Register for Tackle Football

Do you want your child to play on a tackle football team?

Registration will be open from April 1, 2024 to August 23, 2024.

The City of Orlando's tackle football program is a recreational football league. The league offers weekly practices and games that are designed to improve players' fundamentals and skills of football.

The City of Orlando offers five divisions for children ages 5-15: Tykes, Mighty Mite, Pee Wee, Junior and Senior.

Tykes: Ages 5-6 (flag football only). Athletes cannot be older than 6 years old on or before August 31, 2024.

Mighty Mites: Ages 7-8 (max weight of 115.15). Athletes cannot be older than 8 years old on or before August 31, 2024.

Pee Wee: Ages 9-10 (max weight of 125.15). Athletes cannot be older than 10 years old on or before August 31, 2024.

Juniors: Ages 11-12 (max weight of 135.15). Athletes cannot be older than 12 years old on or before August 31, 2024.

Senior: Ages 13, 14, and 9th grade – (unlimited weight). Athletes cannot be older than 14 years old on or before August 31, 2024 and cannot play high school football.

Games are played at Emery Hamilton Sports Complex.

How Much Does It Cost?

The registration fee is $40 per child.


Step 1.Gather your information

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Screen 3 or school report card
    • Must include child’s complete name, date of birth, grade, school year and school stamp or logo
  • Football physical
  • Payment of $40.00 (Cash, Credit card, or Money orders payable to the City of Orlando)

Step 2.Download, print and complete a hold harmless form

Download form(PDF, 214KB)

Step 3.Set up an appointment to drop off paperwork at the Families, Parks and Recreation Administration Office 

Call 407.246.4222 or email

Our office is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located at:

Primrose Plaza
595 North Primrose Drive
Orlando, FL 32803

The registration fee is $40 per child, payable via cash, credit card, check or money order.

Step 4.We will guide you to your next steps

During registration, we will give you information about your child's schedule, the team they will be placed on and answer any questions you may have.

Keep in mind: Team assignments are based on your home address and availability