NYC Lions Youth Football

The New York Lions are a Youth Football & Education program serving the young people of the Lower East Side and the five boroughs of New York.

Registration for spring season will open mid DecemberPlayers/Parents click here to go directly to Team news

ANNOUNCEMENT: Intro game on Saturday 11/27 is canceled! Harlem Jets forfeit! NO GAME! 



practice during Thanks Giving Week

Tuesday, 5:45-8 PM, Friday 4-6 PM,


Practice & Game Week 11/29-12/5

Practice on Tuesday, Thursday 5:45-8 PM, Wednesday Zoom Meeting, Game on Saturday, 6:30 Kick-off



NYC League Game Schedule available for download

We got the Game Schedule from NYCYFL. You can download it HERE!

Please be aware – times and Locations can change the week before.  

BANTAMS (13-14y old)


Season already end – stay tuned for Spring Season Registrations (coming Mid December)



PEEWEES (11-12y old)


Season already end – stay tuned for Spring Season Registrations (coming Mid December)

Important for ALL TEAMS

Practice Location change! Starting with Thursday, Sept. 23rd, practice from 5:45-8 Pm is at East River Park Grand street and FDR, Soccer field 3. The Field is reachable from Delancy/Essex str by M14A SBS or by M14D from Union Square.




All Coaches and Administration staff are volunteering. The NYC Lions Youth Football and Rund to Daylight Education Program is financed by Season Fees and Donations only. To keep the Program running please get involved, make a donation or become a sponsor. 

Make a Donation

NYC Lions Youth Football is a 501c3 organization, so your donation is tax-deductible. Click below,  then please enter your donation amount. You can donate with PayPal or credit card.
Thank you for your support!


Coach a Team

Interested in becoming a coach? All experience levels are welcome. We have many opportunities.

If you are interested in coaching a Team, please CONTACT US.


Become a Volunteer

Love Football? We’re always seeking volunteers for our Teams, Games, Events.

If you are interested in volunteering, please CONTACT US.


Become a Sponsor

The NYC Lions are looking forward to another exciting season, and your sponsorship can help make that happen!  Your contribution will make a massive difference for our kids and your business!  We appreciate your consideration and support. Please Email us for more information.

Practice Location & TIME

East River Park East Houston Street and FDR. Fields are called Soccer 03 and Softball 05 if you go to Park map.