U7 Division and 2024 Season Info (2018/2019) under 7 years old - ages 5 & 6
Registration for the 2024 season opens in early January. The typical lacrosse season for the Sherwood Park Titans U7 begins at the beginning of April.
- U7 teams play with 9-12 players per team (dependent on total registrations)
- U7 is co-ed
- U7 can have 1 friend request, they must be reciprocal (please email the U7 Director)
- U7 teams will receive one floor time per week
- Typically floor times have been on Wed nights, usually early evening. At the start of the season practices times will be scheduled when available to give the coaches and players a chance to get together before league play begins.
- U7 teams are pooled by region by the GELC to participate in a few games against other clubsâ€™ teams (dependent on registration numbers of other clubs), based on closest geography and these games will be played on two Saturdays or perhaps one Sunday, through the season. The dates for these are in May TBD and June TBD. Sherwood Park is part of the South Pool, typically playing teams from Leduc, South Edmonton, and Beaumont.
U7 will follow LTAD Option X with the following modifications:
- Shift on the fly
- Soft ball is used
- Three fifteen-minute, run-time periods with three-minute breaks
- There will be NO SHOT CLOCK at U7
- The year-end wrap-up Jamboree weekend for all of the U7 teams in the GELC is scheduled for June 15-16, 2024
- JERSEY: You will be loaned a pinnie for the season, to be returned at the end.
- ** Mouthguards are not mandatory for U7 as per ALA Regulation 8.05
Playing Equipment required:
- Helmet with a full face cage (Hockey helmet are approved for use, & field lacrosse helmets are approved)
- Lacrosse Stick
- Gloves (hockey or lacrosse)
- Shoulder pads/ chest protector (can use a hockey one)
- Kidney belt (specific to the sport of lacrosse)
- Elbow pads
- Slash guards (fit between the top of shoulder pads and elbow pads)
- Indoor runners
If you have any specific questions, please contact the Division Director: U7@sherwoodparktitans.ca