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Howard County Recreation & Parks offers lacrosse programs, camps and leagues for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to adult recreational players.

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Mighty LAXers - This high energy curriculum introduces children to important fundamentals of lacrosse such as scooping, cradling, and shooting. Age appropriate equipment is used to provide children with a safe and fun experience in every LAXers class! Parents are also encouraged to follow the coach’s instructions to assist in the games and activities. Little LAXers program for 3 and 4 year olds are offered in the spring, fall, and winter. For more information, contact Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694.

After-School Lacrosse

The school day is over and it’s time to LAX it up! First-time players or those

wanting to improve skills focus on the fundamentals of passing, catching,

cradling, defense and overall team play in a fun and exciting environment.

Meet outside school office; coach escorts players to the field.

Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.

Elementary School

  • Fall, winter and spring Introduction to Lacrosse clinics
Middle School

  • Middle School Indoor Lacrosse 
  • Lacrosse Winter Tune-Up

High School

  • Lacrosse Winter Tune-Up

 

For more information, please contact Ray Hall at 410-313-1689 or ARHall@howardcountymd.gov.

Hero's Lacrosse League: This league is for new and experienced players (5-14 years) who want to build their skills during the summer. Participants are placed on teams and play one game per week throughout the summer.

Howard County Lacrosse Program: for Boys and Girls ages 5-14.  This is a recreational/instructional league with new and experienced players placed on teams and participating in regular practices and games. 

  • HC Lax (recreational) in the spring
  • COBRA (travel) in the spring with fall tryouts
  • HoCo Summer Club 

HCRP Boys High School Lacrosse Leagues: Off-season summer and fall leagues for local high school lacrosse teams.

 
Girls, 7-13 years / September 11-October 16 / $125 
This lacrosse program is for beginner and advanced players who want to improve their skills and further their knowledge of the game of lacrosse without the commitment of playing year round. The first half of each session is a clinic and focuses on skill development. The second half of each session are games and game-like scenarios. Clinic time is separated for players based on experience. 
Mt. Hebron High School Turf Field
RP5506.101
9      5:30-7 PM      Su

 

Boys, 8-11 years / September 10-October 15 / $125 
The fastest game on 2 feet just got faster! With this new brand of high speed, low contact lacrosse, players quickly learn more of the fundamentals of the game through quick repetitions and fast speed game play. Each session is an hour and a half long, structured as a 45-minute joint practice with another team, followed by a 45-minute game against that team. Games are held on smaller fields, have fewer players on the field and allow for maximum skill building. Please register for the section that corresponds to the high school your child is districted to go to. Please also answer the school question in registration as the High School your child is districted to attend, in case we need to split one region into two separate teams. Players from those local high schools are the coaches of these teams and home fields will be in those regions. Mandatory equipment: lacrosse helmet, gloves, mouth guard and stick. No sticks over 42" in length.  
10-11 years (Age Determination: September 1) / 4:30-6 PM / Sa 

RP5504.106       Glenelg and Marriotts Ridge
RP5504.107       River Hill and Centennial
RP5504.108       Atholton, Reservoir and Hammond
RP5504.109       Wilde Lake, Oakland Mills and Long Reach
RP5504.110       Mt. Hebron and Howard

Boys, Grades 7-8 / September 11-October 23 / $150  
This lacrosse program is for players who want to improve their skills and further their knowledge of the game of lacrosse without the commitment of playing year round. The first half of each session is a clinic and focuses on skill development. The second half of each session is an official game with referees. Coaches are local high school players and adult volunteers; please contact us if interested in volunteering. Age determination is September 1.  
Troy Park Turf Fields
RP7504.401      9 AM-1 PM      Su

 

 

 

  • Mighty LAXers Camp 
  • Introduction to Lacrosse for Girls 
  • Introduction to Lacrosse for Boys 
  • D-1 All-Star Girl's Lacrosse Camp 
  • Shooting Stars Lacrosse for Girls with Erin Schade 
  • Lax Rats Lacrosse Camp for Boys 
  • Adult leagues (men's open, Masters/35+ and Grand Masters/45+ leagues), hosted on HCRP turf fields across the county.  Leagues operate in spring, summer and fall seasons.  Division offerings may change seasonally based on demand. 

    Men’s Fall Pick-up Lacrosse

    Keep your lacrosse skills tuned in this fun social pick up lacrosse program. Teams will be split up at the beginning of each session, and games will be played with those teams. Wednesday nights on the Rckburn Branch Park turf fields. Referees will be provided. Must bring a reversible light and dark colored jersey.

    Information: Derrick Thompson, 410-313-4736, dethompson@howardcountymd.gov

    Men’s Fall Pick-up Lacrosse

    Keep your lacrosse skills tuned in this fun social pick up lacrosse program. Teams will be split up at the beginning of each session, and games will be played with those teams. Wednesday nights on the Rckburn Branch Park turf fields. Referees will be provided. Must bring a reversible light and dark colored jersey.

    Information: Derrick Thompson, 410-313-4736, dethompson@howardcountymd.gov

    Lacrosse Tournaments

    Lax Fest

    Saturday, June 10- Western Regional Park

    Recreation League Championship games

     Adult Lax

    Saturday, June 10-11- Blandair Regional Park

    Pre-season adult tournament for summer league teams. 

    National High School Lacrosse Showcase

    July 7-13- Blandair Regional Park and Oakland Mills

    Click here for more information. 

    The National High School Lacrosse Showcase (NHSLS) was created to allow high school teams across the country to compete that most likely would not meet during the spring season and for the players to receive recruiting exposure.

    Maryland Lacrosse Showcase

    July 29-30- Blandair and Oakland Mills

    Click here for more information/registration. 

    Maryland Lacrosse Showcase is an elite national individual recruiting showcase, open to rising sophomores through seniors. 

    IWLCA Showcase

    November 4-5- Western Regional Park

    Click here for more information/registration. 

    The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), Corrigan Sports and HCRP are excited to announce an Official IWLCA event for uncommitted athletes, The Recruit Experience!