Sports in CRC
Just like the Olympics motto – (Citius, Fortius, Altius) which translates as ‘Faster, Stronger and Higher’, sports and sporting activities have developed trememdously in the college. This is an era when every student wants to be involved in one sport or the other. The College on her part is doing everything possible to encourage the students to achieve their growing interest.
Christ The Redeemer’s college is a member of the Christ The Redeemer’s School Movement (CRSM) has been noted for her exploits at the “REDEEMER’S DAY”. The Redeemer’s Day is a three-day programme for all the schools (both Primary and Secondary) under the umbrela of the CRSM). Sporting activities, Art exhibitions and Science exhibitions formed the core of the events to be competed for . Since inception, CRC has always been in the first position.
The College is also a member of the “BRESCAG”, tagged Brain Trust and Sports Competition. This is a group of some renowned and notable private secondary schools in Lagos. CRC is a dominating force at the competition particularly in Athletics and Soccer. Our annual Inter-House Athletics Competition has always been the talk of the town among games masters and officials. The finesse and the touches put into the organization of the Athletics has always added glamour to it year in year out.
In line with the increased interest of the students, the sports directors of the College have put in place some sporting programmes that will stimulate the students further. One of such is the introduction of CRC version of the “Champions League”. Students form their teams and play around-robin tournament.
Three days of the week are earmarked for sports training in the College. Students show great enthusiasm towards their involvement in sports. The College has a well-equipped gymnasium where students spend their leisure time particularly on weekends. The Gym is equipped with a Billiard table, Barbells, Dumb bells, Mat for floor activities and Table tennis boards.Other sports facilities in the College include; soccer pitch, badminton court, basketball court, handball court, volleyball court among others.
The relay quartet (boys and girls) of the College is also notable and well recognized both in Lagos and Sagamu environs. Over the years, the team has won several laurels in their various outings. Some of the athletes of the College have represented the state i.e. Ogun State, in various competitions e.g. South West Games (2007 edition), Falilat Ogunkoya National 400meters athletics competition.
The feats achieved by the athletes of the College are amazing and incredible thinking of the academic work load and other demanding bulk of commitments. To God be the glory