FAQ

FAQ

Q. Why does registration begin so early?
A. We open registration in the fall in order to give our interested families enough time to plan. 
Q. When does the Lacrosse season begin? How long does the season last?
A. Lacrosse practices will begin in February. The regular season typically runs through May.

Q. How many days a week can I expect for practices?
A. Practices run 5 days a week. With a possibility of a Saturday practice.

Q. Where are Lacrosse practices held?
A. Lacrosse practices are held at Central High school. 
Q. Where can I get a game schedule?
A. We have 5 teams that govern our program: Boys: Varsity, J/V and Frosh/Soph and Girls: Varsity and J/V.  They set the schedule and publish it late February, early March.

Q. What do I need to know about game locations?
A.  Families need to be prepared for weekday and weekend games. Our Boys and Girls teams play in Grundy, Will, Cook, Kendall, Dupage, Lake and McHenry counties.

Q. What equipment will my child need to play the sport?
A. On our website, we have a page called Equipment.  We have information for both boys and girls equipment needs.

Q. Do I have to buy gear?
A. Yes

Q. The boys have a certain helmet that they have to wear? 
A. ....................... A certain brand is not required. We do recommend certain styles for safety.

Q. Is their bus transportation provided?
A. Yes, to away games.  However, tournaments are the players responsibility to get transportation.

Q. Since lacrosse is a growing sport, how does it fair against other sports in helping my child consider college?
A. More than 1 million boys played football in high school, but only 28,299 received a scholarship in Division I or II. That's about 1 in 40. Baseball is about 1 in 52, basketball about 1 in 55. Lacrosse is now about 1 in 11. In regards to the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR), men’s lacrosse ranked fourth of all men’s sports. The APR is a term-by-term measure of eligibility and retention for Division I student-athletes that was developed as an early indicator of eventual graduation rates. What was once a niche sport in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states is now one of the fastest-growing games in America.