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Posted on: March 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 2023 Youth Football

It's time for the City of Lakeland's annual football programs! Registration for these programs will open on March 20th. (closing registration dates for each program listed below)

This year, the program will offer a Summer Flag Mini-league for 8U and 10U participants. The program will begin in May with games starting in June and post-season starting in early July. This is the perfect opportunity to train for the fall Tackle or Flag leagues. All practices and games are Mondays and Wednesdays at Lakeland Prep Athletic Annex (9651 Old Brownsville, Lakeland).

The fee is $55 per athlete.  


Flag Football will be returning in the 2023 Fall season. The divisions of 6U, 8U & 10U will begin the week of July 31st. 6U division teams play alongside the 8U & 10U tackle teams.

8U & 10U teams will play in the in-house recreation league.

The fee for Fall Flag Football is 6U is $80 per athlete.

The fee for 8U & 10U is $90 per athlete


The Competitive Tackle Football teams will begin training on July 5th and will practice throughout the summer. This program will consist of divisions 8U, 10U & 12U Game schedules will be released by the Municipal Football League before the school year begins. Games are typically on Saturday mornings; home games are held at the Lakeland Prep Stadium. 

The fee for Tackle Football teams is $325, with an additional $350 for equipment deposit. Payment plans are available. 


To register a player OR a coach, visit 

Please forward any questions you may have to 


Important Dates: 

Fall Flag League 

Registration Close: July 16th

Evaluation Days: July 17th & 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Lakeland Prep Athletic Annex (9651 Old Brownsville)

Coach meeting & Draft Day: Thursday, July 20th at 6pm at the IH Clubhouse (4523 Canada Road)

Practices begin: the week of July 31st  

Games begin: the week of August 14th 


Tackle Football 

Registration Close: July 1st
Equipment Distribution: July 5th - A Signup Genius link will be sent out to all registered participants. 
Practices Begin: July 5th 
Games Begin: TBD - schedules will be distributed some time over the summer. 
Practice will differ depending on when the game is once the season starts. 
All information regarding schedules will be communicated.

Flag Summer Mini-League 

Registration Close: May 7th

Evaluation Days: May 8 & 9, 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the Lakeland Athletic Complex

Coaches meeting: May 11, 6:30 PM at the IH Clubhouse (4523 Canada Road) 

Practices begin: May 22, 2023 

Games begin: June 5, 2023 

Playoffs begin: June 26, 2023 

Lakeland Flag Football March 2023

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