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NFL Polar Youth Flag Football League

Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation is committed to keeping kids safe, happy, and healthy during the winter months. Thanks to its growing popularity and success in keeping athletes and fans safe, we are excited to bring back the Polar Youth Flag Football League for 2022. This 7-week NFL Flag season starts on January 15th and will conclude by March 6th.

Season Details:

  • 5-week regular season
  • 1-weekend Playoffs
  • Games only (Weekends) No practices or makeup games.
  • No Jerseys will be provided for the Polar league.  Players are encouraged to wear previous season’s jersey if they have them.  If they did not play last season, a dark or light colored shirt is all that is needed!
  • Each team is required to have volunteer head coach.
  • The fee for this season is $35.

Fee Reductions are available. Contact the registration office for more information [email protected] or call 703-228-4747.

Registration for the 2nd Polar NFL Flag League will open on November 15th and close on December 5th at 11:59pm. You can register on this page at the bottom.

Arlington NFL Youth Flag Football is part of the National Football League’s official flag football program that allows boys and girls to play non-contact flag football in a fast paced and exciting environment.  Arlington is home to one of the largest programs in the nation.

You can learn more about NFL FLAG by visiting


Games will be held on Saturdays and/or Sundays beginning with the January 15th & 16th weekend. The season will conclude by Sunday, March 6th. MLK holiday weekend will be held for reschedules and makeup games.

Team games will take place at Wakefield H.S., and Washington-Liberty H.S.


  • NFL youth blue football (Wilson Pee Wee/K2) is used for grades 1-5.
  • NFL youth brown football (Wilson Junior/TDY) is used for grades 5-12.
  • Mouth guards are required.
  • Cleats are optional (metal cleats are prohibited).
  • Jerseys will not be distributed for the 2022 Polar Season


Register online below beginning November 15th at 12:00am. The registration fee is $35.00. Registration Closes 11:59pm EST on December 5th. Payment can be made by credit/debit card online. You may also mail checks to:

Arlington County Sports Leagues
300 N Park Dr
Arlington, VA 22203

Make checks payable to Treasurer, Arlington County and write “Youth FF” and the participant’s name on the check.

Financial assistance available to qualified applicants. More Information on Fee Reductions.

League Commissioners

Commissioner - Grades 1-6
Tyler Remerow
[email protected]

Commissioner - Grades 7-12

Patrick Leonard
[email protected]

Registration Listing

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There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Additional Information

Arlington County can provide upon request reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. Two weeks advance notice is preferred. Question on access and inclusion should be directed to the Therapeutic Recreation Office at 703-228-4740. Likewise, Arlington County does not want fee to be a barrier for those who participate in County classes, camps or programs. Call 703-228-4747 to learn how to qualify for reduced fees. TTY 703-228-4743


Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation
300 N. Park Dr 
Arlington, Virginia 22203

Phone: 703-228-4747
Email: [email protected]

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