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Youth Sports & Fitness

Per DoD guidance, masks are now optional within the Family and MWR facilities regardless of vaccination status at Fort Wainwright. The Fairbanks North Star Borough is currently listed at Low for community transmission by the CDC. Please remain flexible as the community levels may change and restrictions could return. We thank you for your efforts and support.

Children of all ages can stay active with the many team and individual sports offered by Child & Youth Services Sports and Fitness. Through these activities, youth engage in healthy physical activity, make friends, learn social and athletic skills, as well as good sportsmanship. Sports offered include but are not limited to archery, indoor soccer, outdoor soccer, t-ball, baseball, flag football, basketball, fishing, wrestling, swimming, and cheerleading. In addition, Sport Development Programs are available to teach basic skills for youth ages three and four. 

Youth Sports & Fitness Summer Camps
Fall League Registration NOW OPEN!

To register for Youth Sports, visit Parent Central Services, BLDG. 3414 or call (907) 353-7713

Youth Sports & Fitness Calendar
Moosercise Child Exercise and Play Program

Exercise is a-moose-ing! Moosercise is an exciting and energetic exercise program available to kids ages 18 months to 5 years old. It helps promote fitness in a fun and safe environment.

Registration is required. Please contact Youth Sports at +1 (907)353-7482 for more information.

Youth Sports Coaching

Did you play a sport in high school or college? Have you always wanted to coach a developmental or progressive sport to youth? Are you a cheerleader at heart? Even if you have played or coached a sport before, you can still become a certified volunteer coach!

Child and Youth Services encourages all children to explore the world of sports, learn the fundamentals of good sportsmanship, and have fun at the same time. And that's where you come in!

Please give Youth Sports & Fitness a call to begin the application process.

The perks of coaching:

  • Head coaches get free registration for the entire season that they coach.
  • Assistant coaches get the season's first registration free, with a 15% discount on additional children.
  • Qualify for Volunteer Hours and Promotion Points

Coaching Requirements:

  • 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).

To apply:

  • Fill out CYS Volunteer Application.
  • Submit a complete application to the CYS Youth Sports & Fitness office at 1045 Gaffney Road, located in the basement floor of Murphy Hall.
  • Youth Sports and Fitness
  • Per DoD guidance, masks are now optional within the Family and MWR facilities regardless of vaccination status at Fort Wainwright. The Fairbanks North Star Borough is currently listed at Low for community transmission by the CDC. Please remain flexible as the community levels may change and restrictions could return. We thank you for your efforts and support.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
    Training Holidays except Presidents, Memorial, Labor, and Columbus Day
    Closed
    Federal Holidays
    Closed
    June 10
    Closed

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