Lacrosse
at Chelsea Piers

Youth Lacrosse Ages 6 - 14 years

Chelsea Piers Youth Lacrosse programs emphasize individual skill development in a fast-paced challenging environment. Each grade appropriate program progressively works on improving stick skills while implementing what they have learned into lacrosse IQ drills and live game play.

The goal of each program is to strengthen the skills of players while increasing the overall speed of drills and games. Low coach-to-player ratios ensure maximum learning and individual development.


Young Stars (Grades 1-4) Boys & Girls (Formerly known as Lax Rats)

Designed for players in 1st through 4th grade. Our Young Stars program emphasizes individual skill development in a fun yet challenging environment. Young Stars features a variety of fun drills and exercises designed to familiarize young players with the game of lacrosse as each session works progressively on improving stick skills overall lacrosse knowledge.

The goal of our Young Stars program is to strengthen the skills of players while increasing the overall speed of drills and games. Low coach-to-player ratios ensure maximum learning and individual development.

Required Equipment

Young Stars Boys: helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, glove, mouth guard, stick
Young Stars Girls: goggles, mouth guard, stick


Academy Classes (Grades 5-8) Boys & Girls (Grades 5-12 during Winter/Spring)

Academy Classes are designed for the developing player with 0-2 years of experience and still learning the game. Our Academy Program introduces players to the game while working on individual skill development. Curriculum focuses on rules, stick work, offense/defense in stations while eventually progressing into small-sided games and drills. Academy classes are 8-9 weeks long, players then have the option to take another Academy session or progress into an Advanced I class with a coach's recommendation.


Advanced Classes (Grades 5-8) Boys & Girls (Grades 5-12 during Winter/Spring)

Advanced I classes are designed for players with at least 2 years of team/game experience. Players are expected to know the rules of the game and be able to pass and catch. Our Advanced I classes emphasize individual skill development in a faster-paced environment. Each grade appropriate program progressively works on improving a player's stick skills while implementing what they have learned into lacrosse IQ drills and live game play. Low coach-to-player ratios ensure maximum learning and individual development. The Advanced Lacrosse Program provides elementary, middle and high school players a great opportunity to improve their skills in the off-season. PLEASE NOTE: Players can progress to our Elite classes based on coach recommendation after the first 8/9 weeks of the class.

All participants must have at least two years of playing experience.

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