Des Moines Parks and Recreation is offering Youth Flag Football, a program of NFL Play60, to children in grades 1-6, to learn the basics of football in a program endorsed by the NFL. Volunteer certified coaches will lead practices and games. Score will be kept and referees are provided.
The registration fee for the eight week football program is $50 per child or $500 per team and includes an NFL replica team jersey; all other game equipment is provided. Teams are divided into age groups: 1-2 grade, 3-4 grade and 5-6 grade. Team practices will take place once a week with games played Saturday mornings at the Hoover High School open lot. There will be a 6-game regular season with 2-game playoffs at the end of the season.
Registration deadline is 5:00 p.m., July 18; practices begins August 21.
To register, please click HERE.
Click on Sports Registration Schedule to view registration periods 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 Tim Smith at email or call 515-237-1386.