokol Gymnasium, Basketball City, Asphalt Green, Riverbank State Park, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and Lasker Ice Rink, along with the many schools to which student athletes travel for New York State Independent School Athletic League competitions.
"The Birch Wathen Lenox School is proud of its athletic department, and impressed by the strong self-esteem and achievements of its student athletes, who continually demonstrate relentless determination and stellar sportsmanship in their approach to physical fitness."