Canterbury's athletic program offers the opportunity for middle school students to participate in a variety of team sports. The comprehensive program promotes teamwork, sportsmanship, and athletic skill development in a healthy, competitive, and fun environment. Canterbury's no-cut policy allows all interested children in grades 5-8 to participate in sports at the most appropriate skill level for each individual. Team sports featured at Canterbury include swimming, basketball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, cross country, and golf for boys, and swimming, basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, cross country, and golf for girls. The coaching staff makes every effort to place children on teams at the appropriate developmental level and expose students to athletics in a supportive environment. Students have the chance to compete with other independent schools and local public schools in the Triad area.