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Welcome to Parkland School District Athletics - The Parkland School District participates in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and is a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association in District XI.

Parkland's Athletic Health and Safety Plan

Middle School Sports

Middle School sports will begin practice/tryouts on Monday, September 14.  All PIAA physicals must be turned in by September 8th to the high school athletic office for the student athlete to tryout.  For more information please contact High School Athletic office, 610-351-5600.

Orefield Middle School and Springhouse Middle School will have the following teams:

Girls Volleyball @ Orefield
Girls Volleyball @ Springhouse
Cheerleading @Orefield
Cheerleading @ Springhouse
Football @ Orefield -  combined with Springhouse
Cross Country @ Springhouse – combined with Springhouse
Field Hockey @ Orefield – combined with Springhouse

1st Official PIAA PRACTICE Date for the EPC League: 

All Physicals and paperwork must be in 1 week prior to your first practice day.

August 24th - 1st day of practice:

  • Golf
  • Girls’ Tennis
  • Cross Country

September 8th – 1st day of practice:

  • Girls’ and Boys’ soccer (JV and Varsity)
  • Field Hockey (JV and Varsity)
  • Girls volleyball (JV and Varsity)
  • Cheer

September 14th -  1st day of Practice:

  • Football (Jr High, JV and Varsity)
  • All Middle School Sports (Cheer, Cross country, Football, Field Hockey, OMS Volleyball, SMS Volleyball)

1st Competition Date

  • Golf – August 27th
  • Girls’ Tennis – August 31st
  • Cross Country – September 11th
  • Girls’ and Boys’ soccer (JV and Varsity) – September 25th
  • Field Hockey (JV and Varsity) – September 25th
  • Girls Volleyball (JV and Varsity) -September 25th
  • Cheer (JV and Varsity) - October 2nd
  • Football (Jr High, JV and Varsity) – October 2nd
  • All Middle School Sports – October 2nd
    • Cheer, Cross country, Football, Field Hockey, OMS Volleyball, SMS Volleyball - October 2nd

***Please Remember the 1st Day of School is Now AUGUST 31ST***

Attention Fall 2020 Athletes:

All fall athletes are encouraged to get a PIAA physical from a physician  You will need to have the PIAA form filled out by your doctor or for all aspiring District XI student athletes who plan on playing a school sport this fall in grades 7-12.

Completed forms should be sent to Parkland High School, Athletic Office 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown, PA 18104.

ImPACT information for current 8th grade students only:

All incoming freshman are required to complete an ImPact test.  Here are instructions on how to take an at home FREE ImPact test.

Alumni Recognition
The Parkland Athletic Department recognizes current NCAA Division I and II Parkland alumni by placing signed photographs of them in our cafeteria lobby trophy case.  These pictures stay there until graduation from the students’ respective colleges and are then permanently displayed on the walls of our ticket taking area at PHS. If you are a current college athlete or have a child who meets the criteria for recognition, please send us an 8” x 10” autographed, glossy action photo from their college media guide or action shot from a game.  The photo can be dropped off at PHS or mailed to us at:  Parkland High School Athletic Office, 2700 North Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown PA 18104

Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities Disclosure Reports

NO DRINKS (open or closed), NO BACKPACKS will be allowed in any athletic events!!! You will be asked to return your item to your car, or to discard your drink into the trash cans located at the entrance gate.

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Dress code requirements are in force at ALL athletic events.  Students must wear clothes that cover their entire TORSO!!


Parkland School District Alumni Page


Athletic Director
William J. Dreisbach
phone: 610-351-5600

Assistant Athletic Director
Robert Tice
phone: 610-351-5900 ext. 75587

Assistant Athletic Director
Mike Dobil
phone: 610-351-5900 ext. 75551

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