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Great Valley Youth Lacrosse

3rd & 4th Grade Boys Lacrosse

Registration for the Spring 2021 Season is Closed!

 

Great Valley Youth Lacrosse is available for boys in 1st through 8th grade who reside in the Great Valley School District in Pennsylvania. The boys program participates in the Chester County Lacrosse Association (CCLA) league. 

No prior experience is necessary. Through skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship, coaches and volunteers work to create a positive, supportive culture that is passionate about the sport of lacrosse. The program is focused on fostering an encouraging and fun learning environment open to beginners and more experienced lacrosse players. Our goal is to create well-rounded young athletes and teammates, both on and off the field.

Overview for 3rd and 4th Graders

SKILLS ASSESSMENTS
Skills assessments for grades 3-4 are being held on Friday, March 12th from 5:30pm – Dark.
Location: Great Valley Middle School (Turf)
Please click here for more details.
You MUST be registered for the Spring 2021 in order to participate in the Skills Assessments.

PRACTICES
 
Tuesdays and Fridays mid-March to late-May
5:30pm – 7:00pm (Daylight Permitting)
Location: Great Valley Middle School (Grass Field #6 or MS Turf)

GAMES
Saturdays or Sundays, Late-March to late-May (dates/times TBA)
Locations: GVMS and surrounding townships

Teams are formed at the 3rd and 4th grade level with an emphasis on developing core lacrosse fundamentals and having fun. 7v7 Format for playdays, typically 3 games per team each playday. Games are played on a Short field, 2- 20 minute halves (running clock) with a 5 minute halftime.

Commitment

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! Great Valley Youth Lacrosse expects that your son is committed to making practices and games. Great Valley Youth Lacrosse is 100% organized and facilitated by volunteers. To be fair to coaches, teammates, and the teams we play against, we expect that by registering, your son(s) is (are) committed to making practices and games. 

COVID-19 Protocols

All players, coaches and spectators will be REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES. All players MUST complete their Health Check via TeamSnap prior to EVERY practice and game. No player will be able to step onto the field if this is not complete. Please help keep our children safe, if your child or a family member is feeling sick in any way please stay home! Be sure to read our COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN before registering.

US Lacrosse Membership

US Lacrosse is the national governing body of men and women's lacrosse in the United States. It provides a leadership role in virtually every aspect of the game and has more than 450,000 members throughout the United States, and offers programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the sport.

Membership in US Lacrosse is required to participate in Great Valley Youth Lacrosse. Your membership will be added (or updated) automatically when you checkout at registration. More details about US Lacrosse Membership benefits can be found at www.uslacrosse.org/membership.

Equipment Requirements

The following must be brought to EVERY Practice and Game:

  • Boys lacrosse stick. No Fiddle Sticks
  • Helmet
  • Helmet Shield (Optional)
  • Shoulder pads
  • Arm/Elbow pads
  • Gloves
  • Mouthguard
  • Two (2) COVID-19 masks
  • **Heart shield pads are required for goalies this season!**

Any player who comes to practice or a game without the required lacrosse equipment will not be permitted to play. This is a safety rule and there are no exceptions. 

Rules and Code of Conduct

Please be sure to read the CCLA Rules for 3rd and 4th grade level play and familiarize yourself with the GVYLA Code of Conduct Form (which will be distributed prior to the first practice of the spring 2021 season). This is required to be completed by both parents and players and submitted to coaches on the first practice of the season.

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About Us

Great Valley Youth Lacrosse Assoction is a community-based recreational lacrosse program created to serve 1st through 8th graders who reside in the Great Valley School District in Pennsylvania.

Home Field: Turf (Field 12) at Great Valley Middle School, 255 Phoenixville Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 401, Devault, PA 19432