Youth Sports Programs

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X-Factor Training Camp for Children
(Ages 7-14)
Improve physical health and well being in an all inclusive, non-competitive camp. Utilize speed, quickness and agility drills to get active and improve performance. Non-competitive games and training exercises create a dynamic workout. Instructed by personal trainers with experience working with youth.

Fitness for Kids
X-Factor Winter              412202-MA
X-Factor Spring              412202-SX

Fee:                          $79/person
Meets:                      Tuesday & Thursday
                                 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Winter:                     March 6-March 29
Spring:                    April 17-May 10
Location:                 Buttonball Gym
Instructor:               Coach Kavin Banks, Jr.

Skyhawks Volleyball Clinic
(Boys & Girls Grades 6-8)
All aspects of the game will be taught through drills and exercises that focus on passing, setting, hitting, defense, offense and serving. Learn not only the core volleyball skills but also teamwork and sportsmanship. Skyhawks’ staff will assist each athlete in developing fundamental skills of the game through game-speed drills and scrimmages aimed at developing the whole player. Players will be grouped by age and ability.

Skyhawks Sports Programs
Spring Volleyball                     304109-VB

Fee:                  $99
Meets:              Tuesdays 5:15-7:15PM
Dates:              April 17-May 15
Location:          Smith Middle School Auxiliary Gym

Youth Open Gym
(Youth 18 and under)
Activities include pick up basketball. Children under grade 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Students must bring their school ID.

Fee:                  FREE
Meets:              Wednesday 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Saturday 2:00-6:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Location:          Wednesday at Smith Middle School Gym; Saturday and Sunday at Glastonbury High School Gym
Dates:               Wednesday ends June 6 Weekends end April 29

Girls in Stride Running
(Girls Grades K-8)
Imagine the thrill your daughter will feel as she crosses the finish line in her first race. This dynamite training program will prepare your daughter for the Celebrate West Hartford 5K on June 10th. Focus will be on using games and drills that make running fun, while also improving athletic performance for those who play other sports. Help your daughter gain confidence, build self-esteem, and lead her to a path of health and fitness. This non-competitive training program is offered for all levels of runners. As part of the program, the girls will be exposed to goal setting, journaling of training, nutrition, and mental preparation. Fee includes a t-shirt and training journal. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held in the Academy Building. Race registration is not included in the program fee. Elementary and Middle school ages will be divided into groups with separate coaches.

Running Programs
Spring GIS (K-5)            203105-GS
Spring GIS (6-8)            203105-MS

Fee:              $79/Person (Does not Include $15 Race Registration Fee)
Meets:           Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location:       Riverfront Park Gazebo
Dates:           April 18-June 6

MPower Boys Running
(Boys Ages 6-14)
Finishing a 5K is an impressive achievement at any age. Imagine the sense of accomplishment and pride your son will feel when he crosses the finish line of the Celebrate West Hartford 5K on June 10th! MPower Boys Running will prepare him to do just that. Modeled after popular Couch-to-5K plans, MPower’s training program is designed for all levels of runners: from very beginners to experienced racers. We will concentrate on proper form and pacing while we build endurance over the weeks through a combination of running drills, games and core strength exercises. For more information, please visit: Program fee includes a t-shirt (please indicate your son’s t-shirt size when registering). Race registration is not included in the program fee. In the case of rain, the program will take place at the Academy Cafeteria.

Running Programs
Spring MPower                    203105-PS

Fee:                     $79/Person (Does not Include $15 Race Registration Fee)
Meets:                  Tuesdays 3:45-5:00 p.m.
Location:              Riverfront Park Gazebo
Dates:                 April 17-June 5

Youth Jukido 
(Ages 6 & up by start of session)
Discover authentic martial arts. Jukido is based on centuries old Japanese Jujitsu and is a fun and safe way to learn to defend yourself. Parents who wish to participate with their child may also register. 

Jukido Spring
Jukido Spring 6:15                 412105-01

Fee:                   Spring: $44/Person
Meets:                Monday 6:15-7:15
Location:            Gideon Welles Aux. Gym
Spring:               6 Weeks April 23-June 18
Instructor:          Rich Webster

Skyhawks Multi Sport
(Youth Ages 7-14)
Multi-Sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports. This program combines 4 sports into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week, your child will walk away with knowledge of 4 new sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline. Sports included are soccer, baseball, basketball and flag football.

Multi-Sport June          104109-B0
Multi-Sport July 1         104109-B1
Multi-Sport July2          104109-B2
Multi-Sport August       104109-B3

FEE:               $150/Person
MEETS:          Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:    Gideon Welles School
SESSION 1:   June 25-29 (Ages 7-12)
SESSION 2:   July 2-6 (Ages 7-12) No Camp 7/4
SESSION 3:   July 23-27 (Ages 10-14)
SESSION 4:   July 30-August 3 (Ages 7-10)

Skyhawks Sports & Games (New)
(Boys and Girls ages 7-12)
Staff use a variety of skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games including capture the flag, soccer, ultimate frisbee, basketball, kickball, baseball, 4 square, flag football, team handball and many more. Kids will play 2-4 different games/sports each day.

Sports & Games       104109-SG

FEE:              $150/Person
MEETS:         Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
DATES:          August 6-10
LOCATION:   Smith Middle School Gym

Skyhawks Flag Football
(Youth ages 7-10 or 10-14)
Offers a complete package of skills and thrills that teaches everyone to enjoy this fast-paced game. Athletes will get a rich introduction to all the positions on offense and defense, preparing them to be true champions on the gridiron. Program will also introduce the core skills of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive positioning - all presented in a fun and invigorating training environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase new and refined skills.

Flag Football 7-10        104109-FY
Flag Football 10-14      104109-FO

FEE:                $135/Person
MEETS:           Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:     Gideon Welles School
AGES 7-10:     July 9-13
AGES 10-14:   July 16-20

Field Hockey Clinic - Skyhawks
(Ages 10-14)
Skyhawks Field Hockey will introduce the fundamentals of this fun and exhilarating sport. New players will learn dribbling, passing, shooting and game strategy, while more experienced players will improve their skills with an emphasis on execution and game situations. Each session will include skill-based instruction and a series of drills, games and scrimmages. Players must provide their own field hockey stick, protective eye wear, shin guards, mouth guard and cleats/turf shoes.

Field Hockey           104109-FH

FEE:               $135/Person
MEETS:          Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
DATES:           July 9-13
LOCATION:    Glastonbury High School - Turf Field

Skyhawks Track & Field Program
(Youth ages 7-14 by start of program)
Combines technical development, fundamental techniques, and fun to introduce athletes to Olympic style events. Exercises and drills are designed to prepare athletes for a future in cross country, track & field, distance running and being active. Teaches body positioning, stride, proper stretching and cool-down techniques. Features a track meet at the end!

Skyhawks Track              104109-TF

FEE:                  $135/Person
MEETS:            Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
DATES:             July 16-20
LOCATION:       Glastonbury High School Track

Volleyball Clinic-Skyhawks
(Youth ages 10-16)
Get ready for the upcoming season! All aspects of the game will be taught through drills and exercises that focus on passing, setting, hitting, defense, offense and serving. Learn not only core volleyball skills but also essential life lessons like teamwork and sportsmanship. Skyhawks’ staff will assist each athlete in developing fundamental skills of the game through game-speed drills and daily scrimmages aimed at developing the whole player. Players grouped by age and ability.

Volleyball AM            104109-VA
Volleyball HS             104109-VP

FEE:                     $135/AM Session; $89/PM Session
AM SESSION:     July 30-August 3 (Ages 10-14)
                             Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
PM SESSION:     July 23-26 (Ages 11-16)
                             Monday-Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.
LOCATION:         AM Session: Smith
                            PM Session: GHS