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JYA is a youth sports organization based in Jenkintown PA, established in 1961 and is a 100% volunteer based nonprofit. In the Fall we offer intramural soccer, travel soccer, baseball, golf, and flag-football. In Spring we have baseball, softball and tee ball and during the summer we offer basketball, tennis and soccer camp.

JYA is also the home of Jenkintown Abington Little League (JALL). JALL consists of Intramural Spring Baseball, Softball & Quickball as well as Travel Spring Baseball and Fall Baseball.

Physical Address: 620 Greenwood Ave 2nd Fl Jenkintown PA 19046
Mailing Address: JYA PO Box 14 Jenkintown PA 19046
Email Address: [email protected]

Board of Directors: Joe Duffey (President), Sean Ryan, Ryan Cella, Shawn Walker, Jim Callahan, Art Bennett, Hilary Fuelleborn, Jess Sanchez, Matt Zielenbach, Jared Graziani, Mark Heere, Ryan Alligood, Brendan Duffey, Colleen McKelvey, Russ Starke, Sean Lamplugh, Jess Wilt, Don Garecht & Melinda Levandoski

Our Mission: 

Established in 1961, Jenkintown Youth Activities (“JYA”) is a non-profit, volunteer-run youth sports organization serving the families of Jenkintown and Abington by providing a high-quality team sports experience to area youth. The mission of JYA is to develop our athletes to their full potential and to promote the participation in youth sports in our community. 

JYA achieves its mission through:

1) The principles of positive coaching.
2) Providing a fun and safe environment for players, coaches, and families at practices and games.
3) Ensuring all players are an important part of the team, regardless of athletic performance.
4) Teaching lessons of sportsmanship and community service to all youth athletes.
5) Teaching skills, tactics, and strategies of the game to improve our players. 

Being part of JYA means JYA coaches and players are held to the highest standard of conduct to foster sportsmanship, integrity, self esteem, discipline, and ethical behavior. Travel teams are set up to be a "High School Feeder" model youth program and are committed to providing an opportunity for every athlete. 

JYA will achieves its mission through our dedicated volunteers, caring parents, and committed sponsors who wish to partner with our great youth sport organization.

You can register to coach during the process of registering your kid. Once you sign up to coach, the League Coordinator will reach out to you in the weeks before the season is set to begin and arrange to get you all the equipment and information you will need.

Instructions for clearances:

Register to coach or help on our website. 

Then visit this link:

Use your email address that you registered on our website as your username. You'll need to create a password. If you already have a GotSport account from another organization then contact us to link it to JYA.

1. First upload a photo of yourself from the Profile page

2. Navigate to the Dashboard from the top left.

3. Then you’ll need to complete each of the steps that shows as "Required".

These are the sections that need to be completed after clicking “Details” next to each category.

Description of requirements:

1. PA State Police Criminal History: Follow this link and upload your background check to GotSport. These are good for 5 years so you may have this one on file already.

2. SafeSport: The link is in GotSport. Watch the videos and complete the course. This is time consuming, but can be done in multiple session

3. EPYS Risk Management: Completed right within GotSport. Click the boxes and e-sign. This may not apply to your sport but is very quick and makes managing things a lot easier when you fill it out.

4. Heads Up: The link is in GotSport. Watch the videos and complete the course.

5.FBI Fingerprint or Affidavit: Fingerprints are required for any volunteer who has not resided within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 10 years or more. The affidavit of compliance is required for any volunteer who has been a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania consecutively for 10 years or more. You just sign a paper with a witness and upload. Good for 5 years.

6. PA Child Welfare History: Follow this link and upload your child protection cert. These are good for 5 years so you may have this one on file already.

NOTE! If you have any additional helpers step up at ANY TIME before or during the season you must bring it to our attention right away. ALL HELPERS must register on our website and get registered in GotSport.

Let us know if there are questions or issues regarding clearances or certifications, please email [email protected].

If you have any other questions email us at [email protected] or hit us up on Facebook. 

Field Info

  • Jenkintown High School Gym

    Updated: 12/05/23 12:12AM
    • Court A
    • Court B
  • Alverthorpe Park Elkins Park Baseball Fields

    Updated: 06/13/23 10:46AM
  • Abington Friends School Baseball Fields

    Updated: 05/16/23 7:54AM
    • AFS Intermediates Baseball Field
    • AFS Minors Baseball Field
    • AFS Rookies Baseball & Softball Field
  • SPS Hallowell Park Baseball Fields

    Updated: 05/16/23 7:54AM
    • SPS Baseball Field A
    • SPS Baseball Field B
  • McKinley Fire Station Field

    Updated: 01/11/24 7:57AM
    • Tee-ball field

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620 Greenwood Ave 
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 19046

Email Us: [email protected]
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