Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs, services and activities offer Soldiers and their Families opportunities to enrich lives culturally and creatively.

As a result, officials at Child and Youth Services say sports programs are designed to relieve stress, build strength and resilience, and help Army families stay physically, mentally and financially fit. Following is the latest roundup of sports announcements from Fort Knox CYS:

COACHES NEEDED
Youth Sports is looking for coaches for its upcoming soccer, flag football, tackle football and cheerleading seasons. Coaches will receive discounts if selected to coach. For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or Central Registration office at (502) 624-6703.

SOCCER REGISTRATION
Fort Knox Youth Sports has opened up its fall soccer registration for children born between Jan. 1, 2001 and Dec. 31, 2017. Interested parents can register their children at the Central Registration office in Bldg. 1384 Chaffee Ave., on weekdays now through July 31, 8 a.m. -- 4 p.m. Soccer fees are $30 for the Under-4 league, and $50 for U-6 and above. The season will run from August to October.

FOOTBALL PRESEASON CONDITIONING
Fort Knox Youth Sports will conduct football preseason conditioning July 15-31. Children born between Aug. 1, 2006 and July 31, 2010, must be registered in the Youth Sports football program to participate. Interested parents can register their children at Central Registration office in Bldg. 500 Spearhead on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration ends on the day camp begins.

FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION
Youth Sports flag football registration for children born Aug. 1, 2096 to July 31, 2013 (ages 6-9 and 10-12) is open now through July 31. Those interested can register in the Central Registration office, Building 500 Spearhead, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fees are $50 per child. The season will run August-October.

CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION
Youth Sports has begun cheerleading registration for children born Aug. 1, 2005 to July 31, 2014. Those interested can register in the Central Registration office, Building 500 Spearhead, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fees are $50 per child. The season will run August-October.

BRITISH SOCCER CAMP
Youth Sports will host two British soccer camps this year: June 10-14 and July 8-12. Each camp will tailor lessons for three age groups: a short camp for ages 3-4 and 5-6; a half-day camp for ages 6-9 and 10-16; and a full-day camp for ages 7-16. For more information, call (678) 540-1585 or (502) 624-4747.

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All potential players must be family members of Fort Knox active duty Soldiers, retired military veterans or federal civilian employees, to include contractors. Participating children must have a current valid sports-specific physical on file at the sports office at time of registration.

A youth sports scholarship is available for families who qualify for financial assistance. Participants will receive a 15% multiple-child discount for each additional youth participating in the same sport.

For more information, call the Sports Office at (502) 624-4747 or 624-6703. Families registered with CYS may register for sports online using Webtrac (see link below).