to promote girls youth lacrosse in an environment that emphasizes fun while developing skills, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and integrity

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RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

U-7 
A developmental program for young, first time lacrosse players ages 5 to 6 years old.  Emphasis is on having fun, with modified equipment which is provided.  This is a clinic format that meets on Sunday mornings.  This age group wears t-shirts supplied by the program. Each player must provide her own eye goggles and mouthguard.

 

U-9
An intramural, developmental program for players in grades 1 and 2. Games are played 7 v. 7 on a shortened field. The standard field positions for this age are 2 players at deep defense, 2 players at deep attack, and in the midfield a left and right wing, and 1 center.  There is no goalie.  At this level, the emphasis is on learning lacrosse and having fun.  All U-9 teams will meet on Sunday mornings for 1.5 hours; we begin with practice and end with a game. This age group wears t-shirts supplied by the program. Each player must provide her own eye goggles and mouthguard.

 

OUR TRAVEL PROGRAM PARTICIPATES IN The Mass Bay Girls Lacrosse League (MBGLL) in the Classic League, North Division.

U-11 
Marblehead 3rd and 4th grade teams travel to other towns for the first time and play 7 v 7 plus goalie. The 7 v 7 format encourages the mastering of the game’s fundamentals while allowing for an age appropriate transition to the 12 v 12 format. The standard field positions for this age is to position 2 players at deep defense, 2 players at deep attack, and a left and right wing, and 1 center in the midfield. The goalie is optional, but most teams use a goalie. Coaches are permitted on the field but are prohibited from entering the 12 meter fan “area.” This age group wears a jersey supplied by the program (this is part of your registration fee).  Other uniform pieces (skort, socks) must be supplied by the player, in addition to eye goggles and mouthguard.

 

U-13 
For 5th and 6th grade girls, this level is played with 12 players per team.  The standard field positions include 4 attack players, 4 defensive players and 3 midfield players, plus a goalie. No stick checking is permitted at this level. This age group wears a jersey supplied by the program (this is part of your registration fee).  Other uniform pieces (skort, socks) must be supplied by the player, in addition to eye goggles and mouthguard.

 

U-15 
For 7th and 8th grade girls, this is the final level in our Town program, before moving on to high school. The standard field positions include 4 attack players, 4 defensive players and 3 midfield players, plus a goalie. Modified stick checking is permitted.. This age group wears a jersey supplied by the program (this is part of your registration fee).  Other uniform pieces (skort, socks) must be supplied by the player, in addition to eye goggles and mouthguard.

 

OUR SELECT PROGRAM PARTICIPATES IN The Founders Lacrosse League (FLL) in the Select League, North Division.

We have two Select teams, for U13 (Grades 5 & 6) and U15 (Grades 7 & 8).  Tryouts are held in late Spring.  Players must register to participate in a tryout in advance of the tryout date.  Players are notified by _____TBD______, and must register by _____TBD_______ in order to secure their spot. 

 

See DOCUMENTS Tab for information on how Select teams are chosen. (To be added in early 2019).