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04/19/2018
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2nd Annual Vernon Lacrosse Day
04/19/2018
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03/14/2018
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Boys Lacrosse Spring Program Information Grades K-8
11/05/2016
Lightning: Grades K-2 Introduction to lacrosse that will focus...
Girls Lacrosse Spring Program Information Grades K-8
11/05/2016
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VLA Mission Statement

Vernon Lacrosse Association Mission Statement

Vernon Lacrosse Association (VLA) is a 501 c3 non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to promote the game of lacrosse in the town of Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut and surrounding towns.  VLA provides children of all backgrounds and abilities, the opportunity to develop skills and game knowledge in a fun and safe environment.  Through positive coaching, VLA enhances each member's skills and values in life by promoting its core values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect.


by posted 04/19/2018
2nd Annual Vernon Lacrosse Day

All teams will be competing in our 2nd Annual Vernon Lacrosse Day on Saturday May 5th at Legion Field. 

Events include all teams playing games, Flag raising ceremony along with Nation Anthem, Team introductions, and Town Dignitaries and Officials will be recognized as well.

Concessions will be available all day and include various snacks, drinks, and pizza slices during lunch time hour.

Come join us for a full day of competitive Lacrosse!!

See Event Calendar for full details!


by admin posted 04/19/2018
Upcoming Events

There is always something FUN going on with Vernon Lacrosse! Check out our upcoming events at the right of our home page and click each for complete details. We look forward to seeing you and having some lacrosse fun with us!!


by posted 03/14/2018
Boys Lacrosse Spring Program Information Grades K-8

Lightning: Grades K-2

Introduction to lacrosse that will focus on stick-handling, passing, catching, shooting and game concepts using a variety of fun drills and activities. During the season we will schedule games and a jamboree with other area towns.
Typically there is one weekend day practice and an occasional weekday practice.

No equipment required.

 

Registration Fee: $35 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee (includes a new lacrosse stick, tee-shirt, and the use of a helmet and gloves for the season)

Bantam: Grades 2-4  (Players in grade 2 are only eligible with league approval)

The Bantam program builds on the fundamentals taught in the lightning division.  Basic skill development is the goal of the Bantam program.  Catching, scooping, cradling, passing and shooting will be emphasized.  Players will learn how to play lacrosse as a team.  Players learn these skills during practices and games played against other teams in the CVYL.  Players are allowed to stick check but not body check.
Typically there is a 2-3 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).


Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee   (includes use of a helmet) *Rental Equipment Available

Junior:  Grades 5-6  

In the Junior program advanced skills are developed (including body checking). Games are played against other members within the CVYL. Typically there is a 2-3 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).


Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee   (includes use of a helmet)

Senior: Grades 7-8

The Senior program seeks to advance the skills of players further as they prepare for play at the high school level. Games are played against other members within the CVYL.
Typically there is a 2-4 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).


Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee 


 
Vernon Lacrosse teams play in the Connecticut Valley Youth Lacrosse League (CVYL) and travel within CT and MA is required.

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posted 11/05/2016
Girls Lacrosse Spring Program Information Grades K-8

Lightning: Grades K-2
Introduction to girls lacrosse that will teach the fundamentals of lacrosse. Drills will focus on catching, cradling, throwing and picking up ground balls (scooping). Girls will have an opportunity to learn in a positive environment and have fun with the game of lacrosse. Scrimmages with other local programs will also be scheduled.
Saturday practices and an occasional weekday practice.
No equipment required.

Registration Fee: $35 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee (includes a new lacrosse stick, tee-shirt, and the use of goggles for the season)
Bantam: Grades 2-4 (Players in grade 2 are only eligible with league approval)
This division will teach individual skills and introduce team concepts. Coaches will teach the fundamentals of lacrosse, focusing on catching, cradling, throwing and picking up ground balls. Typically there is a 2-3 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).
Lacrosse stick, eye goggles and mouth-guard are required.

Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee 
Junior: Grades 5/6

While continuing with the advancement of individual skills, team play takes on a bigger role. Modified checking (sticks only) is introduced at this level. Coaches will be continuing to focus on stick skills and footwork. Typically there is a 2-3 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).
Lacrosse stick, eye goggles and mouth-guard are required.

Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee 

Senior: Grades 7/8

Continued development of individual skills as well as more advanced game strategies will be taught in a fun and supportive environment. Players will continue sharpening individual skills, with an emphasis on communication.  Full checking (sticks only) is introduced at this level.  The concepts taught in the younger levels form the basis for the team offense and defense that will be reinforced at this level.
Typically there is a 3-4 day weekly commitment (practices and/or games).
Lacrosse stick, eye goggles and mouth-guard are required.

Registration Fee: $80 + $30 US Lacrosse Fee 


 The Vernon girls lacrosse teams play in the Connecticut Valley Girls' Youth Lacrosse League (CVGYL) and travel is required.

 

 


posted 11/05/2016
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posted 09/22/2016
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