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Greeley Girls Lacrosse 

Program Summary for the Spring 2020 Season

 

Program-wide Objectives:

 

  • To introduce the game of lacrosse to as many girls in our community as possible, allowing each to progress at their own pace

 

  • To create a supportive environment in which to develop the most capable , lacrosse players who play with an equal amount of integrity and sportswomanship.

 

Hello Lacrosse Families. 

 

The following is a brief summary of the programs that will be offered for girls by Greeley Youth Lacrosse for the 2019-20 school year:

 

Kindergarden:

Objectives: Fun, familiarization with lacrosse. 

Parent Run & Organized. Supplemental instruction from NRG Lacrosse 

Play: non-competitive, developmental play

Meet: 1 hour per week. Expected to be Sundays at West Orchard School, 4pm. Field subject to change 

Required Equipment: girl's lacrosse stick –

Soft lax balls and GYL pinney provided

 

 

1st Grade Team: 

Objectives: Fun, familiarization with lacrosse. 

Parent Run & Organized. Supplemental instruction from NRG Lacrosse 

Play: non-competitive, developmental play

Meet: 1 hour per week. Expected to be Sundays at West Orchard School, 4pm. Field subject to change 

Required Equipment: girl's lacrosse stick, goggles, mouth piece 

Hard lax balls are used and GYL pinney provided

 

 

2nd Grade Team:

Objectives: Fun, continued familiarization with lacrosse, introduction to game play

Parent Run & Organized. Supplemental instruction from NRG Lacrosse every other Friday

Play: Primarily Intra-squad practices with  1-2 Jamborees/tournaments per season

Meet: 1 hour 2X per week.  Sunday 3-4:15 at West Orchard, Fridays at 7B Lower from 6-7:30

Required Equipment: girl's lacrosse stick, molded mouth guard, eye goggles; GYL pinney provided

 

 

Combined 3rd/4th Grade Team(s):

Objectives: Fun, skill development, Introduction to rules and game strategy

Play: Balanced teams, league play against local teams, every other week training from NRG Lacrosse

Meets: ~2 practices / 1 game per week, area jamborees and tournaments on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 and Saturday games 

Equipment: girl's lacrosse stick, molded mouth guard, eye goggles

Uniforms required and not included in registration fee

 

Combined 5th/6th Grade Team(s):

Objectives: Fun skill development, rule emphasis, competitive game play

Play: Two competitive travel teams in local leagues. Teams will be formed based on ability, and everyone will practice together, but there will be no cuts at this level.

Meets:  2 practices/1-2 games per week; local jamborees and tournaments, on Tuesdays at 7B lower and Fridays at HGHS Field C both at 6:00pm.  Saturday games will vary depending on the opponent but mostly will be at 10am.

Equipment: girls lacrosse stick, molded mouth guard, eye goggles

Uniforms required and not included in registration fee

Playing time expectations:  Orange Team- >25% aggregate for the season for players that contribute positively to the culture of the team; Blue Team - >40% for each game for players that contribute positively to the culture of the team. 

 

 

Combined 7th/8th Grade Team :

Objectives: Fun, skill development, rule emphasis, competitive game play

Play: Games in local league.  We expect one competitive team at this age group.  Those not ready for this level of commitment and play will be encouraged to play Modified.

Meets: 1 practice /1 game per week; local jamborees and tournaments. Will coordinate w/ Middle School modified coaches. Our goal is for all girls will be playing on teams according to their commitment and ability. Practice are Thursdays at 6pm.  

Equipment: girls lacrosse stick, molded mouth guard, eye goggles

Uniforms required and not included in registration fee