Junior Ravens Football is a youth football development academy dedicated to providing age/skill-appropriate football training. Junior Ravens offers 3 streams programming: PLAY!, Introduction, and Advanced. The Junior Ravens PLAY! football program aims to develop athletic skills in a non-contact setting for ages 4-16 through a fun, safe, and energetic environment. The Junior Ravens Introductory programs provide youth athletes the opportunity to develop FUNdamental skills and techniques (e.g. catching, throwing, tackling, & blocking) that are essential to the game of football. The Junior Ravens Advanced programs reintroduce the everyday skills required in becoming a complete athlete while focusing on football positional specialization.

The Junior Ravens football program has set out to introduce new athletes to the game of football in a safe and structured environment, promoting the values of teamwork, respect and confidence.

Our goal is to expose 10,000 youth to the game of football by 2025.

 Junior Ravens Football Programs

Winter Programs

(Jan – March)

Spring Programs

(May 12 – June 16)

Play (No Equipment)

  • First Down (Ages 4,5,6,7) Parents Assisted
  • Junior Blitz (Ages 7,8,9,10)
  • Gridiron Girls Football (Ages 10-16)
Play (No Equipment)

  • First Down (Ages 4,5,6,7) Parents Assisted
  • Junior Blitz (Ages 7,8,9,10)
  • Gridiron Girls Football (Ages 10-16)
Introduction (Tackle)

  • Tyke (Ages 7, 8, 9)
  • Mosquito (Ages 10, 11)
  • PeeWee (Ages 12, 13)
Introduction (Tackle)

  • Tyke (Ages 7, 8, 9)
  • Mosquito (Ages 10, 11)
  • PeeWee (Ages 12, 13)
Advanced (High-Performance)

  • Freshman (Ages 10,11) Tackle
  • Sophomore (Ages 12,13,14) Tackle
  • Prospects (I.D only)
Advanced (High-Performance)

  • Freshman (Ages 10,11) Tackle
  • Sophomore (Ages 12,13,14) Tackle
  • PRO Speed (Ages 13-18)

 


PLAY! (No Gear)

First Down (Parent Assisted)

  • Active Start: Learn basic playing skills related to game of football in a fun and energetic environment. Running, Catching, and Throwing are the main skills developed through age appropriate activities and games.

Junior Blitz

  • FUNdamentals: Introduction to football for athletes ages 7-10 through teaching basic skills of athleticism and football specific skills in a fun and energetic environment.

Gridiron Girls Football

  • FUNdamentals: Introduction for female athletes ages 10-16 to football by teaching basic skills in a fun and energetic environment aimed to create a safe & comfortable learning experience.


Introduction (Tackle)

Tyke

  • Introduction Learn to Train (LTAD)
  • Basic skills that are critical to development of athletic motor skills in any sport. Participate in a wide range of positions and football scenarios that develop athleticism, leadership, and team work. (Throwing, Catching, Blocking, Tackling)

Mosquito

  • Introduction Learn to Train (LTAD)
  • Basic skills that are critical to development of athletic motor skills in any sport. Participate in a wide range of positions and football scenarios that develop athleticism, leadership, and team work. (Throwing, Catching, Blocking, Tackling)

PeeWee

Introduction Learn to Train (LTAD)

  • Basic skills that are critical to development of athletic motor skills in any sport. Participate in a wide range of positions and football scenarios that develop athleticism, leadership, and team work. (Throwing, Catching, Blocking, Tackling)

Advanced (High-Performance)

Freshman (Tackle)

  • Experienced Train to Train, Learn to Compete (LTAD)
  • Continual development of positional skills while emphasising mental competence and strength building. Introduction to aerobic power and endurance.

Sophomore (Tackle)

  • Experienced Train to Train, Learn to Compete (LTAD)
  • Continual development of positional skills while emphasising mental competence and strength building. Introduction to aerobic power and endurance.

Prospects (Winter)

  • Advanced Learn to Compete, Train to Compete (LTAD)
  • Derived from the Ravens Football off-season program, Prospects offers elite strength and conditioning training paired with on-field positional development and competition. Classroom sessions included.

PRO Speed Training (Spring)

  • Advanced Learn to Compete, Train to Compete (LTAD)
  • Designed for athletes currently in off-season training or preparing for summer league football. PRO Speed creates a competitive environment focused on athletic and agility movements to develop athlete’s aerobic endurance, speed, and durability for their season.

Ravens Football Camp (July 2-5)

  • FUNdamentals: Introduction to football for athletes ages 8-13 through teaching basic skills of athleticism and football specific skills in a fun and energetic environment.

Register

Registration by phone or in person is on available during our hours of operation. Register online 24/7. To register in person, visit our Welcome Centre in the Alumni Hall.