Welcome to the NYC Lions

New York City Lions Football League - Run to Daylight Education Program

The New York Lions are a Youth Football/education program
servicing the young people of the lower east side and the 5 boroughs of NYC.
We focused on creating social change through sport and education.

Breaking News, Announcements, Important Messages

News

SAVE THE DATE!

Award Breakfast will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at The Church of the Epiphany, 1393 York Avenue, NY 10021, from 10:00 am till 1:00 pm All Players and Parents are welcome to join us for Award Breakfast! US$10 per Person – cash only! Direction: Take Q or R Train to 72 Street Subway Station,...
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SPRING SEASON START

We start into spring season on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019! Practice for all Teams from 2-4pm on our home field. No equipment is needed.
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New Coach for Team 12-14y

We’re proudly announcing: with Jim Janizak we got a great new coach for our Bantam Team.
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SPRING SEASON START - Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019! Practice 2-4pm

Valid for all teams

The important 4

1.

REGISTER FOR 2019 SEASON

Registration is now open for the 2019 season. You can register online HERE.  In order to get started with the NYC Lions, several forms are necessary. Seasons fee and all paperwork must be made by due season start.

2.

FEE PAYMENT

You can make your season fee payment online. Make sure, your fee is paid in full latest 9/21/2019

Please take a look at our PAYMENT OPTIONS

3.

ALERT SIGN UP

Sign up required for ALL players to get notified about schedule changes, practice cancellations, game field changes, …. 

We kindly ask the parents of the BANTAMS and INTERMEDIATE teams to sign up too to make sure, you’re up-to-date about your child.  

4. 

PRACTICE TIMES & LOCATION

Actually, we’re in Winter Break. Spring Practice will begin around May 2nd.

We will inform you in time. 

Saison Practice expected on 
TUESDAY 6 PM-8 PM and
THURSDAY 6 PM-8 PM

Games: Friday night; Saturday; Time TBD

Make sure you have read our
PRACTICE ATTENDANCE RULES

Practice location:
East River Park,  NY 10002,
Lower East Side, 
between E Houston street and E 6th street

Find Your Team
Our Tackle Football Teams
12-14 years, Weight Limit 185 lb

Bantam

Practice:
Tues & Thurs 6 PM-8 PM

Registrations/Season Fee: $ 300

Coaches:
Coach Jim Janizak
Email me

 

All questions regarding the Bantams click here for email contact

 

Practice:
Tues & Thurs 6 PM-8 PM

Registrations/Season Fee: $ 300

Coaches:
Coach Daniel
Email me

Coach Armando
Email me

All questions regarding the Bantams click here for email contact

 

15-17 years, No Weight Limit

Intermediate

Practice:
Tues & Thurs 6 PM-8 PM;
Home Games Friday night,
or Walkthroughs
Friday 6 PM-8 PM
Away Games: Saturday, Time TBD

Registrations/Season Fee: $ 300

Coaches:
Thomas Rauffenbart
Call Coach Thomas

Coach Mac
Call Coach Mac

Tim Cavanaugh
Email me
Call Coach Tim

All questions regarding the Intermediates click here for email contact 

 

18 yrs & under *Cannot turn 19 before 7/31/18

Seniors

Practice:
All Season: Wed & Thurs 6 PM -8:30 PM

Registrations/Season Fee: $ 200

Coaches:
Joseph Campanella
Call Coach Joseph

Coach Lawrence
Email me

Tim Cavanaugh
Email me
Call Coach Tim

All questions regarding the Seniors click here for email contact  

Please SUPPORT the NYC Lions

We need your donation to continue our program!
NYC Lions Football Home Field

Location & Transportation

Home & Practise Field:
East River Park, New York, NY 10002, Lower East Side,
between E Houston street and E 6th street

By Car: FDR Drive, Exit E Houston Street
By Subway: J Train to Essex St Station; M9 to E 5th st/Av C;  from there approx. 10 min. walk to East River Park;
By Bus: M14D on 14th/1 Av.; M21 on E Houston/Essex St