The Granite City Park District is having an NFL Flag Football program for boys and girls from grades 3-6.
There will be a free preview night from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 and it’s open to all players who are interesting in learning more about the program.
Camp nights are scheduled from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 6, 13, 20. This one and a half hour session will teach kids the skill basics for all levels of the game.
On game nights, players will be placed on an age appropriate team for games lasting 40 minutes. Games in the third and fourth grade division will be played at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. on Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25. In the fifth and sixth grade division, games will be played at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. on Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27.
The entry fee is $50 for residents and $60.00 for non-residents, and it includes a reversible NFL jersey and mouth guard. Register at the Park District office or at Preview Night on Aug. 30. Players must bring shorts or sweat pants and soft cleats or athletic shoes.
For more information, contact the Park District office at 877-3059.