The Berkeley Lacrosse Club's goal is to provide boys and girls of almost any age, from anywhere in the East Bay, the opportunity to learn and play the wonderful sport of lacrosse.

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Berkeley Lacrosse Club complies with the NCJLA and US Lacrosse rules and will form teams based on age for both our fall and spring programs, see the age group reference table.

2018 Summer Skills Camp

Berkeley Lacrosse Club Summer Camp will take place at the Tom Bates Field in Berkeley August 13-17, 2018 from 8 am - 12 noon each day.  Camp will be for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 14 (1st - 9th grades).  Summer Camp will emphasize skills development with lots of instruction and fun.  Both returning players looking to polish their skills and new players who want to try out lacrosse are welcome.  Campers will be separated into groups by age and skill, no previous lacrosse experience is required.

Campers will need full lacrosse gear and sticks, gear may be available for rental at an additional fee through our normal gear rental program later this summer.

In 2018, registration will be $210. Siblings receive a $25 discount.  

 

Spring 2018

Registration for the 2018 Spring Season opened October 7, 2017.  We provide girls and boys in grades 1-8 the opportunity to play lacrosse. We have first time players on teams at every age level and new players are welcome.  Registration will close when capacity is reached and no later than February 1, 2018.  Contact us at with any questions.

2018 Spring Registration Fees

There will be no increase in registration fees over the 2017 season.

Age Group

Registration Fee

 
8U $250  
10 U $300  
12 U $350  

14 U

$400  

 

Earlybird Discount - All registrations completed by Sunday, November 5 will receive a $50 Earlybird Discount.

Sibling Discount - We have increased the sibling discount to $50, so sign up that younger brother or sister!

Also, we LOVE to give scholarships to athletes coming out for lacrosse. 

 

We want to encourage all interested players to come out for the team, scholarships are available!   Please   if you need to make arrangements for a payment plan.

2018 Proposed Spring Practice Schedule

Girls 10U:  Wednesday, Friday 4-5:30 pm

Girls 12U:  Monday, Wednesday 5-6:30

Girls 14U: Monday, Wednesday 5:30-7pm and Thursday 4-5:30 pm

Boys 8U: Friday 4-5:30 pm

Boys 10U: Wednesday, Friday 4-5:30 pm

Boys 12U: Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Boys 14U: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00-5:30 pm

Game schedules will not be available until January, however there will generally be 1-2 games per weekend every weekend from the beginning of March until early May.  Home games may be held Saturday mornings at Tom Bates Field or Sunday afternoons at Berkeley High School. Away games may be held at other times during the weekend and are generally less than a 1 hour drive from Berkeley.

Volunteer Deposit

Each family is responsible for a volunteer deposit of $100. The $100 deposit is reimbursed upon completion of 6 volunteer hours.  Families will select from available volunteer opportunities during registration, so make sure to review the list of volunteer duties in advance. Note: only one volunteer deposit is required per family.  Volunteer hours/deposits run on a September 1 - August 31 schedule and there are no partial refunds.

See our refund policy. If you have more questions please contact us.

If you want to DONATE or BORROW equipment, contact .

 

Fall Ball 2018

Ages

Fees

6 - 14 (grades 1-9)

$145 Albany residents/$155 non residents

    


Berkeley Lacrosse Club offers developmental and competitive opportunities for all players in grades 1-9. The Fall Ball program is an excellent opportunity for new players to learn the basics of lacrosse and begin to develop stick skills.  Returning players will keep their stick skills sharp while improving their lacrosse IQ through targeted instruction.  All players will be organized into teams based on age and skill for small-sided scrimmages and fast-paced game action each week.  Reversible pinneys are included.  All players will need to either provide proof of an active US Lacrosse membership or bring a $30 materials fee to the first class. Scholarships are available! Scholarships cover registration fees, but not gear rental or US Lacrosse membership.

Registration will begin August 6 through the City of Albany website. Refunds are subject to City of Albany policy: 

  • 5 Business Days or more: Payee will be refunded less a $20 withdrawal fee.
  • 4 Business Days or fewer: Payee will be refunded less a $40 late withdrawal fee.
  • 1 Business Day or fewer: No refunds will be granted within one business day of the first class/camp meeting or after the class/camp has started. 


Girls
The girls lacrosse game is a game of finesse, skill, and athleticism.  A girl’s lacrosse stick, protective goggles and mouthguard are required for participation, with gear rental available through BLC.  Visit our gear page for details.

Dates: Sundays, Sept 16 - Nov. 4
Time: 3-5 pm
Location: Cougar Field, Albany Middle School
Cost: $145 Albany resident/$155 non resident


Boys
The boys lacrosse game allows for an increasing degree of physical contact as players mature.  A full set of protective gear (helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, athletic cup and mouthguard) along with a boys lacrosse stick, are required for participation.  Low cost gear rental is available through BLC. Visit our gear page for details.

Dates: Sundays, Sept 16 - Nov. 4
Time: 1-3 pm
Location: Cougar Field, Albany Middle School
Cost: $145 Albany resident/$155 non resident