Want to Try Lacrosse (TryLax) before registering for the coming recreational or competitive lacrosse season?

Join us for Try Lax clinic which is a fun, exciting way to try lacrosse for boys and girls grades K-12th. No equipment needed! These clinics are for beginners who have little to no experience with the game. The clinics are hosted by the coaches of Sioux Falls YMCA Lacrosse. In the clinics athletes will develop skills on catching, passing, and cradling and be introduced to the rules of the game. FREE OF CHARGE!

To get registered for a TryLax clinic, click on the following link for the current schedule and locations of clinics.


Recreational Y-Lacrosse

The Y-Lacrosse Recreational program is for boys and girls ages 5+ to try out the lacrosse game. This program offers the Flex6 model of lacrosse that is an affordable, inclusive, non-travel fun version of lacrosse that help teaches skills in a mini-league format.*

Introduction to Competitive Lacrosse

This is an opportunity to be coached and trained by our Boys and Girls Travel Coaches. You will learn the rules and more advanced lacrosse principles and skill development. The dates will be September 27th through November 5th.

U12/14 Boys Tuesday (5:30 – 7:00) Saturdays (3:30 – 5:00)
U12/14 and HS Girls Tuesday (7:00 – 8:30) Saturdays (2:00-3:30)

HS Boys Tuesday & Wednesday (7:00 – 8:30) Saturdays (2:00 – 3:30)

All practices will initially be at Riverdale Park, and will move to the Sanford Sports Complex sometime in October to practice on lined Lacrosse fields.

The Boys High School fee includes a travel tournament in Kansas City on October 22nd-23rd.
Here is the link for the tournament. www.kcelevate.com

League Dates: U6 - U10 (Flex 6 format)

The Fall Flex 6 Y-Lax season will be for ages U6 – U10 and will run from September 13th-October 18th on Tuesday Nights (6:00-7:00PM) (October 25th will be a makeup date)

Field Location

Location will vary based on the season and ability to get outdoors. Please check registration information for the TryLax location.
*Limited equipment required. Each player will receive a reversible jersey with their registration. Players are able to rent out lacrosse sticks for the season.
Boys Y Lacrosse

Travel Lacrosse: Boys

Our Boys Travel teams will compete in the NELAX league with teams from Nebraska and Iowa. The season will run from March through May.

Boys Travel Team Tournament Dates:

More information to come soon.

Boys Travel Team Equipment:

In boy’s lacrosse, while body checking is allowed at the 14U age and older, incidental contact is present at all ages. Here are the equipment options your player will need for boy’s lacrosse. Please note that younger ages and some programming may alter this list.

  • Helmet
  • Shoulder pads
  • Elbow pads/arm guards
  • Gloves
  • Mouthguard
  • Cup
  • Cleats
  • Stick

Sioux Falls YMCA has rental equipment available.

 Travel Lacrosse: Girls.

Travel Lacrosse: Girls

Our Girls Travel Team will be playing with Aberdeen girls to create team. This is great way to introduce our girls to game play and build more excitement for the girls program.

Girls Travel Team Dates:

More information to come….

Girls Travel Team Equipment:

Girl’s lacrosse is the same sport but an entirely different game from boy’s lacrosse. The field dimensions are different, the balls are different, the rules are different, and the equipment is different from the boy’s game. The only thing that is the same is the goal. Below is a description of the equipment needed for girl’s lacrosse.

  • Mouthguard
  • Cleats
  • Goggles
  • Stick

Goalies have additional required equipment which can be provided Sioux Falls Lacrosse.

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