Football

Rocket Football   Flag Football

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Zeeland East Summer Football Camp (3rd – 6th Graders | July 11-13 | 9am – 11am | ZE Practice Field | $45, Zeeland Resident | $57, Non-Resident)

This camp is designed to teach our young football players the fundamentals of the game. This camp will be directed Zeeland East High School varsity coach Derek Pennington. Players will have the opportunity to be coached by other staff members and players. Campers will be instructed in proper football technique, rules of the game, and have an opportunity to participate in organized scrimmages. Please, no football helmets. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

Zeeland West Summer Football Camp (3rd – 6th Graders | July 11-13 | 11:30am – 1:30pm | ZW Practice Field | $45, Zeeland Resident | $57, Non-Resident)

This camp is designed to teach our young football players the fundamentals of the game. This camp will be directed Zeeland West High School varsity coach John Shilito. Players will have the opportunity to be coached by other staff members and players. Campers will be instructed in proper football technique, rules of the game, and have an opportunity to participate in organized scrimmages. Please, no football helmets. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

Flag Football (1st – 3rd Graders | Saturdays in August | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident)

Come and learn the game of football in a non-contact football clinic/league. This program is designed to prepare and teach players the beginning skills used in Rocket Football. Each Saturday there will be a practice from 10am-11am, followed by a game from 11am-12pm. All practices and games take place at Zeeland Football practice fields east of Zeeland Stadium. Each team will require 1-2 parent coaches. Team shirts are included in registration. Football flags will be provided. Program size is limited to 100 participants. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

Fall Rocket Football League (3rd – 6th graders | August – mid October | $50, Zeeland Resident | $62, Non-Resident)

Rocket Football is a competitive, contact league that is run through the West Michigan Junior Football League. Zeeland teams compete against other area schools in the league. Level is determined by grade. Practices begin the week of August 7th at each coach’s discretion. Games are on Saturdays from September 9th – October 14th all over west Michigan. Evenly skilled teams are formed through a draft by all coaches after registration is closed. To help form evenly skilled teams, we hold an “Ability Testing/Conditioning Week” prior to the selection of teams on August 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 (times listed below). All participants must attend three or more of the dates listed (unless prior approval by the Zeeland Recreation office is given). Helmets, mouth guards, shoulder pads, pants with pads, cup, and football cleats must be provided by parents. Equipment can be purchased at Superior Sport Store, Dicks, MC Sports Store, Dunhams or Total Athlete (which will also sell/buy used equipment). For questions or recommendations on equipment, contact the Zeeland Recreation office. Registration deadline is June 23. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Ability Testing / Conditioning Week Times & Locations – Aug 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 , 10 (participants must attend at least 3 dates): 
    • 3rd-4th Grade Chix (Woodbridge, Adams, Lincoln), Zeeland Christian or others: 6-7pm @ Woodbridge Elem Field
    • 3rd-4th Grade Dux (Roosevelt, New Groningen, Quincy), Zeeland Christian or others: 6-7pm @ Quincy Elem Field
    • 5th-6th Grade Chix (Woodbridge, Adams, Lincoln), Zeeland Christian or others: 7-8pm @ Woodbridge Elem Field
    • 5th-6th Grade Dux (Roosevelt, New Groningen, Quincy), Zeeland Christian or others: 7-8pm @ Quincy Elem Field

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

Flag Football (1st – 3rd Graders | Saturdays in August | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident)

Come and learn the game of football in a non-contact football clinic/league. This program is designed to prepare and teach players the beginning skills used in Rocket Football. Each Saturday there will be a practice from 10am-11am, followed by a game from 11am-12pm. All practices and games take place at Zeeland Football practice fields east of Zeeland Stadium. Each team will require 1-2 parent coaches. Team shirts are included in registration. Football flags will be provided. Program size is limited to 100 participants. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

Fall Rocket Football League (3rd – 6th graders | August – mid October | $50, Zeeland Resident | $62, Non-Resident)

Rocket Football is a competitive, contact league that is run through the West Michigan Junior Football League. Zeeland teams compete against other area schools in the league. Level is determined by grade. Practices begin the week of August 7th at each coach’s discretion. Games are on Saturdays from September 9th – October 14th all over west Michigan. Evenly skilled teams are formed through a draft by all coaches after registration is closed. To help form evenly skilled teams, we hold an “Ability Testing/Conditioning Week” prior to the selection of teams on August 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 (times listed below). All participants must attend three or more of the dates listed (unless prior approval by the Zeeland Recreation office is given). Helmets, mouth guards, shoulder pads, pants with pads, cup, and football cleats must be provided by parents. Equipment can be purchased at Superior Sport Store, Dicks, MC Sports Store, Dunhams or Total Athlete (which will also sell/buy used equipment). For questions or recommendations on equipment, contact the Zeeland Recreation office. Registration deadline is June 23. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Ability Testing / Conditioning Week Times & Locations – Aug 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 , 10 (must attend at least 3 dates): 
    • 3rd-4th Grade Chix (Woodbridge, Adams, Lincoln), Zeeland Christian or others: 6-7pm @ Woodbridge Elem Field
    • 3rd-4th Grade Dux (Roosevelt, New Groningen, Quincy), Zeeland Christian or others: 6-7pm @ Quincy Elem Field
    • 5th-6th Grade Chix (Woodbridge, Adams, Lincoln), Zeeland Christian or others: 7-8pm @ Woodbridge Elem Field
    • 5th-6th Grade Dux (Roosevelt, New Groningen, Quincy), Zeeland Christian or others: 7-8pm @ Quincy Elem Field