CYO Sports

August 7, 2020 Dear CYO Families, Due to the current, continuing pandemic, all CYO activities in the Diocese of Oakland will be suspended until at least January 1, 2021. This action is based on the uncertainties of the progress of the pandemic, the challenges in keeping our young people, volunteers and families safe in sports, and in accrodance with guidelines from the State of California along with directives from the Alameda and Contra Costa Health Departments.  This suspension is taken after consultation with the presidents of the CYO leagues in the diocese. The suspension includes CYO Cross Country, CYO Basketball and Girls’ CYO Volleyball practices, games and activities scheduled to begin this fall. The presidents of each of the CYO leagues will meet in late October to assess the situation at that time and to make recommendations about the feasibility of playing modified schedules for these sports.  There will also be consideration regarding the spring CYO sports. CYO will continue to be a vital ministry in our Church for our young people. We will resume play with our leagues when possible and through the dedication of our many players, coaches, athletic directors, coordinators and volunteers. While we wait, we will all continue to pray for those affected by the pandemic, that our churches and schools will open soon and that our children will stay healthy and safe Bill Ford CYO Director Diocese of Oakland
Church of the Transfiguration is proud to offer opportunities for local children to play organized sports. We currently offer boys’ and girls’ basketball and track & field. Other sports offered by CYO include volleyball, cross country, and softball. If you have questions or would like more information about CYO sports at Church of the Transfiguration, please fill out the form below, and a CYO representative will contact you. Boys’ Basketball Girls’ Basketball Track & Field For more information on Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) sports, please see the Oakland Diocese CYO webpage.

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