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Ballston Spa Youth Lacrosse Spring 2024 Grade 5-6 Team








Program Goals and Philosophy:

Lacrosse is growing in popularity more and more every year.  The 5/6 lacrosse program is designed to teach and build upon the game of lacrosse.  A major focus will be placed on learning the basic rules and skills of the game including ground balls, passing and catching techniques, shooting, and full lacrosse field knowledge.  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.  We will continue to build off of skills and strategy into full field competitive games at the 5/6 level.  Above all else, the ultimate goal is for each player to have as much fun as possible, compete, and grow as a person and player.  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 $35 yearly membership.  Click here to be directed to U.S. Lacrosse Website.


Practices & games will be held Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:00-7:30 PM and Saturday mornings beginning in early April when the fields are cleared for use.  We will have our game schedule posted after our scheduling meeting in late March.  In addition to Monday and Wednesday practices there will be position specific practices on Fridays (Defense & Goalies 5:30-6:30 and Short Sticks 6:30-7:30 PM).  We are looking for opportunities for indoor pre-season skills practices and will reach out with any opportunities we are able to set up.

Practice Schedule:

Monday & Wednesday 6:00-7:30 HS Fields 

Friday Defense & Goalies 5:30-6:30 PM & Short Sticks 6:30-7:30 PM HS Fields

Saturday 9:00-10:30 AM HS Fields until games begin

Game/Tournament Schedule:

                               Updated on TeamReach App                                 

Cost: $200

Each player will receive a shooting shirt, game uniform, and 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 helmet. 


*****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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