Pop Warner Football

The Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Department offers Pop Warner tackle football for children ages 7 to 12. Pop Warner Football is offered in the fall. Information regarding registration and leagues will typically be made available in late April or May.

2023 Pop Warner Football Registration is Closed.

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2023 Fall Youth Pop Warner FOOTBALL Divisions - Based on the child’s age as of July 31 of current year.
Ages as of 7/31/2023
7 and 8
unlimited weight
unlimited weight
unlimited weight
unlimited weight

Schedules (tentative and subject to change)

Fall Youth Pop Warner Football Field Layout 


Please visit the coaching page by clicking HERE (or via the list on the left-hand side of this page) for additional coaching information and required Parks & Recreation documents to be submitted each season. NOTE: Pop Warner requires additional forms/certifications. See Pop Warner information sheet and contact the coordinator for additional details and requirements. 

Policies and Waivers: 

  • Athletics Refund Policy: Refunds will only be considered and/or issued when an official withdrawal is requested through the Parks & Recreation office, via email, phone, or in person, within the timeframes specified below. NO refunds will be issued due to a player's non-attendance or lack of participation at practices and/or games.  
    • 100% Refund of paid registration fee for withdrawals requested prior to the league's first scheduled practice date. 
    • 50% Refund of paid registration fee for withdrawals requested prior to the league's first scheduled game date
    • NO refunds will be issued for withdrawals requested on or after the league's first scheduled game date
    • If a withdrawal is requested after uniforms have been ordered, the cost of the personalized items will be deducted from refund.
    • A $10 administrative fee will be applied to all refunds. Convenience fees are non-refundable.
  • General Liability Release and Indemnification Waiver (PDF)

  • Media Release Waiver (PDF)

  • Zero Tolerance Policy and Parents Code of Conduct (PDF)

What Is Required to Sign up?

Registration for Pop Warner requires multiple documents and forms and can therefore only be completed in person at the Harrisburg Parks and Recreation office. All registration packets will be reviewed for completeness and accuracy. Incomplete packets may be rejected. Below is a list of items typically required for registration. 

  • 1 copy of Birth Certificate - must be provided each year - we do not keep "on file" from year to year. 
  • 1 copy of Report Card - must show final grades/standards met and promotion status. 
  • Registration Fee and Equipment Deposit Payment 
  • Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Registration Form (includes waiver, code of conduct, and acknowledgements)
  • Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Pop Warner Cheer Agreement 
  • Pop Warner Participant Contract/Consent Form
  • Pop Warner Physical Fitness & Medical History Form - Section I (parent/guardian) AND Section II (must be completed by licensed medical professional on or after January 1st of the current year.
  • Pop Warner Home School Form (only if applicable)
  • Pop Warner Scholastic Eligibility Form (only if applicable)

Additional Information

For other sport-specific information including schedules, rules, etc. please click the appropriate link below.

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