2020 Spring Boys Travel League

SPRING INFO:
Designed for the more competitive lacrosse player in grades K-8.  Commitment to the travel lacrosse program is a must.

In  person registration on Monday, December 2 from 6:30 - 8pm at Western Springs Recreation Center, 1500 Walker St. 60558. 2nd floor, Rm 24/26  
On the agenda:   
  • Meet your coaches.
  • We mentioned parent coach involvement and our parent coaches are ready to meet, greet and answer questions.
  • Uniform & spiritwear orders and sizing, equipment purchases.
  • Volunteer signups
  • Registration
  • Talk to other parents
  • New to travel? Or want more info about travel?  Played in our house programs but thinking about moving up? Talk to our coaches. 
  • Schedule information  

If you can't make it to in person registration you can register as shown below: 

Registration Codes
225245 A: U8: 1/2nd Birthdate between 9/1/2011 - 8/31/2013  6 mos or more experience
225245 B: U10: 3/4th Birthdate between 9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011  1 yr or more experience
225245 C: U12: 5/6th Birthdate between 9/1/2007 - 8/31/2009  2 yrs or more experience
225245 D:  U14: 7/8th  Birthdate  between 9/1/2005 - 8/31/2007 2 yrs or more experience

Registration Fees 
Registration U8 - U12  $725, U14 $775
Cancellation fee: $150 before 1st day of practice after start of program no cancellations allowed

After first day of practice, NO REFUNDS for cancellations.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Helmet Stickers available to order online or with registration forms. Click here to view stickers. 
            225245 S1 for a PRO 7 helmet
            225245 S2 for a CPXR helmet
            225245 S3 for a CPV helmet
            225245 S4 for any other type helmet
  • Volunteer sign up available when registering.  Click here for a list of volunteer positions.

Spring Travel includes the following:

    • Program dates:  January 12-June 7, 2020
    • Indoor travel practices on Sundays, in January thru mid March
    • Practices start outdoors 1st week of April (depending on weather and field availability).
    • There will be 6-8  Home/Away Games for K-8th grade in the suburban area (mid -April thru mid-June).
    • Rip the Duck Tournament in South Bend, Indiana, May 2/3rd.
    • Tower Tournament at Lyons Township High School scheduled on Saturday, May 30th 
    • IBLA Playoffs start early June 6/7
    • Fees include game scheduling, fields, coaches, tournaments, referees. and supplies.
Click here to see related lacrosse documents.

Indoor Practices 
Indoor travel practices on Sundays, in January thru mid March

Outdoor Practices
Exact days & times tbd. Tentative info as follows. Outdoor practices start 1st week of April. Practice times during the week are still being determined, but will likely be 6 - 7:30 or 6:30 - 8. 

Games
Teams will be put in the IBLA league. This league is comprised of many different lacrosse clubs from the north, south and western suburbs. Games start in April mostly on the weekends, but some weekday games may be scheduled. 

Tournaments

  • Rip the Duck in South Bend (all teams may not participate; fees for travel, hotel and meals are extra) 
  • Tower Tournament (all teams participate) 

Additional Team Dynamics

Players must be experienced in K thru 8th grade. Designed for the more competitive lacrosse player. Commitment to lacrosse program a must! The team is a group effort and the team counts on everyone's commitment. Player must have at least 1 – 3 years experience for U10–U14 and at least 6 months for U8.

Time commitment is critical to succeeding in any endeavor and we understand that there are many interests competing for your time. We are expecting our teams to be very competitive and Western Springs Lacrosse needs to be a priority if we are to be successful. Please understand that if you are chosen for the A team, we expect 100% commitment to the team practices and game schedule. 

Parent meetings will be held, once the teams are organized to go over more specific details about the season, tournaments, etc. The coaches for each team will determine the date and time of the meetings. 
Price does not include: 
—Travel, accommodations, and meal expenses for tournaments. 
—Player equipment. See 
List of Required Equipment 

Volunteer Commitment 
This is a parent/volunteer run program that depends heavily upon your involvement. All families are expected to participate as volunteers as needed.There are many volunteer opportunities that are available and sign-up is available on registration days. 
 
Please note that all dates, fees and details are subject to change. Questions may be directed to Kelly Letten, Lacrosse Coordinator, kletten@wsprings.com.