Boys Equipment

The following is a listing of all required and optional equipment for boys/mens lacrosse. Also include on the page is a picture representation of the equipment which includes some basic cost information.

We do have limited numbers of youth size helmets (xxs - s/m) available for loan during the season, if you are interested in one of these helmets please let us know either via our "contact us" form or when registering. If the cost of equipment is keeping your child from playing please, contact us about grants, loaner equipment, and our "satisfaction" buy back program.

Field Lacrosse Equipment List: (Boys)
  • Short Stick (Crosse)
    • The stick you purchase for your player should be a stick suited for youth or high school play. Children's beginner sticks will not be adequate for play. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Helmet (must be NOCSAE lacrosse certified helmet)
  • Shoulder Pads
    • When you go shopping for lacrosse shoulder pads, be sure to get "shoulder pads" not should pad liners. At most sporting goods store getting the right shoulder pads won't be an issue, shopping online is where you can get overwhelmed.
  • Arm Guards
    • When purchasing arm guards or arm pads be sure they have a hard or ridged elbow cap (see picture below). Foam arm pads do NOT provide enough protection for younger (3rd - 6th grade) players
  • Rib Pads (Optional)
  • Gloves
    • For older players (7th - 12th) do not cut corners on gloves. If any part of the body takes the most hits from sticks its the hands. I high quality glove is a must. These will can be found on sales at local resellers. If the glove's retail (non-sale) price is less than $50 be careful
  • Cleats (No Metal)
    • If your player already has soccer cleats or any non-metal cleat there is not need to purchase a lacrosse specific cleat
  • Protective Cup
  • Mouth Guard that attaches to helmet (Can not be clear in color)
    • Your players mouth guard should also attach to the helmet.

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/ləˈkrôs,-ˈkräs/
(noun)
a team game, originally played by North American Indians, in which the ball is thrown, caught, and carried with a long-handled stick having a curved L-shaped or triangular frame at one end with a piece of shallow netting in the angle.