Flag Football and Football in Bay Ridge and the Surrounding Areas


flag football bay ridge



Updated July 2019



Flag Football – where the player wears velcro flags to their jersey and a player from the opposite side has to pull a flag instead of tackling that player (see the red flags on the pic above)



1) St Ephrem’s flag football league – Novice and Bantam are NO LONG ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS for September 2019. The Developmental Squad is still accepting registrations and will continue to do so into the start of the season.


The season kicks off on Saturday September 7, 2019. Schedule here or here.


The “regular” season will be 7 games for both Bantam & Novice. The Pee-Wee teams will have 6 games. Playoff will follow immediately after the conclusion of the “regular” season. A playoff schedule will be presented at a later date. All teams will play between 8 – 11 games.


All uniforms have been ordered and we are expecting delivery by the end of August. Uniforms will be delivered to the coaches and they will distribute them to the players.



They play on Saturdays morning on Shore Road and Oliver Street.  For boys and girls – ages 6-14.  (A lot of pics on their Facebook page – several girls in the league)  Registration in June – Tryouts in July.  Season begins in September after Labor Day.     Contact:  joeguarin@aol.com  Registration


The League has three divisions:

  • Developmental squad – Age 6 – 8
  • Novice (9 – 11 years old)
  • Bantam (12 – 14 years old which is freshmen year) (Experienced 11 year olds  may be moved up to Bantam to fill out the division)


  Sign up to volunteer 







2) Dyker Heights Athletic Association/St. Bernadette’s Flag Football –  For boys and girls ages 5-15 –  Flag Football is played at tje Bay Eighth field 1 and 1A and 17 Ave and Shore Parkway from Mid August to November   $285    Registration


Clinic – age five to six, learn the fundamentals of the game. Every Sunday

Rookie  – for seven and eight year-olds. 

Junior Varsity –  9 – 11 years old

Varsity division, which runs from ages 12-14   




3) NYC Parks Free Flag Football – from August to September.

Ages 5-17 years old.    Register here




4) 78th Precinct Flag Football –  They use local fields to play.     $220 ($185 early bird registration) Register is here

78 Youth Sports offers flag football for co-ed players ages 7 – 16 years old.  For Fall 2019, it cost $220 and includes:7-8 weeks of games, a jersey and 78 Flag Football Hat

Our Flag Football Program is divided into two programs:

  • Flag Football Fundamentals (ages 7 – 8). Learning the game.

  • Flag Football Recreational League (ages 9 – 16). Playing games.


4) Kings Bay has a Football team for children 5-14 years old. Practice is Tuesday and Thursday nights. 2019 Registration is open here.









5)  Amity Flag Football    For boys and girls from 4-21.  $175 plus $45 for the jersey (it’s reversible)       2213 Brigham Street between Avenue V and Avenue W  in Brooklyn – games are played on the weekend on the football field           Rodney (347) 733-9137 or Cliff at (347) 242-6470

  • Mite: Age 4 and 5
  • Peanuts: Age 6
  • Minors
  • Majors
  • Seniors 

5) Aviator has a flag football team here.


6)Kingsborough College for Kids has a flag football/soccer program or flag football/wiffle ball program. $90 plus $25 registration Kingsborough College For Kids For children ages 7-13 – Classes meet on Saturday or Sunday $90 plus $25 registration fee.


Tackle Football

1) Kings County Football Team – For boys and girls 5-14 years old. They play locally at the Dust Bowl on 65th Street and at New Utrecht HS Field 

Cost: Free

Register here






2)  Parkville Football –  I haven’t seen a lot of activity from this group, but in June this came out:




For Children 4 – 13 (under 155 lbs)   Tackle football with full gear. They play on the field on  65th between 8th and 9th (854 65th Street Brooklyn) They hold a training camp in August.  It cost $280 to join. 10 games and an all star game August to November   On Facebook

Need hip and thigh pads.    Registration form to print out  718 -232-1086




Other Sports & Activities for Children  in Bay Ridge