Our lower school students learn the importance of teamwork, being active, heart health, and having fun. Sportsmanship through sports is encouraged.

Competitive sports like volleyball, cross country and basketball are offered in the athletic department for grades 5-8. Sports like ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, and golf are offered as well.

Strength and Flexibility

Our Strength and Flexibility course provides an opportunity to focus on and strengthen core muscles and body stability. Exercises, games and balance drills train core muscle groups for bodily wellness. Stretching and flexibility are incorporated daily to improve muscle health and performance.

Speed and Agility

Our Speed and Agility course provides exercise and training for students interested in improving their overall athletic mobility and performance. Students can expect to have fun while keeping their heart rate active! The course provides a focus on running endurance and technique, plyometric movements, and cardio health through sport and movement.

Drew Weisel

Fitness Instructor, Student Leadership & Entrepreneurship Coach

Drew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from West Virginia University and a Master of Arts degree in curriculum and instruction from The University of Denver. He has taught both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to coming to Aspen Academy he taught in Denver Public Schools. He’s most looking forward to being part of the wonderful Aspen community and sharing his passion for fitness and living a healthy, active lifestyle. When he’s not teaching, he enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and skiing with his wife and dog. He recently completed his first Ironman Triathlon.