Flag Football


Typically starts July 1st. Registration forms will be in Solon student Friday folders the last Friday of the previous school year. For registration form see here.


  • Beginner: Pre-K (must be 5 years old as of August 1st) -  Kindergarten
  • Rookie: 1st Grade - 2nd Grade
  • Junior: 3rd Grade - 4th Grade
  • Senior: 5th Grade - 6th Grade (Red Zone Academy League)

Coaches Meeting



  • Practice schedule determined by the coaches shortly after coaches meeting. Practices will typically start around the middle of August 14th. Your team's coach will contact you with the dates and times.


  • Pre-K thru 4th grade teams play 5 games on Monday evenings, with the first night of games tentatively scheduled for the last Monday in August. No games on Labor Day and the day of the HS cross country invitational. Starting times of games are 5:30 and 6:30 to start the season. Because of decreasing daylight later in the season, starting times will get earlier (earliest starting time is 5 pm). 5th-6th grade Red Zone teams play their games on Tuesday nights.



Beginners, Rookies, and Juniors:
  • Residents within Solon City Limits: $38;
  • Residents outside Solon City Limits: $43
  • Late Fee: $15
  • $89 by July 15th
  • $99 after July 15th
  • Register at the Redzone Youth Football League website.
  •  *Note: There is hardship scholarship funding available (provided by generous donations from local businesses) for those that can’t afford all or part of the fee. If there is a need, contact the recreation office at 319-624-2944 or recreation@solon-iowa.com 


  • Pre-K  - 4th grade: Youth football field at Solon Rec and Nature Area-SRNA (Northeast corner of park along Racine Avenue)
  • 5th grade - 6th grade: Either Youth football field or Napoleon Park in Iowa City