Youth Tackle Football

Tackle Football is offered in the Fall for the following age groups: 11U (ages 10-11, 130 lbs. max weight) and 13U (ages 12-13, 145 lbs. max weight). Most Recreation Associations also offer leagues for youth under age 10 (called "Farm Leagues").

​​​​​​​​Registration ​Information

  • ​​Registration: July 1-15 (in person registration locations vary by association).​​ Online registration​ also available for most Recreation Associations.
  • Practice Starts: July 15
  • Season (approximate): Early September to mid-November​​

​​League Information

​The city is divided into 13 geographic areas for Parks and Recreation youth sports. Each area has a volunteer Area Chairperson and Community Recreation Association who organizes programs in conjunction with Sports Management. 

The city offers leagues for youth age 10 through 18 and most Recreation Associations also offer additional tackle and/or flag leagues for youth under age 10 called "Farm Leagues." 

Recreation Associations charge a player registration fee. Fees charged and sports/age groups offered vary by area. Players must attend school (K-12) to be eligible. High school varsity and junior varsity players are not eligible for the same community league sport. ​​​​

Find Your Community Recreation Association


​​​A map and website links for each area are provided b​elow. The City of Virginia Beac​h is not responsible for content on these sites. The map files are large and recommended for viewing only (not printing). 

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