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Recreation Youth Athletics header2019 Youth Football Flyer

Tackle Football Ages 5 to 12

The City of Atlanta’s Football Program is designed for youth ages 5 -12. Through this program the fundamentals of football, value of team sports, and development of healthy habits are cultivated. We also educate our young athletes about accountability, discipline, and hard work which will help them achieve long term success. We invite you to visit your neighborhood recreation center to discover more.

2019 Football Standings

2019 Football PLAYOFF Bracket


2019 Football Schedule 


2019 Football Rules



Registration Begins: May 6, 201

Official Practice Begins (July 2, 2019): Click here to find the list of Recreation Centers

Season Start Date: August 24, 2019

Registration Fees:

City of Atlanta Residents | $75.00 per person

Non-Residents | $150.00 per person

Note: Registration includes helmet, shoulder pads, and game uniform rental. Parents are responsible for practice attire (jersey, pants with pads, mouth guard, and cleats). Players original birth certificate, state issued ID, or current passport is required for participation.

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Volunteer Football Coaches needed

The City of Atlanta relies heavily on volunteer coaches to coach our kids and are always seeking dedicated volunteer football coaches. Football experience is encouraged but not required. All volunteer coaches must be able to pass a criminal background check and attain a coaching certification through The National Alliance for Youth Sports (

Contact Information

City of Atlanta
Office of Recreation

Central Park Recreation Center
400 Merritts Ave, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Cedric Jordan
Tel: 404.874.1780

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