Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse mission statement is dedicated to the kids of Stonington, CT and neighboring towns providing all of our players and members with the opportunity to discover and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experien

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Welcome to Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse website!

Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse board members are parents, business owners, past lacrosse players and coaches. We are members of the US Lacrosse Organization. Our mission statement is to provide all of our players and members with the opportunity to discover and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experience. Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse offers our players the opportunity for personal growth and development by teaching the value of respect, fairness, teamwork, communication, responsibility, truthfulness, non-discrimination, honesty and integrity at all times. 

The organization is open to the youth of Stonington, North Stonington, Pawcatuck, Ledyard and surrounding areas that do not have a youth lacrosse organization.


Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse filed under South Eastern Area Lacrosse is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.

Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse is a member of New England Coastal Lacrosse (http://www.neclax.org 

Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse follows these principles:

  • HONOR - our game and tradition
  • RESPECT - our coaches, teammates, opponents, referees, spectators
  • INTEGRITY - work hard and play fair
  • PRIDE - in what we accomplish and who we are

Financial aid for registration fees and loaner equipment is available.  Please contact the Stonington Bears President or Registrar for details.

2021 Registration is Open!!!

Allowing our children to return to play safely is our top priority!  We will be following all Return to Play guidelines (https://www.uslacrosse.org/return-to-play) from US Lacrosse as well as following the guidance and protocols set forth from our towns and schools.  The structure of our season will be fluid and we will adapt as necessary. Things will look and feel differently this year and it will require patience and understanding from parents and players as we accommodate changes to allow our children to continue to play lacrosse.
 

We understand that there is so much uncertainty and concern with youth sports this year.  To that end, we are handling registration in phases.  Here is a summary of the phases and total fees:

Instructional and 8U- $80

Includes insurance, team t-shirt, and equipment to be used for the season.

10U, 12U, 14U- $175 for the first child in the family, $150 for the second child, and $125 for the third and subsequent children.

These rates include US Lacrosse Insurance and a personalized uniform.

 

Phase 1 (currently open)

$30 (Instructional/8U)

$60 (U10, U12, U14)

This is a non-refundable deposit that secures your child’s place in the league and includes a team t-shirt (Instructional/U8) or a personalized uniform (U10, U12, U14).

In the event that this year’s season must be cancelled, or if you are no longer comfortable with your child participating, you will still receive your t-shirt or uniform to be used next year and will not incur any additional fees.  The exception of this will be 8th grade parents who would receive a refund in the event that the season is cancelled.

Phase 2 will open in March and the remaining balance will be due at that time.

Uniforms for 10U, 12U, and 14U have been redesigned and are included in this year’s registration fees! They are reversible and customized with your player's  name.  Please consider ordering the uniform large enough so that it will last your player for 2 years.

 


Stonington Bears Youth Lacrosse Programs
 

Spring (League) season - This season now begins in mid-late March (depending on weather!) with games starting in April and ending by mid-June. This is regular league play against teams from surrounding towns. Depending on your team, practices are generally held weeknights (2 or 3 times per week) at local schools. Games are generally on Saturday or Sunday afternoons with some games during week nights. Most teams also attend regional tournaments.  Registration begins February 1st.

Equipment needs:

Boys - helmet, mouth guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, lacrosse stick, cleats
Girls - goggles, mouth guard, lacrosse stick, cleats

*Equipment is provided for Instructional and U8 players

In this website, you'll be able to get news, information, schedules, rosters, game results, directions and much more. Check back frequently for the latest information about our club.

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