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 Fall season is open now Players/Parents click here to go directly to Team news

ANNOUNCEMENT: Bantam & Intro Team practice Tue. & Thurs. 5:45-8 PM, Sat. 9:34 AM-12:30 PM, PeeWee Team (11-12y old) Mon, Wed., Fri. 5:45-8 PM

WHO WE ARE

New York City Lions Youth Football and the Run to Daylight Education Program provides opportunities for young people from all five boroughs to develop talents and skills they will use today and later in life. Both on and off the field. Through our unique Run to Daylight Education Program, we provide our young athletes educational opportunities and open a pathway to a better life. 

 

OUR TEAMS – registration is open now

Fall Season Start will be Saturday, June 5th and the season ends before Thanksgiving. During pre-season (June till Mid September)

Pre-Season Practice: We practice Tuesday & Thursday 5:45-8 PM and Saturday mornings (depending on Team 8:45 AM-12:30 AM, 11 AM-2:30 PM). 

Game Season Practice (Sept.-Nov.): During the game season, Practice days are the same; we add Wednesday practice sometimes. Games are played on Saturdays or Sundays. 

Practice location: Our Home field is located at East River Park E-Houston and FDR Drive (use pedestrian crossing there). 

If you have questions, send us an email or contact us via WhatsApp. 

PeeWees

 

11-12 years (can’t turn 13 in 2021)
Practice Start: July 12th, 2021
Practice Days: Mon., Wed., Fri., 
Weight Limit: 135lbs
Season Fee: Early Bird till Aug. 1st: US$ 410
Season fee after Aug 1st: US$ 470

NYCAYF League Registration Fee: US$ 20
Equipment provided (loan-based, Deposit of US$ 150 required)

 

Coach: Tom McBride

 

For MOR INFORMATION about this Team  SEND US AN EMAIL
or contact us with WhatsApp

Bantam


13-14 years, (can’t turn 15 in 2021)
Fall practice already in session – you still can join
Weight Limit: no weight limit for Line, Backfield: 200lb
Season Fee: Early Bird till Aug. 1st: US$ 410
Season fee after Aug 1st: US$ 470
NYCAYF League Registration Fee: US$ 20
Equipment provided (loan-based, Deposit of US$ 150 required)

Coach: Anthony Bailey

For MOR INFORMATION about this Team  SEND US AN EMAIL
or contact us with WhatsApp

 

Intermediate

 

15-17 years (can’t turn 18 in 2021)
Season Start: July 10th
No Weight Limit
Season Fee: Early Bird till Aug. 1st: US$ 410
Season fee after Aug 1st: US$ 470
NYCAYF League Registration Fee: US$ 20
Equipment provided (loan-based, Deposit of US$ 150 required)

Coaches: Marcus Fuller, Paul Johnson, Pete Pascarelli, Steve Santoro

For MOR INFORMATION about this Team  SEND US AN EMAIL
or contact us with WhatsApp

IMPORTANT TEAM INFORMATION

ingr5PeeWee (11-12y)

 

First Fall Season Practice for 11-12y old – JUly 12th

The PeeWee first practice will be held on July 12th, 5:45-8 PM.  Ensure you are online registered and bring the signed Waiver of Liability (print-out) to your first practice. A minimum payment of $130 (registration fee) must be made online or via CashApp before July 10 to join the practice. You can pay the Full Season Fee or registration fee on July 12th in Cash before your kid is joining practice during the Check-in process.

PRACTICE DAYS TILL MID SEPT: EVERY MON, WED, FRI 5:45-8 PM

 

Location for all Teams:

Field description Lions

BANTAMS (13-14y old)

 

NEXT PRACTICE JULY 10TH,  11AM

Team Bantam (13-14years only!) next practice will be on July 10th, 11 AM at East River Park, E-Houston Street, and FDR Drive. These are our usual Homefields. Fields are called Soccer 03 or Softball 05 if you search them on Park Map. We will be on the natural grass field (softball field).

Please bring water to be well hydrated.

Covid Vaccination Note: If you are freshly vaccinated, please allow yourself 7 days to rest before joining practice again.

INTERMEDIATE (INTRO, 15-17Y), 

 

First Fall Season Practice for 15-17y old – July 10th, check-in 9:15 AM

The Intermediate Team (Intros) first practice will be held on July 10. Ensure you are online registered and bring the signed Waiver of Liability (print-out) to your first practice. A minimum payment of $130 (registration fee) must be made online or via CashApp before July 10 to join the practice. You can pay the Full Season Fee or registration fee on July 10 in Cash before you join practice during the Check-in process.

 

SUPPORT THE NYC LIONS

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.