Youth Sports Leagues

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Glendale is excited to partner with the Arizona Cardinals NFL Flag Football. Glendale Recreation looks forward to working with this program in order to provide boys and girls the opportunity to play in one of the NFL's largest organized non-contact football leagues.

WHO
This league is for boys and girls ages 7 - 12.
Two divisions: Peewee, ages 7-9; and Rookie, ages 10 - 12.
Age categories are based on the child’s age as of 9/6/22.

WHAT
A recreational, fast-paced five-on-five flag football league that provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage inlimited contact, and continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork. The league teaches the fundamentals of football offensive plays, defensive plays, rules, and sportsmanship.

WHEN
Registration is June 27-August 7.
Practices will begin September 6.
Practice location, day(s), and time(s) are determined by the volunteer coach. Most practices are any day Monday-Thursday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE
Games are held on Thursday evenings, September 22 - November 10 and are played at Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex.
Game times are usually between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

COST
$55 for Glendale residents, $75 for non-residents.
Participants will receive a team shirt, up to 8 games and a participation award.

REGISTER
 REGISTER HERE
Questions: Tyler Buckley, Recreation Coordinator
[email protected]

VOLUNTEER COACHING INFORMATION
Are you interested in becoming a coach for flag football? Volunteer Coaches are our programs' greatest assets. We encourage parents to get involved and assist their child and others in having a positive and fun experience in the sport of their choice.

Coaching requirements: ALL of our leagues require volunteer coaches. All volunteer coaches must be at least 18 years old.

How do I become a volunteer coach? Please complete the online application:

YOUTH SPORTS HEAD COACH ONLINE APPLICATION

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