Lacrosse

    

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

1st & 2nd Grade Beginner Lacrosse Clinic (April 10 – May 17 | T & TH from 6-7:30pm | Quincy Elementary Fields | $35, Zeeland Resident | $47, Non-Resident) 

This program introduces boys in the 1st and 2nd grade to basic lacrosse fundamentals using tennis balls so that no helmet or pads will be required. The clinic runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-7:30pm from April 10 – May 17 at Quincy Elementary Fields. All participants will receive a pinnie. Required equipment includes a stick. (Short sticks only please.) Lacrosse gloves and cleats are suggested. Program size is limited. Registration is closed.  

 

3rd & 4th Grade Boy’s Lacrosse League (March 14 – May 18 | $80, Zeeland Resident | $92, Non-Resident)

This developmentally appropriate introduction to the game of lacrosse will focus on fundamentals and skill development. Zeeland will participate in the Lakeshore Lacrosse Conference. Practices are on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6-7:30pm at Quincy Elementary fields. Games will usually be on Saturday mornings and could take the team as far away as Muskegon and Rockford depending on scheduling. All participants will receive a reversible pinnie. Required equipment includes a helmet, shoulder pads/chest protector, elbow pads, mouth guard, athletic cup, gloves and a stick (Crosse). Contact Zeeland Recreation office staff for equipment questions or recommendations. Program size is limited. Registration is closed. 

 

5th & 6th Grade Boy’s Lacrosse League (February 27 – May 20 | $125, Zeeland Resident | $137, Non-Resident)

Participants will learn all the fundamentals of the game. We participate in a lakeshore area league, and the season consists of four weeks of pre-season conditioning, practice twice per week and games twice per week. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30pm at Creekside Middle School, while games are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm around the lakeshore area. The season wraps up with an end-of-season lakeshore conference tournament. A mandatory parent meeting is on Thursday, February 16th at 7pm at Zeeland West High School in the cafeteria. Required equipment includes a helmet, sports mouth guard, shoulder pads, arms pads, gloves, and offensive lacrosse stick. Defensive sticks (long pole) & goalie gear w/stick will be available for the season use for those players. All participants will receive a pinnie. Program size is limited. Registration is closed. 

  • Parent Meeting (Required): Thursday, February 16 at 7:00pm, Zeeland West High School, Cafeteria.

 

5th- 8th Grade Girl’s Lacrosse League (March 20 – May 30 | $125, Zeeland Resident | $137, Non-Resident)

In its fourth season of girls’ lacrosse. This season we will compete with southwest Michigan recreation and middle school teams and will continue to develop the fundamental skills of young ladies. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-7:30pm at Zeeland Christian fields. Games vary but are usually on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays. Ladies should expect to provide a girl’s lacrosse stick, cleats, goggles, mask, and mouth guard. Volunteer coaches will be needed to ensure the success of our program, no experience necessary. Program size is limited. Registration is closed. 

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

Boys “Want to Try Lacrosse?” Clinic (1st-4th Graders | October 1 | 3pm-5pm @ Quincy Elementary Fields | $5, Zeeland Resident | $17, Non-Resident)
Have you ever thought about playing Lacrosse? This two hour clinic is designed for boys in 1st-4th grade with no lacrosse experience that are interested in playing in the spring. We will explain the game and let you know what to expect. Then we will break out into groups and learn simple lacrosse skills using sticks and tennis balls. If you have your own stick bring it, if not no equipment is required. We will provide sticks for you to borrow. This clinic is for participants that have never participated in the recreation program. Registration opens August 15, 2017.

 

5th & 6th Grade Boy’s Lacrosse League (February 27 – May 20 | $125, Zeeland Resident | $137, Non-Resident)

Participants will learn all the fundamentals of the game. We participate in a lakeshore area league, and the season consists of four weeks of pre-season conditioning, practice twice per week and games twice per week. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30pm at Creekside Middle School, while games are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm around the lakeshore area. The season wraps up with an end-of-season lakeshore conference tournament. A mandatory parent meeting is on Thursday, February 16th at 7pm at Zeeland West High School in the cafeteria. Required equipment includes a helmet, sports mouth guard, shoulder pads, arms pads, gloves, and offensive lacrosse stick. Defensive sticks (long pole) & goalie gear w/stick will be available for the season use for those players. All participants will receive a pinnie. Program size is limited. Registration is closed. 

  • Parent Meeting (Required): Thursday, February 16 at 7:00pm, Zeeland West High School, Cafeteria.