New Players (Boys Only):
Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex, Vestavia
Experienced Players (Boys & Girls) & New Girls:
Rathmell Sports Complex, Mountain Brook
(directions to fields located under FIELD LOCATIONS)
DATES FOR RATHMELL SPORTS PARK:
(Experienced boys & girls, plus all new girls)
9/15, 9/22, 9/29 (OFF), 10/06, 10/13, 10/20
(5 sessions total)
Oct 13th 14U rainout reschedule is November 3rd.
DATES FOR SICARD HOLLOW:
(NEW Boys Only)
9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20
(6 sessions total)
SICARD HOLLOW ATHLETIC COMPLEX
RATHMELL SPORTS PARK SCHEDULE HERE
(ALL SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Experienced Player - $100 (includes t-shirt)
Experienced Goalies play for FREE! (must have own equipment)
New Player - $150 (includes t-shirt & US Lacrosse Membership)
AVAILABLE AGE GROUPS:
New Players (Boys Only):
8U, 10U, 12U & 14U
Experienced Players & All Girls:
10U, 12U & 14U
Registration Age/Grade Cut Off Requirements for play
||September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2013
||September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2011
||September 1, 2007 - August 31, 2009
||January 1, 2005 - August 31, 2007
Participation Requirements for returning players: All returning players must be US Lacrosse Members to participate in Fall Lacrosse. US Lacrosse Youth Membership is $30. US Lacrosse Membership dues are paid directly to US Lacrosse. Please click HERE for US Lacrosse member information. A membership may be renewed or purchased through the GBYLA registration process.
Cancelation / Refund Policy:
There is a 6% cancelation fee for refund requests occuring prior to the 2nd session. NO refunds will be issued after two (2) fall lacrosse sessions have been completed.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What are the age cutoffs? Our age cutoff date on or after September 1st. Division age cutoffs can be found on the Fall Lacrosse or Spring Season Program tabs.
How much does it cost? New Players;$150 typically six (6) sessions. A $30 US Lacrosse yearly membership is included for all new players (never having played lacrosse before). Experienced players; $100 (number sessions dependent on field availability).
When are practices? No weekday or Saturday practices. Just show up at your scheduled division time on Sunday ready to play.
When are games? New player games will be played once basic lacrosse skills have been mastered. All new players will participate in a clinic format. New players will learn how to catch, throw, pick up ground balls and game IQ. New player scrimmages will be incorporated in the sessions as the players progress. Experienced players play in a pick - up game format.
Where is Fall Lacrosse played? Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex (new players) & Rathmell Sports Park (experienced players).
Will my son or daughter be playing with friends from their school? Fall Lacrosse is non community specific.
How is my son or daughter placed on a team? Format is clinic based, no teams. For the experienced group, drafts will be held each Sunday.
My son/daughter is new to lacrosse, is this a good time to start? YES! Fall is the perfect time to try out the sport to see if you like it.
How long is a clinic/game session? 90 minutes.
What is the clinic/game session schedule? The game & division schedules are determined once registration closes and we know how many players we have. This occurs approximately one week prior to the start of play. We typcially start the younger age groups at 1pm with the last session at 4:00pm (90 minute time blocks).
Do I need to buy equipment & how much does it cost? We have loaner equipment available on a first come/first serve basis at Sicard Hollow for both boys & girls. ALL players are required to have cleats (no baseball cleats) & a mouth guard as well as an athletic cup (boys only). Purchasing equipment can run from $135 to $185 for boys & $25 - $60 for girls.
What should my son/daughter wear for fall lacrosse? Athletic shorts & t-shirt are fine. Your player will receive a reversible pinney to bring each Sunday.