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Child & Youth Sports and Fitness (CYSF)

The Child & Youth Sports and Fitness (CYSF) Program provides support for children 3-18 years of age to foster healthy and active life-long habits. Just some of the sports, fitness and health options offered are Start Smart programs for preschool-aged children, basketball and soccer for all ages, and many other sports-related activities in the after-school program. All CYSF coaches are trained and certified by the National Alliance of Youth Sports (NAYS). CYS registration and annual sports physical are required for participation.

Sports Registration Requirements
  1. Child & Youth Services (CYS) Registration
  2. Army standards require child in the Army Youth Sports Programs  to have a current sports physical on file with the Youth Sports Office prior to allowing children to practice. To download the Health Assessment/Sports Physical Form, click here.
  • Sports physicals are good for one year period.
  • Army standards do not allow Youth Sports to substitute, child care, or band physicals for sports physicals. Please use the Youth Sports Physical Form, which is provided by the CYS Registration or Youth Sports.
  • Please schedule your child's physical with your Pediatrician in advance to ensure your child can be placed on a team without any delays.
Programs

Ages 3-4  Practice 1x per week on first scheduled day (5:00-5:30), Cost $25

Ages 5+ Practice 2x per week (5:30-6:30) , Cost $45 and up [depending on activity]

 

Lil Ballers: COED

  • Ages: 3 - 4
  • Season runs: Jan 3rd – Feb 9th
  • Cost: $25
  • Register by Jan 7th, to register call 301-619-7100
  • Parent meeting Dec. 18th 9:30 am -12:00 pm (open house)

 

Fredrick County Basketball League-COED

  • Ages: 5 - 7
  • Season runs: Jan 3rd – March 31st
  • Cost: $75
  • Register by Jan 7th, to register call 301-619-7100
  • Parent Meeting and skills assessment Dec. 18th 10:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Monocacy Youth Basketball Association-Not COED

  • School grades 3rd – 10th
  • Season runs: Jan 3rd – March 31st
  • Cost $75
  • Register by Jan 7th, to register call 301-619-7100
  • Parent Meeting and skills assessment Dec. 18th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Archery

  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Ends October 20
  • Nallin Farm Recreational Area
  • Ages 8 - 14
  • An up to date sports physical must be on file before registering. Practices and games will be held on post. Register with Parent Central Services. 

 Soccer

  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Ends October 27
  • CYS Fields 949 Sultan Drive & Gym
  • Ages 3 - 14
  • An up to date sports physical must be on file before registering. Social distancing will be enforced. Bring your own water bottle. Register with Parent Central Services. 

Cross Country

  • Wednesdays & Fridays, 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm, Ends October 31st
  • Nallin Farm Recreational Area
  • Ages 6 - 14
  • An up to date sports physical must be on file before registering. Social distancing will be enforced. Bring your own water bottle. Register with Parent Central Services. 

Step Class

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Ends December 10
  • 949 Gym Sultan Drive
  • Ages 6 - 18
  • An up to date sports physical must be on file before registering. Social distancing will be enforced. Bring your own water bottle. Register with Parent Central Services.  

Flag Football

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Ends October 28
  • CYS Fields 949 Sultan Drive.
  • Ages 3 - 14
  • An up to date sports physical must be on file before registering. Social distancing will be enforced. Bring your own water bottle. Register monthly with Parent Central Services. 

 

 

Forest Glen Sports

Start Smart Sports

Children enrolled in the Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Child Development Centers will participate in Start Smart Sports Development Program once a week. The Start Smart Sports Development Program is a developmentally appropriate introductory sports program for children 3-5 years old. The program prepares children and their parents for organized sports in a fun, non-threatening environment. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® is utilized in the program.

Baseball
Teaches throwing, catching, batting, running, and agility.

Basketball
Teaches dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting, and running/agility.

Football
Teaches throwing, catching, kicking/punting, and running/agility.

Golf
Teaches putting, chipping, pitching, and the full swing.

Lacrosse
Teaches shooting, passing, catching, cradling, stick handling, and running/agility.

Soccer
Teaches kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw ins, and agility.

Tennis
Teaches ground strokes, serving, volleying, and running/agility.

 

Volunteer Coaches Needed

Youth Coach

Fort Detrick Youth Sports & Fitness needs YOU  to coach today's youth! All training provided including National Youth Sports Coaches Certification (NYSCA) Training, Special Needs Training, How to Recognize Child Abuse Training, and Concussion Training!  Background checks are required and are processed by the Child & Youth Services Admin Office.  For more information, call Youth Sports & Fitness.

WebTrac! Online Services!

Child & Youth Services now offers an online service to begin the registration process.  Please click here to enroll.

More Child & Youth Services

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CYS Zumba

Dec 5 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

CYS MST & SAC School Year

The School Age Center offers Full-day care on most days out of school Open to eligible children in grades K-5 Cost based on Total Family Income Breakfast & Snack served daily at 0700 and 1600 955 Sultan Drive The Middle School Teen Program provides full-day care on most days out of school Open to eligible children in grades 6-12 Cost based on Total Family Income Breakfast & Snack served daily Afternoon Walk-In is Free 955 Sultan Drive

Dec 6
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Winter Basketball Conditioning

Get ready for basketball season with Youth Sports & Fitness. Come build Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance & Flexibility. Become a master at explosive power, agility, and movement. Practice jerseys will be provided

Dec 7 5 pm - 5:45 pm
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Moovin & Groovin

Participants will be introduced to the basics of dance and functional movement

Dec 8 10 am - 3 pm
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CYS Functional Fitness

Dec 8 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CYS Functional Fitness

Dec 8 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Yoga

Dec 10 11:30 am - 12 pm

Parent & Me Fitness

Dec 10 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Winter Sports Camp

Join Youth Sports for a chance to experience a variety of different sports!

Dec 27 10 am - 1 pm
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Winter Sports Camp

Join Youth Sports for a chance to experience a variety of different sports!

Dec 27 10 am - 1 pm
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