This popular Saturday program in the fall introduces children to recreational football with an emphasis on safety, setting the stage for practices and games. League is available for grades 1 & 2.

Flag football for grades 3-8 is offered by the Jr. Spartans Football program. Visit for more details and to register for the fall season for grades 3-8.

Team Formation

Teams are organized by grade. Coaching requests are not allowed. Age levels or schools may be combined to form teams, if necessary.

Submit a Friendship Request

Friendship requests must be reciprocal and submitted prior to the early fee deadline.

Equipment and Uniforms

All players receive a team jersey. The Park District provides all other necessary equipment. Each player is responsible for all-purpose athletic shoes with rubber cleats.


Each team has one practice per week (scheduled by the coach) with games on Saturdays. Games use age-specific rules. Teams play seven games, weather permitting. To find out more information on the youth flag football league visit our Forms and Downloads section at the bottom of this page.