Colorado Youth Football Leagues has 22 youth football leagues in Colorado catalogued below, sorted alphabetically. If you have a correction or you wish to add a league, contact us at

Arapahoe Youth League

The AYL football program is based in Denver Metro and is for kids ages 6 to 13. Participating teams are from broken down by school districts.

  • Hawks (Douglas County High School territories in Parker)
  • Patriots & Panthers (Littleton Public Schools, Englewood, and Sheridan)
  • Eagles & Creek (DPS, Cherry Creek High & Overland)
  • Dolphins (Douglas County Schools in Castle Rock)
  • Warriors (Douglas county Schools in Highlands Ranch)
  • Falcons (Far Northeast Denver, Green Valley Ranch)
  • Spartans (Eaglecrest, Smokey Hill, Cherokee Trail, and Grandview territories).

However, they do allow for some out of territory players.

Aurora Youth League

This league provides flag and tackle football opportunies for children 4 to 13 in the Aurora area. Age & weight restrictionsa do apply. Email the league for more information. 

Boulder Parks & Recreation

The city of Boulder runs an NFL-affilaited youth flag football league for kids ages 6 to 13. For more information contact Derrick 303-441-4137.

Broncos Flag Football

Broncos NFL Flag Football, based in Denver, is a member of NFL Flag, the
official flag football league of the NFL.  They are a non-contact,
recreational league, open to boys and girls ages 5-12 of all skill levels
with the focus on having fun. Kids of all sizes, athletic abilities, and
experience are encouraged to participate in the action in a positive,
no-pressure atmosphere.  Contact them by email
at or phone 720-441-2590.

Coal Creek Midget Football League

Coal Creek includes teams from Boulder, Commerce City, Erie, Hyland Hills, Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Northglenn and Superior. Players range from 7 to 13 years of age.

City of Colorado Springs Football

The City of Colorado Springs has two football seasons. They have a traditional fall league for kids in grades 1 through 12. They also offer a spring tackle league for kids in grades 3 through 8. Contact the, at 719-385-5981 or via email.

Colorado Youth Football League

The CYFL provides players aged 5 to 13 flag football and tackle football opportunities. This league this leage fields teams from Aurora, Broomfield and the general Denver area. This league does not have weight limits. Email the league at call them 303-257-3825.


This Thornton organization offers flag football for boys and girls ages 5 to 17. At the younger ages (5 to 11) the league is coed. In the older age brackets, the teams are based on gender. Contact them via email or phone at 303-502-5442.

Erie Flag Football

The town of Erie, CO has an NFL-affiliated youth, fall flag football league for kids ages 5 to 12. For more information email or call 303-926-2796.

Fort Collins Parks & Recreation

The city of Fort Collins hosts an ultiate football league for kids in grades K through 2 as well as a flag football league for kids in grades 2 through 8. For more information call 970-221-6385.

Fort Morgan Parks & Recreation

The city of Fort Morgan has an NFL-sponsored, youth flag football league. Contact them at 970-542-3929 or via email.

Grand Junction Parks & Recreation

The city of Grand Junction hosts an NFL-sponsored, flag football league. For more information cotnact them at 970-254-3864 or via email.

Jeffco Midget Football Association

Based in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, this league includes teams from Lakewood, Arvada, Bear Creek (Denver), Brighton, Broomfield, Englewood, Golden, Highlands, Evergreen, Thornton, Henderson, Jefferson County, Littleton and Wheat Ridge. The league is for players aged 7 to 14. Some weight restrictions do apply. Contact the league at 303-324-8294.

Lakewood Parks & Recreation

This town runs an NFL-sponsored youth, flag football league for children ages 4-9. For more information contact them at 303-987-5422 or via email.

Loveland Youth Athletic Association

This independent organization was founded in 1962. They run a football program for kids in grades 3 through 8. Contact them at

Mile High Football League

Mile High is a spring, tackle football league based in Northglenn. Children in grades 2 through 12 are invited to play. Some weight restrictions apply and players are generally assigned to a team based on their residency. Contact them at 720-226-3487.

Northern Youth Football Association

The NYFA is an independent league for boys and girls in the Northglenn and Thornton areas. Children  ages 4 to 8 play flag football. Children ages 7 to 13 play tackle football. Contact the league president at

Rocky Mountain Pop Warner

This Pop Warner affiliated league serves children ages 5 to 16 years old in the Ft Collins, Loveland, Thornton, Denver, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Aurora and their surrounding areas. Contact the league at 720-457-1733.

South Suburban Parks & Recreation

This is a springflag football league for boys and girls in grades K through 8th (no Pre-K). Contact 303-798-7515 for more information. 

Thornton Junior Football League

The TJFL was founded in 1962 and serves boys and girls ages 4 to 13 years old in the city of Thornton. It offers both spring football and tackle football as well as flag and tackle football. For more information please email the league or call them at 303-648-5186.

We Sport U

This organization, located in Longmont, CO, runs an NFL-affiliated youth, flag football league for children in preK through 8th grade. This is a spring league whcih runs March to May. In addition, they offer weekly pickup flag football games for high school kids (under the age of 18) in the spring. For more information, contact them at 303-651-9790 or via email

Wray Flag Football

This is an NFL-affiliated youth, flag football league based in Wray. Contact them at 970-332-4419 or via email.

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