Welcome to Niskayuna Youth Football and Cheerleading!
Niskayuna Youth Football and Cheerleading is a not for profit, volunteer driven organization committed to providing a great football and cheer experience for our youth. The program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork, participation, and sportsmanship. All players learn skills and lessons that help them succeed both on and off the field, by helping kids become leaders and teammates.We offer several programs and levels of play:
Flag Football: Offered in the Fall for grades Pre-K to 6. The season typically runs early September through the end of October with practices Wednesday evenings and games Saturday morning. The kids are currently grouped together by grade; P-K/K, 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6.
Tackle Football: Offered in the Fall for grades 3 to 6. Our Fall typically starts in late August and runs through early November with games on Saturdays. We offer two age groups; grades 3-4 and grades 5-6.
Cheerleading: Offered in the Fall and Winter for grades K to 8. Our Fall typically starts in mid August with practices twice a week, and runs through early November. We cheer at games on Saturday mornings. Our Winter Competitive Cheer season is open to Cheerleaders in grades 4th through 8th grade, with 3rd graders participating by invite only at this time. This program starts in mid November and runs until May with twice a week practices; and 5-7 local competitions throughout our season.
Summer Clinic: We offer a Summer Clinic for Flag Football and Cheerleading. They typically run every Wednesday night for the month of July into early August. Clinics are typically free if you also register for the fall season.