Whether you are new to the sport of lacrosse or already familiar with "the fastest game on two feet," soft-stick lacrosse is a great way to introduce the sport to your students and community. The soft lacrosse sticks and soft balls are gender-neutral, and if you use the US Lacrosse Curriculum Guide to teach the sport, there is no additional equipment or protection needed to play.
Please note that the equipment grant program is separate from the physical education workshop program, which provides hands-on training for teachers and other program leaders.
Soft Stick Lacrosse Equipment Grant Program
The US Lacrosse Soft Stick Lacrosse Equipment Grant provides a set of soft lacrosse equipment to schools, after-school programs and community-based youth organizations. A set of soft lacrosse equipment includes:
- 30 soft lacrosse sticks
- 30 soft lacrosse balls
- one (1) copy of the US Lacrosse PE Curriculum Guide and Reproducible packet
- one (1) copy of the Teaching Soft-Stick Lacrosse DVD.
Examples of qualifying groups are (but not limited to): individual schools, an existing lacrosse team, parks & rec organizations, and after-school or community-based organizations (i.e. YMCA).
If you are looking to apply for equipment for multiple programs or an entire school system, US Lacrosse strongly encourages you to apply for a physical education workshop grant.