Soft Lacrosse/Paperweight (Centre Wellington Mohawks Lacrosse)

PrintSoft Lacrosse/Paperweight

Soft Lacrosse (Peanut)

  • Available to 4 year old players

  • Box program that runs for 30 minutes once a week for 10 weeks ending the last week of school (end of April to end of June) 

  • Sessions take place from 5:30-6:00pm - typically Thursday nights

  • This program focuses solely on the basic skills and fundamentals (cradling, loose balls, passing, catching, and ball control)

  • Helmet, stick, gloves, jock/jill, running shoes, shorts, and t-shirt is required. Arm guards are recommended to avoid tears if your player falls backwards on the floor.

  • For insurance reasons soft/indoor lacrosse balls are used

  • For insurance reasons players cannot be moved up to the Paperweight program, regardless of skill level

Paperweight

  • Available for 5-6 year old players

  • Local program only - no travel required

  • Box program that runs for one hour once a week for 10 weeks ending the last week of school (end of April to end of June)

  • Jerseys will be provided after teams have been selected, usually week 2 or 3

  • This program focuses solely on the basic skills and fundamentals (cradling, loose balls, passing, catching, and ball control)

  • Full lacrosse equipment is required -- helmet, stick, gloves, arm guards, shoulder pads, kidney pads, jock/jill, running shoes, shorts, and t-shirt

  • Program will begin with skills and work towards small game play

  • Teams will be split as evenly as possible

  • 5 year olds interested in playing in the select program will be decided by the executive based on registration numbers and skill level

Paperweight Select

  • Available for selected 6 year old players who are interested in a rep program

  • Season runs from the mid April to the mid July

  • Players usually have a game and a practice each week

  • Players will be participating in travel games and tournaments

  • Additional team fees cover the cost of tournaments

Equipment

  • Locations

    • CW Sports in Fergus has a great selection of high quality equipment

    • Sandersons in Orangeville, is similar the CW Sports selection

    • National Sports in Waterloo has a good selection and reasonable prices

    • Play it Again Sports in Guelph limited selection, but best prices

  • Required Equipment

    • helmet with cage

    • mouth guard

    • shoulder pads

    • slash guards (molded hockey elbow pads recommended for peanuts to prevent injury from falls)

    • kidney pads (required for paperweight and paperweight select)

    • athletic support cup or jill strap

    • basketball or court shoe (important to avoid slipping on the floor)

    • gloves (hockey gloves would work, but lacrosse are preferred)

    • stick (minimum length for peewee and under is 34")

      • CWMLA has sticks that can be borrowed with a $20 deposit

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