WLA is a non-profit, volunteer-based association offering the young people of the Wayzata School District in grades 1 through 12 an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of lacrosse in a safe, respectful and fun environment.

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Boys Equipment Requirements

Lacrosse is a fast moving and physically demanding sport. Full field running is a necessary part of the game. Proper stick and body checking are an integral part of lacrosse play. Full equipment is required to play in all leagues.
 
The following equipment is required:
 
  • Lacrosse stick (crosse)
    • 8U  players may only use sticks 37”-42” long 
    • 10U players may use stick 37”-42” long, while 10U defensemen may use sticks that are 47"-54" long (recommend that they are no taller than the player, including the head)
    • 10U goalkeepers sticks should be 37"-54" long
    • 12U and older attack and midfielders may use short sticks between 40"-42"
    • 12U and older Defensemen may use sticks 52”-72” long (recommend that they are no taller than the player)
    • 12U and older Goalkeepers may use sticks 40”-72” long
  • Lacrosse helmet
    • NOCSAE approved helmets only
    • Hockey helmets are not permitted
    • Helmets must have a cupped four point chin strap that fasten to all four hook ups
    • All goalie helmets must have lacrosse throat protectors only
    • For parents who are buying new helmets, we are asking that you purchase "Athletic Gold" with "White" visor and chin strap protector.  Do not get additional vent stickers. Note that most stores have sizing samples and that it could take a week or more to order and receive your new helmet.  Athletic gold helmets will be required  at the 12U level and above.
  • Shoulder pads
  • Chest pad (Goalie)
  • Arm/elbow pads
  • Lacrosse gloves (no hockey gloves)
  • 2 Colored mouth guards (always have one spare)
  • Athletic supporter and protective cup
Additional Optional Equipment:
 
  • Protective rib pads
  • Shin guards/football pants (Goalie)
  • Various other special padding necessary for goal tending
  • Cleats for grass and longer turf


Girls Equipment Requirements

Lacrosse is a fast moving and physically demanding sport. Full field running is a necessary part of the game.  

The following equipment is required:

  • Lacrosse stick (crosse)
  • Players may use sticks 37" - 42" long only
  • Lacrosse eye protection (Lax Goggles)
  • 2 Colored mouth guards (always have one spare)
  • Various other special padding, helmets and stick necessary for goaltending (All equipment provided by association)
  • Field cleats for grass and longer turf

Lacrosse retail shops in our area have:

  • an excellent selection of lacrosse gear
  • knowledgable staff members that can answer your questions relative to your players lacrosse gear needs. 

Listed below are a couple:

Northstar Lacrosse
774 Main Street
Hopkins, MN 55343
952-938-0399
northstarlacrosse.com


Dave's Sport Shop
13637 Grove Drive
Maple Grove, MN. 55311 
763-420-8837
www.davessports-maplegrove.com

Dick's Sporting Goods
11260 Wayzata Blvd.
Minnetonka, MN 55360
952-525-0200