Youth co-ed flag football league starting in Kure Beach is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Kure Beach Ocean Front Park Pavilion 2A partnership between the town of Kure Beach and Sports by the Sea is bringing a youth co-ed flag football league to Pleasure Island this fall.

The program will start Sept. 12 and be held every Saturday morning until Oct. 17. It is open to boys and girls from 5-14 years of age, and teams will be divided based on age and/or skill level. The objective is to give kids a safe and exciting introduction to football as well as teach them fitness, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Games and practices will be held on the same day, with practices set for 45 minutes prior to each game. Schedules will be released the week before the program starts.

Registration is now open and costs $60 per child or $40 each for siblings. Forms and more information can be found at or email