- Youth Sports and Fitness
Sports and Fitness Programs provide team sports, individual sports, fitness and health programs and, programming at Child Development Centers, School Age and Youth Programs. Pre-registration is required for Sports and Fitness Programs. Children and youth that are currently registered in CYS can be enrolled in Sports and Fitness using WebTrac.
The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) has a website for evaluation of coaches. Parents have the opportunity to evaluate coaches on the NAYS website. Parents must have the coach member number to rate their coach. You can get this number from the CYS Sports and Fitness office.
A sports-specific physical must be completed annually, prior to the start of the sports season. The form must be completed with a doctor’s signature and stamp, then submitted to Parent Central Services during registration. Hint: The best time to get your child’s physical — if possible — is in July. This way, your child’s physical will be valid for all sports for one full year.
- Frequently Asked Questions
1. What sports are offered?
Baumholder Youth Sports & Fitness offers team sports, individual sports, health and fitness programs and outreach services. These programs vary throughout the year and it is highly recommended to verify which programs are available at this time by contacting Parent Central Services, the Youth Sports & Fitness Office or via online through Webtrac.
Regularly offered team sports include the following core sports: soccer, basketball and baseball. Additionally, tackle football, flag-football, softball and dodgeball are on hand as well. Individual sport offerings comprise wrestling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, golf, foot golf and wall-climbing. Please note, individual sport offerings mirror demand. Volksmarching, jump rope, bicycling, in-line skating and tennis have been a part of the repertoire as well. Aside from team and individuals sports, regular health and fitness and outreach programs are available as well. Activities include health fair, customary fitness activities with the CYS Services centers/schools and sports development for our 3-4 year-old future all-stars.
2. Where can I find individual sports information? I.e. gymnastics, dance, karate, etc.
Youth Sports & Fitness individual sports information can be obtained via Webtrac, the CYS Services Facebook page, within the schools bulletins/newsletters, CYS Services, AFN radio, marquees strategically placed within the community, flyers and handouts. If the Youth Sports & Fitness Program does not have individual sport your child is after, please contact the CYS Services SKIESUnlimited Program.
3. Where can I find information about current sports offered?
Alike individual sports information, current sport offerings can be found through various marketing channels. For the most current information, it is always best to stop by the local Youth Sports & Fitness office or contact us directly.
4. How do I sign my child up for a sport?
To enroll in a Youth Sports & Fitness Program, all Baumholder participants must stop by CYS Parent Central Services located on Wetzel Kaserne. Prior to being able to register, all participants must have a valid sports physical on file. For further information, please contact the CYS Services Parent Central office.
5. What ages are eligible?
The Baumholder Youth Sports & Fitness Program tries to capture as many participants as possible between the ages of 3-18. Please note nonetheless, several programs due to safety and technical aspects have age restrictions. For further information, please review marketing materials or contact the local Youth Sports & Fitness office.
6. Where can I get a PDF copy of the sports physical online?
To obtain a PDF copy of the sports physical form online, please visit Webtrac. If you do not have an active Webtrac account, you may sign in as a guest to view current activities, acquire needed forms or find respective program contact information.
7. How early must my child have a physical on file before participating in a sport?
To register for a Baumholder Youth Sports & Fitness Program, a participant must have a valid sports physical on file. Participants may not register without a sports physical.
8. How can I volunteer to coach?
Our program is always looking for volunteers. Volunteers are the backbone of the Youth Sports & Fitness Program. Program offerings are at the mercy of these individuals. To become a volunteer, please contact the Youth Sports & Fitness office or stop by CYS Services located on Wetzel Kaserne. Additionally, you may apply for a volunteer position within the Youth Sports & Fitness Program by submitting an application online through MyArmyOneSource.
9. When do classes start for each season?
The Baumholder Youth Sports & Fitness Program offers activities throughout the year. The team sports calendar typically mirrors the school year calendar. Unlike the schools, during the summer, we do not rest. Below, our typical Youth Sports & Fitness calendar:
Season Registration Practices/Games Fall June-July August-November Winter October-November December-March Spring February-March April-June Summer June-July June-August
10. What is the regular fee for a sports class?
Fees for Youth Sports & Fitness Programs vary based on offerings and availability. The fee range for a typical program can range from $20.00 to $45.00. Select team and individual sport offerings could be more. Examples include tackle football ($135.00) and skiing and snowboarding ($250.00). Please verify price at the time of registration.
11. What are the registration/sign-up dates for each sports season? I.e., spring, summer, fall & winter?
Baumholder Youth Sports & Fitness Program registration dates varies. Please use the table found under question nine as a guide. For specific dates, review program marketing or contact the Youth Sports & Fitness Program directly.
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