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Hartford Youth Sport Collaborative

The Hartford Youth Sport Collaborative (HYSC)  is a collective of Hartford based youth-serving sport organizations who have come together to improve the quality and accessibility of organized sports and recreations programs across the city. We hope to build collaborations and partnerships that will have a city-wide impact in advancing and sustaining the sport-based youth development landscape in Hartford.

The HYSC consists of organizations that have been committed to providing Hartford youth with quality sport programing for many years. We hope and expect to bring more organizations, coaches, and community members to the table as we continue our work. If you or your organization are interested in joining the HYSC please contact us at [email protected]
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Spring Sports Programs (REGISTRATION OPEN)

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Hartford HurricanesBasketball (GIRLS) 
 
Fundamental Basketball Training Program For Girls Ages 10-14

Program runs 4/25 through 6/28
LOCATION: Elizabeth Park

Thursdays
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Ages 10-14
 (Click to Register)
GHPA YouthBasketball 

Fundamental skill development clinics.

Program runs 4/20 through 6/15
LOCATION: Rawson School

Saturdays
1pm-4pm


Ages 11-14
 (Click to Register)
Hoopwave Sports MentoringBasketball

HOOPWAVE is a grass roots organization who increase youth strive in life through the Prinicipal of Basketball. On of the Court we model character development and fundamental basketball training. Program training is comprehensive, and targets measured improvements in running, jumping, shooting and hooping in a safe and fun environment.

Program runs 4/20 through 6/15. 
LOCATION: Cronin Park

Saturdays
10am-1pm

Ages 12-18
 
(Click to Register)
Developing the Future Autism SportsBasketball

Beginners recreational basketball for students on the Autism Spectrum. It will incorporate beginners basketball skills and provide an opportunity to acclimate themselves to socializing with other students on the spectrum. Youth ages 14-21. Email for more info:  [email protected]

Program runs 4/22 through 6/10
LOCATION: Colt Park

Wednesdays
5:30pm-7:30pm


Ages 14-21
 Email & Click to Register
Terminaya FitnessBasketball Fitness

Terminaya Fitness is a youth basketball training, conditioning and mentoring program open to boys and girls, ages 11- 16 years old. This 8 week program is focused on improving physical fitness, fundamental skills, and self-confidence, while cultivating a positive mindset.

Program will run 4/22 through 6/10

LOCATION: Keney Park

Mondays
5:30pm-7:00pm

Ages 11-16

(Click to Register)
Charter Oak Boxing Academy (COBA)Boxing

Introduction to the necessary fundamentals & skills to become an Amateur Boxer and a member of the COBA Boxing Family. Sparring and Contact is not mandatory to become a full member of COBA and participants will automatically transition to the full COBA three day program if they so choose.

Program runs 5/4 though 6/22
LOCATION: COBA (81 Pope Park Hwy)

Tues & Thurs
5:30pm-7:00pm

Ages 12-17
 Mandatory Orientation at COBA on 5/4
Hartford HurricanesCheer

Program for girls ages 5-14 focused on cheerleading skills.

Program runs 5/2 through 6/28
LOCATION: Annie Fisher

Thursday
6:00pm-7:30pm

Ages 5-14
 (Click to Register)
Hartford WildcatsCheer

Recreational cheerleading program for kids of all skill levels.

Program runs 4/27 through 6/22
LOCATION: Colt Park

Saturday
10:00am-12:30pm

Ages 6-14
 (Registration Coming Soon) 
Hartford's Proud Drill Drum and Dance CorpDance & Drum

Hartford’s Proud aim to provide a positive, non violent, and safe environment where youth can build relationships and be exposed to broad experiences and opportunities through music, dance, and the arts so that they excel academically, socially, and artistically throughout life.

Program runs 4/22 through 6/20
LOCATION: Swift Factory (10 Love Ln) 

Tuesdays
4pm-6pm

Ages 5-18
(Click to Register) 
CT Double Dutch Double Dutch & Single Skip Rope

Certified coaches with many years of experience. Program training focuses on conditioning and teaching the fundamentals of competitive Double Dutch/skip rope for girls & boys. All skill levels welcome in a safe, family oriented, fun environment.

Program runs 4/22 through 6/13

LOCATION: 49 Charter Oak Ave

Mon & Weds
5:30pm-7:30pm

Ages 5-18

(Click to Register)
Jump2UniteDouble Dutch

Recreational program designed to connect our community. Enforcing healthy relationships, physical health, competitive travel sport!

Program runs 4/22 through 6/19
LOCATION: YMCA 444 Albany Ave

Mon, & Weds
6:00pm-7:30pm

Ages 5-19
 (Click to Register)
Troop Double DutchDouble Dutch

Double dutch is more than just a game. Youth in our program learn discipline, teamwork, eat healthy snacks and have fun.

