Flag football kicks off spring

Nanaimo’s South-Side Minor Football Association, for boys and girls ages eight to 11, kicked off last week and runs until mid-April.

Nanaimo’s South-Side Minor Football Association players have started gaining yardage.

The program, for boys and girls ages eight to 11, kicked off last week and runs until mid-April.

Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at John Barsby Community Secondary School’s Canem Field, with games Saturday mornings.

Cost is $35 which includes all equipment except footwear. Registration takes place at the field on practice nights.