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Boys Youth Lacrosse Frequently Asked Questions
 
What grades can my child play youth lacrosse?
Brookfield Youth Lacrosse fields boys youth lacrosse teams at the following levels:
Bantam - grades 3/4
Junior - grades 5/6
Senior - grades 7/8
 
Brookfield Youth Lacrosse fields girls youth lacrosse teams at the following levels:
Juniors - grades 3-5
Seniors - grades 6-8

We also have a co-ed 1-2 Learn to Play Lacrosse program.  Program 
Overview

Help!  I know nothing about lacrosse.
Most parents in our area know very little about lacrosse because it is a fairly new sport in our area.  It is the fastest growing sport in America for kids.  If you want to learn more about lacrosse check out this lacrosse for busy parents website.

My child knows nothing about lacrosse, can he still register and play?
Brookfield Lacrosse Association is a member of the Milwaukee Area Youth Lacrosse Association (MAYLA).  Both BLA and MAYLA are developmental lacrosse associations.  It is not expected that any player at any level has played prior to joining.  Teams are distributed so that they are comprised of players with various levels of experience. 

When does the season run?
Youth lacrosse in our area is a spring sport.  Practices typically begin indoors in March and move outdoors in April.  Games begin the end of April.  The season is completed by mid June.
 
Opportunities to start and play outside of the season can be found by searching for "lacrosse brookfield, wi" on the internet  There are several "for profit" companies that host and run developmental programs and leagues.

How often are practices?
Youth lacrosse practices are twice per week.  Practice typically last 1 hour. 

How often are games?
There are typically 1-2 games per week.  Most games are held on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.

Where are games?
Home games are held in Brookfield.  Away games are held within the Southeastern Wisconsin area.

What equipment is needed?
For a full description of all of the boys lacrosse equipment please visit the US Lacrosse Website.  Please note:  Many first year players rent equipment which generally runs about $75 per season.  If you need details on how to rent equipment please contact Hot4Lax, a lacrosse store in Waukesha.
 
What is the cost to register?
The 2015 registration fee is $250 for Brookfield and Elm Grove residents.  Non-resident registration is $275.  Late registrations (after 2/11) add $25 to the registration fee.

What about uniforms?
Uniforms cost $60 but can be worn multiple years as long as they fit and are still in good condition.  Once players are assigned a number, that number will never change.  As uniforms need to be replaced players have the option to replace an entire uniform or just the parts they need.

Who do I contact with additional questions?
Ferge, Boys Youth Lacrosse Director
Kathleen Blake, Girls Youth Lacrosse Director