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Found 52 facilities, 5 programs, and 55 leagues for Football



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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Children's Instructional Flag Football


Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: November 10, 2014
End Date: December 27, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Get better or get started! Practice throwing, catching, offense and defense along with the basic rules. This program welcomes child members.

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Field Day Kits

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

North Meadow Recreation Center, Mid-park at 97th Street, Central Park, Manhattan


Use the entire field day kit or just one or two items. We provide a variety of games and sports equipment, including basketballs, handballs, whiffle balls and bats, footballs--everything you need for an individual or group outing in the park.

No pre-registration required, bring a valid photo ID. Free.


Flag Football


Friday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: November 7, 2014
End Date: January 9, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

A form of football in which a ball carrier is downed by touching instead of tackling.

Soccer Field

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Learn to Play Flag Football


Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 30, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Join the flag football team.  This team is part of the Parks league.  Boys and girls are welcomed to register for the team.  Practices will be Tuesday and Thursdays.  Games will be held on Saturdays.

 Co- Ed Age Groups:

8-11 years old

12-14 years old

15-17 years old

Contact and to register.

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Teen Program


Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx


Each evening, teens can partake in a variety of activities, including billiards, basketball, ping pong, cards, computer classes, and table games.

Free tournaments and sports programs, such as basketball, softball, and flag football, are made available for youth and teens during the holidays.

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You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

Walker Park

Facility Type: Football Fields

Williamsbridge Oval

Facility Type: Football Fields

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Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football


Boroughs:Bronx, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Football
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

Asphalt Green Tee Ball and Softball/ Soccer

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Flag Football, Softball, & Soccer
Phone: (212) 369-8890

B&B Sports

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Softball/Football
Phone: (718) 347-3305

Bayside Raiders Youth Football

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Football and Cheerleading
Phone: (516) 221-5652

Big Apple Flag

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Football
Phone: (800) 371-8820

Bridgeview BTFL

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Football
Phone: (347) 446-4709 | Email

Brooklyn Angels Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Softball, Flag Football
Phone: (917) 304-4811

Brooklyn Falcons Youth Football

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Football, Cheerleading, Track
Located in Flatbush
Phone: 347-351-3447 | Email

Brooklyn Generals

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Football
Phone: (917) 913-9111

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