Note that virtually all Charlottesville area lacrosse organizations require participants to be members of USLacrosse.
Albemarle Girls Lacross League: For girls in 5th – 8th grades. The AGLL is a teaching league for girls interested in learning about and playing competitive lacrosse. Official AGGL web site.
Boys Middle School League: For boys in 5th – 8th grades. Now in its 13th season, there are teams from nearly a dozen middle schools, many with several teams in the league. cville-lax.com is the official web site of BMS Lacrosse.
YMCA League: For boys in 2nd – 5th grades; for girls in 2nd – 6th grades. The league aims to create a fun, yet competitive, atmosphere that can serve as a feeder program for Middle School Lacrosse.The YMCA league is sponsored by the Piedmont Family YMCA.
The Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club: For girls, grades 4 – 12. The BRLC is a girls developmental lacrosse program based in Charlottesville, with a goal of improving the level of instruction and exposure for female lacrosse players. The Club consists of a middle school team and two high school teams. Team selection for the Club’s summer activities occurs in May.
Seminole Lacrosse League Clinics: For boys and girls, aged 5 – 13. The purpose of the Seminole League Clinics is to educate and prepare players for participation in the Seminole League. It is for all players with skill levels ranging from beginner to expert.
Seminole Lacrosse League: For boys and girls, aged 5 – 13. There is also a “Player’s League” for boys aged 14-17. The Semonole League is a developmental league, so there are no set teams. Coaches select teams just before game time, making a point to maximize parity between the teams.
Charlottesville Summer Lacrosse League: For players, aged 15 and older. The Charlottesville Summer Lacrosse League is Charlottesville’s adult lacrosse league, which plays a full schedule and a championship tournament in June and July. Note to Parents: This is a full-contact competitive league, comprised of high school, collegiate, and adult players. While it is a great opportunity for players to gain experience at a high level, there are no special provisions made for younger players.
CAYLC Travel Program: For boys in middle school and high school. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Youth Lacrosse Club sponsors U-11, U-13, U-15, U-16, and high school travel teams, who compete in various tournaments along the East Coast during June and July. For more information, visit the CAYLC web site.
The Lacrosse Academy: For boys aged 10 – 18. The Lacrosse Academy‚??s comprehensive individualized teaching progression serves the needs of beginning, intermediate and older, less experienced players. It is run by Doug Doug Bartlett, who spent 21 years as the head lacrosse coach at VMI and Mike Caravana, assistant coach for the 2006 U.S. national team and current head coach at Woodberry Forest. For more information, visit the Lacrosse Academy web site.
Starsia Lacrosse Camp at the University of Virginia: For boys aged 14 – 18.
The Starsia Lacrosse Camp is a unique opportunity to come to know Virginia’s coaches and the University of Virginia. Every camper will experiences UVa’s practice fields, lighted astro-turf stadium and University housing and dining facilities. Over a third of the players on the present UVa roster are former Starsia campers. Official web site.
Starsia Lacrosse Camp at Graves Mountain Lodge: For boys aged 9 – 14. This camp focuses on close contact for the campers with the entire Virginia Lacrosse staff and personal, individualized instruction in a structured yet, relaxed atmosphere. Campers will have unlimited access to swimming and fishing between the field sessions. Official web site.
Fast Break Girls Lacrosse Camp: For girls in grades 8 – 12. Led by Virginia Women’s Head Coach Julie Myers, the Fast Break Lacrosse helps develop players in a competitive and fun environment with some of the top coaches in the game. Located on the grounds of the University of Virginia, Fast Break provides an ideal setting for campers to learn, improve and rehearse their skills. Official web site.
Fast Break Under-13 Girls Lacrosse Camp: For girls aged 9 – 13. The camp is designed for the developing lacrosse player who has aspirations to improve her fundamental skills and learn more about the game. Morning sessions focus on individual skills and technique; afternoons are dedicated to team concept and small sided games. Evenings provide the opportunity to put it all together in a full scrimmage. Located at Graves Mountain Lodge, the Fast Break U-13 camp is coached by Virginia Head Coach Julie Myers and Virginia Assistant Coach Colleen Shearer. Official web site.
The Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club: For girls, grades 4 – 12. The BRLC is a girls developmental lacrosse program based in Charlottesville, with a goal of improving the level of instruction and exposure for female lacrosse players. The Club consists of a middle school team and two high school teams.