Sports and Fitness

Ages 5 - 17 years

Hunter Army Airfield Sports & Fitness programs provide opportunities for children and youth to be engaged in fun physical activities and to develop life-long healthy habits - acquiring the life skills to achieve a balanced lifestyle for mind, body and spirit.

The Sports and Fitness program is designed based on standardized programs and curriculum from the National Alliance for Youth Sports, 4-H, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and CHARACTER COUNTS! The program provides all youth the opportunity to participate, develop fundamental skills and grow in an atmosphere of sportsmanship, citizenship and team work.

Hunter CYSS Sports and Fitness also reaches out to the surrounding community through intramurals and skill-building activities for children and youth in partnership with Private Sector Organizations.

Location

Youth Sports & Fitness is located at 304 N. Perimeter Road, Bldg 6054

Sports Programs

Children must be registered with CYS Services in order to participate in Sports and Fitness activities. A current sports physical is required prior to participating in any sports program Hunter Army Airfield.

The following sports activities are currently offered at Hunter:

  • Baseball/T-ball
  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Sports teams are coached by volunteer coaches that must be certified under the National Youth sports Coaches Association before coaching. Background checks are also performed on all coaches prior to start of season. Trained CYS Services Program Assistants (CYPAs) are on site to provide supervision and assistance.

All sports participants are evaluated, assigned to a team, furnished with a basic uniform, and guaranteed a specific amount of playing time.

Fees are charged for all sports activities with discounts for coaches. Multiple children discount of 15% will be given to families that have more than one child in the same sports activity. Deployment discounts are also available.

Yearly Sports Schedule

 

Sport Ages Season Sign-Up
T-Ball Ages 5 - 6 May - Jun Feb - Mar
Coach Pitch Baseball Ages 7 - 8 May - Jun Feb - Mar
Baseball Ages 9-12 May – Jun Feb - Mar
Fall Soccer Ages 5-13 Sep – mid-Nov July - Aug
Basketball Ages 5-17 mid-Dec - Feb Nov – mid-Dec
Basketball Cheerleading Ages 5-12 mid-Dec - Feb Nov – mid-Dec

** Sign-ups and seasons are subject to change due to weather conditions and/or availability of instructors or coaches and league rules.

Volunteer Coaches

Did you play sports in High School or College? Have you always wanted to coach Football, Soccer or Basketball? Are you a Cheerleader at heart?  Even if you have never played or coached a sport before, you can still become a certified volunteer coach! Required CPR/First Aid and instructional training is provided by Child, Youth and School Services prior to the beginning of the season. Background checks must be cleared on all coaches prior to team assignment. Our children need team players that encourage all the children to explore the world of sports, learn the fundamentals of good sportsmanship and have fun at the same time. For more information contact Youth Sports at 912-315-5851, or Parent Central Services at 912-315-5425.

Contact Information

For registration and enrollment information:

CYSS Parent Central Services office is located at:
Bldg 1286, Hunter Army Airfield
Phone: 912-315-5425
DSN: 729-5425
Youth Sports Programs: (912) 315-5851
Youth Center: (912) 315-9795

 

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