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: First practice for the bantam team (13-14yold) is on Saturday, May 5th. Check-in at 10 AM, Practice Start at 11 AM. make sure you’re registered online! 

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: June 26, 2021
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)
Practice start: June 5th
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

interested in Flag Football?

We do not have a flag football team at this time. However, if there is enough interest, we will consider starting a coed flag team. If you would like to get more information about a future flag team, please fill out the form below.

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IMPORTANT TEAM INFORMATION

BANTAMS

 

Fall Season starts on June 5th

The first practice will be held on Saturday, June 5th. Be there at 10 AM and come to the check-in point, make sure you’re registered online, made a minimum payment of $135 and bring the signed Waiver of Liability. 

Come in comfy sport close. Bring a bottle of water with you. Expect 2h-2.5h practice. 

Location: East River Park, E-Houston Street and FDR Drive, use the crossway there, look down left and you see a field. You will find us there. 

intros

 

INTROS – End of Season come together – June 8th

On June 8th, “NYC Lions Family” will come together and spent time as a Team before most of the Intro players leave for new beginnings.  NYC Lions have organized some food and drinks so you can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and a good time with your Coaches and Teammates. We have a little surprise for all of you too. 

When: Tuesday, June 8th, 6-8 PM
Where: East River Park Amphitheater (aside from our Home Game Field Grand street/FDR. 

Looking forward to seeing all of you again! 

 

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.