THE FUTURE OF LACROSSE STARTS HERE!
Our littlest laxers start with the Little Lacrosse Academy to build self-esteem and confidence while having a blast! Developing athletes benefit from Player Development Classes, Clinics and 4v4 Games. Elite athletes can compete within our leagues, high-level clinics, and within our Coppermine Lacrosse Club. Additional Private Lessons/Training (ages 6+) are available.
Ages 18 Months and Up
Ages 5 and Up
Clinics • Leagues • Tournaments
Girls Ages 8 and Up
Lacrosse Youth Programs
at Coppermine Sports Center & Coppermine Du Burns Arena
Coppermine makes learning lacrosse simple, safe, and fun with the Little Lacrosse Academy. Whether it’s your child’s first experience with lacrosse or their hundredth, our high-energy, coed classes bolster your child’s overall growth and development while building a love for lacrosse.
WHAT TO WEAR
All participants in parent/child classes are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and athletic (closed-toe) footwear.
2-3½ Years (Parent/Child)
Learn the FUNdamentals of lacrosse! Tiny Tots is an ideal next step for Little Lacrosse Academy veterans or an introductory class for new players who are not yet ready for the independence required of Fiddlesticks. This high-energy class introduces children and their parents to organized games that develop the concept of teamwork and build fundamental social, cognitive, and physical skills in a fun and positive environment.
3½-4 Years (Parent/Child)
Establishing independence in play is a key component of Fiddlesticks. Children who are ready to be on the field without a parent, thrive in this class. Over the course of a session, children will master movement (with and without the ball), develop agility, improve their cradle, master a groundball pickup, explore passing and catching; all which fosters an understanding of teamwork while having fun.
These fast-paced, team-oriented “practices” are an ideal introduction to the more structured world of organized youth lacrosse but provide the same fun and nurturing concepts the Little Lacrosse Academy prides itself on. While lacrosse fundamentals will continue to be a major focus, cultivating a sense of team and fostering cooperation will be a point of emphasis. As the session progresses, children are given the opportunity to practice these skills in more one-ball oriented activities, (“Team Play”). Team Play is non-competitive and teaches Laxaroos the value of effort, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
Lacrosse Player Development
at Coppermine Sports Center
Coppermine offers a fun, high-energy environment where athletes can build confidence while they advance their interest and skills in lacrosse. All skill levels are welcome! Player Development is ideal for those looking to improve stick work and technical skills through repetition as they prepare for Rec & Club lacrosse.
WHAT TO WEAR
Comfortable clothing and athletic (closed-toe) footwear. Boys: Helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads, mouth guard, gloves, stick, and water. Girls: Goggles, mouth guard, stick, and water.