Don’t Delay, Register Today

Tackle Football is back

Registration is now open for the 2021 tackle season

Register Now

Registration: $200.00

Equipment bond: $200.00

Volunteer bond: $100.00

The dates for the start of practice and equipment pickup will be announced very soon.

Click the link to see the Football Manitoba return to play guidelines

Annual General Meeting Tuesday January 12, 2021

2020 was a year quite unlike any other. Thankfully it is now in the rearview mirror. 2021 will see a return to normal, at this point, however, it is not clear what the new normal will be. The Fort Garry Lions Football Club is gearing up to meet and shape it’s future. At 7:00pm on Tuesday January 12, 2012 we will be holding our Annual General Meeting, AGM, via Zoom. We would like to have a lot of our Lions families join us. If you would like to attend please RSVP to Christine She will send you out the Zoom link.

Football Manitoba, along with 6 community Football Clubs in the city, have teamed up to bring you a Fall Flag Season!
Registration link click here
With tackle football unable to offer league play this year, and tons of inquiries regarding another flag season, we are offering everyone a chance for a little more football before the snow flies!

Don’t delay. Play will begin in 2-3 weeks

Use this link to register! Boys and girls welcome!
Make sure you select the Fort Garry Lions as your home club!

Some more info:
-Registration $185.00
-$40.20 for Membership and Insurance will be charged an addition for players that have not obtained their membership earlier in 2020.
-Your registration includes 2 team jerseys.
-All you need to provide is footwear (soccer or football cleats recommended) and solid-colour shorts without pockets, stripes or designs.
*subsidy available- info through Football Manitoba*

Age groups:
U10 (age 7-9) born in 2011, 2012, 2013
U12 (age 10-11) born 2009,2010
U14 (age 12-13) born in 2007, 2008
U16 (age 14-15) born in 2005, 2006

2020 Head Coaches

The Fort Garry Lions Football Club is now accepting applications for the 2020 season. The Head Coach is required to abide by and enforce the Football Manitoba code of conduct with his/her staff, players and parents. They will also represent the Fort Garry Lions in a favorable manner at all times.

The Head Coach will be responsible for various aspects of the football program and communicating with players and parents. They will promote long term player development and a positive team experience while keeping player safety a priority.

Please email Ken at coaches@fortgarrylions.ca to express your interest. Be sure to include your desired age group. Applicants with no previous coaching experience with the Fort Garry Lions should also include their coaching history and qualifications

General coaching requirements and 7-18 year old age specific requirements can be found at Football Manitoba

Applications may be submitted until Monday, March 23, 2020.

2020 Registration Information

Just can’t wait for football? It won’t be long now. Your first step as always, is to register online as a new or returning player with Football Manitoba. This should be available in mid February. Check back here for all the 2020 registration information over the next few weeks.

All Teams Equipment Return

Equipment return for all players, will be held on Saturday November 16th. The morning return session will run from 10:00-12:00noon. The afternoon session will run from 2:00-4:00pm.

Fort Garry Lions Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Fort Garry Lions Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 6, in the Heron Room at the Holiday Inn Winnipeg South commencing at 7:00 pm

The AGM is open to all members of the Fort Garry Lions Football Club.  (Members would be defined as any parent, team staff or volunteer associated with the club during the 2019 season).

Board positions are open
The club is only as strong as our volunteer base.  We ask that you all take some time to consider joining the Lions Board to continue the success of the club – no prior experience necessary.If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Vern or Janice.

Elections will be held for the following 2020 Board positions:

1. President (incumbent: Vern Sisson)

2. Vice President (incumbent: Janice Anderson)

3. Secretary

4. Treasurer (incumbent: Duane Johnstone)

5. Volunteer Coordinator (incumbent: Lindsey Britton)

6. Registrar (incumbent: Marie Hutchison)

7.Coaching Director (incumbent: Ken Gauthier)

8. Equipment Manager (incumbent: Jason MacRae)

9. Canteen Manager (incumbent: Allison Roberts)

10. MMFA League Representative (incumbent: Derek Lloyd)

11. Website Coordinator (incumbent: Jeff Kerr)

12. Member at Large (incumbents: Wes Mueller, Mike Sosiak, Wyatt Beaudry, Cameron Fay)

13. Fundraising Manager

14. Promotions and Merchandise Manager

15. Social Media Manager

16. Field Manager


DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 2019

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Holiday Inn Winnipeg South, 1330 Pembina Highway, Heron Meeting Room

The entire Lions Football family want to wish the best of luck to two of our teams in post season action.

