About the Department of Physical Education and Sports
Physical activity and fitness is very necessary for day to day life, especially in the youth. Playing a sport allows them to stay physically fit. It decreases the likelihood of obesity in today’s youth, and it promotes overall health and wellness. It is a way to relieve stress.
St. Mira’s College has a dynamic Department of Physical Education and Sports that offers a vast array of sports. While the main objective is to promote and generate awareness of physical fitness among all the girls to ensure their physical, mental and emotional health, the department also keenly nurtures sports talent through special coaching in various games throughout the year. The department encourages the girls to participate competitively in diverse sports and moreover inculcates the spirit of sportsmanship in them.
Student-athletes at St. Mira’s get to enjoy some of the finest infrastructure facilities. Our outdoor facilities include a movable basketball half court, throwball, and volleyball court, kabaddi and handball ground, 50 mts. running track, long jump pit, shotput and discus ring, an outdoor badminton court and a ring tennis court. The indoor facilities include a gym with 2 cardio machines, a rowing machine, 6 station multi-gym, medicine balls, dumbbells, Swiss ball, weight plates, leg press machines, exercise box, cones, mats, table tennis table, chess board etc. Upgradation of the facilities with new and advanced equipment is done regularly.
Our college students represent the College in the following events at the intercollegiate levels across the country: Athletics, Cross Country, Basketball, Kabaddi, Handball, Chess, Archery, Judo, Badminton, Boxing, Fencing, Taekwondo, Table Tennis and Throwball.
Inter-Collegiate Obstacle Race Competition 2018-19
The Inter-Collegiate Obstacle Race Competition 2018-19 was held at Chandrashekhar Agashe College of Physical Education, Gultekdi, Pune on 29th January 2019. St. Mira's College team of 5 members - Vishakha Pawar, Parmeshwari Sahu, Mamta Chourasia, Sakshi Dhumal, Divija Sharma stood in first place.