Amherst Youth Lacrosse Massachusetts

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Boys Lacrosse Program


Register Now to join the fastest growing sport in the U.S.!  Amherst Youth Lacrosse (AYL) is a long-standing community recreational program for athletes in grades 3-6. There are two divisions (players are divided among the teams based on grade level) that hold regular practices and compete in games organized through the Connecticut Valley Youth Lacrosse league. 


​Registration is available to Amherst residents.  Residents of adjacent towns may also be welcome if their town does not currently offer a youth lacrosse program (some exceptions apply).





Weekday evenings from 6 - 7:15pm and weekend mornings, mid-March through early-June. Days will vary based on field and coach availability as well as weather.  Teams typically meet 3 times a week.



Practices and home games take place on the Amherst town fields and UMass athletic fields.  Away games take place at the home fields of the other teams in the league (all in W. Mass and Northern CT).



Amherst Youth Lacrosse and the Connecticut Valley Youth Lacrosse League strictly follow the U.S. Lacrosse age cut-offs for the establishment of the Junior and Bantam Divisions of CVYL.



Beginners to Advanced players welcomed on all teams



Helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, elbow pads, lacrosse stick, cleats, athletic supporter and mouthgaurd (some equipment will be available for rent)


Registration includes a team uniform of shorts and a reverisble, numbered, game pinney.



* Click on the REGISTRATION tab to register your child.


If you have questions please contact:



Andrew MacDougall

President, Amherst Youth Lacrosse