Fall Ball

Boys Fall Ball Academy (Grades 1-8) – 2017 Lacrosse

Season:
Spring 2017
Starts:
Sep 10 ’17
Ends:
Oct 22 ’17
Location:
Nichols School

Fall Ball Academy

  • 6 weeks before the snow falls
  • The Nichols School (Buffalo, NY)
  • Do not wait to register, as each age group is capped to ensure the best player experience

NEW IN 2017

  • Newly designed Fall Ball reversible – included in league cost
  • 1 Extra week of play
  • Extended field time for age groups
  • FREE Play for FULL-TIME Goalies (email: carbery@buffalolacrosse.com for discount code)
  • Limited space available at all ages
  • Small sided games (45 minutes) for all age groups
  • Lots of reps and touches on the ball…….Skill build in a competitive game atmosphere

Values:

  • Fun
  • Safe
  • Family first
  • Friendships
  • Strong Structure
  • Character building
  • Building individual confidence
  • Developing a passion for healthy lifestyles

How and Why:

  • Safety First:
    • CPR certified staff on-site for safety
  • Family Friendly:
    • Conveniently only 1-day a week.
    • Convenient travel for families with multiple kids.  Everything is at the Nichols school.
    • A League Coordinator is on-site to offer assistance
    • No Politics
    • No out of control coaches and parents! Controlled environment with all teams being coached equally, teams adjusted as needed for balance and winning downplayed for learning and fun
  • Player Friendly
    • Appropriate playing levels: age groups have some flexibility to best fit the player!  Players may be asked by league directors and coordinators to play up or down depending on physical and skill levels to ensure their greatest development

Equipment Needs:

  • Stick, helmet, shoulder pads, gloves, elbow pads, mouth piece, cleats, athletic cup (strongly recommended)

Dates: September 10, 17, 24 October 8, 15, 22

Age Groups and Times (subject to change):

  • Grades 1-2 (Grad Years 2028 & 2029) – 9:00am – 10:30am
  • Grades 3-4 (Grad Years 2026 & 2027) – 9:00am – 10:30am
  • Grades 5-6 (Grad Years 2024 & 2025) – 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Grades 7-8 (Grad Years 2022 & 2023) – 11:00am – 12:30pm

Structure:

  • Each week participants will train and play games.  Small sided play with lots of touches and up and down action.

Cancellation Policy: if any session is cancelled and is not fault the Buffalo Lacrosse Academy there will not be any refunds.  Parents should all join the Buffalo Lacrosse Academy Facebook page so they receive weather updates.  We will try to announce cancellations with as much notice as possible.

Refund Policy: only 90% of the cost can be refunded due to the online costs incurred that cannot be returned to either the BLA program or you.

See updates link for more information