COVID Updates and Information

Effective immediately, all children ages 12-15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, meaning all state residents ages 12 and up can now be protected against COVID-19. The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting a Pfizer Vaccine Clinic for 12 to 15 year olds at the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College on Friday, May 14 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a parent and bring proof of age. This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary.

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The New York State Health Department and Rensselaer County Health Department have given approval for interscholastic sports. The East Greenbush Central School District Board of Education has responded by approving the start of Winter Sports, Fall II Sports and Spring Sports.

Spring Sports Tryouts

Varsity and JV tryouts for Spring Sports begin Sunday, April 25. Modified tryouts begin Monday, May 3. All students must sign up and be cleared by the Health Office prior to tryouts. Tryout Schedules.

All Sports Club Scholarship

Applications for the All Sports Club Scholarship are due Friday, May 21, 2021. Columbia All Sports Club Scholarship Form.

2020-21 Sports Schedule

Fall ICOMPLETEDCross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Girls’ Tennis
Winter (Low-Risk)COMPLETEDBowling
Winter (Higher-Risk)COMPLETEDBasketball, Cheer, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Wrestling
Fall IIMarch 7 – May 1Cheer, Football, Volleyball
SpringApril 25 – June 16
Baseball, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Softball, Boys’ Tennis

Game Schedule

About Columbia Athletics

Columbia is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing in Class AA/A in Section II. Columbia offers nearly 70 levels (varsity, junior varsity, freshman and modified) of interscholastic athletic opportunities for boys and girls.

  • 42 Sectional Titles and 6 State Championships
  • 8 NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • 18 of Columbia’s varsity athletic programs had an average GPA of 90 percent or better in 2018-19

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Michael Leonard
Athletic Director
962 Luther Rd., East Greenbush, NY 12061


Athletics logo Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame Celebration Rescheduled to August 28, 2021 - The Columbia High School Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration, which had been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now rescheduled for Saturday, August 28, 2021. The event will celebrate the Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Tickets can be requested through Columbia High School’s Athletic Department at 518-207-2085. Columbia Athletic Hall of Fame – Class […]
Columbia High School aerial Pesticide Notification for Columbia High School Fields - The East Greenbush Central School District has scheduled a pesticide application for all grass fields at Columbia High School on Saturday, May 15 starting at 1:30 p.m. All fields will be closed for 48 hours and signs will be posted.
Athletics logo Columbia Named Winter 2021 Community Service Challenge Champions - Columbia High School was announced as the winner of the Winter 2021 Community Service Challenge on Tuesday by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). Columbia was chosen as the winning school by the NYSPHSAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), which is comprised of two current student-athletes from each of the 11 member sections.