Tackle Football

In addition to the 4 Core Values of the YMCA: Respect, Caring, Honesty, and Responsibility participants should expect to learn the Basics of Football, Sportsmanship, and Teamwork.


  • 9 years - Freshman
  • 10 years - Sophomore
  • 11 years - Junior


Early Bird: $125 through June 1st.

Regular Price: $150

*Costs include equipment

Please contact us for additional information

Optimist Youth Football tackle leagues are based upon age and weight.

Age cut-off for OYF players is midnight on September 1st of the current year.

League/Age Group* Maximum Allowed Weight at Registration Maximum Allowed Weight at Jamboree

Rookie League
(8 year old)

100 lbs 110 lbs

Freshman League
(9 year old)

115 lbs 125 lbs

Sophomore League
(10 year old)

130 lbs 140 lbs

Junior League
(11 year old)

145 lbs 155 lbs

Senior League
(12 year old)

160 lbs 170 lbs

* Player's exceeding the maximum weight for his/her age will have the option to advance to a higher age league but they must meet the weight requirement for that league. No player can advance more than two age brackets - no exceptions.

Flag Football