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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

 

 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. 

 

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

Volunteer coaches are always needed. Volunteers are the backbone of all Youth Services sports programs. The sports fee for the first child will be waived if a parent is selected as a head coach. 

Anyone who is interested in coaching, please contact the CYS Sports Office at 301-619-2538. All coaches are required to complete a background check and attend coaches’ training.

Head coaches will get all of their children to play for free. Assistant coaches get 1 child for free and all others a 15% discount.

Volunteer hours will be kept for those seeking "job experience."

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

Spring Soccer League

Ages 3-5 The teams will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1700-1745 at the Youth Soccer Field on Sultan Drive. Shin guards required. Parent meeting March 12 Registration can be completed via WebTrac or at Parent Central Services located at 949A Sultan Dr. (301) 619-7100 (hours of operation 0900-1600) Up to date sports physical to register. Cost to participate is $30. Register by 7 April 2022. Age groups U-8 and U-10 Open to all eligible Fort Detrick children ages 6 - 10 years old The teams will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1730-1830 at the Outdoor Soccer field on Sultan Dr. Registration can be completed via WebTrac or at Parent Central Services located at 949A Sultan Dr. (301) 619-7100 (hours of operation 0900-1600) Cost to participate is $55. Register by 1 April 2022. Age groups U12 Open to all eligible 5th and 6th grade Fort Detrick children The teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1730-1830 at the Outdoor Soccer field on Sultan Dr. Travel will be required around Fredrick County for games on Saturdays Registration can be completed via WebTrac or at Parent Central Services located at 949A Sultan Dr. (301)619-7100 (hours of operation 0900-1600) Participants must have a Health Assessment/Sports Physical Statement (HASP) Cost to participate is $65. Register by 25 March 2022. COVID-19 Protocols will be followed

May 17 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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

May 18
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Middle School & Teen and Kindergarten & School Age Summer Camp

Camp is coming soon!  9 weeks of Camp: June 13-August 12. Registration is OPEN!

We are excited to present our Summer Camp program filled with indoor/outdoor activities such as water play, archery, fishing, hiking, and local outdoor field trips (hopefully), and so much more!

For more information please contact the School Age & Middle School/Teen Center at 301-619-2901. If you would like to register your child for Summer Camp, please contact our Parent Central Services office at 301-619-7100. All CDC/COVID-19 protocols are being followed

Jun 13

Middle School & Teen and Kindergarten & School Age Summer Camp

Camp is coming soon!  9 weeks of Camp: June 13-August 12. Registration is OPEN!

We are excited to present our Summer Camp program filled with indoor/outdoor activities such as water play, archery, fishing, hiking, and local outdoor field trips (hopefully), and so much more!

For more information please contact the School Age & Middle School/Teen Center at 301-619-2901. If you would like to register your child for Summer Camp, please contact our Parent Central Services office at 301-619-7100. All CDC/COVID-19 protocols are being followed

Jun 13
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