LOOKING TO PARTICIPATE?
Looking to participate in a sport that requires skill, fitness, strategic thinking and the desire to play as part of a team? Whichever level you play at, lacrosse can enhance your life by improving fitness and coordination.
Whether you are looking to participate casually or competitively, you'll find our organization to be a great place to learn new skills and meet new friends.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE:
►US LAX Membership #
►Register for WT Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Season
What league will the teams play in?
Washington Township Youth Lacrosse is a member of the South Jersey Youth Lacrosse League and we play our Spring Games in this league. You can read about the governing body at https://www.zebraweb.org/sec/SJYLAX/home.html
When does the season start?
Practices will start in February / March depending on the weather. This is an outdoors sport and our season starts when it is still cold and will end in the warm. Games will start the weekend of March 10, 2023. Teams will play for 8 weeks, playing every weekend except Easter and the occasional Friday night game. The Girls End of the Year tournament is planned for the weekend before Memorial Day.
When and where are practices and games?
Practice times are set by the coaches with boys normally on Mondays and Wednesday and Girls on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Practices usually last between 1 hour and 1 1/2 hours.
Games for boys are generally:
1/2 Saturday morning (9am-12pm) - 2 games
3/4 Saturday afternoon (12pm-3pm) - 2 games
5/6 Saturday late afternoon (3pm-6pm) - 2 games 5/6 A 1 game Friday Night and 1 game Saturday afternoon
7/8 1 game Friday Evening at 7pm and 1 game Saturday late afternoon (5pm)
Games for girls are generally:
K/1/2 (8U) on Early Saturday morning (9am-12pm)
3/4 (10U) on Late Sunday afternoon (3pm-6pm)
5/6 (12U) and 7/8(14U) on Sunday afternoons (12pm-3pm)
Away games will be played back to back and homes games will have an hour break in between each game.
How far do teams travel for games?
Teams usually stay in the tri-county area for games. Previous opponents have included: Cherry Hill, Medford, Marlton, Clearview, RV, Egg Harbor Twp, Cinnaminson, Haddonfield and Moorestown.
What equipment do the players need?
For boys: a lacrosse helmet, a mouthpiece (must be colored not clear or white), shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, a Boys LAX stick, an athletic supporter/cup, and cleats.
For girls: a lacrosse stick, protective goggles and a mouth guard. Girls gloves are optional
For further details about equipment, Click Here https://townshiplax.com/equipment-required/
Does WTYLAX require US Lacrosse membership?
Yes under SJYLAX rules, every player must have a valid US Lacrosse membership in order to practice and play. Your membership includes.
Best-in-class insurance coverage
Subscription to US Lacrosse Magazine
How-to videos, articles, clinics and more for players, coaches and officials
Access to first-class playing opportunities
Special member pricing for LaxCon ($40 savings vs. non-members)
Discounts on tickets to selected college and pro games
Eligibility for grants and free resources to help you grow the game locally
Members-only emails with special offers on gear, apparel and more
Every player is required to wear the same matching uniform. It is the responsibility of each player to order and pay for their uniform through MBM Sports. Contact email@example.com for any uniform questions.