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Lacrosse Equipment (Boys)

Equipment List:

  • Helmet
  • Mouthgaurd (please buy mouthguards with straps to attach to the helmet)
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Gloves
  • Sticks
  • Rib Pads (optional)
  • Athletic Cup
  • Cleats (optional but highly recommended)
  • Field Turf shoes (optional - 14U/12U players may want for artificial field turf too compact for cleats)

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)

Beginner stick recommendations:

Additional recommended beginner sticks: 

Lacrosse Equipment (Girls)

Equipment List:

  • Lacrosse stick
  • Goggles/eyeware
  • Mouthguard
  • Gloves (optional)
  • Cleats (optional but highly recommended)

Stick recommendations

  • STX Crux 600
    • STX 500 and above are worth the money 
  • Maverik Ascent
  • Maverik Axiom (mid level to the Ascent which is Advanced)
  • Epoch Purpose
  • Nike Lunar Elite 3
  • Gait -Whip & Apex
  • True Lynx

Other sticks:

  • STX Exult
  • STX Fortress
  • ECD infinity
  • Do NOT waste money on Brine Warp!


To reduce the upfront cost of equipment for our youth athletes new to the sport, Park Ridge lacrosse will offer an equipment exchange facebook group to connect with other Park Ridge Lax parents. Join here or search for Park Ridge Lacrosse in Facebook Groups. 

Color recommendations:

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:

  • Helmet - White
  • Gloves - Black
  • Elbow pads - Black

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