Youth Football & Youth Cheer: Welcome

Youth Football & Youth Cheer

This sub-site includes information on Youth Football programs including Rocket Football, Rocket Cheer, Middle School Cheer, & Flag Football.  Specific information is as follows:

    • Boys entering 3rd & 4th grades and Boys entering 5th & 6th grades for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fee: $45, fee goes up to $50.00 after July 18.
    • Practices will begin the week of August 17.
    • Games begin on September 12th and conclude on October 17th.
    • We are a part of the West Michigan Junior Football League which includes Allendale, Byron Center, Dorr, Hamilton, Holland, Kelloggsville, Zeeland, West Ottawa, Fennville, Saugatuck, Sailor YDP, Unity Christian, & Wyoming
    • The WMJFL web site is which is where you will find all of your league information including directions, schedules, scores, and more
    • Practices will begin in early September, after Labor Day.
    • Boys & Girls entering 1st & 2nd grade during the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Games will be on Saturday mornings & Monday evenings.
    • All practices and games will be at the Quincy Park softball fields.  For directions, please click the "Locations" tab listed to the left of the home page, scroll down to Quincy Park Softball, click the icon listed next to it, and you will get Google directions to the site
    • For a complete packet of information on this program including the rules and game schedule click the "Rulebooks/Schedules/General Info" tab listed to the left of the home page beginning August 1
    • For participants in 7th & 8th grades for the 2015-2016 school year!!
    • All teams will feature coaches.
    • Tryouts will be on September 8 & 9 from 3pm to 5pm, at a site to be determined. 
    • All practices will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays beginning on September 10. All practices will take place between 3pm and 5pm at a site to be determined.
    • Teams will cheer at home games only, for one of the 8th grade teams during the fall football season. All games will be on Wednesdays at the Varsity football field beginning on September 16 and ending on October 21. 8th grade games begin at approximately 5:30pm.
    • You do not need to register before tryouts, however please contact Holland Township Recreation today to be placed on an informational email list for this program.
    • Girls entering Kindergarten through 6th Grade in the 2015-2016 school year.
    • The Rocket Football Cheerleading program organized in conjunction with the WMJFL Rocket Football program. This program features members of the West Ottawa Cheerleading team serving as coaches.
    • Fee: $35.00, fee goes up to $40.00 after August 28.
    • Registration Deadline: Friday, September 4.
    • Practices start on Wednesday, September 9 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at Woodside Elementary School.
    • Games will be on Saturday mornings at either 9:00am, 10:30am, or 12:00pm beginning on Saturday, September 19th

For additional "News" on all of these programs including cancellations, special announcements, and more simply scroll down to the bottom of this home page. 

Concussion Information

A new concussion law for youth participants, parents, and coaches is now a part of the registration process.  Parents and participants must sign a concussion information sheet while coaches must now take a mandatory online concussion training test in order to volunteer coach for any youth activity.  For more information on this law please click the "Site Home Page" tab at the top of this page and then click the tab entitled "Sports Concussion Law" for all of the details.