We've waited long enough, it's time to start the 2017 PYF season! First practice starts 8/29 @ 6PM. Remember, your first 3 practices are only in helmets, no pads.

See you there!

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2017 Pelham Football
This Week's Events

Tackle Football

3rd & 4th Graders + 5th & 6th Graders

Practice Schedule:

  • Practice starts the third week of August.
  • Summer Practice dates 8/29, 8/30, 8/31; 9/5, 9/6
  • Once the Regular Season starts, practices will be every Tuesday and Friday.
  • Regular Season practices start 9/8.
  • Practices will end approximately the start of November.
  • Practices run from 6:00-7:45 PM during the Summer Practices and 6:00-8:00 PM During Regular Season Practices.


Practice Equipment Rules:

Equipment handout location is at Justin Meagher's home, 951 Esplanade (across      from Huguenot church).  Tuesday Aug 8th, 7-8pm; or Tuesday Aug 29th, immediately following our first summer practice. Please send players (they must be present), in small shorts, as to make the fitting process as smoothly as possible) We strongly encourage you to attend the first fitting on Aug 8th to avoid sizing issue's :


  • For the first week of practice, players should come in: Helmet, t-shirt, shorts, cleats, protective cup, mouth guard, and water.
  • We will practice in full equipment for the second week of practice.
  • Full equipment includes: Shoulder pads, rib guard, pants, pant pads, practice jersey, protective cup, helmet, cleats, mouth guard, and water.
  • Players are NOT allowed to practice in full equipment until they have attended 3 practices.
  • After they have attended 3 practices, then they should come to practices in full equipment.
  • Players must bring their own water bottles to every practice!


Practice Location:

  • Practices are held at GLOVER RIVER / GLOVER ROAD.
  • You can park next to Target parking lot, walk over the footbridge and go to the right.
  • We practice in the outfields of both the Glover A and Varsity (aka Joe Solimine Sr) Baseball Fields.


What's Included In The Registration Fee?

  • See the "Registration" tab at the top to fill out the form and pay the fee.
  • Included in your registration fee is the player’s uniform rental. We will provide Tackle Football players with the following: Helmet (with chin strap), Shoulder Pads, Rib Guard, Pants, Pant Pads, Practice Jersey and Game Jersey.
  • Registration starts June 1st.
  • 3rd-6th Grade Tackle Cost: $250 per player
  • Late fee of $50 is charged to anyone registering after June 1st.
  • No new players added after August 1st.
  • Refunds will only be given if a player drops out of the program BEFORE equipment is handed out.
  • Need based scholarships are available, we will not deny a kid the opportunity to play.
  • Players and Parents are responsible to replace lost equipment or jersey - we will charge accordingly.


What Do Parents Need to Do?

  • Your registration fee includes much of the equipment your child will need to play football, but not everything.
  • You will need to provide your child with a mouth guard, protective cup, cleats, and water, to every practice and game.
  • You should boil and fit the mouthpiece the night before practice, do NOT wait until you are ready to walk out the door to take your child to their first practice.
  • Help your child learn how to put on and take off all of the equipment, particularly the helmet.
  • Parents are not allowed on the sidelines during practices/scrimmages/games. It is for the safety of our players, parents, family, and friends. Only safe viewing areas are acceptable.
  • Under no circumstances, is the use of profanity ever acceptable. The use of profanity and/or aggressive behavior around the children will result in being removed from the event.
  • In case of practice cancelation due to wet field conditions, you will be sent an email. As always, you will be able to call the rec Pelham Rec hotline at 914-738-6644.
  • Playing time varies from player to player. Every child will see action during the game, however some will play more than others.
  • Equipment pick up will be during June, specific dates and times to follow.
  • If you would like to purchase your own football for your child to practice with at your home, at these grade levels we use:

3rd/4th Grade – TDY

5th/6th Grade – TDJ


New players to the Tackle Football Program:

  • Copies of the player’s Birth Certificates are needed.
  • Please send a photo copy to:

                 Joanne Case

                2 Lake Dr

                Pelham Manor, NY 10803.

  • Some birth certificates contain valuable information (such as social security numbers) on them. Please be sure to black out any social security information on photo copies.

Tentative practice schedule (updated on 4/15/17): 

