Welcome to Herkimer Athletics, the Home of the Herkimer Magicians! Herkimer Central School District believes that participation in sports provides a wealth of opportunities and experiences for students on the playing field and in the classroom. The district offers students opportunities to engage in a variety of sports that take place across three seasons.
Herkimer is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing in the Center State Conference as a member of Section 3.
The mission of New York State interscholastic athletic programs is to foster the quest for excellence by creating an educational and competitive experience within an atmosphere of sportsmanship. Successful programs develop individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, civility and citizenship.
Herkimer athletes are required to meet the district’s Academic Eligibility standards for continued participation in athletics.
Herkimer athletics facilities are located at both the elementary and the junior/senior high schools. Please check the schedule closely for the location of each sporting event before traveling.
Herkimer High School: From NYS Thruway: Take Exit 30 for Herkimer. Turn right onto Route 28. Turn left at first traffic light onto South Caroline St. Proceed to the end and turn left onto West German Street. School is located down on the left.
Herkimer Elementary School / Athletic Complex: From NYS Thruway: Take Exit 30 for Herkimer. Turn right onto Route 28. Turn left at first traffic light onto South Caroline St. Turn right onto Route 5 and proceed through the village approximately 2 miles to Gros Blvd. Turn left onto Gros Blvd. The elementary school is located less than a mile on the left.
There is parking to the left of the school, nearest to the football field and track. To reach the parking lot behind the elementary school, turn left at the four-way stop. The parking lot will be on the left. When exiting this lot, vehicles must turn right.