Flag Football


Engage, Learn, and Play in YMCA Flag Football

Our mission is to provide an avenue for players of any skill level to participate and enjoy the game of flag football. Players will learn the fundamentals of flag football, both offensive and defensive. Our league focuses on sportsmanship, fun, and family involvement over winning. All-Girl teams available for ages 8-13.

All players must wear a mouthguard. Jersey will be provided. Teams may travel to other YMCA of Columbia locations.

SEASON : Oct. 23-Dec. 16, 2023

Locations: Jeep Rogers, NorthWest, Downtown at Owens Field


Ages 3-5: Members $40, Nonmembers $70
Ages 6-9: Members $55, Nonmembers $90
Ages 10-14: Members $60, Nonmembers $95

Diverse Age Divisions and Travel Opportunities

Our Flag Football program caters to various age groups, providing age-appropriate training and competition. We offer the Pee Wee Flag Football league for ages 3-5, focusing on basic skills and Saturday practices and games. The Flag Football league is open to ages 6-14. Please note that 8-14 year-olds may have travel games to other YMCA of Columbia branches. Additionally, we proudly introduce our All-Girls Flag Football league for ages 8-13, designed to promote confidence, empowerment, and good sportsmanship. Join us and be part of an inclusive community where players can thrive, make new friends, and enhance their skills on the field.

Learn Teamwork and Sportsmanship

In our Flag Football program, participants develop essential life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. Through engaging practices and games, players learn to work collaboratively, communicate effectively, and support their teammates. We emphasize the value of fair play, respect, and positive interactions, creating a positive and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

Play Different Positions

Flag Football offers an opportunity for players to experience different positions on the field. By rotating positions, participants gain a well-rounded understanding of the game and develop versatile skills. Whether it’s offense or defense, players have the chance to explore their strengths and broaden their knowledge of the game. Our program encourages players to embrace new challenges, learn from diverse roles, and contribute to the overall success of their team.

Empowering All-Girls League

Our All-Girls Flag Football league is designed to empower girls through the game of football. With a focus on skill development and fostering confidence, this league offers a supportive and inclusive environment for young female athletes. Girls have the opportunity to learn offensive and defensive strategies, improve their athletic abilities, and build lasting friendships. Join our All-Girls Flag Football league and be part of a community that promotes girls’ empowerment, teamwork, and a love for the game.

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