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KINDERGARTEN BOYS PROGRAM

USA LACROSSE AGE LEVEL GUIDELINES

NEW 2022-2023 AGE GUIDELINES
Effective 9/1/22 through 8/31/23

To choose the program your player is eligible to play, find their birth date in the date ranges below.

Kindergarten Program:  Current & Incoming Kindergarteners
 8U House & Travel Program:  9/1/2014 - 8/31/2016
10U Program:  9/1/2012 - 8/31/2014
12U Program:  9/1/2010 - 8/31/2012
14U Program:  6/1/2008 - 8/31/2010
*6/1 cut-off date is for current 8th graders only, although all 8th graders can play. 
Current 9th graders are not allowed to play on a 14U team per league rules, but some of our offseason programming will include 9th graders.

USA LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

An USA Lacrosse Membership is required for our programs.  When registering, our system validates USA Lacrosse Memberships.  Please make sure your player's name, zip code and date of birth match what you used when signing up for your USA Lacrosse Membership.


Effective September 2021:   For Kindergarten players, USA Lacrosse has a reduced membership fee of $15 (instead of the normal $35 fee).


KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM ACTIVE REGISTRATIONS

BOYS K/PRE-K FALL 2022 PROGRAM - open to all genders

5 Mondays    5:30-6:30pm     Wooddale Park

September 12 - October 10, 2022


FOR PLAYERS ENTERING KINDERGARTEN THIS FALL (FALL 2022) OR NEXT FALL (FALL 2023)

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 15, 2022
Register EARLY to be guaranteed a spot.
 

Join in the fun this fall and improve your lacrosse skills!  We’ll do lacrosse activities, conveniently at Wooddale.  Come and enjoy the beautiful Minnesota fall weather with top lacrosse coaches! 
 

DETAILS:
 

Dates:  Mondays

  • 9/12/22
  • 9/19/22
  • 9/26/22
  • 10/3/22
  • 10/10/22

Time:  5:30 - 6:30pm

Field Location:  Wooddale Park
 

Program:

  • This will be a fun weekly program, focused on fun activities around basic lacrosse skills. Every player will get a small lacrosse stick (often called a fiddle stick) and T-shirt.  Soft lacrosse balls will be used, so no extra lacrosse gear is needed.  Super easy and fun!
  • New players are welcome to join.
     

COACHES:

  • We will staff coaching to be a 4:1 player to coach ratio.  If you’d like to be a parent volunteer coach, please contact Kelly Rhodes at edinayouthlacrosse@gmail.com.  Full time parent coach volunteers receive a registration discount.

GEAR:    No lacrosse gear required.  Players will be given a small lacrosse stick.
 

COST:    $55 plus current USA Lacrosse membership.  NOTE:  USA Lacrosse has special pricing for Kindergartners - the membership is an annual membership.
In addition to the Edina Lacrosse Association registration fee, a USA Lacrosse Membership is required and must be valid through October 11, 2022.   When you register, your player's name, address and birth date must match your USA Lacrosse Membership; if not, you'll receive an error message.
 

REFUND POLICY:  Please pay attention to the cancellation refund policy posted on registration page before you register 
 

QUESTIONS?  Please contact Kelly Rhodes at edinayouthlacrosse@gmail.com

KINDERGARTEN SUMMER LACROSSE SKILLS PROGRAM

  • Ages: Current & Incoming Kindergartners
  • Where: Lacrosse Field at an Edina Park (typically Wooddale)
  • When: Typically 2 days per week between Monday - Thursday
  • Early June through end of July/early August.  Nothing scheduled the week of July 4.   Registration usually available in January for the following summer.
  • Time: Generally early evenings
  • Cost: Varies each year (typically around $175)
  • What:  A program to provide players an opportunity to learn about lacrosse and begin working on basic skills, like stick skills. Players will work on developing and improving basic lacrosse skills including: catching, passing, throwing, cradling, shooting. A great opportunity for young players who want to start learning the game.   It will be a combination of small group skill-based clinics with some scrimmage opportunities built in.
  • Small lacrosse sticks and soft balls provided to each player.  Edina Lacrosse t-shirt also included.  No other equipment is required.
  • Coordinator/Coach: Experienced Head Coach for the Program, plus several experienced Assistant Coaches are used - we try to do 1 coach for every 5 players.  
  • A Parent Communications Coordinator/Coaching Liaison is needed!  Also, Parent Assistant Coach volunteers are welcome.
  • If your kindergartner already has some lacrosse experience, and he is looking for more lacrosse time, please contact us to talk about his readiness for our 8U House or Travel programs.
  • Requires US Lacrosse membership current and valid through end of the season.
  • Questions?  Please contact Kelly Rhodes at jkerhodes@msn.com.

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