- CYS Training Days and Mission Related Duty Child Care Days (2023 Closures)
Child and Youth Services allows for program closures in an effort to support unit mission requirements and training. All CYS facilities will be closed on the following days:
- Friday, May 26, 2023
- Friday, September 1, 2023
CYS will require a Mission Related Duty Child Care Form for the following training holidays:
- Wednesday, July 5, 2023
- Friday, November 24, 2023
Parent Central Services is the central point of contact for registration and participation in all CYS Services.
The Parent Central staff is here to assist you in placing your child in the location and facility that best meets the needs of you and your child. Our office can provide you with information, resources and support to help you make a well-informed child care decision.
To register your child for any of our child care options, you must complete and submit a registration packet. You can find registration information on the Parent Central Services Registration Page.
A Youth Sports Physical must be completed annually, prior to the start of the sport season.
The form must be completed with a doctor’s signature and stamp and submitted to Parent Central Services during registration.
Hint: The best time to get your child’s physical, if possible, is in July so your child’s physical will be valid for all sports for one full year.
- VOLUNTEER COACHES WANTED
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!
CYS Volunteer Coaches encourage all children to explore the world of sports, learn the fundamentals of good sportsmanship and have fun at the same time. For more information, call the CYS Sports & Fitness at +82 (0)50-3357-2244 to speak with someone who can help you become involved with our youth.
Head coaches and Assistant coaches can receive discounts. Parent Central Services will calculate discounts offered to each coach.
- Required CPR/First Aid and instructional training is provided by CYS prior to the beginning of the season
- Background checks must be cleared on all coaches prior to team assignment
- Coaches must attend one of the coaches clinics to review the rules and coaching policies and become certified through the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS)
Coaching Application Forms:
- NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR YOUTH SPORTS (NAYS)
NAYS is the nation's leading youth sports educator and advocate with national programs that educate administrators, coaches, officials and parents about their roles and responsibilities in the context of youth sports, in addition to offering youth development programs for children.
Since 1993, NAYS has created a unique partnership to bring quality youth sports programs to children on military bases in CONUS or OCONUS locations.
Through NAYS CYS offers;
- youth sports coaches certification
- youth sports official training services
- parental sports education and marketing services
- Start Smart Sports Development Program for Child Development Services
- on site and on-line educational forums on Army installations worldwide
Parents have the opportunity to evaluate coaches on the NAYS website. NOTE: Parents must have the coach member number to rate their coach. You can get this number from the CYS Youth Sports & Fitness office.
- CYS HUMPHREYS PARENT HANDBOOK
If you have any questions about the Humphreys CYS program, you can reference our Parent Handbook below.
- 2023 GENERAL YOUTH SPORTS & FITNESS FAQs
1. What is the registration process?
a. Children must have a completed and updated CYS registration before enrolling in YSF activities. Registration can be completed on Web-Trac or in person at Parent Central Services.
b. Children can register without a completed sports physical; however, they will not be able to participate until YSF has received the completed physical that must be valid for the duration of the season.
c. Participants that have a MIAT (Multidisciplinary Inclusion Action Team) for medical or other special needs cannot participate until receiving notification from YSF that the MIAT is complete. This process takes approximately 10 business days.
2. What are the typical season/league formats?
a. A typical season is 7-8 weeks long with at least 6 games.
b. 5-8yr olds practice 1x/week and 9+yrs 2x/week.
c. Practices are either M/W or T/Th for 1 hour
i. Mon-Thurs, 1720, 1825, 1930. Youngest groups will practice first.
d. The game schedule is provided to coaches during the first week of practice and coaches send them out to their team. Games are typically held on Saturdays. Weekday games will be held in lieu of Saturdays on holiday weekends.
3. Where will practices and games be held?
a. We typically use YSF Facilities including Burke SKIES Gym for indoor sports and the Family Field (next to Moreno SAC) and Coiner Youth Sports Complex between West Elementary School and the PX.
4. What ages are eligible?
a. Seasonal/League programs are available for ages 5-18yrs old.
i. Typical age groups are: 5-6yrs, 7-8yrs, 9-10yrs, 11-12yrs, 13-15yrs, and 16-18yrs
b. Age groups may be adjusted depending on the number of players registered.
5. What programs are available for 3-4yr olds?
a. Programs for 3-4yr olds are often offered alongside our leagues are called “Start Smart”. “Start Smart” classes are directed to teach children the motor skills necessary to eventually play a sport by utilizing positive reinforcement, FUN activities, and exciting equipment on a "one-on-one" bases with their parent. They meet 1x/week for 45min – 1hr. The “practices” are lead by a volunteer coach or staff member.
6. How is player age determined?
a. Players will be placed according to their age on the first day of the given season.
7. What special requests can I make?
a. Children of coaches will be placed on the team their parent is coaching
b. Siblings in the same age group will be placed on the same team
c. Playing in the next age group up
i. Must be in writing by parent or legal guardian (email to YSF Admin).
1. A child may play up a maximum of one division.
2. They must enroll in the correct age group at the time of registration, and then will be moved up once they are approved through the assessment process.
ii. May only play below age division if recommended by MIAT based on a special need and certified by the APHN.
iii. Playing up from Start Smart to the league is not allowed. It is a distinct and separate program despite running concurrently with the league.
8. How are teams formed?
a. Children are placed in age groups based on their age on the first day of the season.
b. For 5-6 and 7-8yrs divisions teams will be balanced by age and gender.
c. For 9+ teams will be formed based on assessment scores.
d. Team rosters may be adjusted as needed through the first week of the season.
9. Who are the coaches?
a. All of our coaches are volunteers from the community. We highly encourage parents to volunteer. All training will be provided, and there are registration discounts for those parents that coach. Coach discounts will be applied only after a cleared background check is received and all training is completed.
10. What equipment does my child need?
a. Shorts, Shirt, non-marking closed toe shoes, water bottle.
b. Recommended: Kneepads, Elbow Pads, and forearm sleeves
11. What is the refund policy?
a. Refunds may be requested via the Exception to Policy form until the midpoint date of the season. The form is available at Parent Central in Maude Hall (One-Stop).
12. Additional Information:
a. Parent orientation will be virtual and sent out via email.
13. Who can I contact for more information?
a. Please contact the Youth Sports Office at 757(0503)-2244 or stop by our office. We are located on the 2nd Floor of Maude Hall, inside of Parent Central Services.
Youth Sports and Fitness Programs are open to ages 3-18 years old.
Youth Sports and Fitness offers developmentally appropriate opportunities for children and youth to be engaged in individual and team sports, competitions, skill building clinics and nutrition & health classes that foster development of life-long healthy habits.