Youth Sports and Fitness

The Youth Sports Program encourages children between the ages of 3-18 to foster a healthy and active life-style through sports and athletic activities. Take advantage of Start Smart programs for preschool-aged children or sign your child up for team sports, athletic activities and participate in after-school programs. CYS registration and annual sports physicals are required for participation.


Better Sports for Kids Designation

Fort Carson CYS Youth Sports & Fitness has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation for 2018/2019. This designation is a seal of commitment to quality and safety based on nationally accepted standards. Achieving this designation demonstrates that Fort Carson Child & Youth Services, Youth Sports & Fitness has undergone a review process and has shown a commitment to the children and families we serve. This designation has also opened up an opportunity to be eligible for the 2018 Excellence in Youth Sports Award.

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Sports Schedule:

2019 Youth Sports Calendar


Youth Sports Hours of Operation - Contact Us

Hours of Operation

Monday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Federal Holidays Closed


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Bldg. 5950
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Inclement Weather-Related Post Closure Information

During a weather-related post closure, if you are required to work, CYS will operate and open the following facilities to ensure full-day and Before & After school care is provided for your children:

If Post is closed AND School District 8 is CLOSED:

  • Child care will be provided at the East CDC, Bldg. 6058 for all CDC and Kindergarten children. The East CDC is located just inside Gate 1 on Coleman Avenue.  The phone number is +1(719)526-5977.  We request that parents bring any emergency medications the child may need as well as diapers and a change of clothes.
  • For School Age children/youth, Patriot School Age Center will open for youth that normally attend Patriot SAC, Mesa SAC, or the Before School Program at the Youth Center. Patriot SAC, Bldg. 6204 is located on Harr Avenue just inside Gate 1.
  • All non-critical CYS programs will close (SKIES, Hourly Care, Part-Day Pre-School, Youth Center Open Recreation and Outreach).

If Post is closed BUT School District 8 is OPEN:

  • Child care will be provided at the East CDC, Bldg. 6058 for all CDC children except Kindergarten children.
  • School Age Youth who attend Patriot or Mesa SAC will attend these programs as normal.
  • Kindergarteners that attend Cheyenne Mtn CDC will receive care at Patriot School Age Center. Kindergarteners that attend Aspen CDC will receive care at the Mesa School Age Center. Children will be walked or bused to school and back again as normal.
  • The Youth Center wil be open after school and remain open until 1800.
  • Pre-school students that attend Weikel Elementary School will be walked to and from Weikel Elementary School from the East CDC by CYS staff.
  • These facilities will operate at their normal times during weather related installation clorsures unless directed otherwise by the installation commander.

For weather related early releases or delayed reporting, CYS Services essential child care programs will operate as normal.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your facility manager.


Volunteer Coaching

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 Services Volunteer Coaches encourage all children to explore the world of sports, learn the fundamentals of good sportsmanship and have fun at the same time. 

Contact CYS Services Sports & Fitness to begin. 

Coaches Discount:

Head coaches and Assistant coaches can receive discounts. Parent Central Services will calculate discounts offered to each coach.

Coaching Requirements:

  • Required CPR/First Aid and instructional training is provided by CYS Services 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)


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