Students in grades 3-8 have the opportunity to participate in the following organized athletic programs:
- Girls basketball and volleyball through the Cincinnati Friar's Club.
- Boys basketball through GCCYS (Greater Cincinnati Catholic Youth Sports).
- Boys football through the Cougar football program, a combined team comprised of students from St. Francis de Sales, St. Ursala Villa, Cardinal Paceli, St. Mary's. and St. Cecilia.
- and Boys and Girls track during the spring through the CTCYO (Cincinnati Track Catholic Youth Organization).
Student athletes pay a $50 sports fee to help offset the costs of uniforms, league and referee fees, and equipment.
All SFDS athletic programs are operated in compliance with the Archbishop's Charter on Catholic Youth Athletics.