See this helpful US Lacrosse guide for recommendations on required equipment to play in padded field lacrosse. NOTE: NOCSAE ND 200 compliant shoulder pads will be mandatory as of January 1, 2022 (Used shoulder pads will most likely not meet this standard)
To reduce the upfront cost of equipment for our youth athletes new to the sport, Park Ridge lacrosse will offer the following:
An equipment exchange facebook group to connect with other Park Ridge Lax parents. Join here or search for Park Ridge Lacrosse in Facebook Groups.
An equipment buyback program, where we will buy back any equipment from kids not returning to the program upon season conclusion at 50% the retail rate.
As our equipment stock grows, we will look to implement an equipment rental program in the future.
We understand equipment can get pricey so we are not limiting the equipment color. We do recommend the following equipment colors if you are purchasing new: