Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department offers separate men's and women's ADULT FLAG FOOTBALL leagues every fall; both competitive and recreational. Leagues are offered 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 18th & Lyon) with seven players on the field at a time. Teams must provide their own flags.
Entry fee is $200.00 per team for a 7-game schedule. A State Tournament is offered at the end of October. Make checks payable to Des Moines Parks and Recreation. Print and complete the application from the appropriate link below and submit it along with the entry fee to Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices, 3226 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311, to be received by the entry deadline.
Click on Sports Registration Schedule
to view the registration periods, entry deadlines, cost and date play begins for all City of Des Moines league sports.
During inclement weather, please call the WEATHER HOTLINE at (515) 256-2434 before your scheduled game.
Text Alert for rainouts: Text DSMSPORTS to 84483 to receive rainout information.
For additional information, contact George Davis at email
or call 515-237-1386.
Click on Flag Football League Standings to view current league standings during the season of play.
Application links will only be available below during the registration period.