Athletics and Activities 

St. Augustin Catholic School offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students including athletics teams, fine arts, and enrichment activities.

Athletic Policy

Our goal in athletics is to encourage good sportsmanship on and off the athletic field. We also strive to provide all students with an opportunity to learn competitive sports. The sportsmanship of students, coaches, and fans must be reflective of our Catholic Christian School.

Parochial Athletics

Many sports are part of the Parochial League in the Des Moines area. Read St. Augustin Catholic School’s full Athletic Policy in the Student Handbook. 

 Sport Season Grade level
Track Spring Boys and girls grades 5-8
Softball Fall Girls grades 6-8
Volleyball Fall Girls grades 6-8
Basketball Winter Boys and girls grades 6-8
Football Fall Boys K-8 (Available through the Greater Des Moines Catholic Youth Football League)
Cross Country Fall Boys and girls grades 6-8 
Swimming Year-round Boys and girls grades 1-12 through Dowling Catholic Riptide program

Activities and Clubs

St. Augustin Catholic School offers a variety of extracurricular programs and clubs for students. Whether your student is a budding musician or a critical thinker, there's something for everyone.

Fine Arts

  • Vocal music
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Drama/Musicals
  • Choir

Extracurricular Activities

  • Battle of the Books (Grades 3-4) 
  • Bricks4Kids after school program (Grades 1-4)
  • Chess Club (Grades 3-8) 
  • Cub Scouts, Pack 36 (Boys grades 1-5)
  • First Lego League (grade level availability dependent upon volunteer parent coaches)
  • Girl Scouts
  • Little Flowers Girls Club (A Catholic club for girls that teaches virtues through scripture, saints’ biographies and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.)
  • Mad Scientist after school program (Grades 1-5)
  • Mock Trial (Grades 7-8)