CYO Sports

Our Lady of Hope participates in the Northern Virginia Junior Catholic Youth Organization (NVJCYO), a member organization of approximately 45 parishes from the Diocese of Arlington which organizes sports for students in grades 4 through 8. It is open to all students currently enrolled in Our Lady of Hope School or the Religious Education program.

Our Lady of Hope offers the following sports:
Basketball – competitive league (grades 4-8), developmental league (K-3)
Cross Country (grades 4-8)
Track and Field (grades 3-8)

CYO Website:

Basketball Program

See the Basketball flyer here!

Competitive League

The Basketball program follows the guidelines established by the NVJCYO. It is open to all students currently enrolled in Our Lady of Hope School or the Our Lady of Hope Religious Education program in grades 4-8. The program is always looking for volunteers. All volunteers must comply with the Arlington Diocese Child Protection Program.

How to Register
Registration for the 2017-2018 Basketball Season is now open. Please register at (create a Family Account and then register for OLOH Sports Programs)
Registration closes 10/21/17

$85 to join a team, $35 for jerseys, $19 for shorts (optional).

Limited practices will begin at the end of October/early November. Your child’s coach will contact you with specifics. Practice times are determined by the gym availability and the coach’s availability. They are generally one hour twice a week.

NVJCYO games are played at various schools throughout the Arlington Diocese. The schedules for games will be made available through NVJCYO once they are determined.

Developmental League

Developmental League is a great way to get your children introduced to the fundamentals of basketball, for Grades K-3!

Season will run from November through February.

Cost & Practices
K/1st Grade Registration Fee: $45
One practice on Saturday

2nd/3rd Grade Registration Fee: $65
2 practices (1 on Saturday and 1 during the week)

Gym Time: Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:00 and 10:00 – 11:00am. Practice times will be finalized after registration, to determine which grades play at 9am and which at 10am.
We need coaches, please consider signing up today.

CYO Fall Track/Cross Country Program

Anyone enrolled in 3rd through 8th grade in the school or the CCD program at Our Lady of Hope, St. Theresa, St. John the Apostle in Leesburg, or Christ the Redeemer is eligible to participate, as well as those in a recognized home school program who are members of any of the above parishes.

Other participants are welcome, such as K through 2nd grade, cousins, friends, etc., but these participants are not eligible for the October 11th, October 17th, and November 8th CYO championships. If you would like your K through 2nd grade child to participate, please stay close by throughout the practice or meet.

$20 per participant, max $30 per family (cash or check payable to “Our Lady of Hope CYO”)

We offer opportunities to participate in a variety of running distances from 55 meter sprints to 4000 meter distance runs.
Field events include shot put, long jump, softball throw, and turbo javelin.
Everyone can find something they enjoy.

Our Volunteer Policy

Volunteers who have “substantial contact with children,” at a parish and/or school within the Diocese of Arlington, must correctly complete and clear the required background check forms and complete a required, annual VIRTUS Training (as determined by the Diocesan Office for Child Protection and Safety).

CYO Sports Schedule for the Year

Fall Sports: Cross Country, Tennis, Track & Field
Winter Sports: Basketball, Cheer
Spring Sports: Track & Field, Volleyball
Our Lady of Hope would like to offer Tennis, Cheer, and Volleyball but are in need of volunteers to help coordinate.

If interested in coordinating, coaching or have any questions please contact Raynelle Araque via the contact information listed below.

Raynelle Araque


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