Parent Meeting for youth league scheduled for Jan 19th, has been postponed until Feb 3rd
Welcome to Ranger Lacrosse
The Ranger Lacrosse Club is a non-profit corporation 501(c)(3) organization providing the youth of the TriLakes and Northern El Paso County area with the opportunity to learn and participate in the fast growing sport of Lacrosse. Youth teams are open to boys 2nd-8th grade, girls 4th-8th grade year round and to High School teams during the fall, winter & summer. The club is composed of only volunteers dedicated to promoting the sport of lacrosse and to developing a player's skill, sportsmanship, teamwork and accountability in a healthy and fun environment. Home fields are located at Palmer Ridge High School & Lewis Palmer High Schools in Monument. Spring season runs from February through May, Fall season from August until November and Winter (indoor) season from October through December.
Registration for the 2015 Spring Boy’s Lacrosse season is now open. Lacrosse is THE sport to play in the spring and it is never too late to start playing the fastest game on two feet. Ranger Lacrosse provides elementary and middle school boys with the structure and coaching to teach the fundamental skills required to play lacrosse, as well as to promote the spirit and sportsmanship of the game. Teams will be organized based upon skill, experience and age groups from novice to advanced.
The Spring Season Ranger Lacrosse participates in the Colorado Youth Lacrosse Association (CYLA) which conducts games Saturdays and some Sundays starting April 4th through May 17th. The season consists of between 12 to 14 games and begins with the "El Pomar Kick-Off Classic" on March 22nd in Colorado Springs and finishes with a state-wide championship tournament the weekend of May 30th, 31st. We encourage everyone to sign up as soon as possible making our planning for the season easier.
Major Events & Schedules
Date /Times Activity Location
Jan 10th, Noon-2:00 Ranger Equipment Collection Monument Public Library
Jan 19th, 6:30 – 8:00 Parent meeting (POSTPONE until Feb 3rd) TBD
Feb 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 Rental Equipment distribution (5th Grade & under) Tama Lacrosse
Feb 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 Rental Equipment distribution (6th – 8th Grade) Tama Lacrosse
February 28th Practices Start Monument Area
March 22nd Colorado Springs Kick-off Classic El Pomar
April 4th First League Games Various locations
May 30th Championship Weekend Dick’s Sporting Park
Age-Based Playing Divisions
Born Between Playing Level Likely Grade (2015 school year)
6/1/2000 – 5/31/2001 * U15 8th
6/1/2001 – 5/31/2002 U13 7th
6/1/2002 – 5/31/2003 U12 6th
6/1/2003 – 5/31/2004 U11 5th
6/1/2004 – 5/31/2005 U10 4th
6/1/2005 – 5/31/2007 ** U9 3rd and Under
* Any player born before 6/1/2000 and is in 8th grade can play in the U-15 division; however no 9th grader can play on a U-15 team.
**Any player who was born after 5/31/2007 can play in the U9 division with a parental release and coach evaluation. . Ranger encourages younger players to play if they are physically and mentally ready to play. Younger brothers are especially welcome.
Home Games: Monument YMCA, Lewis Palmer and Palmer Ridge High School
Away Games: Greater Denver Area
Practices Times and Locations
Practices begin Saturday Feb 28th. Practices will be 3 days a week plus Saturdays in March. Practices are 1.5 hrs long and will start at 4:30 or 6:00 pm (times being modified prior to daylight savings time). Practices will be held in the Monument area.
We are replacing the uniforms this year. The CYLA League is now requiring all teams to have home and away jerseys or reversible jerseys. You can select your jersey & short sizes when you register. If you are select a jersey number and/or need to verify sizing you will need to attend one of the uniform fitting session (Jan 26 or 27th @Tama Lacrosse). The uniform package will consists of shorts, shooter shirt, reversible jersey and socks. We also require players to have a practice pinnie. Player already having a practice pinnie will not need a new one. Uniform Fee: $80 Practice Pinnie: $20
Players must provide their own equipment. Required equipment includes: a lacrosse stick (crosse) - either 42" or 72", shoulder pads, arm/elbow pads, mouthguard, helmet and gloves. Goalie require additional equipment. As a means to introduce the game of lacrosse to new players Ranger Lacrosse offers a rental program for required equipment (except the lacrosse stick & mouthguard) .