Program runs 4/22 through 6/14
LOCATION: Willie Ware Rec Center (697 Windsor St)

Mon, Wed, Fri
6pm-7:30pm

Ages 5-18
 (Click to Register)
2-4-1 SportsFencing - Next Level

The 2-4-1 Fencing program introduces kids to fencing in a fun, safe, and affordable way, using foam "noodles" to ensure physical well-being and foster a sense of belonging among beginners. At 2-4-1 Fencing - Next Level, children are welcomed to join, whether they've completed Level 1 or are new to fencing, where they'll find their emotional and physical well-being enhanced through more complex techniques and friendly competitions, deepening their connection to the sport and each other.

Program runs 4/11 through 5/30

LOCATION: Bushnell Park

Saturdays
6pm - 7pm

Ages 8-13
 (Click to Register)
Hartford HurricanesFootball

Youth football training program. Pipeline to competitive program if interested.

Program runs 5/2 - 6/28
LOCATION: Annie Fisher

Tues & Thurs
6pm - 7:30pm

Ages 5 - 14

 (Click to Register)
Hartford WildcatsFlag Football

Recreational flag football program for kids of all skill levels.


Program runs 4/27 through 6/22
LOCATION: Colt Park

Saturday
10am - 12:30pm

Ages 6-14
 (Registration Coming Soon)

AC GolfGolf

Active City Golf Kids is a recreation program for children to learn the fundamentals of golf in a fun and supportive environment. The children also learn values such as confidence, responsibility, respect and perseverance. (Clubs can be provided for participation)

Program starts 4/27

LOCATION: Keney Park

Saturdays
2pm - 3pm

Ages 7 - 14
(Click HERE to Register)
Peaceful DragonMartial Arts

This program is designed to give the participant a basic introduction into the traditional Martial systems of Southern China. Participants learn what martial arts training is intended to afford the serious student.

Program runs 4/23 through 6/20
Location: Willie Ware Center

Tues & Thurs
6:15pm-7:30pm

Ages 5-18
 
(Click to Register)
Hartford Soccer ClubSoccer

Soccer Basics (ages 3-4): emphasizes fun and play while learning the basic skills of soccer. *ONLY AT UCONN LAW*

Rec Soccer (ages 5-14): emphasizes fun while focusing on soccer skills, teamwork, and playing the game. Pipeline to competitive program if interested.

Programs runs 4/20 through 6/15
LOCATIONS: Colt Park & UConn Law School 

Saturdays
9am - 12pm


Ages 3* & 5-6 | 9am

Ages 4* & 7-9 | 10am

Ages 10-14 | 11am

*Only at UConn Law
 
(Click to Register)
Hartford Premier Development League
Soccer

Rec soccer for boys and girls ages 3 - 16. Pipeline to competitive program available if interested.

Program runs 3/18 through 6/15
LOCATION: Cronin Park

Saturdays
10-11:30am


Ages 3-16

(Click to Register)
Skyline SoftballSoftball (GIRLS)

Softball program for girls ages 6-10 aimed at developing the fundamental skills used within the sport.

Program runs 4/20 through 6/15
LOCATION: Elizabeth Park

Saturdays
12pm-1:30pm


Ages 6-10
 (Click HERE to Register)
All-In-OneSoftball (GIRLS)

All In One will offer softball to girls of all skills levels looking to learn or improve their game. Program training aims to improve endurance, power, and coordination through various drills at a safe and inclusive location.

Program runs 4/23 through 6/11
LOCATION:
Hyland Park (Middle Field)
Tuesdays
5:30pm-7:30pm

Ages 6-10 | 5:30pm

Ages 11-13 | 6:30pm 

(Click to Register)
 2-4-1 Sports & Hartbeat Track ClubRun Club

The objective of the 2-4-1 Hartbeat Youth Running Club is to engage children in the sport of running through enjoyable and interactive experiences that enhance their physical well-being and emotional resilience. We aim to foster a sense of connectedness and belonging within the sport, empowering participants with the confidence and motivation to pursue and develop their running abilities beyond the program's conclusion.

Program runs 4/9 through 5/28
LOCATION: Bushnell Park

Tuesdays
6pm-7pm

Ages 8-13
 
(Click to Register)
Capital City Track ClubTrack & Field

Track and Field Program for boys and girls of all skill levels. Program training is comprehensive, and targets measured improvements in running, jumping, and throwing in a safe and fun environment

Program runs 4/23 through 6/13
LOCATION: Hartford Public High School

Teus & Thurs
6:00pm-8:00pm

Ages 9-14
 
(Click to Register)
Police Athletic LeagueBasketball, Boxing, Flag Football, Martial Arts 

Program is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Learn to play program.

Program running until 6/15
LOCATION: 50 Williams St (Global)

Weekdays
4:30pm-7pm


Ages 8-18
 
(Register In Person) 

Join HYSC

This is an open call for Hartford based, youth-serving sport organizations that are interested in teaming up with Active City and the Hartford Youth Sport Collaborative (HYSC) members to support the healthy growth and development of youth sports in Hartford.

If you are interested, please reach out to [email protected]. 


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