Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department offers Flag Football for age 6 and 7 for Spotsylvania County residents. November 1, 2019, is the age determination date. The registration fee is $45 per child.
This league will be an instructional league to prepare for future contact leagues. This league is a non-contact league. Due to flag football being an instructional league, no cheerleader will be assigned to the flag football league.
Practices & Games
Practices will begin in early August. Games will be played Saturdays beginning in late August and continuing through October. Teams will practice two times a week and one weekend day. Once games start, teams will practice one day a week with one game on Saturday. (maximum of 2 meetings within a 7 day week.)
Online registration is available beginning the first day of registration. To register online, you will need to know your household ID number and password. To obtain your household ID and password a Household Waiver (PDF) must be completed and on file at the Parks and Recreation office prior to registering online.
Once a household waiver is submitted to the Parks and Recreation Office along with verification of children's birth date, if not on file, household waivers can take up to 3 business days for processing. No household waivers are processed on the last day of on-time registration. Household waivers are for online registration only. The household waiver is not required when registering in person at the office at Parks and Recreation.
If you have forgotten your household ID number and/or password, please call the Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Office at 540-507-7529 to request this information. Please notify Parks and Recreation office as soon as possible of address, telephone, or email address changes prior to registering online.
The registration fee is $45. Make your check payable to "Treasurer, Spotsylvania County". There will be a $50 service charge on all returned checks.
To register your child, complete the registration form and return it by mail or in person with the fee and a copy of the child's birth certificate (if one is not already on file with us) to the Parks and Recreation Department. A drop box is located at Loriella Park at the park office. The drop box is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to dusk.
Do not return forms to the schools. We cannot register your child until a birth certificate is submitted. (A 2.95% non-refundable convenience fee will be charged on all credit/debit card transactions.)
Notices & Late Registration
Postmarks will not be considered. Late registrations may be accepted if there is space in the league. All participants that register after 4:30 p.m. on the deadline day or any day after the deadline, must pay $45 registration fee plus a $10 late fee (total $55).
Individuals wishing to withdraw and/or requesting a refund must do so by contacting the Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department. Individuals must follow up their verbal cancellation request with a written refund request and submit it to Spotsylvania Parks and Recreation Department prior to team placements. A 20% administrative fee will be charged on all refunds. There will be no refunds given to those who withdraw after teams have been formed. (If payment is made by credit/debit card, the 2.95% convenience fee will not be refunded.)
All transfers must be made in person prior to the start of practices and/or games. A transfer request form must be filled out and signed before a transfer can be made. Transferred registrants may be placed on a waiting list if there is no space available. A $5 fee will be charged for each transfer.
Age Waiver Form
The Age Waiver Form (PDF) allows you to request to have your child play up one age group for sports, you cannot complete the transaction online. (Not available for online registrations.) A $5 fee will be charged if age waiver is not submitted at the time of registration. For more information concerning this, please call our office at 540-507-7529.
Cancellations due to inclement weather can be heard by calling our cancellation line by calling 540-898-8546 and/or sign up for alerts to be received through emails, text messages, or your pager at the SpotsyAlert website.
Cancellations will be available as soon as a decision is made to cancel. Please listen to the message carefully. If weather conditions are questionable and you do not hear or receive a cancellation announcement, you should report for your game.