To register click on "Register Now" button and select "2015 Spring Boys Lacrosse League". A waiver must be signed when you register. Note: You must have a valid US Lacrosse membership number to register (valid through June 14th, 2015). The annual dues for US Lax membership is $25. To receive a new membership or renew your membership go to US Lacrosse and click the "Join/Renew Now" button.
There is a lot of information here so if you have any questions please feel free to call.
Two Winter Lacrosse Leagues are being formed featuring two different venues of play both at the Varsity and JV levels. This is an excellent opportunity to prepare for the coming spring season or to begin your new lacrosse experience. Even if you are participating in another winter sport we welcome you to come out and play with us. Coaching will be provided by both the Varsity & JV coaching staff at Lewis Palmer High School. Cost is $90 for each venue. Sign up today so we can begin forming the teams.
Varsity League - (sponsored by South Suburban Parks & Recreation)
Venue: 10 vs 10, full indoor turf field, other area HS teams participate
Locations: Sports Dome, 6959 S Peoria St, Centennial, CO80112
Schedule: Date Time Opponent
Sat 1/10 8:10 PM Grandview
Sat 1/10 9:00 PM Cherokee Trail
Sat 1/17 Bye
Sat 1/24 9:00 PM Gateway
Sat 1/31 8:10 PM Eaglecrest
Sat 2/7 8:10 PM Cherokee Trail
Sat 2/14 7:20 PM Eaglecrest
Sat 2/21 8:10 PM Grandview
JV League - (coaches would prefer to have the 2018 year group participate in this venue)
Venue: Box 6 vs 6 (true indoor), turf surface on a hockey rink
Location: Miller Activity Complex (MAC), 1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway, Castle Rock, CO 80109
Games: Thursday Evening (schedule TBD)
What a great Christmas gift for the kids. Instead of a new xbox game, get him out with his stick!
Two area colleges are sponsoring elite traveling teams this summer and holding tryouts in January for 2015 summer season. These programs offer outstanding college level coaching and opportunities to play against strong competition from around the state and country. If you are interested in playing lacrosse this summer you should visit both program’s websites to receive additional information, summer schedules, and register links for the tryout sessions.
Both of the programs run roughly from Memorial Day through the middle of July. If you are interested in elevating your game you should consider playing with one of these clubs.
Thunderbolts Lacrosse will be holding tryouts for it's summer travel teams. Thunderbolts is made up of the coaching staff at US Air Force Academy. The summer begins after the spring club and high school seasons end. Practices are located on the Air Force Academy north of Colorado Springs. Thunderbolts will be holding Tryouts for U9 (born after 8/31/06), U11 (born after 8/31/04), U13 (born after 8/13/00), U15 (born after 8/31/98) and High School Elite teams.
HALO will be holding tryouts for it's summer travel teams. HALO is made up of the coaching and training staff at Colorado College. Practices are located at Colorado College near down town Colorado Springs. These summer travel teams offer the player a higher level of physical training, coaching and play than a player can receive in club level play. The summer begins after the spring club and high school seasons end. HALO is holding Tryouts for U11(born after 8/31/04), U13(born after 8/13/00), U15(born after 8/31/98) and High School Elite teams. Tryouts consist of 3 sessions, players do not have to make all 3 but are encouraged to attend as many as they can.
We have a need for volunteer coaches. Coaches can be parents, older brothers or sisters, college students, grandparents and you don't have to be a brilliant lacrosse player to coach. We are looking for anyone who enjoys working with boys and girls 2nd through 8th grade. If you have no experience and yet want to coach you will be paired with one of our experienced coaches.
If you are interested in coaching or co-coaching a team please contact us at: