Welcome Junior Vikings!    

Columbus Academy's clinics and youth sports programs take place in the summer, fall, winter and spring season, so be sure to check out the dropdown box below for a full list of our latest offerings and to register.

Registration for each youth sports offering has a specific process that begins at least three weeks in advance of the program. Each offering has designated coaches who may be volunteers, community partners, Columbus Academy coaches and/or teachers.

Interested in coaching a youth sports team? Please email athletics@columbusacademy.org and refer to the Coaching Requirements dropdown box below for more information.

Youth Sports Resources

Click on the dropdown boxes below to register for clinics, youth sports programs and more!

  • Clinics and Youth Sports Offerings

     

    Summer Experience Program | June 7 - August 5

     

    Summer Experience offers several sports clinics and unique athletics offerings including field hockey, lacrosse and volleyball. Go to columbusacademy.org/summer to register and view the entire Summer Experience brochure. Questions? Contact the Summer Experience Team at Summer_Experience@columbusacademy.org or 614-509-2267.

    Week one of Summer Experience begins Tuesday, June 7 and the final week begins Monday, August 1

    CAYTO Youth Tennis Clinic | Columbus Academy students in grades 2-5 | Six-week clinic on Sundays beginning June 12 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

    Registration is closed

    2022 Offerings

    Junior Vikings Football | Boys & Girls in Grades 5-6 | Player evaluations begin July 25-28 | Practices begin August 1

    • Cost: $250 for New Albany School District residents, $300 for non-New Albany School District residents (payment details coming soon)
    • Coaches: Scott Dye (head coach)
    • Academy's team plays in the New Albany Youth Football League
    • Player evaluations begin July 25-28 on Academy's practice football field (players will learn multiple positions)
    • Roster size is capped at 30 players
    • Practices in season begin the first week of August and are four days/week from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (before school starts) and three days/week from 6:00-7:30 p.m. (once school begins)
    • Games played on Sundays with the season lasting through October
    • After the July 16th registration deadline, registrants will be charged an extra $25 fee
    • No previous football experience necessary -- program's emphasis is developmental, focusing on fundamentals and safety
    • Questions? Email assistant director of athletics for youth sports Mary Deeds at deedsm@columbusacademy.org
    Registration opens May 1 and closes July 1

    2022 Offerings

    GCSTO Swim Lessons (Ages 3-5 and 6+) | April-May

    Registration is closed

    Junior Vikings Baseball Clinic | Grades 2-5 | April-May

    Registration is closed

    Learn to Play Hockey & Learn to Skate Clinics | Grades 1-5 | March-May

    Registration is closed

    PACA Youth Lacrosse | Boys in grades 3-6 and Girls in grades 3-6 | End of February through End of May

    Registration is closed

    2021-22 Offerings

    Learn to Play Hockey & Learn to Skate Clinics | Grades 1-5 | January-March

    Registration is closed

    Junior Vikings Golf Clinic | Grades 2-5 | February-March

    Registration is closed

    Junior Vikings Floor Hockey Clinic | Grades 2-5 | February

    Registration is closed

    Junior Vikings Basketball Clinic | Grades 2-5 | December-January

    Registration is closed

    PACA Youth Basketball | Grades 4-6 | Beginning of November through Mid-February

    Registration is closed

    2021-22 Offerings

    Click here to learn more about the latest After School Activities (ASA) and to register.

    Junior Vikings Wrestling | Grades 1-6 | January-February

    Registration is closed

    Girls On the Run | Girls in Grades 3-5 | September-November

    Registration is closed
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  • Coaching Requirements for Youth Sports

    The following requirements from Columbus Academy must be completed for all Youth Sports coaches prior to the start of the season:

    Questions? Contact Mary Deeds, assistant director of athletics, at deedsm@columbusacademy.org

Meet Our Youth Sports Director