Flag & Tackle Football

Black and Red Football Player Poster

(Click on the Picture above to be redirected to the Registration Catalog Page)

The City of Fountain Inn presents the 2021 Fall Flag & Tackle Football Season. The Parks and Recreation Department is fortunate and excited to have your child participate with our fall programs!

Fountain Inn Parks and Recreation offers both Flag Football and Tackle Football for the fall season. Youth learn the fundamentals of the sport with experienced coaches & mentors.  Football helps young athletes learn about leadership, discipline, and perseverance, achieving successes and learning from deficits.  A league player enhances their physical fitness, develops resilience and strength


Registration Dates: June 1st-July 14th 


Online Registration:   You can create an account and register by clicking here.  You will be redirected    to the Fountain Inn Parks & Recreation Catalog Page

Cost: Registration cost is $55.00 in city limits and $65.00 out of City.  Payment: Credit and Debit card payments can be made through online checkout.  You may make a cash payment at the Activities Center (610 Fairview Street).  Please make an appointment to do so at 864-862-4675.  Please note; registration is not counted unless you have a receipt from registration checkout before the registration deadline.  Registrations may be taken after the deadline if a spot is available otherwise a waiting list will be established


 Duration: Practices are set to begin on July 19th, Games are tentative to begin the week of 8/25 and the program end is projected to be 10/29


 Location: There are two recreation facilities that are used for practices and games

ESSC (Emanuel Sullivan Sports Complex) Located at 700 Woodside Avenue and PD Terry City Park, Located at 116 Cannon Avenue.


Schedule: The Recreation Department reserves both ESSC & PD Terry City Park to be used Monday-Thursday and potentially Friday evenings from 5:30-8:30 and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00p.m. Athletes that are registered are projected to have two sessions per week out of the five days.  Most practices and games are 1-1.5 hours.  Schedules are finalized after registration ends. Schedules are pending volunteers  availability and registration numbers


 Evaluation & Team Selections: Evaluations are a time for athletes to show skill level.  As a Community Recreation League, it is understood that participants have various levels of play and knowledge of each seasonal sport.  It is a priority of the Recreation department to make sure that each team is selected in a manner that is reflective of a healthy balance of seasoned players and some that may have never played before.  Evaluation and team selections is for 8U, 10U & 12U.  You will receive next steps for your evaluation day and time towards the end of registration.

Special Request Policy: The Recreation Department understands that there may be special requests for players to be on the same team or even a coach request.  You have an opportunity to make this request during the registration checkout.   Please note that while you make the request it is not a guarantee.  

Volunteer Coaches, Parents & Assistants: Deep gratitude and thanks to our many volunteers that anchor this Recreation Department with success!!!   You are much needed!  It is important to the Recreation Department to get to know those that are leading and facilitating within our youth leagues.   Please reach out and connect with one of our Youth Sports & Recreation Leaders if you are interested or have questions about the process to become a volunteer 

Recreation League Contact: Russell Haltiwanger, Director (Russell.haltiwanger@fountaininn.org), Chad Chandler, Recreation Manager  (chad.chandler@fountaininn.org) or call 864-862-4675