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Welcome to Evanston Youth Lacrosse (EYLA) 2020 Spring Season!

This Spring Season EYLA will offer both Orange & Blue teams (for which tryouts are required) and a separate Recreational program option for grades K-4.

 

RECREATIONAL PROGRAM - K thru 4th
Recreational players will practice only once per week, separate from the Orange & Blue teams, which will allow those players to focus more on developing skills and learning the sport of lacrosse. The Recreational players will not participate in IBLA league games or tournaments.   Tryouts are not required to participate in the Recreational program.

ORANGE & BLUE TEAMS
This spring, EYLA’s Boys program will offer both Orange & Blue teams for Grades 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 (tryouts are required for all levels except Grades 1/2)Our Boys Orange & Blue teams, similar to last year, will be participating in the Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association (IBLA) league and our EYLA programs will be consistent with the IBLA league format that is based on grades, not age.  

- Grades 7&8 (Majors)
- Grades 5&6 (Minors)
- Grades 3&4 (Juniors)
- Grades 1&2 (Minis)
- K (included with the Grades 1&2 Recreational Team)

 

SPECIAL FOR THIS SPRING!!   
EYLA is excited to announce the following bonus training opportunities for our Orange & Blue players this spring.   These training opportunities are available at no additional cost for 
registered EYLA Orange & Blue team players only, so sign up now! 

 

  • Early Season Indoor Practices – Each Orange & Blue team will have at least one indoor practice at Quad Dome per week in March!!
     
  • Early Season Sunday Training Sessions with True Lacrosse coaches for EYLA Orange & Blue team players on the Evanston Township HS Stadium Field!
    • DATES                                  
       3/8-3/15-3/22-3/29         

                                           5th/6th Grade: (10:00am-11:30am)

                                           3rd/4th & 7th/8th Grade (11:30am-1:00pm)

       
                
       
  • Supplemental goalie and faceoff training 
 
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EYLA BOYS SPRING PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program fees shown below DO NOT include the required $30 US Lacrosse Youth Membership fee

Obtain/renew at: www.uslacrosse.org (prior to registering for programs)

Registration will NOT be complete without FULL payment.

Should you need to make other arrangements, you MUST contact EYLA (specifically tina@eylax.com)
Full and partial scholarships available. email Tina@eylax.com
 

 

Orange & Blue Teams Tryout Schedule (Required for grades 3-8 only)

Tuesday, 2/25 at Evanston Quad Dome

5th & 6th Graders, 4:30pm-6pm

Thursday, 2/27 at Evanston Quad Dome  

7th & 8th Graders, 5:30pm-7pm

Friday, 2/28 at Evanston Quad Dome  

3rd & 4th Graders & Make up for other ages, 6pm-8pm

 

 

Grades K, 1 & 2 Recreational Program   Cost: $125

You do not need to attend tryouts for the Recreational Program.

Kids get their first taste of the game in a "pure fun" environment that is all about properly learning the basics....and, did we mention, having fun! Practices are small group focused, fast, and fun!! Requires full suite of lacrosse equipment. 

Dates: April 4th - May 30th  

Practices: Saturday 8:30 am - 9:45am

Location: Tallmadge Park

REGISTER HERE 

 

 

JUNIORS Grades 3 & 4 Recreational Program   Cost: $125

You do not need to attend tryouts for the Recreational Team. 

Players will learn the game of lacrosse and focus will be on developing skills needed to play the game.

Dates: April 4th - May 30th  

Practices: Saturday 8:30-9:45

Location: Tallmadge

REGISTER HERE 

 

 

MINIS Grades 1 & 2 - Orange Team    Cost: $550 ($500 if using Game Jersey/Shorts from 2019 Spring Season)

You do not need to attend tryouts for the Grades 1 & 2 Orange Team

Dates: March 3rd - June 7th 

Tuesdays: Evanston Quad Dome (March 3rd 4:30pm-6pm,  March 10th 4:30pm-6pm,  March 17th 5:30-7pm,  March 24th 5:30pm-7pm,  

March 31st 6:30pm-8pm).

  *Some early season practices may be scheduled in the Quad Dome at alternative times and/or dates

Location: Haven Middle School

Games: IBLA league games on Sundays

Tournaments: May Classic (May 19) and IBLA Playoffs (June 6 & 7)

REGISTER HERE  

 

 

JUNIORS Grades 3 & 4 - Orange & Blue Teams   Cost: $675 ($625 if using Game Jersey/Shorts from 2019 Spring Season)

Tryouts (players must be registered and try out to qualify for the Orange & Blue teams) - see tryout dates/times above

Dates: March 3rd - June 7th

Practices: 

Tuesdays: Evanston Quad Dome (March 3rd 4:30pm-6pm,  March 10th 4:30pm-6pm,  March 17th 5:30-7pm,  March 24th 5:30pm-7pm,  

March 31st 6:30pm-8pm).

Thursdays: Chute Middle School 5pm-6pm (March practice times may be adjusted due to daylight)

  *Some early season practices may be scheduled in the Quad Dome at alternative times and/or dates.Location: Chute

Games: IBLA league games on Sundays

Tournaments: TBD and IBLA Playoffs (June 6 & 7)

REGISTER HERE  

  

 

MINORS Grades 5 & 6 - Orange & Blue Teams   Cost: $675  ($625 if using Game Jersey/ Shorts from 2019 Spring Season)

Tryouts (players must be registered and try out to qualify for the Orange & Blue teams) - see tryout dates/times above

Dates:  March 3rd - June 7th

Practices:

Tuesdays: Evanston Quad Dome (March 3rd 4:30pm-6pm,  March 10th 4:30pm-6pm,  March 17th 5:30-7pm,  March 24th 5:30pm-7pm,  

March 31st 6:30pm-8pm).

Thursdays:  Chute Middle School 5pm-6pm (March practice times may be adjusted due to daylight)

  *Some early season practices may be scheduled in the Quad Dome at alternative times and/or dates.Location: Chute

Games: IBLA league games on Sundays

Tournaments: TBD and IBLA Playoffs (June 6 & 7)

REGISTER HERE  

 

 

MAJORS Grades 7 & 8 - Orange & Blue Teams   Cost: $700 ($650 if Using Game Jersey/Shorts from 2019 Spring Season)

Tryouts (players must be registered and try out to qualify for the Orange & Blue teams) - see tryout dates/times above

Dates:  March 3rd - June 7th

Practices:

Tuesdays: Evanston Quad Dome (March 3rd 4:30pm-6pm,  March 10th 4:30pm-6pm,  March 17th 5:30-7pm,  March 24th 5:30pm-7pm,  

March 31st 6:30pm-8pm).

Thursdays:  Chute Middle School 5pm-6pm (March practice times may be adjusted due to daylight)

  *Some early season practices may be scheduled in the Quad Dome at alternative times and/or dates.

Location: Chute

Games: IBLA league games on Sundays

Tournaments: TBD and IBLA Playoffs (June 6 & 7)

REGISTER HERE 

 

 

Registration questions? Contact Tina Jamieson: tina@eylax.com
 
Program questions? Contact Nate Cain: ncain@eylax.com