Athletics and Activities Blog

March 10 2023,
Athletics and Activities

Jonathan O’Sullivan –  Athletics and Activities Coordinator

Dear Chinthes,
This has been a quiet week for ISY. There have been no elementary, middle or high school athletic events over the past week. However, next week there are high school basketball games and we are sending three teams to international tournaments. Continue reading below for more information on these teams and events.
Community activities continue to run. Please read below on how to join the Zumba drop in class.

Upcoming Athletics

Middle School Football

Wednesday 2:40-3:25 PM: Training for boys and girls
Friday 3:10-3:55 PM: Training for boys and girls
Saturday 25th, March: Boys end of season tournament @ South Dagon Field

High School Basketball

Tuesday 14th, March: Girls and boys Vs Yangon International School @ YIS
Wednesday 22nd, March: Girls and boys semi finals @ TBD
Friday 24th, March: Girls and boys finals @ ISY

Myanmar Diving Academy ISY Offer

The offers contained in the document linked below will be taking place at the Ngapali Beach area during the Thingyan Break (9th – 23rd April 2023). Bookings must be made before 12th March.

Offer Details

Southeast Asian Activities and Sport Conference (SEASAC) News

On Thursday ISY will send our last SEASAC teams away for tournaments. These teams will be the girls and boys badminton, boys football and boys softball teams.
The badminton teams will travel to Kuala Lumpur and the Alice Smith School to compete. The girls and boys will compete as two separate teams. They will play at least 5 ties against other schools. The ties will be split into three singles matches and two doubles matches.
Our softball players will travel to Singapore and the United World School, Dover Campus for their SEASAC tournament. This team has been improving all through the season and will look to challenge the other teams.
The boys football team will travel to Bangkok and the Harrow International School for their tournament. This will be an opportunity for the team to play internationally.
We wish all these teams and athletes the very best next weekend. I am sure you will compete with pride and show everyone the ISY way.

Girls Softball 2022-23

Boys Softball 2022-23

Middle School (MS) Athletics

There are no middle school athletics in the coming week.
The next event will be the middle school football tournament on the 25th of March.

High School (HS) Athletics

The high school basketball teams will be playing their last league game on Tuesday, 14th of March, against Yangon International School (ISY). For the boys it will be a chance to give time to the bench and the girls team will want to showcase their form going into the finals in the following week.

Community Activities

Zumba classes are on every Tuesday in room 200W. These classes are fun and an easy way to get moving. There is a supportive group of community members attending that will make you feel welcome. The cost is 15,000MMK for each person for each class. You simply pay the instructor.

What: Zumba
Where: 200W (Above the fitness room)
When: 4:00-5:00 every Tuesday
Cost: 15,000 MMK per person per class
Why: For fitness and fun!

Swim Team

The swimming team will continue their training. The secondary school team trains on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and the elementary school team trains on Monday and Friday.

Facility Schedules

All facilities are open as normal.

Please remember that to use any of ISY’s facilities you must fill out the booking form.

Tennis Court

Weekdays 2:30-6:00PM

Weekends 8:00AM-5:00PM

(Middle and elementary school students need to be accompanied by an adult)

Swimming Pool
Open 6 – 7:30 AM Monday – Friday
Monday 5-6 PM
Tuesday 3:30-6 PM
Wednesday 5-6 PM
Thursday 3:30-6 PM
Friday 5-6 PM
Open Saturday 8 AM – 12 PM
Closed Sunday
(Please note to use the Swimming Pool you must book your place)

Fitness/Weights Room
Closed 7 AM – 2:30 PM (School hours)
24 hours (Please note to use the Weights/Fitness Room you must book your place)

**Please note** The Fitness/Weights Room is busy with a lot of equipment in it. Could all users please tidy up after themselves. This means wiping down equipment after using them and returning all weights and moveable equipment back to its correct place. This will make for a much more pleasant experience for everyone!

HS students may use the Fitness/weights Weights Room unsupervised.
MS students may use the Fitness/Weights Room only with adult supervision.
ES students are not allowed in the Fitness/Weights Room.

Outdoor Areas
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3:30 – 6 PM
The Field
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the field will be used until 5:30 for ISY sports teams practice.

(Please note that to use the Outdoor Spaces you must book your place)
8 AM – 6 PM
**These times may change once more sports start up at ISY**

Questions or More Information

As always, if you have any questions about what is in this blog or anything else that you may think of related to activities or athletics please feel free to contact me at:

Kindest regards,

Mr. Jonathan O’Sullivan

The International School Yangon
20 Shwe Taungyar Street
Bahan Township
Yangon, Myanmar

+95 (0) 9 880 441 040


The 5th Annual ISY Fundraising Gala is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the PARKROYAL Hotel Yangon and will be in their Yadanar Ballroom starting from 6:00 pm. The theme will be The Garden of Hope. The Gala supports and links to ISY’s strategic theme of Sustainability. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the event, please see this linked sponsorship document with the sponsorship packages and form. Any questions regarding sponsorship should be directed towards our Advancement Associate, May Su Yadana Bo ( or +95 9 880 441 040, +95 9 964 210 248. You can also see further details about ticket purchases for the event on our ISY Gala webpage and Facebook Event page.