2018 Fall registration is below for BOYS AND GIRLS TEAMS!
Looking forward to seeing the crew again!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: When does the season start and end?
A: Fall 2018 season begins in Mid September and goes until Late October. Specific details to come – awaiting confirmation from the city of Westmount.
Q: Is this field lacrosse or box lacrosse or both?
A: Both! In the spring, we integrate box lacrosse into the program for the boys. In the fall, we only play field lacrosse. Girls will play field lacrosse but will practice inside once a week.
Q: Are we playing in a league this year?
A: Yes! The boys will play in a local box lacrosse league in spring and the girls will play in a local field lacrosse league. The boys will also play in a few field lacrosse tournaments. In fall we’ll have 6 – 8 “Jamboree” style events with teams from our region.
Q: Are we training this winter?
A: Yes, we will hold skills sessions this winter in January and February, Sunday afternoons. Details to come.
Q: How are the Lynx age groups broken down?
A: For the boys, we welcome ages 8-16 and we are planning four age groups for them.
- Novice: Born in 2009 and after
- Peewee: Born in 2007 and 2008
- Bantam: Born in 2005 and 2006
- Midget: Born in 2004 and 2003
The girls will likely have two age groups, but we will wait for registration totals before confirming that.
Q: How many days a week do we practice or play games?
A: For the boys, we practice or play games three days a week. Girls practice or play twice a week.
Q: Where can I buy equipment?
A: Locally, you can go out to Stinger Sport in Pt. Claire. Alternatively, you can order online at a retailer like lax.com or lacrossemonkey.com.
Q: How can I get better and prepare for the season?
A: Number one, you should start the season in shape. Run sprints, lift weights (older players), do agility drills, play other sports. And number two, play wall ball! http://beginnerlacrosse.com/lacrosse-wall-ball.asp. Email Coach Z if you have specific questions.
Q: I would like to play lacrosse this spring but given my other interests, I can only show up once or twice a week. Is that OK?
A: No. Please do not sign up unless you can commit to the team.
Q: I do not like to run. Is lacrosse a good sport for me?
Q: What are the rules of lacrosse? Can you share some links?
A: Below are links to boys’/men’s rules from both the US and Canada.