YMCA youth flag football teaches kids how to play together on the field with a no-contact version of football. Please be sure to check our Youth Sports Health and Safety page for the latest information.
2023 Fall SEASON
Lakewood YMCA (select Downtown Durham YMCA in the registration link)
Sept. 9 - Oct. 28
U9 - U11, U12 - U14
Kraft Family YMCA
Sept. 4 - Oct. 28
U6-U8, U9-U11, U12-U14
Teams are formed based on age. See below for ages and locations. Please refer to our age chart to determine your child's age group league.
All players must have and wear a mouthguard and wear athletic bottoms with no pockets during play.
YMCA youth flag football recreational teams are led by volunteer coaches. All volunteer coaches undergo a background check and training. Opportunities are available for coaches and assistant coaches at all locations.
YMCA youth flag football teams play in the spring and fall and registration begins in January and June.
Jan. 1: YMCA Members
June 1: YMCA Members
June 15: Participants
Durham YMCAs: Keith Jacquier
East Triangle YMCA and Poole Family YMCAs: Ryan Killen
Kraft Family YMCA: Kelly Guerriero
Northwest Cary and Taylor Family YMCAs: Andrian Rutherford