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Important dates for the season

• April 4: Spring league practices begin

• April 15: Practices begin at Schmitz-Maki. Boys: Monday/Tuesday. Girls: Wednesday/Thursday

• April 20: 2024 RELAX Community Fundraiser Beer Bash. Celts Pub Farmington.

• May 3: Girls Youth Night, Farmington High School

• May 6: Try outs for 12U and 14U boys

• May 7: Boys Youth Night, Farmington High School

• Mid-May - Outdoor practices, Farmington High School. Mon-Thurs

• May 18: Northfield B Tournament. 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U

• June 1-2: 2024 Viking Goat Tournament, Farmington

• June 3: Picture night - All players @ Commons (cafeteria area) at FHS

• Early-June: YLM & MSLAX league play begins 

• June 28-30: 2024 Prior Lake Tournament

• July 20 or 21: 2024 Boys YLM 8U/10U End of Season Jamboree Weekend

• July 27-28: 2024 Boys State Tournament

• July 26-28: 2024 Girls State Tournament


Picture Night - Monday, June 3rd

Times vary for each team.

5:30 - Girls 14U

5:40 - Girls 12U

5:50 - Girls 10U

6:00 - Boys 14U A (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

6:10 - Boys 14U B (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

6:20 - Boys 12U A (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

6:30 - Boys 12U B (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

6:50 - Boys 10U (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

7:00 - Boys 8U (wear a white shirt or no shirt under jersey)

New — 6U program!

2024 Summer Co-ED 6U Program FREE

This 6 week program is designed to help introduce the game of lacrosse to boys and girls at no cost. Join us on the field in North America’s oldest and fastest growing sport!

Who: Kids Pre-K through 1st Grade who want to learn lacrosse! Parent participation will be needed to make this free program a success.

What: A lacrosse program to help young kids learn the basics of the game. No games, just a program to help learn the basics including scoop, throw and catch paired with fun games.

No equipment required! FYLA will provide sticks; your player is welcome to bring their own stick as well.

Where: Farmington High School

When: Wednesday evening's 6-7pm

5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/18*, 6/26     * date is subject to change

REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY 5/3


Girls and Boys Summer League

Summer League: June 3 - July 28 (Pre-season training starts week of April 15)

Welcome to the main event! In our Summer league, players are ready to use their new skills against other local associations. Practices are more intense and skills are honed. This is separate from Spring League. Pre-season training starts in April, just like the Summer league has been historically (they will still practice 2x week at Schmitz-Maki Arena early in the season).

Here is what this Summer Season will look like:

Level Cost
8U $150
10U $300
12U $350
14U $350

General Information: League hosted by Boys - YLM and Girls - MSLAX

 

- Outdoor Practice Mid-May - July 26th.

  • 8U (Boys only) practices M-Th evenings twice a week for 1 hour
  • 10U, 12U, & 14U practices M, Tues & Th evenings for an hour and a half

- Most games played weekday evening June - July
- 10U, 12U, & 14U teams will participate in 3 tournaments
- State Tournament for 12U & 14U teams July 26th - 28th. 
- Teams coached by current and former high school and college lacrosse players

Please note: We understand that there is some overlap between the spring and summer seasons. Please be understanding as we work out the kinks as this is the first time we are offering a spring season. Our objective and motivation is to give players more opportunities to apply and improve their skills in games.


Our mission

Farmington Youth Lacrosse Association mission statement

The Farmington Youth Lacrosse Association (FYLA) is a not-for-profit organization whose objectives are to encourage, promote, and foster the growth of lacrosse for the youth of Farmington and surrounding areas. FYLA seeks to provide youth with a positive character building experience by honoring and respecting the sport and traditions of lacrosse. FYLA will provide a quality lacrosse program that encourages sportsmanship, skill development, and friendly competition.

Benefits of FYLA:

  • Community centered program focused on athlete development.
  • Head coaches are experts in lacrosse typically with lacrosse experience at the college and high school levels.
  • Indoor Spring training at Schmitz-Maki Arena.
  • All teams participate in several local tournaments throughout the summer.
  • Work directly with Farmington High School Lacrosse program to teach and ensure that skills gained from FYLA will directly translate to high school program.
  • Youth teams from FYLA are typically viewed as some of the top competitors in the state of Minnesota.
  • Top level skill development at reasonable costs.
  • Consistent practice schedules during the summer to allow planning for vacations and weekends.

Registration typically opens in January/February and the season runs from the beginning of April to the beginning of August. 


Player level eligibility for the 23-24 season as laid out by USA Lacrosse

DOB DIVISION GRADE
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2017 8U 1st - 2nd
09/01/2013 - 08/31/2015 10U 3rd - 4th
09/01/2011 - 08/31/2013 12U 5th - 6th
09/01/2009 - 08/31/2011 14U 7th - 8th


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