Club Update

As previously communicated, the Lions will not be proceeding with a Fall outdoor season for 2014.  Instead, we will be running an expanded spring program. The club’s Board of Directors is fully committed to offering the youth of Durham Region a top-notch flag football program.  Planning for the new season is already underway the program will run from early April to late June, with the first half being played indoors. Stay tuned for more information, and be sure to check our website for updated registration…

Championship Day Celebration!

It’s hard to believe that the season is winding down already. It has been an amazing Spring of flag football, and it culminates with the final games this Sunday at Jeffrey St Park. Senior Division championships begin at 9:30 a.m. (kickoff at 10) and feature the following games: Cougars v. Cheetahs (field 1) Bobcats v. Tigers (field 2) Leopards v. Lynx (field 3) Junior Division finals begin at 11:30 a.m. (kickoff at noon) with the following match-ups: Cheetahs v. Bobcats (field 1) Tigers v. Cougars…

Action continues this Sunday

The first games of the season played in the great outdoors were action-packed in both the Junior and Senior divisions.  The weather was absolutely beautiful and the players showed off a ton of speed and football talent under blue skies at Jeffrey St Park.  Week 4 action kicks off Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. with the Senior Division practice and games.  The juniors take the field at 11:30 a.m. Go Lions!

Important Notice: Fields Unavailable This Week

Due to poor field conditions, the Town of Whitby will not be allowing access to outdoor fields this week.  This means that all WLFC practice/scrimmage activity scheduled for this Sunday, May 18th, will be cancelled until further notice. For up-to-date field conditions, please check the ‘Field Status’ page of our website, located here. The Whitby Lions Football Club apologizes for this cancellation and will work to ensure that games resume as scheduled on Sunday, May 25th.  

Season Moves Outdoors on Sunday

The great spring weather has been wonderful to see, and here’s hoping it continues as the Lions move outdoors starting this Sunday, May 18th.  After two fun and competitive weeks of football indoors at the Civic Centre, the club begins its outdoor portion of the Spring season at Jeffery St Park in Whitby. On Sunday, players will have the opportunity to sharpen their skills with a practice and scrimmage. Senior Division teams hit the field at 9:30 a.m.; Junior Division teams begin at 11:30 a.m.…

Games begin this Sunday!

The Whitby Lions kicked off their Spring season last week with the club’s annual ‘combine’ — providing players with the opportunity to work through a number of skills development stations and focus on the fundamentals of passing, receiving, route running, defense and flag pulling.  Judging by the smiles on everyone’s faces, including those of the coaches and parents, a good time was had by all. The season moves into week 1 of games this coming Sunday, May 4th.  Schedule is as follows: Cheetahs vs. Cougars…

Lions set to roar louder in 2014!

The football bug is spreading throughout the region and the Whitby Lions are growing stronger. Due to overwhelming demand, we have expanded both our junior and senior divisions. The Spring Flag Football Program will feature 6 teams in each division, allowing even more boys and girls to get involved in the great game of football. Registration is now closed.  To be added to a waiting list, or to get additional information, please contact Go Lions!

Kickoff is almost here!

The 2014 Spring flag football season kicks off this coming Sunday, April 27th at the Civic Centre Fieldhouse in Oshawa (99 Thornton Road South, Oshawa). The day will feature a series of skill development sessions that will serve as the foundation for player development and team formation for the new season. Senior Division starts at 9:30 a.m. Junior Division starts at 10:30 a.m. We look forward to seeing everyone there.  Go Lions!