Coaches are in need for each age group.
All signs up will be done online click here to sign up.
Online sign-ups will be open from July 15th-Aug. 15th
Players age as of April 30th 2020.
All players wanting to play football must be 5 yrs of age to start, and no older than 12.
The registration cost for our Football program is $100 per player. This cost includes their game jersey, games pants with pads, helmet decals and secondary insurance.
Players are required to provide their own Helmet, Shoulder pads, Practice pants, Mouth Guard and Cleats.
All coaches are Volunteers that give their time to the program. If you have any questions or would like to coach, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Shawnna at 423-260-9190
**All coaches must complete a background at the following link, once done please send us an email at email@example.com
**All coaches must complete Heads up concussion training at the following link
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Right now, with Exec. Order 50 we can not have contact sports.
We can practice but not play at this point until Aug. 29th.
If this orders changes, it could mean we may or may not be able to have a Rec tackle football season.
Football- game jersey, pants and helmet decal are provided for each player. Parents/guardians will need to purchase the following: helmet, shoulder pads, practice pants, mouth guard and cleats.
Cheerleading - cheer uniform (top and bottom) and poms are provided.
Football/Cheer practice start as soon as August 17th
Practices for football and cheer will be Mon-Sat and then move to Mon-Fri when the season starts with games on Saturdays
Coaches Meeting: TBA
Scenic City Football Jamboree: TBA
Jamboree Locations: TBA
Cheer coaches meeting-TBA
Football-Home team must provide chain crew. Also, coaches must run the clock/PA.
We play all games on Saturdays unless we have rain outs, which could be played on Sunday or during the week. Please plan to play EVERY SATURDAY. We do not take off for fall break.
Football teams will need to provide the following:
Birth cert. for each player, small picture of each player, team picture, medical release on all players, copy of league insurance, and Scenic City league roster in alphabetical order.
CHEER DAY: TBA
FOOTBALL/CHEER END OF SEASON BONFIRE IS: TBA
Parents-Coaches-anyone with our teams, are not permitted to stand on the fence. All specters at any of the youth football games must stay in the bleachers. League rules prohibit anyone from running up and down the side lines at any time.
In accordance with the guidelines of Executive order No. 50 as they pertain to football and cheer, and at the direction of Scenic City Football, East Ridge Parks and Recreation will proceed with registration for football and cheer during the time period of July 15th -Aug. 10th.
ERPR will begin conditioning and practice following all health department guidelines in mid to late August. It's important to understand football is not canceled at ERPR, but is on hold until there is more direction from the state.
If we are unable to play, we will issue full refunds with the following exceptions:
If practices have begun, the cost of our secondary insurance “$12.00” will be subtracted from the refund amount.
Uniforms will not be ordered until we are certain we can play.
If we are released to play, uniforms will likely be late to arrive due to the delay.
This is the only way we can offer any amount of refund in the event it turns out to be necessary.
Once uniforms have been ordered and games have begun, no refunds will be issued.
East Ridge Parks and Recreation is a member of the Scenic City Youth Football League. The SCYFL football program is open to players 5 to 12 years old. The age group determination has a cut-off date of April 30 of the current year. Participants may play up a division, but may not play down.
Teams are drafted in late July, and practices begin August 1. The season begins with a Jamboree during the final week of August and ends with a Super Bowl played at Finley Stadium (Home of the Chattanooga Mocs) in mid-November. The East Ridge SCYFL teams play home games at Raymond James Stadium and Earl Shanks Field.
The East Ridge teams have a schedule of 8 to10 games against teams from Hamilton, Bradley and Rhea County’s in Tennessee and Walker and Catoosa County’s in Georgia. Games are scheduled for every Saturday during the season at various locations. In case of bad weather, postponed games are often moved to weeknights or Sunday afternoons. The league is divided between North and South Divisions and travel is limited as much as possible. Each team should expect to have an equal number of home and away games.
Member organizations involved in the SCYFL are Avondale, Cleveland, East Hamilton, East Ridge, Harrison, Ridgeland Academy, Lakeside, Middle Valley, Rossville and Soddy Daisy.
East Ridge Parks and Recreation provides a top quality uniform that includes a football jersey, game pants, and insurance for those who register. Parents are to provide cleats, football pads, a football helmet and a mouthpiece that attaches to the helmet’s facemask. These items may be purchased at any sporting goods retailer.
SCYFL mandates each home team to charge an admission fee of $5.00 ($2.00 for seniors) age 13 and up for games. The proceeds from the admission fees are used to pay referees and to offset other costs.
For questions please call:
Community Center Supervisor/Athletic Supervisor