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Ballston Spa Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Grade 3-4 Team










Program Goals and Philosophy:

Lacrosse is growing in popularity more and more every year.  The 3-4 lacrosse program is designed to introduce the “fastest game on two feet” to players at the very youngest ages.  A major focus will be placed on learning the basic rules and skills of the game including ground balls, passing and catching techniques, cradling, shooting, and basic offensive and defensive knowledge through drills, small sided games, and games.  In addition to learning the skills of the game, a prime focus will be placed on recognizing the importance of physical fitness and of demonstrating good sportsmanship both on and off the field.  Above all else, the ultimate goal is for each player to have as much fun as possible and build a love for the game.  Our program is designed to be an exciting learning experience for all athletes.  

U.S. Lacrosse Membership Required:

Each player must be registered with U.S. Lacrosse as a player to register for our program. The cost to register as a player is $30 yearly membership and $15 for players 6 and under.  Click here to be directed to U.S. Lacrosse Website.


Practices and games will be held on Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-7:30 PM and Saturday mornings beginning in early April.  Our 3/4 coaches also coach the HS teams so we may have to move a practice time if there is a game and will update .  We will have a schedule of games after our scheduling meeting in early March.  Before our fields are clear, we may have the opportunity to conduct an indoor practice as part of the pre-season and Coach Snow will let you know if we are able to provide that opportunity.

Practice Schedule:

Practices will be on the High School Varsity Fields above the faculty parking lot.

Tuesday, April 18th 6:00-7:30 PM​

Friday, April 21st 6:00-7:30 PM

Saturday, April 21st 11:00-12:30 PM 

Monday, April 24th 6:00-7:00 PM

Thursday, April 27th 6:00-7:30 PM

Tuesday, May 2nd 6:00-7:00 PM (Varsity Senior Night)

Thursday, May 4th 6:00-7:30 PM

Thursday, May 11th 6:00-7:30 PM

Tuesday, May 16th 6:00-7:30 PM (Program Ice Cream Social)  Practice will be on back fields behind the Middle School

Thursday, May 18th 6:00-7:30 PM

Tuesday, May 23rd 6:00-7:30 PM

Tuesday, May 30th 6:00-7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 6th 6:00-7:30 PM

Thursday, June 8th 6:00-7:30 PM

Game/Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, April 29th @ Guilderland Round Robin

Saturday, May 6th @ Niskayuna

Tuesday, May 9th vs. BHBL 6:00-7:30 PM 

Saturday, May 13th @ BHBL Summer Sizzle Tourney

Saturday, May 20th @ Armed Forces Tourney Guilderland NY

Thursday, May 25th vs. Queensbury 6:00-7:30 PM

Thursday, June 1st @BHBL 6:00-7:30 PM

Saturday, June 3rd TBD (PLL Weekend)

Saturday, June 10th @ BHBL Round Robin

Cost: $175

Each player will receive a shooting shirt, game uniform,game shorts with registration.   Each player must be registered as player with U.S. Lacrosse and you will need the U.S. Lacrosse # to register for our Spring Lacrosse Program


Stick, mouth piece, gloves, arm pads, NOCSAE approved shoulder pads, cleats, and a helmet. 


*****New for 2022 U.S. Lacrosse and our CDYLL requires all players to wear shoulder pads with a NOCSAE & SEI certified Chest Plate.  You can purchase these pads at local lacrosse stores, Dick's Sporting Goods, or large online lacrosse retailers.  There are many different options but the logo below to the left is the one that meets the new standards.*****

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