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DYA Boys Lacrosse

Registration for 2024 DYA Spring Boys Lacrosse is OPEN.

New for 2024:
• 1st/2nd Grade Division has been expanded to include Kindergarten (K-2nd Grade).
• A youth lacrosse stick is provided to all first-time K-2nd Grade players.

Scroll down this page for more information on DYA Spring Boys Lacrosse. 

2024 DYA Rec Boys Lacrosse - Registration

2024 Recreational Boys Lacrosse

March 10-May 19
1st/2nd Grade - Wednesday evenings & Sunday afternoons
3rd/4th Grade - Monday/Wednesday evenings & Sunday afternoons
5th/6th Grade - Tuesday/Thursday evenings & Sunday afternoons

The DYA Recreational Boys Lacrosse program for Kindergarten-6th grade boys takes place in the spring and consists of 3 divisions. Players must be registered to play with their grade level.

Rainbow League (Kindergarten-2nd Grade): Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Weekly one-hour team practices are held on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 27 and continue through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 12:30 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Native American League (3rd/4th Grade): Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Preseason Open Nets is Monday, March 4 & Wednesday, March 6. Two weekly one-hour team practices are held on Monday & Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 25 and continuing through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 2:15 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Collegiate League (5th/6th Grade): Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Preseason Open Nets is Tuesday, March 5 & Thursday, March 7. Two weekly one-hour team practices are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 26 and continuing through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 4:00 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Spring Break & Easter Sunday: There are no practices or games during Dublin Spring Break (March 16-24) or Easter Sunday (March 31).

Fields: All games and practices are held at Emerald Fields. Opening Day is at Dublin Scioto High School.

Postponements & Rescheduling: Games postponed due to weather or field conditions will be rescheduled throughout the season.
 
Equipment: Lacrosse balls and goalie equipment are provided by DYA. All players are required to have a lacrosse stick and mouth guard. Cleats are recommended for all players. These items are not provided by DYA and will need to be purchased by families. DYA does not sell these items. K-2nd Grade only: A youth lacrosse stick is provided to all first-time K-2nd Grade players. Stick distribution for first-time K-2nd Grade players occurs at Opening Day on Sunday, March 10.

In addition to the lacrosse stick and mouth guard, the following equipment is required.
Rainbow League (1st/2nd grade): Helmet, Gloves (K-2nd grade is non-contact; the helmet is intended to acclimate players)
Native American & Collegiate Leagues (3rd-6th grade): Helmet, Gloves, Elbow pads, Shoulder pads, DYA green/white reversible jersey

**Rental Equipment Available**
Helmet, gloves, elbow pads and shoulder pads are available to rent from DYA for $40 with a $350 deposit check. Deposit checks will be returned upon receipt of rented equipment at the end of the spring season and will not be cashed unless equipment is not returned. Equipment pick-up is in early March at the DYA Office.

League Fees:
Rainbow League fee is $100.
Native American League fee is $125, plus the cost of a jersey, if you need one.
Collegiate League fee is $125, plus the cost of a jersey, if you need one.
Financial assistance is available through the DYA Grant Program for families that qualify. For more information, visit the DYA Grant Program webpage: DYA Grant Program

Jersey Information:
All players in the Native American League (3rd/4th Grade) & Collegiate League (5th-6th Grade) are required to wear the reversible DYA green/white lacrosse jersey for league play. The jersey is the same as prior years and is $30 to purchase.

All players in the Rainbow League (K-2nd Grade) will receive a jersey corresponding to their team color at the first practice at no charge.

For more information, visit the DYA Boys Lacrosse webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=637958

Questions? Contact DYA Boys Lacrosse Co-Directors Monica Zins & Brian York at [email protected].

Rainbow (K-2nd Grade)

Registration closes on 02/29/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/10/2024 to 05/19/2024
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$100.00

Native American (3rd/4th Grade)

Registration closes on 02/29/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/10/2024 to 05/19/2024
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$125.00

Collegiate (5th/6th Grade)

Registration closes on 02/29/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 03/10/2024 to 05/19/2024
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$125.00

2024 Recreational Boys Lacrosse - Program Information

2024 Recreational Boys Lacrosse
March 10-May 19
K-2nd Grade - Wednesday evenings & Sunday afternoons
3rd/4th Grade - Monday/Wednesday evenings & Sunday afternoons
5th/6th Grade - Tuesday/Thursday evenings & Sunday afternoons


The DYA Recreational Boys Lacrosse program for Kindergarten-6th grade boys takes place in the spring and consists of 3 divisions. Players must be registered to play with their grade level.

