Clubs and Activities

The Middle School Kilchberg Campus has an extensive extracurricular program, based around student clubs, athletics, and the performing arts. Some activities take place during the school day and/or after school, while others require participation in a one-time event. Some activities are offered by season and others for the whole academic year. 

  • In addition to competitive sports teams there is a range of recreational sports activities includng rubgy, swimming, soccer, basketball, anowboarding, fitness training and tennis.
  • Sign-up for extracurricular activities during designated times during the school year. Below are examples of the activities offered this year. 
  • Students will register directly with the coach or activity leader at the Athletics and Activities (ATAC) sign up market. Once the registration has taken place and final team and activity selections are complete, all parents will receive an email with the online sign up forms to be completed for the sports season and activity.

Current parents and students can login to the Community Portal to view details of each team's schedule below:

Fall Athletics and Activities Schedule

Winter Athletics and Activities Schedule

Spring Athletics and Activities Schedule

Middle School Athletics Team Pages 

After School Activities Program

Art Club

The Art Club is for students who enjoy drawing, painting and being creative, to have an extra outlet without the pressures of assessment and is purely a recreational activity.  More >>>

 Cross Country

The club develops running skills as well as improving endurance and fitness with a view to competing in cross-country events. More>>>

Jazz Band

Jazz Band is a place where students who enjoy jazz get together and play music together.  The band gives a number of performances throughout the year. More>>>

Music Academy

The Music Academy enables students to take private instrument lessons conveniently on school campuses, for fee. More>>>

Self Defence - Girls

This self defence course will increase a girl’s self-confidence, choices, options and preparedness.  More >>>

Soccer Boys

The boys soccer team is designed to develop individual football skills and generate a team mentality.  More >>>

Swim Team

This is a competitive team which trains twice a week and also a recreational swim activity available one a week. More >>>

Volleyball - Girls

A competitive team that trains with a view to paricipating in Swiss and European tournaments. More>>>

Basketball - Boys

A competitive team that develops individual and team basketball skills with a view to competing against other international schools. More>>>

Golf Team

The team rains to develop and improve all aspects of the game and participates in competitions against other international schools. More>>>

Middle School Musical

Our aim is to create the most entertaining, fun and middle school-focused musical in the world!! More >>>


The club uses Lego Mindstorms NXT kits to build programmable robots. More>>>

Ski Team

Weekly race and ski training throughout the winter season and participation in competition at some of the best race venues. More>>>

Soccer Girls

To provide an opportunity for girls, enthusiastic about football and with the acquired skills, to be part of a competitive team.  More >>>

Tennis Team

A competitive team that develops players as individuals and as a team to compete in tournaments and matches. There is also a recreational tennis club for those not wanting to compete. More >>>

Basketball Girls

Basketball offers girls the chance to be selected for a competitive team (A or B) to represent ZIS.  More >>>


Students learn the skills and safety aspects of white water kayaking to enable them to participate safely in this fantastic sport. More>>>

Mountain Biking

The aim of the mountain bike club is to have fun on a mountain bike!  More >>>

Rock Climbing

The club introduces students to climbing and helps them develop their skills.  More >>>

Student Council

The aim of the Student Council is to create a sense of community within our school through service learning and offering activities that reflect the values of our students.  More >>>

Softball Team - Girls

Developing individual and team softball skills in preparation to compete in Swiss and European championships. More>>>

Track and Field

The track and field team train to take part in competitions during the summer season. More>>>

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