Get Involved in Footy

Footy in Canada is driven primarily by amateur athletes, volunteers, and supporters. There are many ways to get involved at the club, league, or national level. Each role helps to grow the game and introduce more people to footy. 

Below are just some of the ways to get involved. Contact us for more information on how to support AFL Quebec.

Play Footy

Everyone who is ready to learn new skills, get a workout, and have fun is welcome to join our league!  Come to one of our free trainings to check out this amazing sport!

Coach or Umpire Footy

Are you an experienced AFL player, interested in sharing your love for this game as a coach or an umpire?

If you have experience with Australian Football but are unable to play, you might be interested in helping to coach our developing players or joining our team of umpires! 

Contact us to learn how you can get involved in our league.

Check out the links below if you’d like to know more about getting certified as an umpire or coach with AFL Canada.


AFL Canada Umpire Training

Umpires are critical to maintaining a safe, fair, and fun environment for all players. Umpiring roles include field umpires, goal umpires, boundary umpires, and timekeepers. AFL Canada is working to build our capacity to deliver the sport by supporting the recruitment and training of volunteer umpires across Canada. We are also building a National Umpire Strategy.

AFL Canada Coaching Certification

AFL Canada is dedicated to ensuring all AFL Canada members across the country, from junior to senior, have access to the highest quality coaching and umpiring available to ensure proper development and safe sport.

AFL Canada’s coach education program is designed to be a professional development program for Australian Football coaches across Canada.

Sponsor Footy

AFL Quebec is a registered non-profit organization governing Australian Football in Quebec. We depend on the generous support of partners and businesses to help fund our games and events, lower costs for players and clubs, and grow the league.

We are always interested in building connections with local businesses in Montreal and work with them to create a relationship beneficial to both parties.  Contact us at to learn more.

Watch Local Footy

Just want to get out and watch some local footy? We welcome spectators and fans to come enjoy the games, cheer on the players, and follow their local teams!