DYA Boys Lacrosse Divisions (2023-2024 school year):

Rainbow League: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Native American League: 3rd & 4th Grade
Collegiate League: 5th & 6th Grade


Rainbow League: Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Weekly one-hour team practices are held on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 27 and continue through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 12:30 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Native American League: Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Preseason Open Nets is Monday, March 4 & Wednesday, March 6. Two weekly one-hour team practices are held on Monday & Wednesday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 25 and continuing through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 2:15 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Collegiate League: Opening Day is Sunday, March 10. Preseason Open Nets is Tuesday, March 5 & Thursday, March 7. Two weekly one-hour team practices are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM beginning March 26 and continuing through mid-May. Games are played on Sundays at 4:00 PM beginning April 7. Occasional late-season practices may be converted to games depending on the number of teams and the rain make-up situation. The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19.

Fields: All games and practices are held at Emerald Fields, 4040 Wyandotte Woods Blvd in Dublin. Emerald Fields Map (PDF)


Opening Day: Boys Lacrosse Opening Day is Sunday, March 10 at Dublin Scioto Stadium. Rainbow League (K-2nd Grade): 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
; Native American League (3rd/4th Grade): 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM; Collegiate League (5th/6th Grade): 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM. Attendance at Opening Day is REQUIRED for all players. Opening Day allows for coaches and players to gather and brush up on lacrosse skills in organized drill stations and serves as the preseason skills evaluation for both the Rec & Select programs. Coaches are needed to help run predetermined stations. Full equipment is REQUIRED.

Select Team Evaluations (3rd-6th Grade): Team evaluations for the Dublin Select Boys Lacrosse program are held during Opening Day on Sunday, March 10 at Dublin Scioto Stadium. 3rd/4th Grade: 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM; 5th/6th Grade: 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM. Select Team invitations will be sent out following the evaluation. For information about DYA Select Boys Lacrosse program, visit our Select Boys Lacrosse webpage: DYA Select Boys Lacrosse


Preseason Open Nets (3rd-6th Grade):
Open Nets (optional) for 3rd-6th grade players, hosted by DYA Lacrosse coaches, is the week of March 4. Native American League (3rd/4th Grade) is Monday, March 4 & Wednesday, March 6. Collegiate League (5th/6th Grade) is Tuesday, March 5 & Thursday, March 7. Times are 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at Emerald Fields. Open Nets consists of guided shooting, passing and ground ball work to prepare for the season. Full equipment is REQUIRED.

Spring Break & Easter Sunday:
There are no practices or games during Dublin Spring Break (March 16-24) or Easter Sunday (March 31).


Postponements & Rescheduling
: Games postponed due to weather or field conditions will be rescheduled throughout the season.


Equipment:
Lacrosse balls and goalie equipment are provided by DYA.

All players are required to have a lacrosse stick and mouth guard. Cleats are recommended for all players. These items are not provided by DYA and will need to be purchased by families. DYA does not sell these items.

K-2nd Grade only: A youth lacrosse stick is provided to all first-time K-2nd Grade players. Stick distribution for first-time K-2nd Grade players occurs at Boys Lacrosse Opening Day on Sunday, March 10.

In addition to the lacrosse stick and mouth guard, the following equipment is required:

Rainbow League (K-2nd grade):
Helmet (K-2nd grade is non-contact; the helmet is intended to acclimate players)
Gloves

Native American & Collegiate Leagues (3rd-6th grade):
Helmet
Gloves
Elbow pads
Shoulder pads
DYA green/white reversible jersey

**Rental Equipment Available**
Helmet, gloves, elbow pads and shoulder pads are available to rent from DYA for $40 with a $350 deposit check. Deposit checks will be returned upon receipt of rented equipment at the end of the spring season and will not be cashed unless equipment is not returned.

DYA Boys Lacrosse Equipment Rental Pick-Up Dates/Times:
Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Monday, March 4 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday, March 5 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 10 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Be sure to bring a check when picking up equipment. Equipment cannot be rented without a deposit check. Deposit checks (for $350, payable to DYA) should be postdated 5/31/2024. The deposit check will not be cashed unless equipment is not returned after the season. The equipment rental pick-up location is the DYA Office (6543 Commerce Pkwy Suite G).

