Youth Flag Football

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Youth Sports Flag Football Programs


Fundamental Flag Football

A program that offers the basic fundamental skills of Flag Football in a 7 on 7 format. Your child will learn positions & roles, receiving, throwing and running while building confidence, showing good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Youth Sports Button Fundamental

Program offered to: Ages 5-6

Your child will need:

  • YMCA Youth Sports jersey (available at all 4 YMCA’s for purchase price of $15)
  • Good pair of athletic shoes or rubber cleats

Locations may include: Broadview YMCA, East Side YMCA, West Side YMCA


Recreational Flag Football

A league that will continue working on developmental skills with more advanced curriculum.  This league will run 1 ¼ hours each week. Week 1 is a team practice. Weeks 2-7 begin with a 30 minute practice followed by a 45 minute game. Here we introduce more game play (unlike Fundamental Sports where we emphasis more on skills and drills with modified scrimmages). This league will be offered to 1st-2nd grade and 3rd-4th grade. Referees are incorporated in grades 3-4 and we will also introduce score as part of the game without putting too much emphasis upon competition. 

Youth Sports Button Recreational

Program offered to: Grades 1-4

Your child will need:

  • YMCA Youth Sports jersey (available at all 4 YMCA’s for purchase price of $15)
  • Good pair of athletic shoes or rubber cleats

Locations may include: Webster Park, West Side YMCA