Program Details

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Summer Programs

SummerBounce

SummerBOUNCE is the annual 6 day/5 night co-ed lacrosse camp for participants entering grades 6-12  in Fall 2016 hosted by MetroLacrosse at the New Hampton School in New Hampshire.  Lacrosse players from urban programs across the country join MetroLacrosse participants for an unforgettable opportunity.  Players can expect a fast-paced setting to improve their lacrosse knowledge and experience, explore and push personal limits at the Alpine Tower, and make new friends.
Dates: Week 1 –  Current 5th-7th Graders, July 10-15 / Week 2 – Current 8th-11th Graders, August 7-12
Eligibility: Spots are limited and participants need to apply by June 18
Cost: $25
Registration for MetroLacrosse (Boston/Chelsea) Participants: Open
Registration for Non-MetroLacrosse Participants: Open

Summer LacrosseFIT
MetroLacrosse offers a one week half day program for players entering 4th-8th grade.  The days will consist of lacrosse sessions to improve the skill and fitness of participants and classroom sessions to allow the participants to explore the topics of leadership, health and nutrition, and community service. A healthy lunch will be provided to participants. Summer LacrosseFIT is a great way for kids to improve their lacrosse skills and stay active through the summer while developing strong relationships with peers and mentors through the R.E.S.P.E.C.T. curriculum.
Eligibility: Players entering 4th – 8th grade who have previously participated in any MetroLacrosse program
Dates:  TBD
Location: Chelsea High School, 299 Everett Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150
Transportation will be provided to and from Franklin Field
Cost: $20 to help offset the cost of buses and lunches
Registration: Closed

Coaches-in Training
MetroLacrosse provides employment opportunities for 10-15 teen participants through its Coaches-In-Training and MLK Summer Scholars Program.  CITs are trained as coaches by MetroLacrosse staff and receive additional professional development training through the MLK Summer Scholares program.  The job is 8 weeks of coaching young people at various summer camps across the city.  CITs are responsible for all aspects of planning and executing sessions.  In addition to coaching, CITs are required to help with several small projects throughout the summer.
Dates: July 5th – August 19th
Eligibility: Residents of Boston, ages 15-19, who are current or former MetroLacrosse participants – preference goes to current Bulldogs players
 Registration: Closed

Spring Programs
Eligibility

Any 3rd through 12th grade boy or girl who lives or attends school in Boston or Chelsea is eligible to play on a MetroLacrosse team. MetroLacrosse offers four levels of play to address both the athletic and emotional growth of our players:

  • The Rookie League is open to 3rd and 4th grade boys and girls.
  • The Youth League is open to 5th and 6th grade boys and girls.
  • The Junior League is open to 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.
  • The High School League is open to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade boys and girls.

Rookie and Youth Spring Season (3rd-6th grade)
The 10 week spring season is the primary season of play for MetroLacrosse Youth teams.  Players can sign up to have their home field be at Chelsea High School or at Franklin Field in Dorchester.  Practices will be held 2 nights per week with games and special events on Saturdays.  Youth teams will play on a modified field and will participate in games against other MetroLacrosse teams, with the opportunity for outside competition and clinics midway through the season.  Bus transportation will be provided for any games or events that are not scheduled to be played at their home field.
Dates: Season runs from the week of April 11th through June 18th
Times Chelsea:

  • Boys: Monday, Wednesdays  (6-7:30pm) & Saturday mornings
  • Girls: Tuesday, Thursday (6-7:30pm) & Saturday mornings

Times Dorchester: 

  • Boys: Tuesday, Thursday (6-7:30pm) & Saturday mornings
  • Girls: Monday, Wednesdays (6-7:30pm) & Saturday mornings

*all Saturdays are 90 minutes to two hours in the 10am-1pm time period depending on the age group*

Eligibility: Boys and girls who live or go to school in Boston or Chelsea and who are in 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th grade
Registration: Open

