Council Rock - Boys Program

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Program Overview

Council Rock Lacrosse Association is part of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Youth Lacrosse Association (SEPYLA), as such complies with all SEPYLA rules and regulations.  A full copy of rules and regulations may be found on the SEPYLA website (https://www.leagueathletics.com/?org=sepyla.org).

CRLA plays against other youth programs within Southeastern Pennsylvania, mainly in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

The SEPYLA spring season typically begins in mid-March with playoffs ending in mid-June.

Our K-2nd Grade program is designed for beginners new to the sport.  This age group typically practices as a large group during the week, and plays 7x7 games on a smaller field against other areas teams.

Required Equipment
Field:   A stick, helmet, mouthguard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, protective cup and cleats.

Goalie:   A Goalie stick, helmet with a facemask, mouthguard, a separate throat protector, padded gloves, & chest protector

You can purchase equipment at any big box sporting good store, as well as lacrosse specific stores such Universal Lacrosse in Doylestown, as well as online at and Lax.com, Lacrossemonkey.com, among others.

 

**NOTE: As of the 2022 season, there has been an update to the shoulder pads/chest protector guidelines.  Please go to this link for more information.   https://www.usalacrosse.com/lacrosse-chest-protector-faq

Boys Grades 7-8 – “A” Division

At this age group, SEPYLA has three levels of competition: A1 (the top level), A2 and A3.  CRLA has fielded teams in each of these levels.

  • "A" League players must be in a grade no higher than 8th in the season in which they are playing.
  • A1 teams have players with the highest skill level and are typically 8th graders, but could include highly skilled 7th graders. CRLA will hold evaluations during the winter workouts for team placements.
  • A2 and A3 teams provide competitive play for players that are still developing their skills and/or new to the sport.  The A3 team is typically comprised of 7th graders, but may include some 8th graders relatively new to the sport.

Boys Grades 5-6 – “B” Division

At this age group, SEPYLA has three levels of competition: B1 (the top level), B2 and B3.  CRLA has fielded teams in each of these levels.

  • "B" League players must be in a grade no higher than the 6th grade in the season in which they are playing.
  • B1 teams have players with the highest skill level and are typically 6th graders, but could include highly skilled 5th graders.  CRLA will hold evaluations during the winter workouts for team placements.
  • B2 and B3 teams provide competitive play for players that are still developing their skills and/or new to the sport.  The B3 team is typically comprised of 5th graders, but may include some 6th graders relatively new to the sport.

Boys Grades 3-4 – “C” Division

At this age group, SEPYLA has one level of competition, C1.   In addition, many area programs have C2 teams as well.  This is the first age group which plays in a 10 v 10 format.  CRLA has fielded teams in each of these levels.

  • "C" League players must be in a grade no higher than 4th in the season in which they are playing.
  • C1 teams have players with the highest skill level and are typically 4th graders, but could include highly skilled 3th graders. CRLA will hold evaluations during the winter workouts for team placements.  Games are played on a full-size regulation field and the season includes playoffs.
  • C2 teams provide competitive play for players that are still developing their skills and/or new to the sport.  The C2 team(s) are typically comprised of 3rd graders, but may include some 4th graders relatively new to the sport.  Games are played round-robin style on a modified field which is 80% of regulation and there are no playoffs at this level.

Boys Grades K-2

Boys in grades K-2 will learn the basics of the sport with the objective of introducing lacrosse to boys at the youngest ages.  The focus of this program is to provide an environment for boys to learn the game of lacrosse through drill and game formats.  The age-group practices as one large group but is then broken down into smaller teams for games.  Practices are typically held 2 times per week.  Games are played round-robin style with 7 players on the field to maximize the amount of time and touches for each player.    During the course of the season, games will be typically scheduled on Saturday mornings against our neighboring lacrosse organizations.