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Adult Flag Football
2016 Adult Flag Football Leagues

Des Moines Parks and Recreation offers competitive and recreational ADULT FLAG FOOTBALL leagues with separate leagues for men and women. Registration is from mid-July through mid-August with games beginning in September.  A 7-game schedule offers once a week play on weeknights, Monday through Thursday, or on Sundays.  Weeknight game times begin at 6:00 p.m.; Sunday game times begin at 11:00 a.m. for the early league and 3:00 p.m. for the late league.  All games are played at Ashfield (E 19th & Hubbell Ave) or Chesterfield (E 27th & Scott).  Teams provide their own flags and can roster up to 20 players with seven players on the field at a time. Trophies for league champions may be picked up from our office at 1551 E Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317, when the season ends. Men's State Flag Football Tournament follows in October.


  • Registration Period: July 11 - August 21, 2016 
  • Cost: $250 per team
  • 7-game schedule plays from September 6 - October 30, 2016, 6-9 p.m. weeknights and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends

For additional information, email dmsports@dmgov.org.  

 Fall Flag Football League Schedule