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As it continues to grow in popularity, Yorkville is proud to offer the largest flag football program in NYC, serving over 1,500 children each year in grades K through 12.  In addition to our NFL Flag affiliated rec-league, we also provide flag football skills training, and two exciting tournaments each year – sign up your team for the Turkey Bowl or Shamrock Showdown!

See below for all that Yorkville Flag Football has to offer! 


SUNDAY - League Play

Winter Dates: December 12 - March 6 (skipping December 26, January 2, February 20)

Games played at Thomas Jefferson Field (114th Street & 1st Avenue) and/or Marx Bros. Field (96th Street & 1st Avenue) PLEASE NOTE THAT TIMES AND LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

MIGHTY MITES DIVISION - (AT LOYOLA SCHOOL - 980 PARK AVE.) GRADES K & 1 - GAMES AT 9:00am, 10:15am (Limit 32 participants) NOTE ON MIGHTY MITES: This is a drop-off program. Parents/Spectators are not permitted in the facility during the program activities.

PEEWEE DIVISION - GRADES 2 & 3 - GAMES AT 8:00am, 9:00am (Limit 54 participants)

TOUCHDOWN DIVISION - GRADES 4 & 5 - GAMES AT  9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm (Limit 108 participants)

GRIDIRON DIVISION - GRADES 6 & 7 - GAMES AT 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm (Limit 128 participants)

PLAYMAKERS DIVISION - GRADES 8 & 9 - GAMES AT 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm (Limit 128 participants)

HEISMAN DIVISION - GRADES 10 - 12 - GAMES AT 2:00pm, 3:00pm (Limit 48 participants)


Yorkville is proud to introduce the next level of flag football.  

All players, aged 10-14, are eligible to try out for Yorkville's Flag Football Tournament Teams.  These are highly competitive teams playing in age-appropriate divisions against other organizations.  Players are selected based on their performance, level of commitment, and positive attitude during tryouts.

All teams play in local tournaments that are within 3 hours driving distance from NYC.  Additionally, our teams participate in the annual Regional Tournament sponsored by the NFL.  Regional Tournament winners qualify to play in the NFL Flag National Championships held at the NFL Pro Bowl.

We currently have 3 teams - 10U, 12U, and 14U - and all have been invited to participate in the Tournament of Champions at MetLife Stadium in December 2021.

Our next tryout dates will be in January 2022!