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East Islip Youth Lacrosse

East Islip Youth Lacrosse

FAQ's

FAQ's

The following questions are frequently asked.  If you are looking for an answer to one of the questions below, just scroll down to that question.

1.  I'm new to the East Islip Youth Lacrosse program.  How do I register my child? How do I pay?
2.  Can my child play for an older age group in the East Islip Youth Lacrosse program?
3.  Can players from other towns besides East Islip, Islip Terrace, or Great River, play in the East Islip Youth League?
4.  Are there tryouts or are players just placed on teams?
5.  Does it matter what color helmet my child wears?
6.  When is the uniform fitting?  How much do they cost?  Do I have to buy a new uniform each year?
7.  What equipment is needed for boy's lacrosse?
8.  What equipment is needed for girl's lacrosse?
9.  Is there a discount for multiple children from the same family?
10. What is the schedule like for the Spring season?
11. What is the schedule like for the Winter season?

1.  I'm new to the East Islip Youth Lacrosse program.  How do I register my child? How do I pay?
Steps to register & sign up ONLINE

Go to www.eastislipyouthlacrosse.com and Click on the "REGISTRATION" tab on home page.  Then follow the instructions given.


2.  Can my child play for an older age group in the East Islip Youth Lacrosse program?
Players MUST play for their own grade level, as dictated by their expected High School graduation date.  Players may play up for tournaments, as long as it does not conflict with their own teams game/tournament. (EIYL Constitution & Bylaws 9.4)


3.  Can players from other towns besides East Islip, Islip Terrace, or Great River, play in the East Islip Youth League?
Only players with a permanent residence in East Islip, Islip Terrace, or Great River are allowed to register and play in the East Islip Youth Lacrosse League.  The only exception is if the player is from another town that DOES NOT offer a youth lacrosse program and/or team (i.e., Central Islip, Brentwood)

*In addition, no player that resides within the confines of the East Islip, Islip Terrace, or Great River area, will be permitted and/or released to play for any other town program.


4.  Are there tryouts or are players just placed on teams?
EIYLL teams, at all levels, are defined as competitive lacrosse teams.  Starting in 3rd grade (PAL separates to 3 divisions based upon ability) players may be required to try out for their respective teams and may be placed on teams based on some or all of the following: age, athletic ability, demonstrated lacrosse skills, physical fitness, field awareness and the ability to function within the team environment. (EIYL Constitution & Bylaws 9.8)


5.  Does it matter what color helmet my child wears?
All players participating in the EIYLL are expected to wear a red helmet from 3rd grade up.  The Kindergarten -2nd grade are expected to wear either a red or white helmet.  Players shall not wear any travel league equipment or apparel (helmets, gloves, pinnies, shorts, etc.) to any EIYLL practice or game. (EIYL Constitution & Bylaws 9.9, 9.10)


6.  When is the uniform fitting?  How much do they cost?  Do I have to buy a new uniform each year?  Can I buy just shorts?
Typically, the uniform fitting will take place in early-mid December. Uniforms will be ready prior to the spring season.  The cost of the uniform is approximately $45.  These uniforms can be used for multiple years.  You can purchase just the shorts or just the jersey, if requested, at a discounted price.


7.  What equipment is needed for boy's lacrosse?
Helmet, lacrosse stick, shoulder pads, mouthpiece, arm pads, lacrosse gloves, cleats, rib pads (optional).  The goalkeeper is required to wear a throat protector and chest protector, in addition to a helmet, mouthpiece, gloves and a protective cup.


8.  What equipment is needed for girl's lacrosse?
Lacrosse stick, mouthpiece, cleats, close fitting gloves (optional).  All field players must properly wear eye protection (goggles or helmet) that meets ASTM specification standard F803 for women's adult/ youth lacrosse for the appropriate level of play.  The goalkeeper must wear a helmet with face mask (NOCSAE approved), separate throat protector, padded gloves, mouthpiece, and chest protector. The goalkeeper may wear padding on arms, legs, and shoulders which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts. High school level and below must wear padding on thighs and shins. Youth level must wear some form of abdominal and pelvic protection. 


9.  Is there a discount for multiple children from the same family?

Yes, there is a $25 discount for each additional child that registers to play in the East Islip Youth Lacrosse League, regardless of gender.  Discounts ONLY apply to the Spring Registration.


10.  What is the schedule like for the spring season?

Typically, outdoor practices start in mid-March.  They are held at the East Islip Marina or town elementary schools.  Coaches will determine their day and time to practice by mid-February before the season begins.  Typically, practices are during the week and games are on Sundays.  Home games are at the East Islip Marina and away games are held at the opposing towns home field.


11.  What is the schedule like for the winter season?

Typically, indoor practices start at the beginning of December.  They are held at the East Islip SD Elementary Schools and coaches will determine their day and time to practice by the beginning of November.  Indoor practices are during the week between 5-9pm, depending on age.

Contact

PO Box 711 
East Islip, New York 11730

Email: [email protected]

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