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Boys Lacrosse - U9 Travel

(Open to boys in First, Second and Third Grades)

Our U9 Travel Program is designed as a supplement to our Intramural Program for those boys who want to receive more frequent instruction and compete in games with local recreational teams. Designed for players who are either ineligible for the full travel SEPYLA league because of their young age or those who are making a first commitment with another Spring sport. In order to participant in U9 Travel, the child must already be registered with and participating in the Intramural Program. 

The goals of the U9 Travel Program are to immerse players in the basic skills and concepts of lacrosse, develop sportsmanship and teamwork and have fun!  We achieve this by holding at least one weekday practice, in addition to the weekend Intramurals Program, and also by competing in local games and tournaments during the months of April and May. The number, frequency and timing of games and tournaments will vary depending on the availability of coaching, competition and fields.

A U9 Travel fee is required in addition to SAA membership.

Spring 2022 - U9 Travel Information

We anticipate holding an information session at the beginning of Spring Intramural Program, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, March 19th @ ~4 p.m. (weather and field permitting), to spread the word and offer U9 Travel program details, including: 

- Coaching assignments and volunteers: Andrew Radcliffe will lead our U9 Program again in 2022.
- Practice schedule & location(s): TBD, targeting Wednesday evenings
- Scrimmages and local play days: TBD, variable but targeting Sundays 
- Tournament(s): TBD, planning underway
- Fees: TBD, mostly based on tournament fees, typically around $100/child
- Other:

We currently anticipate that U9 Travel program will begin its separate weekly practices on Sunday, March 20th (weather and fields permitting).

Volunteers Needed!  Ton of fun to work with the young boys.
No lacrosse experience necessary!
Please email [email protected].

Boys Lacrosse - Related Registrations

^2022 SAA Membership - Required for All Sports

SAA Membership is required per player per year to play an SAA sponsored sport.
SAA Membership is open to Springfield School District residents only. 

Annual membership fees for the SAA are used to support all programs and are required for participation on any intramural and/or travel team.  
How much does it cost?

Child #1 = $110
Child #2 = $90 
Child #3 = $75
Child #4+ = Free 

Notes: Per person discounts are automatically applied in the registration process according to the schedule above at the end of the transaction. Note that Additional fees may apply by sport. If you need financial assistance with payment, please contact the Membership or Program director. 

^2022 Membership - REQUIRED FOR ALL SPORTS

Registration closes on 12/31/2022 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/16/2022 to 12/31/2022
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