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8U and 10U Boys' City League

 

 

Introduction

 

Granite Bay Youth Lacrosse is pleased to offer a City League program for players in the 8U-10U age group, specifically tailored for those just starting out.

 

The object of the game is to score more goals than your opponent.  Lacrosse a fast-paced, high scoring game, and is the fastest growing sport - particularly in California.   There are many opportunities to play lacrosse at all levels including youth and high school, club and college.

 

This is a full equipment developmental league for younger, new players and for players who need to acquire more skills before they are ready to play at the next level.  

 

Granite Bay’s City League was designed to avoid most scheduling conflicts with other sports and activities.  City League is ideal for players with minimal to no lacrosse experience, and each season a substantial number of players are brand new to lacrosse.

 

Most City League players will be in 4th grade or younger. Please visit our age eligibility page for more information

 

 

Season Length, Practices, Games, and Locations

 

Our City League program runs from late February - mid May.  

 

Practices are generally held twice weekly in Granite Bay.

 

After a few weeks of practices, the boys are placed on City League teams.

 

Games start in March and are held on Friday evenings in Granite Bay, Folsom, Fair Oaks, Sacramento or El Dorado Hills.  This is by design to avoid most conflicts with other sports and activities.  There are opportunities for optional festivals, and jamborees which may occur on weekends and offer players additional playing time if they desire.

 

 

 

Equipment  

Boys’ lacrosse players use the following equipment. Players are required to have it at their first practice. Players who participated in the New Player Clinic, may already have received a stick.  

  1. ​Helmet
  2. Shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves
  3. ​Stick

 

One goalie per team will wear team-supplied helmet and padding. Players usually rotate acting as a goalie.

 

Rental Gear including helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, and protective gloves are available at time of registration.


 

Registration

 

Registration typically begins in late August/early September.

The registration fee is approximately  $245. GB Youth Lacrosse strives to keep these cost minimal.

Game shirts are included in the registration fee.

Protective gear is not included. An option to rent gear from GBLAX is available at time of registration. Approximate cost is $30.

Please check the Age Eligibility page prior to beginning the online registration.

City League age players are not restricted by geographical  boundaries. See Boundaries for more information.