2019 Fall registration is below for BOYS AND GIRLS TEAMS! 

Looking forward to seeing the crew again! Click the red box below to get to the registration page…

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: When does the season start and end?

A: Fall season begins in Mid September and goes until Late October.  Spring season runs from April through June (sometimes mid-July depending on Tournament commitments).

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: The league that’s available to us is 100% Box lacrosse focused, if the desire is there for the players at Bantam age and older to commit to a Box Lacrosse season we will register.   Otherwise we will look for local games and join field tournaments where possible.

Q: Is there winter training?

A: Typically no, as the club grows and we establish a core group of players we will explore winter training possibilities and need.

Q: How are the Lynx age groups broken down?

A: Both boys and girls teams are broken down as detailed below.   However, if we are not able to field a full team at any age grade we may consider combining age grades where appropriate.

  • Tykes = Age 8 or under at start of current calendar year
  • Novice = Age 10 or under at start of current calendar year
  • Peewee = Age 12 or under at start of current calendar year
  • Bantam = Age 14 or under at start of current calendar year
  • Midget = Age 16 or under at start of current calendar year
  • Junior Varsity (JV) = Age 18 or under at start of current calendar year

We may adapt these age groupings when we travel to the US for example, whose systems are offset by a year in comparison to ours.

Q: How many days a week do we practice or play games?

A: Practice 2 times a week and games 1 day a week.   On weekends with no scheduled games for your team, you will have practice!

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 info@westmountlynx.com 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?

A: No.

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.

US: http://www.uslacrosse.org/sites/default/files/public/documents/rules/2017-boys-youth-rules.pdf

Canada: https://secure.pointstreaksites.com/files/uploaded_documents/2253/2015_CLA_MF_Rulebook_-_FINAL_-_Website.pdf

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