Introduction to Lacrosse-Boys

2019 Programs
Introduction to Lacrosse is for boys in grades K-8. This is a great way to learn the fundamentals of lacrosse with instruction on learning how to catch, throw and pass. The goal of the program is to introduce and develop basic skills using fun games and coaching techniques. Scrimmages will be played to increase knowledge of lacrosse skills being learned. 


1. Online registration
2. Registration form can be returned in person or mailed to the Western Springs Recreation Department, 1500 Walker Street, Western Springs, IL. 60558. Checks should be made payable to  Western Springs Recreation Department.
3. Fax to 708-246-1309. 

Registration is open to all including Hinsdale, Lagrange, Lagrange Park, Countryside, Riverside, Brookfield, North Riverside, Clarendon Hills, Burr Ridge, Oak Brook, Pleasantdale, Willowbrook, Downer Grove and all surrounding areas.

Free Lacrosse Day - Nov 2nd Get to know and play Western Springs Lacrosse 
 Sign Up Required
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Dates and Fees


Fall Session 1 
Beginners Only  for BOYS and GIRLS 

Code/Grade:   520245 A  K 1st grade\
Dates:             Sept 8 thru Oct 20
Days/Times:    Sundays, 12 - 1:15 pm
Location:         Lyons Township High School South Campus (Corral Fields)
Coaches:         Western Springs Lacrosse coaching staff and Lyons Township high                                 school players
Min/Max:          10/20
Fee:                  $115.00 R/NR

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT -Stick only and soft ball class.  (Sticks available or bring your own)

Late Fall Session 2 

Beginners & Experienced - BOYS ONLY

Clinic will focus on learning lacrosse skills in offense, defense and game strategies. Emphasis in scrimmages will be on skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship.  

 Code/Grade      620245 A:  K-4th grade
                          620245 B:  5th-8th grade
Dates:                Nov 3 – Dec 15 (no 12/1)
Days:                 Sundays, 1 – 2:30pm
Location:            Westmont Yard
Min/Max:            10/50
Coaches:            Western Springs Lacrosse coaching staff and Lyons Township high                                school players
Fee:                     $210.00 R/NR

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT - Lacrosse stick, mouthpiece, lacrosse or hockey helmet with face guard; shoulder pads, elbow pads, lacrosse gloves, and cup.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL 520245 AS $55-GOLD (stick, helmet, shoulder and elbow pads, gloves)

Prices includes  Coaching, practices, field fees, referee fees, field supplies, and a reversible jersey.

Volunteer Commitment

This is a parent/volunteer run program that depends heavily upon your involvement. Volunteer coaches are needed. No experience necessary. Newcomers encouraged! Do not be intimidated—WILL TRAIN! Coaching Clinic provided. For more information, contact Kelly Letten or call 708-246-9070 ext 450.