© 2015 Chelsea Piers
One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
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.
These programs are designed for players in Grades 1 - 4 and emphasize individual skill development in a fun yet challenging environment. Training features a variety of exciting drills and exercises intended to familiarize young players with the game of lacrosse as each session works progressively on improving stick skills and overall lacrosse knowledge.
The goal of our Grades 1 - 4 programs is to strengthen the skills of players while increasing the speed of drills and games. Low coach-to-player ratios ensure maximum learning and individual development.
Boys: helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, glove, mouth guard, stick
Girls: goggles, mouth guard, stick
Grades 5 -8 programs are designed for players with all levels of experience: from introducing players to the game, working on individual skill development, and transitioning players into a faster-paced environment. Curriculum focuses on rules, stick work and offense/defense stations while eventually progressing into small-sided games and drills. Low coach-to-player ratios ensure maximum learning and individual development.
This training provides elementary and middle school players a great opportunity to improve their skills in the off-season.
In High School training programs players are expected to know the rules, be able to pass and catch at a high level/pace and be proficient in shooting, dodging and defense/offense. High School training focuses on assisting players with taking their game to the next level through intense stickwork, dodging, conditioning, small sided games and scrimmaging. Players must have at least one year of lacrosse experience.
In addition to lacrosse-specific skill instruction, BlueStreak Sports Training is available after each clinic. BlueStreak Sports Training takes place in our on-site 7,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art training facility and offers lacrosse-specific speed and agility training. Professional training geared towards improving speed, strength, endurance, quickness and more provides all players with the necessary tools to get ahead of the competition.
These sessions are designed for players looking to combine skill development with game play. Players will work on mechanics and technique from all aspects of the sport for the first 30 minutes of class, including, stickwork, shooting, dodging and offensive/defensive drills. The last 30 minutes of class will be live game play in a 5v5 Box Lacrosse setting to utilize skills they just learned.