Pitt County Youth Lacrosse (aka: Pitt Lax) offers boys and girls the opportunity to learn the fastest game on two feet! Pitt Lax started in 2006 and has grown over the years to more than 100 participants from Greenville, Winterville, Washington, Wilson and more! Lacrosse is one of the fastest spreading games in the country, and we're proud to continue that growth in Eastern NC! Our regular season is during the spring, where we compete in the East Carolina Youth Lacrosse League with other area organizations (New Bern, Carteret, Jacksonville, Topsail and Newport). We welcome new players at any age, and have rental equipment available at many of our events.
Below are the events and dates for upcoming lacrosse
SUMMER 2021 PITT LAX
There are FOUR FREE Try Lax Days!
Pitt Lax wants to give kids the opportunity to try lacrosse at NO COST! Each month we will be offering FREE Try Lax Days! We'll provide the sticks, you provide the participation! The focus of these days will be stick skills, so current Pitt Lax kids are encouraged to come out and BRING FRIENDS! Registration for these days will remain open all summer. Please register so we have a head count for each date.
Try Lax #1 - Wednesday, May 12 (6:30-7:30) at Bradford Creek Soccer Complex
Try Lax #2 - Wednesday, June 16 (6:30-7:30) at Greenville Boyd Lee Park Playground
Try Lax #3 - Wednesday, July 14 (6:30-7:30) at Washington Susiegray McConnell Sports Complex
Try Lax #4 - Wednesday, August 18 (6:30-7:30) at Farmville Athletic Complex
Registration for JH Rose Lax Camp is CLOSED but will return in 2022!
JH Rose Varisty Girls Lacrosse is offering a 1 week instructional camp for elementary and middle school girls to learn the game of Lacrosse; “the fastest sport on two feet.” Emphasis is on fun and fundamentals, no experience necessary. Sticks and goggles are available only for new players.
When: July 2022; 8:00am-12:30pm
Where: JH Rose High School practice lacrosse field
Fee: $150; Includes a reverisble pennie and Jimmy John's lunch everyday! Current Pitt Lax participants can receive $25 off if they bring a friend NEW to lacrosse! Contact coach Celie for access to this discount.
FALL 2021 PITT LAX
Sunday Fall Clinic registration will open August 1
Pitt County Youth Lacrosse will hold an 8 week series of instructional clinics for girls and boys on Sunday afternoons to learn the game of Lacrosse; “the fastest sport on two feet.” Emphasis is on fun and fundamentals, no experience necessary. Sticks and protective equipment are available only for new players. We are excited to announce that all girls participating in fall clinics will get to enter 2 tournaments this fall!
When: Sundays, September 12th - October 31st, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Girls' ONLY Tournaments: October 9-10 NC BBQ Lax Bash (Greenville, NC); October 23-24 NC LaxFest (Goldsboro, NC)
Who: Girls and Boys ages 7-13
Where: Bradford Creek Soccer Complex; lacrosse field.
Boys' Cost: $50. Participants must also have a current US Lacrosse membership; $30-35 annual fee.
Girls' Cost: $200. This fee cover their entry into 2 tournaments. Fee is broken into 2 payments - $100 at registration and $100 due by October 1. Participants must also have a current US Lacrosse membership; $30-35 annual fee).
Rental Equipment:If you indicated that you will be "renting" equipment, please arrive 30 minutes before your child's clinic's start time on September 12th. Also, bring a check for $75 made payable to PCYL. This check will be used only as a security deposit and will be returned to you upon the conclusion of the clinic series when the equipment is returned to us.
Personal Protective Gear:ALL participants must wear a mouthguard.ALL boys must wear a protective cup. PCYL does not provide mouth guards or protective cups.
Pitt Premier for High School Girls & 10U Boys!
Registration for the teams will open August 1
Pitt Lax has added a new competetive division for High School Girls and 10U Boys! Particiants will have the opportunity to play on our travel teams, which will compete with other programs at tournaments around the southeast. Premier High School Girls will also allow new lax players to join the Tournament team as practice players.
Schedule: - 10U Boys' practices begin September 12.
- Sundays 1:30-2:30 at Bradford Creek.
- Additional practice during the week will be announced by coach Kelley.
- Girls' practices begin September 1.
