Brookline Youth Lacrosse's goal is to promote lacrosse and provide a fun, positive, and enriching experience for youth and parents in Brookline.

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Fast Facts

  • Lacrosse is the fastest sport on two feet

  • Lacrosse is a unique combination of speed, skill, agility, grace, teamwork, finesse, and historical significance. Basketball inventor James Naismith called it, "the best of all possible field games."

  • Lacrosse is currently the fastest growing sport in the United States.

  • Massachusetts boasts 6,000+ youth lacrosse players from 2nd - 8th grade.

  • Lacrosse is played nationwide by 250,000+ players.

  • Lacrosse is played at 600 colleges and 2,000 high schools nationwide.

  • Lacrosse is growing worldwide with teams throughout North America, Europe, Australia, etc.

  • While injuries can and do occur in lacrosse, the game has evolved with an emphasis on safety. The rate and severity of injury in lacrosse has been ranked by the NCAA safety committee as one of the top third safest of sports.