NFL Flag Football

Y flag football provides children with a safe and fulfilling introduction to flag football. This league introduces new skills, enhances abilities, and teaches the rules of the sport. Players will have one practice a week and games on Saturdays at area school fields.

Leagues Available:

Cost

YMCA Members: $130

Non-YMCA Members: $170

Financial assistance available>>

Practices

Teams practice once per week on weekdays (Mon-Fri).  Practices are approximately 1-hour each and occur at Charlottesville & Albemarle County fields. 

Pre-Season Practice Weeks: 3/4, 3/11, 3/18

Games

Teams play 6-games in a season + a post-season event.  Games occur Saturday mornings/afternoons at Charlottesville * Albemarle County Fields.  Games begin on Sat., Mar. 23. Games are officiated by YMCA trained staff members.  If you or anyone you know is interested in officiating this season, check out our career board.  The game schedule will be posted on www.quickscores.com/piedmontymca.

Coaches

All youth flag football coaches are volunteers.  Interested coaches should contact Henry Houghton at hhoughton@piedmontymca.org. There is a mandatory Coach’s Meeting on Tue., Feb. 13 at 6PM at the Brooks Family YMCA Community Room.

Rules

The YMCA Flag Football League utilizes NFL Flag Football Rules with some league modifications. 

Official Flag Football Rules 

Registration is open from January 15 - February 9.


Little Rushers Flag Football (3-5 year olds)

Little Rushers provides 3-5 year olds the chance to learn the foundations of flag football in a fun and fulfilling way.  Participants will enjoy an instructional environment that focuses on fundamentals and play-based teaching rather than competition.  Sessions are led by Y staff each Saturday. 

  • WHO: All kids ages 3-5

  • WHERE: Charlottesville City & Albemarle Co. fields

  • WHEN: Games begin March 30 (Saturdays)

  • COST: $75 for Y Members ($95 for non-members)

  • Financial assistance available>>

Registration is open from January 15 - February 9.


Little Kickers Soccer (age 3-5)

Little Kickers provides 3-5 year olds the chance to learn the foundations of soccer in a fun and fulfilling way.  Participants will enjoy an instructional environment that focuses on fundamentals and play-based teaching rather than competition.  Sessions are led by Y staff each Saturday. 

  • WHO: All kids ages 3-5 (broken up by age)

  • WHERE: Charlottesville City & Albemarle Co. fields

  • WHEN: Games begin March 30 (Saturdays)

  • COST: $75 for Y Members ($95 for non-members)

  • Financial assistance available>>

Registration is open from January 15 - February 9.

Questions? Contact Ralph Sampson III at rsampson@piedmontymca.org or (434) 974-9622.