for the original program that appeals to your youth's team
spirit and interests? The Youth Sports Program offers
the best of both worlds. This program is geared toward
developing the overall well-being of young people,
particularly the mind and body. The program provides
opportunity for recreational pleasure, physical development,
and good sportsmanship. Team
sports compete on Fort Bliss and in El Paso youth leagues.
Teams are formed based on the number of participants and the
age of the youth. Download the Sports Program Parent Handbook.
Sports, Fitness, AND HEALTH ACTIVITIES
Fort Bliss Child, Youth & School Services goal is to emphasize fun and fundamentals
of sports while de-emphasizing winning. Below you will
find a rough outline of the programs we offer throughout
the year. Some dates may vary. Coaches must be certified
by NYSCA. Coaches who have children or youth
participating in the sport they are coaching do not have
to pay the participation fee for their first child/youth
and all other children/youth are half price.
CYSS MEMBERSHIPS &
All youth must be a
registered CYSS member and have a current physical ON FILE BEFORE they participate in any CYSS
Sports. For more information
on the CYSS Sports Program, please call 568-KIDS.
Are you ready to get dirty? Don't miss the Old Ironsides Mud Challenge from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Air Assault Course on West Fort Bliss.
Take on the challenge of a four-mile course with more than 16 obstacles. It's a race to the finish: All runners who complete the course successfully will receive an Old Ironsides Mud Challenge
T-shirt! The run is open to all, including the El Paso community. The mud run is open youth and adults; however, any runners under age 18 must compete with a parent or guardian.
Registration is currently under way at the Soto Physical Fitness Center and Stout PFC snack bars, and online at active.com. Early registration is $20 for active-duty Soldiers and children under 14 years, $25 for Fort Bliss ID card holders, and $35 for all other runners.
Late registration will be held on-site from 7:30-11 a.m. the day of the event and costs an additional $10 for all runners.
The Air Assault Course is located in Abernathy Park, at the intersection of JEB Stuart and Pershing roads. For more information, call (915) 744-5794.
CYS SPORTS & FITNESS PROGRAM
Fort Bliss, TX 79916
p.m. to 7 p.m.
p.m. to 8 p.m.
For children ages 3
through 18. Child participating in the program must be
either a family member of active duty military
personnel, retired military personnel, or DoD civilian
employee. All youth must be a registered CYS member and
have a current health assessment on file before they
participate in any CYSS Sports.
in Volunteering as a Youth Sports Coach?
is looking for volunteer coaches to help make
our program a success. The first child of a
volunteer coach plays for free and half price
for each additional child. If you would like to
give back to the youth what you received as a
child, call the Teen Center at 568-KIDS.
A game plan for
Mind, Body, and Soul is a dynamic new Boys & Girls Club
initiative that demonstrates how eating right, keeping
fit and forming positive relationships add up to a
healthy lifestyle for Club members. You can teach youth
how to understand nutrition and make better food
choices. Healthy Habits is the “Mind” component of
Triple Play, where eating smart and maintaining physical
fitness are emphasized to improve the overall well-being
of Club members.The Club is designed for age groups: 6
to 12 and 13 to 18 year olds.
What is the Start
Smart Sports Development Program? Start Smart, a program
of the National Alliance for Youth Sports, teaches
children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to
play organized sports while they work one-on-one
with a member of your staff. The program focuses on
teaching children basic sports mechanics without the
threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Start
Smart sessions are held throughout the week, and each
exercises become increasingly more difficult as the
class progresses and the children show improvement.
Sports Clubs are
teen leadership group in Boys & Girls Clubs that promote
physical fitness, self-esteem, volunteer opportunities,
and improved ability to interact positively with peers.
Sports Clubs consist of both male and female ages 13 and
older. Members meet on a regular basis to learn about
issues related to sports, fitness, social recreation and
Learn to Ice Skate Program
A one hour learn to skate class
Class covers all the basics of skating, stride, edges, turning, crossovers etc
Class also shows skaters the proper way to pick the correct size of skate and how to properly put ice skates on
For more information please call Tom Herman at 915-479-7825 or email him at email@example.com
Cost for program: FREE!!
Skate Rental: FREE!!
Program Sponsored by the El Paso Rhinos and the El Paso Hockey Association