League Fees:
Rainbow League fee is $100.
Native American League fee is $125, plus the cost of a jersey, if you need one.
Collegiate League fee is $125, plus the cost of a jersey, if you need one.

Financial assistance is available through the DYA Grant Program for families that qualify. For more information, visit the DYA Grant Program webpage: DYA Grant Program

Jersey Information:
All players in the Native American League (3rd/4th Grade) & Collegiate League (5th-6th Grade) are required to wear the reversible DYA green/white lacrosse jersey for league play. The jersey is the same as prior years and is $30 to purchase.

All players in the Rainbow League (K-2nd Grade) will receive a jersey corresponding to their team color at the first practice at no charge.

Coaches Needed: Dublin Youth Athletics is a volunteer organization of parents providing sports programs for kids. If you are able and willing to serve as the head or assistant coach of your child's team, please register online by clicking "Volunteer" on your profile page at DYA.com.

Preseason Coaches' Meetings:
Rainbow League (K-2nd Grade): Monday, March 11, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM @ DYA Office
Native American League (3rd/4th Grade): Monday, March 11, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM @ DYA Office
Collegiate League (5th/6th Grade): Monday, March 11, 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM @ DYA Office

Team Notification: Families will be notified of their team placement and roster a day or two following the preseason coaches' meeting.

Picture Day: Picture Day is Sunday, April 7. Pictures take place near the field where your game that day is scheduled. The photographers kindly ask that you arrive 45 minutes prior to your team's start time to take individual photos. Team photos will be taken after all individual photos are complete. Photographers will have extra order forms available on Picture Day. Picture Day services are provided by Midwest Sports.

Social Media: Follow DYA Boys Lacrosse on Twitter @dyaboyslax for reminders and information through the season.

Do you reside outside of DYA boundaries?: This program is open to all families residing within the boundaries of the Dublin City School District or within the City of Dublin. Out of boundary families may participate if there is space available in their child's league. Out of boundary families must pay a $100 out of boundary fee per child to play. This fee does not apply to out of boundary participants that attend school in Dublin.

Questions? Contact DYA Boys Lacrosse Co-Directors Brian York & Monica Zins at [email protected].

DYA Boys Lacrosse - Special Events

DYA Boys Lacrosse - Special Events


DYA Day at Ohio State Men's Lacrosse
Saturday, March 9, 12:00 PM at Ohio State Lacrosse Stadium
Ohio State vs. Notre Dame


DYA Night at Dublin Coffman Boys Lacrosse
Friday, April 26, 7:00 PM (JV at 5:30 PM) at Dublin Coffman Stadium
Dublin Coffman vs. Dublin Jerome


DYA Night at Dublin Jerome Boys Lacrosse
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 PM (JV at 5:30 PM) at Dublin Jerome Stadium
Dublin Jerome vs. Cincinnati St. Xavier

DYA Lacrosse Rules

DYA Boys Lacrosse Rules

This document contains rules for:
Rainbow League (pages 2 & 3)
Native American League (pages 4 & 5)
Collegiate League (pages 6 & 7)

2023 DYA Boys Lacrosse Rules (PDF)

DYA Boys Lacrosse Youth Officials

Boys Lacrosse Youth Officials:

Boys Lacrosse Youth Officials (8th-12th graders) referee games in the K-6th Grade DYA Boys Lacrosse Leagues.

For more information about the Boys Lacrosse Youth Officials program, or to sign up to work, visit the DYA Boys Lacrosse Youth Officials webpage: http://dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=707111

DYA Select Boys Lacrosse

The DYA Boys Lacrosse Program also has Select teams for 3rd/4th grade & 5th/6th grade in the spring. Boys must play in the DYA Rec Lacrosse Program to participate on a Select team. Select players will participate in up to 6 tournaments & play dates held on Saturdays.

For information about DYA Select Boys Lacrosse program, visit our Select Boys Lacrosse webpage:
DYA Select Boys Lacrosse Webpage

DYA Fall Boys Lacrosse

For information on the DYA Fall Boys Lacrosse program (season: late August to early October), visit our Fall Boys Lacrosse webpage: DYA Fall Boys Lacrosse

Contact

Dublin Youth Athletics
6543 Commerce Pkwy, Ste G
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Phone: 614-259-7631
Email: [email protected]

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