2022 Fall Sports Registration

Youth fall soccer, flag football, 7v7 passing league football (new for fall 2022!), and lacrosse registration runs June 1-30. Register online, in person, or over the phone by calling any recreation center

Fall 2022 Updates and Announcements

Certain youth sports offered for free

For this upcoming fall 2022 youth sports season, the City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation are excited to announce that registration fees have been eliminated for certain sports within census-designated Areas of Concentrated Poverty (ACP).

The following youth sports will be offered for free at designated sites:

  • Soccer (ages 9 and up)
  • Flag Football (ages 9 and up)
  • 7v7 passing league football (new for fall 2022; all offered ages) *clinic-style play
  • Lacrosse (all offered ages) *clinic-style play

Sites with free youth programs include:

  • Arlington Hills
  • Dayton's Bluff
  • Duluth & Case
  • El Rio Vista
  • Frogtown
  • Hancock
  • Hayden Heights
  • Hazel Park
  • Highwood Hills
  • Jimmy Lee/Oxford
  • Martin Luther King
  • McDonough
  • Palace
  • Rice
  • West Minnehaha
  • Wilder

New football offering

Earlier this year, we announced that Saint Paul Parks and Recreation would be adjusting our Tackle Football program. We have made the decision to transition to a new 7v7 passing league format for 10U, 12U and 14U, with a focus on passing and other non-contact skills in clinic-style play, as well as inner squad scrimmages. There is the potential for league play should enough participants register. This is a co-ed offering and girls are especially encouraged to get involved. We hope focusing this new offering in a skill-based learning environment will expand football player participation and enjoyment. With the development of this new program, a specific schedule will be available soon, and interested participants should register now so they can be contacted with program updates,

Register early and SAVE BIG with the Early Bird Discount!

  • June 1 = 25% off
  • June 2 = 20% off
  • June 3-5 = 10% off

How to register

  • In-house sports registrations for age groups 8U and younger will be registered by service area. A list of the recreation centers in each service area is listed below.
  • Municipal sports for age groups 10U and older are still registered by individual recreation center. 
  • Participants may register for any service area or recreation center activity regardless of home address.

Northwest service area: Defined as North of I-94 and West of I-35E. Includes the following recreation centers: Frogtown, Hancock, Langford Park, McDonough, Northwest Como, North Dale, Rice, West Minnehaha
Northeast service area: Defined as East of I-35E and East of Highway 61. Includes the following recreation centers: Arlington Hills, Battle Creek, Dayton's Bluff, Duluth & Case, Hazel Park, Hayden Heights, Highwood Hills, Phalen, Wilder
South service area: Defined as South of I-94 and West of Highway 61. Includes the following recreation centers: Edgcumbe, El Rio Vista, Groveland, Highland Park, Jimmy Lee/Oxford, Linwood, Martin Luther King, Merriam Park, Palace


Free at designated sites for 10U and up. 

Co-ed 4U Co-ed 6U Co-ed 8U

Boys 10U Boys 12U Boys 14U

Girls 10U Girls 12U Girls 14U

All soccer offerings

Flag Football

Free at designated sites for 10U and up. 

Co-ed 8U Co-ed 10U Co-ed 12U Co-ed 14U

All football offerings

7v7 Passing League Football New for Fall 2022!

We are not currently offering traditional Tackle Football and have revamped to a 7v7 passing league format for 10U, 12U, and 14U. More details listed above.

Free for all age offerings.

Co-ed 10U Co-ed 12U Co-ed 14U

All football offerings


Free for all age offerings.

Co-ed 8U 

Boys 10U Boys 12U

Girls 10U Girls 12U

All lacrosse offerings

Participants may register on the sports team which aligns with their gender identity. Participants who do not identify as male or female may register on the sports team of their choice.


Programs offered may require modifications based on future guidance from the MSHSL and Minnesota Department of Health. Possible modifications may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Spectators may be limited to one parent/guardian per player or barred all together.
  • Program sites may be asked to combine, and/or take place at a different time and location.
  • Masks may be mandatory for all coaches, participants, and spectators. 

Communication regarding changes will be communicated in advance of the program start date.

Parks and Rec COVID-19 Updates

Additional Information

Last Edited: June 21, 2022