Flag football set to start in Harrisburg
Sign-up for the 2016 Harrisburg Youth Athletics coed youth flag-football season is underway, announced HarrisburgPark.net.
The special sign-up date is from 8 a.m to noon Saturday, Aug. 27. Participants also can sign up during the week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Harrisburg Township Park District office, 921 W. Poplar St.
There will be three leagues this year: grades 1-2, grades 3-4 and grades 5-6. Boys and girls are welcome. Team selection will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Games will begin Sept. 16 and run every Saturday through Oct. 21 at the Gaskins City Complex.
Cost is $40 per child, and each player will receive his or her own jersey.
Coaches are also needed; those interested can check the box on their child's registration form.
This activity is not offered by Harrisburg Unit 3 schools, according to the park district's website. For more information, call 618-252-2111.