Hang with Leo in the community

by James Van Dyke

With the 2020 season now less than three months away from kicking off, Leo Lion and the Cedar Rapids River Kings staff has opportunities for children to get involved with the River Kings in the waning days of 2019.

Eastern Iowa kids aged 4-14 can get involved with Leo's Kids Club. For a fee of $35 ($30 for season ticket holders) a Leo's Kids Club membership package includes:

  • One ticket to every River Kings home game in 2020 (7 games)
  • Meet and Greet with River Kings players and coaches (Date TBD)
  • Special invite to the River Kings Football Camp (Date TBD)
  • Draw-string Backpack, River Kings Souvenir Cup, River Kings Rubber Football, Bracelets, and Tattoos
  • Personalized membership ID card
  • 10% discount on ALL River Kings merchandise

Leo and the River Kings are teaming up with local schools for the "Lace'em Up With Leo" program. The goal of the program is to get students to exercise at least 30 minutes/session to earn prizes along the way by completing each of five levels.

In order to complete each level, you must have a parent/guardian, P.E. teacher/coach initial each their sheet after completing at least 30 minutes of exercise and include at least one activity from the following:

  • Running, jogging, walking, biking, swimming, etc. that involves 30 minutes of exercise
  • Basketball, football, hockey, or another game that involves physical movement of 30 minutes or more
  • 30 minutes of exercise including push-ups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, burpees, etc.

Any other ways children may have to exercise (treadmill, bike, jump rope, elliptical, etc.) is allowed at the discretion of the parent/guardian.

To be eligible for Prize 4 and Grand Prize 1 and 2, students must complete all the Exercise Footballs before the March 7 home opener.


1 Free Ticket / Kickers Alley or Upper Sideline


1 Ticket Voucher AND River Kings Wrist Band AND Leo Prize Closet


1 Ticket Voucher AND River Kings Football


1 Ticket Voucher AND Walk On Field Before Game AND Souvenir Cup Root Beer Float


1) Drawing for an XBOX ONE (must have completed all bubbles before opening night)

2) One Birthday Party Sponsored by Studio 360

3) Drawing for 2021 River Kings Season Tickets

For more information on these events, contact  the River Kings office at 319-382-9339.

Click here for program details