The PeeWee team plays Eastman in the semi final, Saturday Oct 26 at 2:00 pm at Dakota Collegiate. On Sunday Oct 27, the Bantams play the Falcons in the Championship Game at 6:00 pm at IG Field.

Come on out and cheer both teams on.

Go Lions!!!!!!!!

Thanks to everyone who came out and helped make the 2019 Lions funday such a rousing success. Here are the winning numbers from the Sunday’s draws. Good luck.

If you have a winning ticket bring it down to FGL field this week Tuesday-Thursday between 6:30-8:30pm and claim your prize.

Prize pack                                            Ticket #

#1 Gaming Pack                                233250

#2 Lottery “Tree”                             231486 

#3 Experience Winnipeg                  233001

#4 Family Fun                                    231379

#5 Fun & Games                               233025

#6 Fun for Kids                                  231356

#7 Tailgate                                          231478

#8 Thank you Coach                        231341

#9 It’s All Football                            231496

#10 Home                                           231353 

Grand Prize tickets

#1 Best Seats in the House           806334

#2 FGL registration                          806462

#3 Ducks Unlimited print               561342

So much fun all day long on Lions Family Day. See you there

Lions Team Pictures

Sunday September 15th is picture day

  • Atom 10:00
  • Cruncher 1:00
  • Bantam 2:00
  • Pee Wee 4:30

All teams should meet by the bleachers on the practice field. Please download and bring an order form https://www.fortgarrylions.ca/stafford-studios-order-form/

Spring Camp Dates

It is time to get the equipment on and shake the dust off. Spring training camps are just around the corner.

Atom Spring Camp– Tuesday June 25 & Wednesday June 26; 6:30pm-8:00pm

PeeWee Spring Camp– Monday June 24 & Wednesday June 26; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Equipment Pickup

Now that you have registered, you need equipment. All equipment fittings and distribution will be done at the Lions Clubhouse from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Here is when you can get it:

Bantam Tuesday May 28 & Wednesday May 29

Pee Wee: Tuesday June 4 & Thursday June 6

Atom: Monday June 10 & Thursday June 13

Cruncher: Tuesday June 18

Extra Registration Dates Added

In light of the issues with Football Manitoba’s registration site last week, we have decided to hold additional registration days this week. Our highly skilled and very friendly registration specialists will be on hand at the clubhouse, Tuesday May 7, Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9 from 6:30 until 8:30. Come on down and get registered.

This year’s kickoff event promises to be fun for new and returning players and parents. Full details will be posted very soon.

Registration Weekend

Play With Pride

Major Team Information Meeting

2019 Fort Garry Lions Major Junior Team Information Sheet
2019 Fort Garry Lions Major Junior Registration Form

We have had considerable interest from almost 20 potential players. Of course we will work to recruit 20 or so more over the next couple of months to fill out the roster. Head coach Mike Sosiak is inviting everyone who has expressed interest to an information meeting. The meeting will be held in the Majors room, on Tuesday April 16th, at 7:00 pm at the Fort Garry Lions field at 1377 Clarence Ave.

We will provide additional information on the league, our registration process along with plans for a Spring Camp and practices prior to the start of the season in August. This will also provide an opportunity to ask any questions.

Please pass this information on to any friends interested in playing this year.

The Fort Garry Lions are pleased to announce we will be fielding a team in the Manitoba Major Junior Football League in 2019. The Manitoba Major Junior Football League(MMJFL) is a tackle league for players age 18-22.

Questions can be directed to Head Coach Mike Sosiak at 204-805-0748 or majorleague@fortgarrylions.ca

2019 Registration

Tackle registration is now open. Please click here for 2019 registration information.

In Person registration is on May 2,3 & 4. click for all the details

Coaches Wanted

The deadline for applying for Head Coaching positions is Friday April 12. If you are interested in head coaching or any coaching position please send your contact information to coaches@fortgarrylions.ca

2019 Coaches

Anyone coaching football in 2019 needs to make sure that they have the proper training and or certification as required by Football Manitoba.
Respect in Sport, Safe Contact and Making Head Way in Football are mandatory for all coaches.
If you are coaching ages 7-13, NCCP Community Sport-Novice Coach is required.
If you are coaching players 14 and older, you need to have Intro to Competition-Position Coach. 

Please review the Football Manitoba listings below for upcoming coaching clinic dates.

If you have any questions please contact Ken Gauthier at coaches@fortgarrylions.ca

Website Changes

There will be a number of changes made to the website over the course of the next few months. We are creating a more streamlined, integrated and user friendly experience. Please be patient as the changes are integrated. Questions and comments can be directed to website@fortgarrylions.ca