U5/U7



 

U5/U7 (MINI-TYKE) PHILOSOPHY AND FORMAT

For Players Ages: 3-6 years old in the current year

The U5/U7 Division has been established to promote a fun and positive experience with the sport of lacrosse. U5/U7 age athletes use the following format:

  1. We play all players as equally as possible with the goal of teaching the sport and providing a fun experience for all involved.
  2. All activities are structured using Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles.
  3. We emphasize fun, positive sportsmanship, and an active environment.
  4. Games are played to foster fun, fitness and skill development.
  5. Teams or “groups” may be created to suit various activities or games.
  6. We want to build a love and respect for the sport of lacrosse.
Registration

U5/U7 players receive as part of their registration fees:  

  1. Practice/Game t-shirt to keep.  
Required Equipment

For this age division: Hockey equipment is acceptable for the requirements identified below:

  1. Lacrosse Stick
  2. Helmet with a face mask
  3. Mouthguard (mandatory)
  4. Shoulder pads
  5. Elbow pads
  6. Protective Gloves (We recommend that this be the first lacrosse specific piece of protective equipment you provide for the player.)
  7. Can or Jill Cup
  8. Proper footwear for activities on the grass
  9. Shorts and socks.
Parent Responsibilities
Please see parent responsibilities for the 6U Division listed below:
  1. Review the "Role of Parent" section of this website
  2. Parents are Required to be on the field with their child
  3. Cheer and provide positive support.
  4. Volunteer to be parent helper during games:
    • Set up and take down
    • Assisting Coaches with organizing players on field.

Upcoming Events


Mar. 04, 2024

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Mar. 11, 2024

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Mar. 18, 2024

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