Junior Spring Season (7th-8th grade)
The 10 week spring season is the primary season of play for MetroLacrosse Junior teams.  Our Junior program is the next step in refining your skills as a lacrosse players as well as a teammate.  Players can sign up to have their home field be at Chelsea High School or at Franklin Field in Dorchester.  Practices will be held 2 nights per week with games and special events on Saturdays.  Our Junior teams will participate in games against other MetroLacrosse teams as well as other local lacrosse teams.  Transportation will be provided for games and events that are not scheduled to be played at their home field.
Dates: Season runs from April 11th through June 18th
Times Chelsea:

  • Boys: Monday, Wednesdays (6-8pm) & Saturday mornings
  • Girls: Tuesday, Thursday (6-8pm) & Saturday mornings

Times Dorchester: 

  • Boys: Tuesday, Thursday (6-8pm) & Saturday mornings
  • Girls: Monday, Wednesdays (6-8pm) & Saturday mornings

*all Saturdays are 90 minutes to two hours in the 10am-1pm time period*

Eligibility: Boys and girls who live or go to school in Boston or Chelsea and who are in 7th and 8th grade
Registration: Open

High School Spring Season
The 11 week spring season is the main season of play for the high school Bulldogs team.  The Bulldogs home field is at Moakley Park in South Boston; all high schoolers from Chelsea and Boston participate on the same team starting in high school.  Practices/classroom time will be held 4 nights per week with games and special events throughout (occasionally on Saturdays).  Both boys and girls teams will play a full 8-12 game schedule against other high school programs in the Metro-Boston area. Practice attendance is incredibly important at the high school level, and will affect game day playing time.  The high school program aims to develop skill both on and off the field for participating players, with the help of an experienced and dedicated staff!
Dates: March 21st-May 20th
Times: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Practice Locations: Moakley Field, South Boston or at the MetroLacrosse office in Jamaica Plain
Eligibility: Boys and girls who live or go to school in Boston or Chelsea and who are in 9th-12th grade
Registration: Closed


Fall Programs

Rookies, Youth & Juniors Fall Season
Fall season is 8 weeks long with practices twice a week on a weeknight as well as two Saturday mornings.  Sessions are held at your local field on Tuesday and Thursday in Dorchester under the lights (Ronan Park, 135 Adams Street, Dorchester | Important Directions), Monday and Wednesday in Chelsea (Chelsea High School | map). There will also be two special events on Saturday mornings at Franklin Field (130 Talbot Ave, Dorchester | map) .  There will be a bus to take players from Chelsea to Dorchester on the Saturdays.  This is a great chance for new participants to learn the basics of the game and for returners to sharpen their skills.

Registration: Closed

High School Fall Season
Fall season is 8 weeks long and practices are held weeknights. Tuesday and Thursday nights are at Ronan Park in Dorchester, 6:00-7:30pm. Participants are required to get themselves to and from practice.  No transportation is provided.  This is a great chance for new participants to learn the basics of the game and for returners to sharpen their skills.  Boys and girls who live or go to school in Boston or Chelsea and who are in 9th-12th grade are eligible to participate.
Registration: Closed

Winter Programs

Rookie, Youth & Junior Season
The winter season is a 7 week program consisting of one lacrosse session per week in January and February. Indoor balls are used and the only equipment needed is a lacrosse stick, which will be provided to new players. Practices will be filled with drills, games, and conditioning to help players get ready for the upcoming spring season.  Boys and girls who live or go to school in Boston or Chelsea and who are currently in 3rd-8th grade are eligible to participate.

Registration:  Closed

High School Winter Workouts
This winter season consists of weekly “workouts” that will be held at the MetroLacrosse office in Jamaica Plain. The teams will meet once a week from 6-7:30pm to work on fitness, stick skills, and lacrosse IQ (film/chalk talk). Several other dates may be added as the season progresses, including workouts at other facilities in the area.  Boys and girls who live or go to school in Chelsea and Boston currently in the 9th-12th grade are eligible to participate.

Registration: Closed

Summer Programs

High School Summer Workouts
Four weeks of summer fitness/lacrosse skill sessions.  Guest coaches will attend throughout, and participants will have to opportunity to plan and lead different aspects of practice.
Dates: TBD
Eligibility: Rising 9th-12th graders
Location: Franklin Field | Map
Registration: Closed

 

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