• Indy Youth Sports
    IYS

    a non-profit organization formed to create a positive and safe environment for youth to enjoy the youth experience

  • Indy Youth Sports
    IYS

    a non-profit organization formed to create a positive and safe environment for youth to enjoy the youth experience

  • Indy Youth Sports
    IYS

    a non-profit organization formed to create a positive and safe environment for youth to enjoy the youth experience

Mission Statement

Indy Youth Sports

To utilize athletics as a tool to engage youth and families and emphasize the importance of education, healthy lifestyles, and instill core values that will guide them in life.

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Indy Youth Sports

Indy Youth Sports (IYS) a non-profit organization formed to create a positive and safe environment for youth to enjoy the youth experience, understand the importance of education and impart solid core values via athletics. In today’s urban America, more and more youth between the ages of 5 – 18 years of age are missing out on the youth experience via sports, and communities are suffering for this lack of programming.

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  • 15 Apr
    Indy Youth Sports_FOX 59
    15th Apr, 2017
  • 15 Apr
    Youth football program tackling violence in Indianapolis
    15th Apr, 2017
  • 14 Apr
    Indy Youth Sports Career in Sports Program
    14th Apr, 2017
  • 14 Apr
    Youth Sports in Urban Indianapolis
    14th Apr, 2017
  • 14 Apr
    Indy Teens Look To Church Sports Program To Spread Positive Message
    14th Apr, 2017

The Youth Experience via Sports…

As adults, most of us look back at our youth and have fond memories of our youth experiences playing sports in youth leagues, playgrounds and high school and a lot of times we share those memories and the life lessons we learned from sports with friends, spouses and our children. There is a natural affinity between young people and sports which can be used to open dialogue about a range of pertinent issues. Indy Youth Sports (IYS) utilizes sports as a positive vehicle to advocate the ideals of education, tolerance, conflict resolution and the “American Dream.” In today’s urban America, more and more of our youth are missing out on the youth experience via sports, and communities are paying a dire price for this lack of programming. The Indianapolis Fox 59 online article (2/15/16) by Aishah Hasnie revealed “statistics released by the city of Indianapolis just a few weeks ago showed the increases in youth violence in Marion County. In 2012, five homicide victims were under age 18. By 2013, that increased to seven.In 2014, the number rose to 13, and then to 11 by 2015. Those same statistics also show that children are increasingly becoming suspects in crimes.” (more…)

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