2017 Spring Boys Travel League

Western Springs Lacrosse is stepping into some new shoes. Take a look at what we have to offer for our Spring Travel 2017 season. Great coaches, great season and great fun. 

Registration
Registration starts December 2, 2016. 
Registration options:
  1. Register online at Western Springs Recreation Online Registration
  2. Registration form—Return form to: Western Springs Recreation Center, 1500 Walker Street, Western Springs, 60558
  3. Fax form to 708-246-1309
  4. Scan and email form to Matt Lambert
Spring Travel League includes all of the following :
  • Training (Tune-Up) - Sunday evenings
  • Game league - Sundays evenings
  • Official tryouts on January 20 and January 22.
  • Practices from January 27 thru March 13.
  • Outdoor practices begin mid-march/early April.
  • Weekly games in the IBLA league run April thru June 13
  • Tournaments
  • All Star Game
  • Playoffs
  • Prices include indoor/outdoor field costs, coaching, league fees, referee fees, supplies, uniforms, tournament fees
Indoor Practices
Fridays, January 27 thru March 13 from 6 – 7:30pm at Max McCook

Outdoor Practices
 Please refer to the Master Schedule for practice times and game schedule.
 
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
1. Rip the Duck April 22–23 (all teams may not participate and travel, hotel and meals not included)
2. Additional tournament subject to coaches and their team TBD (all teams may not participate)
3. Tower Tournament June 3 (all teams participate)

Additional Information
Team Dynamics
Players must be experienced in 2nd 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 U11 – U15 and at least 6mo for U9.

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. 

Prices include indoor/outdoor field costs, coaching, league fees, referee fees, supplies, uniform and tournaments. 
Price does not include: 
—Travel, accommodations, and meal expenses for tournaments. 
—Player equipment. See List of Required Equipment 
—Fee balance will be due after tryouts and no later than January 28
Volunteer Commitment
This is a parent/volunteer run program that depends heavily upon your involvement. All families are expected to participate as volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities that are available and sign-up is available on registration days.
Code: 220245 N Volunteer Buyout: $50 R/NR
List of Volunteer Positions

Please note that all dates, fees and details are subject to change. Questions may be directed to Matt Lambert, Lacrosse Coordinator.