MARS Football - General Information


This is a fun and recreational tackle football program for ages 6-12.

The objective of the organization is to establish and maintain a program focused on the fundamentals of sportsmanship and character, with an emphasis on safety and health.


MARS Football is open residents of Adams & Middlesex Twps or Mars & Valencia Boroughs ages 6-12. Football age brackets are outlined below - age is as of 7/31 for the calendar year.

  • Rockets - Age 8 and under, weight limit of 110 lbs.
  • Astros - Ages 9 & 10, weight limit of 130 lbs.
  • Martians - Ages 11 & 12 year, weight limit of 150 lbs.

Additional notes:

  • The number of football teams that the program fields is dependent on the number of participants for that age bracket during a given season. Age groups may be split into multiple teams as necessary.
  • Availability is based upon first come, first serve - so signup early!
  • Team size may vary based on participation rates, but general size is between 35-40 participants.

When & Where


Football Practices

  • Team practices begin in late July
  • Practice Schedule –
    • First two weeks of the season – Monday through Friday, 6-8pm.
    • Second two weeks of the season – Monday through Thursday, 6-8pm.
    • Remainder of the season – Tuesday through Thursday, 6-8pm.
    • Practices are largely scheduled at Mars Borough (Marburger) Field, but additional locations could include Middlesex Park, Adams Township Park, or Lakeview Athletic Club
    • As we get closer to practice, a detailed schedule will be provided.



  • Games are scheduled on Saturday or Sunday and typically run 2 1/2 hours long.
  • Game times generally range from 9am - 8pm.
  • Regular season games start mid-August and run through mid-October.
  • Three week playoff schedule with the Super Bowl in late October!
  • The MARS home games are played at either the Mars Athletic
  • Complex (MAC) or the Mars Borough (Marburger) Field.
  • Away games are at the home team's local field.