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St Ignatius Fall CYO Volleyball & Soccer registration

St Ignatius CYO basketball

St Ignatius CYO basketball is available to all registered members of the parish.   In addition, in order to participate in CYO for St. Ignatius, any child who has yet to be confirmed must be either enrolled in Prep or attend the Parish or another Catholic School.

The following programs are offered:

Adult League (Over 30) - Starts late November  (Plays Monday Nights)

High School (Boys/Girls 9/10 and 11/12) - Starts November 1st

Travel (Boys 4th, 5/6, 7/8) - Starts November 1st.

Travel (Girls 4th, 5/6, 7/8) - Starts November 1st. 

PeeWee (boys/girls PreK/K, 1st /2nd grade) - Runs Mid November till end of February (Sunday Afternoons)

Intramurals (Boys and Girls 3rd & 4th) - Runs November thru February

Tryouts for REGION travel (5/6 and 7/8 boys and girls) will be held early November.  We will publish actual times as we get closer.  We will also be holding open gym during and times will be sent out soon.



 Volunteer clearance requirements 

CYO Volunteers, we really appreciate the extra efforts in continuing to keep our children safe.  Below are the steps that all volunteers need to complete in order to work with our CYO athletes. 

1. PA State Police Criminal Record Check

  1. Go to for get your PA State Police Criminial Check.  Results available within a few minutes.
  2. Print out your results for submission to the School.
  3. Renewal is required every 5 years.

2. Pa Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse Clearance Check

  1. Go to and submit an application online. Create a "Child Welfare Account" and completing the information electronically through the Child Welfare Portal.
  2. Print out your results for submission to the School.
  3. Renewal is required every 5 years.

3. Federal Criminal Background Check

  1. A Federal background check, finger printing, is also required for non-school employees and all volunteers, who do not live in PA or have lived outside of PA during the past ten years. Information is available online by clicking here.  If you HAVE lived in PA for 10 years continuously, please sign the Disclosure Statement found here.
  2. Print out your results for submission to the School.
  3. Preregister for finger printing by clicking How an applicant can preregister for fingerprints.
  4. For all current and/or prospective parish and other staff/volunteers
    • The following are service codes needed to register:
      • 1KG6Y3 for Volunteers.
      • If you don’t fall under the above category you will need to contact (DHS) Department of Human Services to determine the appropriate code you should use at 717-783-6211.
  5. After above code is entered you should then click on Schedule or Manage Appointment and enter the required information.
  6. For fingerprint locations please visit the following website:
  7. Fee: $23.85

4. Protecting God's Children

  1. Volunteers who have any contact with children are required to complete parts one and two of the Safe Environment training within 90 days of beginning their volunteer work.
  • Part I: Protecting God's Children (instructor-led), is offered regularly at sites throughout the Archdiocese.  The training provides basic facts about child sexual abuse and adults’ roles in prevention. Register here.
  • Part II: The Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse (online), is available online in English and Spanish. This training provides an overview of Archdiocesan reporting procedures for suspected child abuse and Pennsylvania Child Welfare Laws. The training should take you approximately one hour to complete. Register here.

5. Act 24: Arrest & Conviction Report

  1. Go to
  2. Print out your results for submission to the School.

You can call the St. Ignatius Safe Environment Coordinator at 215-493-3377 x 212 or email with any questions regarding your own Volunteer Clearance.

St Ignatius CYO Volleyball

St Ignatius CYO Volleyball program is available to all registered members of the parish.  The teams compete against other CYO programs in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  There is a JV Girls and Varsity Girls program that is open to girls who are currently in grades 5 through 8.  Currently, there is no boys volleyball program that is offered in the fall.  The fall program runs from mid-September through late October . 

Evaluations will be held in early September.  We will publish more information re: dates and times for the evaluation in the coming weeks. 

The programs being offered for the fall are: 

Varsity (Girls only 7 – 8 grade)

JV (Girls only 5 – 6 grade) 

St Ignatius CYO Soccer

The St Ignatius CYO Soccer program is entering its 2nd year, and is available to all registered members of the parish.  We will once again be partnering with Holy Trinity/St John's to form teams from pre-K through 8th grade.  
The program's focus will be to advocate the high standards of sportsmanship and fair play, with an objective to build, develop and improve soccer skills and techniques in addition to nurturing a sense of teamwork.  
The following teams will be offered:
  •  Pee-Wee: pre-K/K and 1st/2nd grade teams (co-ed) - this level is considered to be non-competitive developmental level to teach the children the basic skills of the game; games at this level are typically 6v6
  • Novice: 3rd/4th grade teams (girls and boys) - games are 8v8 and the teams travel to and play other area schools
  • JV: 5th/6th grade teams (girls and boys)
  • Varsity: 7th/8th grade teams (boys and girls) 
    • The children will be asked to go through an evaluation and will be split between Parish and Region level teams; both teams will travel and play other area schools with the Region level team playing games 11v11 while the Parish games will be 8v8
  • The season runs from August until early November
  • Practice are 1 - 2 nights a week
  • All teams are coached by parent volunteers

St Ignatius of Yardley CYO

This program enables the partnership of parents, priests, and adult leaders to manage and support a sports program that allows the youth of our parish to grow in their relationship with God and come to better understand themselves and the Catholic Faith.

Saint Ignatius CYO affirms that the core value of our program is to provide a positive learning and athletic experience for each participant and the purpose of these programs is to promote Christian attitudes while encouraging healthy physical activity. These activities should foster:  

  1. Cooperation
  2. Respect
  3. Sportsmanship
  4. Responsibility
  5. Leadership
  6. Maturity
  7. Competitiveness
  8. Fairness
  9. Courtesy
  10. Self-Control

Ryan O’Hara