Fee: $35 The Van Wert Parks Department partners with NFL Flag Football to give young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in team work.
Age Groups: 5-7 yrs old (age as Sept 1, 2018) 8-10 yrs old (age as Sept 1, 2018) Games: 5-7 Tuesday Evenings Lower Division 8-10 Thursday Evenings Upper Division (Two age division may be combined to Tuesday Evenings depending on number of teams) Location: Smiley Park Registration: July 9th - Aug 3rd
NEW 2018 Parents Must Register ONLINE!!!
To register online go to NFL FLag Parents must create an account. Associate with a League. To select your league TYPE in Van Wert Parks Department
Fees must be turned into the Park Office before your child can practice! Please print out a registration form from the right to be turned in with your Fee in order to have your account credited as well as any pertinent information that will be needed for team placement
Step 1: Create an account On the NFL Flag Link above and complete all the required fields and associate with your league. Click the box to associate, and select the Parent Role Type, and then search for your league by name in the search field. Step 2: Once you are logged into your account, you can click the BLUE View Details button next to your league name. This will direct you to the Manage Players section. Step 3: Add your player/child by completing all the required information and clicking to agree to the participation agreement and terms of service. After you add your player, your league organizer will see your information as well as your player’s information on their Dashboard. The participation agreement is valid for a year, you do not have to complete one for each season your child participates with the league. Feel free to check our different resources and information we have available on our site!
Ohio's House Bill 143-Law on Sports Related Concussions
Ohio's Return-To-Play law for young athletes was formed to ensure the safety of young athletes. To increase awareness and education and make sure athletes are safely guided back to play after suffering a concussion. With this new law all coaches and officials of youth athletes of the Van Wert Parks Department and any youth sports programs utilizing park facilities are required to go through an online concussion training. Coaches and Officials must have their certificate of completion on file in the Park Office prior to the season.
Fee: $35 Learn basic moves and have to opportunity to cheer at the NFL Flag Football games at Smiley Park.
Age Groups: 5-7 yr olds 8-10 yr olds Games: 5-7 Tuesday Evenings 8-10 Thursday Evenings (Depending on registration the two age divisions may be combined to one evening) Registration: July 9th - Aug 3rd Each Participant will receive: Shirt, Skirt or Shorts & Awards
Registration & Refund Policy: All Fees must be paid at time of registration. If Multiple children register within a family a $10 discount will be given to the sibling with a Maximum of $100 per Family. NO REFUNDS will be given once the program begins or team jerseys have been ordered.
Coaches: The Parks Department is always looking for coaches that are willing to teach the kids the fundamental skills of the game and good sportsmanship. Give each and every player the opportunity to participate and to encourage them to do the best to their abilities. If you are interested in coaching please fill out the form below.