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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 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]

Run a Spring Program

This is an open call for Hartford youth serving sport organizations that are interested in teaming up with Active City and the Hartford Youth Sport Collaborative (HYSC) to run free city-wide youth recreation programs for Hartford youth this Spring.

If you are interested please submit a proposal (RFP link) and reach out to [email protected] Please submit proposals by March 17th, 2023.

Winter Sports Programs

 ProgramSport/Program Details Registration Link
CT ScholarsBasketball 

CT Scholars provides a basketball program for boys and girls of all skill levels. Training will include dribbling skills, shooting skills and a fun feel for the game of basketball. Children ages 10-15.

Program runs 1/16 through 3/13

LOCATION: Naylor School


Ages 10-15
CT Social ArchitectsBasketball

Basketball program for youth 5-14 years old. Entry level and advanced

Program runs 1/23 through 3/13
LOCATION: Covenant Prep


Ages 5-14
Greater Hartford Pro-Am YouthBasketball 

Competitive youth basketball program dedicated to keeping our youth off the streets and in the gyms!

Program runs 1/21 through 3/18
LOCATION: Rawson School


Ages 10-14
Hartford HurricanesBasketball (Girls)

Girls rec basketball program.

Program runs 1/28 through 3/25
LOCATION: Achievement First (305 Greenfield)


Girls Ages 4-12
The Hartford Police Athletic & Activities League, INCBasketball 

Co-ed basketball for all skill levels. Help to improve basketball skills by: prioritizing ball control, identify and improve weak spots, practice at game speed, improve physical fitness, work on lower body shooting mechanics, and practice hand alignment on the ball.

Program runs through winter months
LOCATION: 50 Williams St (Global)

Mon, Weds, & Fri

Ages 9-15
Hoopwave BasketballBasketball

Competitive rec basketball program for boys and girls. Children ages 9-14

Program runs 1/25 through 3/15
LOCATION: Achievement First (305 Greenfield)


Ages 9-12 | 6:00pm
Ages 13-14 | 7:30pm
Saturday HoopstersBasketball

Rec basketball program for boys and girls kids ages 5-12. Kids will play organized basketball, learn to compete, improve their skills, make new friends from around the city, and have fun.

Program runs 1/21 through 3/18
LOCATIONS: Noah Webster & Classical Magnet


Webster (co-ed):
Ages 5-6 | 9:00am
Ages 7 | 10:00am
Ages 8 | 11:00pm 

Ages 9-12 (boys) | 12:00pm
Ages 9-12 (girls) | 1:00pm
Spectrum SportsBasketball

Rec basketball program for youth who fall under the umbrella of autism spectrum disorders. Youth ages 8-18. Email for more info: [email protected]

Program runs 1/18 through 3/8


Ages 8-18
[email protected]
Terminaya FitnessBasketball Fitness

Terminaya Fitness’s mission is to provide sports conditioning programs for middle-school and high-school basketball players that will enhance their physical fitness and athletic performance on the court.  This program will allow athletes to go through a series of drills that are used to develop their physical ability of strength, speed, footwork, quickness in change of direction and explosive movements.

Program will run 1/30 through 4/3



Ages 11-18
Charter Oak Boxing Academy (COBA)Boxing

COBA is a comprehensive youth development program committed to nurturing inner-city Boys & Girls, ages 10 - 17, into "Champions of Life" by teaching them Olympic Amateur Boxing. No experience is necessary, and sparring / competition is not required to experience all of the "Wrap Around Services" that the Academy has to offer!!! (Skill Level: Beginner to Olympian)

Program runs 1/31 through 3/16
LOCATION: COBA (81 Pope Park Hwy)

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Ages 10-17
Orientation at COBA on 1/28
CT Social ArchitectsBoxing

Entry level boxing program teaching youth the basic skills and also the necessary discipline for daily routines. Boys and girls ages 5-14

Program starts 1/19
LOCATION: Four Ropes Boxing


Ages 5-14
JADHA Foundation Double Dutch & Single Skip Rope

Program designed to introduce youth ages 5 to 18 to the sport of double dutch/jump rope and develop skills and fitness.

Program runs 1/16 through 3/1

LOCATION: 49 Charter Oak Ave

Mon, Weds, Fri

Ages 5-18
Troop 10036Double Dutch

We are more than Double Dutch. Our program offers life skills, team building, healthy eating and physical fitness. Ages 5-18.

Program runs 1/17 through 3/15
LOCATION: Willie Ware Rec Center (697 Windsor St)

Mon, Tues, Weds

Ages 5-18
Hartford's Proud Drill Drum and Dance CorpDrum & Dance

Hartford’s Proud Drill, Drum, and Dance Corp. Integrate sound, movement, and artistry in the overall development of youth. They work to expose youth to greater opportunities so that they excel academically, socially, and artistically throughout life. Ages 5-18

Program runs 1/17 through 3/15
LOCATION: 15 Tower Ave


Ages 5-18
 2-4-1 SportsFencing

This program is designed to introduce athletes to the sport using foam “noodles” and optional safety goggles. While the rules have been simplified, all the skills developed in 2-4-1 Fencing translate directly to Olympic style fencing.

Program runs 1/28 through 3/25

LOCATION: MLK/ Breakthrough North School

9am - 10am

Ages 8-13
Hartford HurricanesFootball

Football Training program. Connect for more info - (860) 501-9899.

Program runs 1/26 through 3/16
LOCATION: Achievement First (305 Greenfield)


Ages 5-14
Hartford WildcatsFootball

This is a flag football program for boys and girls that also incorporates general football training.  Children ages 6-14

Program runs 1/24 through 3/16
LOCATION: McDonough School

Mondays & Wednesdays

Ages 6-14
Northeast Performance InstituteGolf / Cardio-Golf (Girls)

The program optimizes physical competence in each of ten recognized fitness domains: Cardiovascular, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance, Accuracy.

Program will run 1/24 through 3/21


GIRLS Ages 9-18
Hartford Soccer ClubSoccer

Rec Soccer (ages 5-13): emphasizes fun while focusing on soccer skills, team work, and playing the game.

Programs runs 1/18 through 3/20
LOCATIONS: Moylan School & Noah Webster School

Mondays (Moylan) & Wednesdays (Noah Webster)
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ages 5-8 | 6:00pm
Ages 9-13 | 7:00pm
Hartford Premier Development League

HPDL Fall Soccer Clinic. Kids ages 4 – 16 years old. Learn skills such as: Passing, dribbling and shooting. 

Program runs 1/9 through 3/27


Ages 4-16

2-4-1 SportsSport Sampling - TOP Self (Girls)

2-4-1 TOP SelfTM Sports is 2-4-1's comprehensive school-based physical literacy development program. 

Program runs 1/28 through 3/25
LOCATION: MLK/ Breakthrough North School

10am - 11am

GIRLS Ages 8-13
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. Children ages 9-14.

Program runs 1/23 through 3/15
LOCATION: Hartford Public High School

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Ages 9-14
CT Social ArchitectsVolleyball

Entry level volleyball program for boys and girls.

Program runs 1/23 through 3/13
LOCATION: Covenant Prep


Ages 5-14
The Hartford Police Athletic & Activities League, INCVolleyball

Co-ed volleyball for all skill levels. Introduce the skill and game of volleyball.

Program runs through winter months
LOCATION: 50 Williams St (Global)


Ages 9-15

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