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Youth Flag Football
2017 Youth Flag Football
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Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer YOUTH FOOTBALL to children in grades 1-7.  Volunteer coaches will lead practices and games.  Score will be kept and referees are provided.

Teams are divided into age groups: 1-2 grade, 3-4 grade and 5-6-7 grade.  Team practices will take place once a week with games played Saturday mornings at a neighborhood location.  There will be a 5-game regular season, and include playoffs at the end of the season. 


  • Registration Period: July 1 - September 10, 2017
  • Cost: $475 per team or $50 individual registration, team jersey included and all other equipment provided
  • 8-week program, with practice beginning September 19, 2017 


Volunteer Information
 All volunteer coaches will need to fill out background check information and send it into parksvolunteer@dmgov.org. Please understand that if we do not receive these forms from the volunteer coach of a team within a week after the registration deadline, that we may have to issue refunds. Below are the forms that need to be completed and a list of offenses that will disqualify you:



Register here


2017 Youth Flag Football Schedules

 Coming Fall 2017

2017 Youth Flag Football Rosters & Practice Schedule

Coming Fall 2017

Youth Flag Football Rules & Standings


For additional information, email dmsports@dmgov.org.