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Registration is closed now open for the 2022 Spring Ultimate season for players in grades 5 through 8. Go to the 2022 Spring Season page for details.

Ultimate is a spring sport at the Middle School in Amherst. Spring Ultimate at ARMS consists of two concurrent programs:

  1. An intramural league for all players (no cuts). Practices and games are on Mondays and Thursdays.
  2. A Travel Team that will play against other schools. Travel Team players must also participate in the Intramural league. Practices and games are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and some weekends.

Click here for frequently asked questions and answers about the ARMS Ultimate 2022 season.

When and where do we play?  All tryouts, practices and games are at Fort River Elementary School from 4:00 to 6:00 unless otherwise noted.

7th & 8th Grade: How do I register? Spring Registration is through the ARHS Athletic Department. ==> Click here for ARMS registration instructions. All students should register for ‘Boys & Girls – Intramural Ultimate.’  If you try out and are selected for the Travel Team you will need to pay an additional fee.

What Does It Cost (for 7th & 8th graders)?

  • There is a fee of $60 to play in the ARMS Intramural League.  
  • Students who play on the Travel Team will pay an additional fee of $171 (total fee of $231).  
  • Reduced fees are available for students with a reduced lunch fee or a free lunch fee. 
  • Checks should be made out to ARHS Athletics.
  • The best way to register and pay is online
  • You can also register & pay in person at the ARHS Athletic Office.

5th & 6th Grade: How do I register? Fifth and Sixth Graders are elegible to participate in the Intramural program. Registration is through Amherst Recreation (formerly LSSE), not through the school. ==> Click here to register through Amherst Recreation.

About the Travel Team: Travel Team tryouts are held the first week of the season. Interested players must attend at least 2 tryout sessions and are encouraged to atted all three sessions. Click here for information on the Travel Team selection process.

Sports Physical Info: IMPORTANT! 7th and 8th graders must have a valid Sports Physical to participate in Middle School Ultimate. If you are unsure of your Sports Physical status, please contact the Middle School Nurse (413-362-1975).

Questions? If you are a parent or a player and you have questions about anything, please call Jim Pistrang (the coach) at 413-237-5710 or send him an email.

Here are some important tentative dates in the spring 2022 season:

mid-FebruarySpring Registration for ARMS students opens (online) at ARHS.  All students should register for ‘Intramural Ultimate.’ If you try out and are selected for the Travel Team you will need to pay an additional fee.
Tuesday March 15Spring Sports Information Meeting for ARMS parents and students at ARHS
Monday, March 28First day of practice (All players) 
Tuesday, March 29Travel Team tryout (must attend at least 2 and preferably 3 if you are trying out for the Travel Team)
Wednesday, March 30 Travel Team tryout (must attend at least 2 and preferably 3 if you are trying out for the Travel Team)
Thursday, March 31Practice for all players
Friday, April 1Travel Team tryout (must attend at least 2 and preferably 3 if you are trying out for the Travel Team)
Mondays & ThursdaysIntramural Practices and Games (All players)
Tuesdays & WednesdaysTravel Team Practices & Games (Travel Team)

Questions? Call Jim Pistrang (the coach) at 413-237-5710 or send him an email.

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