- Sundays & Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 at JH Rose
- Girls' Tournaments/Events
- TBD September Team Building Day (Greenville, NC)
- Oct 9-10; NC Lax BBQ Bash (Greenville, NC)
- Oct 16-17; Southern Lacrosse Showdown (Bermuda Run, NC)
- Nov 6-7; Lake Norman Fall Classic (Mooresville, NC)
- Oct 9-10; NC Lax BBQ Bash (Greenville, NC)
- 2 additional tournaments from the list below will be added/announced by coach Kelley:
- Nov 6-7; Myrtle Beach Fall Claxic (Myrtle Beach, SC)
- Nov 13-14; NC LaxFest (Goldsboro, NC)
- Nov 20-21; Virginia Beach Turkey Shoot (Virginia Beach, VA)
**All participants must have a current US Lacrosse Membership ($30)
- Boys' 10U Premier Players - $500
- Broken into 3 scheduled payments ($100 registration, $200 in Sept, $200 in Oct)
- Girls' High School Premier Tournament Players - $400
- Broken into 3 scheduled payments ($75 registration, $150 in Sept, $175 in Oct)
- Girls' High School Premier Practice Players - $75
Winter 2022 PITT LAX
Chillax is returning!
Chillax is an indoor Chumash league hosted at JH Rose. What is Chumash!? Chumash is a fast paced 3v3 lacrosse game that builds stick skills and field sense in a tight space. We are still working out the details and logistics for the return of Chumash, but mark your calendars for all Sundays in January!
SPRING 2022 PITT LAX
Registration will open in November
New Players Welcome! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Our coaches and returning players love seeing new faces, and know you'll fall in love with the sport the second you pick up a stick! Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the US, and has been in our local high schools for years! We especially need new youth lacrosse players so we can contiue to grow the sport in Pitt County!
Age Guidelines & Divisions: - Girls and Boys from ages 6-13:
-Boys 14U: 7th-8th Grade
-Boys 12U: 5th-6th Grade
-Boys 10U: 3rd-4th Grade
-Boys 8U: 2nd Grade and below
-Girls 14U: 7th-8th Grade
-Girls 12U: 5th-6th Grade
-Girls 10U: 4th Grade and below
- Practices for the 2022 season will begin in February.
-Boys 14U: Days & Times TBD
-Boys 12U: Days & Times TBD
-Boys 10U: Days & Times TBD
-Boys 8U: Days & Times TBD
-Girls 14U: Days & Times TBD
-Girls 12U: Days & Times TBD
-Girls 10U: Days & Times TBD
- Games for the 2022 season will begin in March and continue into mid- May. The season concludes with the league tournament at the end of the season.
- $125 per player with $20 discount for each subsequent player from the same family. (All participants must have a current US Lacrosse membership - $30 annual fee)
- EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before January 1, 2022 to receive a $25 discount!
- If you're new to lacrosse and aren't sure you want to buy all the equipment just yet, we have rental equipment available. Rental equipment is only available for new players and is limited on a first come first serve basis. Rental fees are based upon the items rented.
2021-2022 Sponsorship Opportunities
If you own a business, work for a business and/or know of a business/individual that would like to sponsor PCYL, please let us know. Pitt County Youth Lacrosse (PCYL) is a not for profit organization and is tax exempt under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations to PCYL are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
We would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for supporting our 2021 Season!
Patrick Johnson, DDS
Kinetic Physical Therapy & Wellness
The Hammock Source
Air U Greenville
Moe's Southwest Grill
Summers & Johnson Periodontics
DICK's Sporting Goods
Sawyer's Fun Park
Evans Wealth & Asset Management
Michels & Gauquie Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
The Farmer Family
Eastern Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists
Pitt County Youth Lacrosse - We are currently have car decals and magnets. Contact Julie Lindsay if interested.
Ink'd Threads - This local business has an online store full of PittLax Spirit Wear!
Irish Girl Vinyl - Jessica Mullen's business also offers you the ability to personalize your apparel & gear with your name/number. You can reach her on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/irishgirlvinyl/
High Tide Embroidery - High Tide is the only authorized embroider of Pitt County Youth Lacrosse logos. Not only do they have a variety of items for embroidery (caps, visors, headbands, shirts, sweatshirts, etc.), you can also have them embroider on your own items (lacrosse bags, shirts, etc.) See samples on their website (http://www.hightideembroidery.com/pitt-county-lacrosse-pitt-lax/) and contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.