Greenville Sports League offers a Youth Flag Football league for children ages 5-14. Age is determined as of September 1 of the current year. All age divisions will be coed teams. Cost is $45 per player and teams will be formed through our Coach Look/Draft process for all divisions with the exception of 6 & under which teams will be formed in the Parks and Recreation office.
In Person Registration: Parks and Recreation Office Greenville YMCA Office Boys and Girls Club Office
By Phone: 903-457-2994
6 & under division (Ages 5-6) The purpose of this division is to be a developmental recreational league with a focus on developing fundamental skills, such as running and balance, and a basic understanding of football rules while keeping the games fun for the athletes. As a developmental recreational league, no score or standings are kept.
8 & under division (Ages 7-8) The purpose of this division is to be an introduction to competitive play. The focus should be on improving the confidence and comfort on the field while also continuing development of fundamental skills, such as running, passing, and catching. Players should begin to learn basic formations and situational concepts. Having players play in multiple positions is encouraged. Teamwork becomes a more prevalent strategy.
10 & under division (Ages 9-10) The purpose of this division is to be a continuation of fundamental skills developmental with a higher focus on team and situational awareness. Introduction to advanced football concepts begins and players begin to develop greater football IQ. Play in multiple positions still encouraged for overall skill development.
12 & under division (Ages 11-12) The purpose of this division is to focus on continuing to develop fundamental skills while increasing field and situational awareness. Advanced skill development also takes place and players begin defining their key skill positions.
14 & under division (Ages 13-14) This is the last development stage before secondary competition. Skill development and advance football strategy are a priority in order to prepare for the high school competition level.