What equipment will my child need?
Mandatory - lacrosse stick, mouthguard, eye protection
Optional - close-fitting gloves, nose guard, headgear
Goalies must wear a helmet with face mask, separate throat protector, padded gloves, mouthguard, padding on thighs and shins, and a chest protector. Youth level goalies must wear some form of abdominal and pelvic protection. Arm, leg and shoulder padding is optional for goalies.
See the US Lacrosse site for additional information on approved eyewear and legal sticks.
Mandatory - lacrosse stick, approved helmet, approved mouthguard, protective cup, gloves, shoulder pads, elbow guards and cleats
Optional - rib pads are optional but recommended for attack positions.
Where can I find youth lacrosse rules?
US Lacrosse develops age-appropriate playing rules and publishes the annual "Youth Rules and Best Practices Guidebook for Boys/Girls." You can find the boy's rulebook here on the US Lacrosse website. You can find the girl's rulebook here on the US Lacrosse website.