Columbus GA Department of Parks and Recreation





Youth in the Greater Columbus area can register for local teams through the Columbus Youth Football League or River City Youth Football.

Columbus Youth Football League Mission
The mission of Columbus Youth Football, Inc. is to inspire youth, regardless of race, creed or national origin, to practice the ideals of sportsmanship and physical fitness in accordance with the standards of the National Youth Sports Coaches Association. The National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) is a nationally approved program. In addition to being a useful tool for beginning coaches, it helps to improve even the most knowledgeable of coaches. The NYSCA certification program has been endorsed unanimously by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

First, the specific mission of the program is to familiarize all youth with the fundamentals of football and cheerleading. Secondly, to provide an opportunity to play the game in a supervised, organized and safety-oriented manner. Finally, to keep the welfare of participants free of any adult ambition and personal glory.

River City Youth Football Mission
Our goal is to teach lifelong lessons of leadership, dedication, friendship, physical fitness and sportsmanship through learning the fundamentals of football and cheerleading.