ALL EQUIPMENT HANDOUT TIMES ARE AT JUSTIN MEAGHER'S HOUSE, 951 Esplanade (across from Huguenot Church) Dates to be announced. 
Tues 8/29 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Wed 8/30 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Thu 8/31 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Mon 9/4 Labor Day
Tues 9/5 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Wed 9/6 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Th 9/7 First day of school
Th 9/7 summer practice 6-7:45pm
Tues 9/12 practice 6-8pm
Friday 9/15 practice 6-8pm ???
Friday 9/15 Varsity HOME game at Glover
Saturday 9/16 Scrimmage/weigh-in Tentatively
Tuesday 9/19 practice 6-8pm
Th 9/21 No School Rosh Hashanah
Fri 9/22 No School Rosh Hashanah
Friday 9/22 practice 6-8pm Players will not be penalized for missing practice due to religious reasons.
Saturday 9/23 Scrimmage/weigh-in Tentatively
Tuesday 9/26 practice 6-8pm
Th 9/28 GAME - Week 1  6pm or 7:30pm
Th 9/28 Varsity HOME game at Glover
Friday 9/29 practice 6-8pm Players will not be penalized for missing practice due to religious reasons.
Saturday 9/30 No Games - Yom Kippur
Tuesday 10/3 practice 6-8pm
Th 10/5 GAME - Week 2  6pm or 7:30pm
Friday 10/6 practice 6-8pm might cancel???
Friday 10/6 Varsity HOME game at Glover
Saturday 10/7 Columbus Day weekend BYE - NO GAME 
Monday 10/9 No School Columbus holiday
Tuesday 10/10 practice 6-8pm
Friday 10/13 practice 6-8pm???
Friday 10/13 Varsity HOME game at Glover
Saturday 10/14 GAME - week 3 8am or 10am 
Tuesday 10/17 practice 6-8pm

Tuesday 10/17 TENT mid week game (3rd and 5th grade only) 6pm, 7pm at Harrison
Friday 10/20 practice 6-8pm
Saturday 10/22 GAME - week 4 8am or 10am 
Tuesday 10/24 practice 6-8pm

Tuesday 10/24 TENT mid week game (3rd and 5th grade only) 6pm at Pelham
Friday 10/27 practice 6-8pm
Saturday 10/28 GAME - week 5 8am or 10am 
Tuesday 10/31 practice may cancel practice HALLOWEEN
Friday 11/3 practice 6-8pm
Saturday 11/4 GAME - week 6
Friday 11/10 No School - Vet day
Friday 11/17 Pizza party - TENTATIVE 3rd/4th - 6-7pm; 5th/6th - 7-8pm 


​For the complete 5th/6th grade division sch and standings:

For the complete 3rd/4th grade division sch and standing:



3rd/4th grade GAME Sch (updated 9/23/17):

Date       Time       Score       Visitors   Home                       Venue
Sat 9/23 4:30pm  TBP         Pelham      WP Tigers           WP High School - Turf
Thu 9/28 6:00pm  TBP        Edgemont   Pelham             Pelham - Glover Turf
Thu 10/5 7:30pm  TBP        Pelham        Harrison          Harrison - W. Harrison Park (Silverlake) - Turf
Sat 10/14 8:30am  TBP       WP Tigers   Pelham           Pelham - Glover Turf
Sat 10/21 8:30am  TBP     Harrison        Pelham          Pelham - Glover Turf
Sat 10/28 8:30am  TBP      Pelham        Edgemont       Edgemont High School

5th/6th grade GAME Sch (updated 9/23/17):

Date          Time    Score     Visitors         Home       Venue
Sat 9/23   7:00pm  TBP     WP Bernies   Pelham   Pelham - Glover Turf
Thu 9/28  7:30pm  TBP      Scarsdale     Pelham   Pelham - Glover Turf
Thu 10/5  6:00pm  TBP      Pelham       Harrison   Harrison - WH Park (Silverlake) - Turf
Sat 10/14  10:00am  TBP   Edgemont    Pelham    Pelham - Glover Turf
Sat 10/28  9:00am  TBP     Pelham      WP Bernies   WP Bernies - Parker Stadium
Sat 11/4    9:00am  TBP     Pelham        Scarsdale    Scarsdale - Heathcote Field

Tentative GAME Sch (updated 8/15/17):

Scarsdale Football league 2017:
Saturday  16-Sep "Scrimmages"
Thursday/Friday Sept 21-22 Rosh Hashana
Saturday 23-Sep "Scrimmages" Host Sites TBA
Thursday  28-Sep Week 1 League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm
Saturday 30-Sep Yom Kippur - No league games
Thursday 5-Oct Week 2 League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm
Saturday  7-Oct Columbus Day weekend - NO league games
Saturday  14-Oct Week 3  League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm
Saturday  21-Oct Week 4  League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm
Saturday  28-Oct Week 5  League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm
Saturday  4-Nov Week 6  League game sch at 6pm and 7:30pm

Thursday 9/7  First day of School
Monday 9/21 Rosh Hashanah NO SCHOOL
Tuesday 9/22 Rosh Hashanah NO SCHOOL
Saturday 9/30 Yom Kippur NO GAMES
Saturday 10/7 Columbus weekend NO GAMES
Monday 10/9 Columbus Day NO SCHOOL
Friday 11/10 Veterans day NO SCHOOL

Varsity High School Friday night games: 
Friday 9/15 GLOVER  Varsity home game
Thursday 9/28  GLOVER  Varsity home game
Friday 10/6 GLOVER  Varsity home game
Friday 10/13 GLOVER  Varsity home game - TENT