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The Elk River Youth Box Lacrosse program runs through the Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL).  The program is technically co-ed, but will require players to wear helmets and full pads and is played with the boys rules which allow for contact and checking.

Registration is open: Click here to register now!

***You must renew your US Lacrosse Membership prior to registration.  Cost till December 31st is $175 and goes up to $200 on January 1st 2020.
Participating youth teams play 6 regular season games throughout March & April at conveniently located regional indoor arenas.  Games run hourly on Saturdays and Sundays consist of three 15-minute periods.

The league provides the following for each game:  

    •    Certified UMLOA officials

    •    Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 

    •    Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers

    •    Mobile-responsive schedules, statistics, and standings.

Practice dates/times are TBD:

Practice Dates are usually weeknights between: March 8th - April 26th

Location: Anoka Arena

Regular Season Games: Saturdays and Sundays, Mid-March 2019 - End of April 2019. Games run between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, on Saturdays and Sundays.

Game Locations: 

  • Northeast: Centennial Ice Arena / Northeast Ice Arena (MPLS)

  • Southeast: Hayes Ice Arena (Apple Valley) / Eagan Civic Arena

  • Northwest: Anoka Ice Arena 

  • Southwest: Hopkins Pavilion / Chaska Community Center / Delano Ice Arena

Divisions: 14U / 12U / 10U

*Price does not include uniforms.  2019, 2018 or 2017 Elk River uniforms can be worn.  Pinnies can be purchased for players who do not have a uniform. 

Rules: MN Boys Youth Lacrosse Rules

Eligibility: The league follows US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines. USL membership is required for all players and coaches.

  • 14U - Grades 7th and 8th

  • 12U - Grades 5th and 6th

  • 10U - Grades 3rd and 4th

Elk River Youth Lacrosse Update:

Join the Elk River Youth Lacrosse Board

Elk River Youth Lacrosse Association is recruiting!  If you are looking for a fun opportunity, consider joining the Elk River Youth Lacrosse Board for the upcoming 2019-2020 Fall, Indoor Box and Spring/Summer Seasons.

We are accepting board applications for the following open positions:

  • Girls Program Coordinator
  • Secretary / Communications
  • Coaching Director
  • Vice President (must be a current board member)

Requirements: Attending a minimum of 8 out of 10 monthly Lacrosse board meetings.

Perks Include: 50% off player registration and apparel credit!

Click here to fill out an application: Elk River Lacrosse Board Application

Buffalo Wild Wings Home Team Advantage

Each time you enjoy dining out at the Elk River Buffalo Wild Wings Location please mention Elk River Youth Lacrosse-Team K. 

The server will add 10% of your total sales to our associations running total. It’s that easy!

At the end of the season, Buffalo Wild Wings will donate the 10% of sales that your entire association generated throughout the season back to our program.


Elk River Youth Lacrosse Board

Apparel Store is now closed for the season.

Join Elk River Lacrosse's Email Distribution List!

If you have not already done this, please click on the link on the top left of this website (Become a Member). If you already have an NGIN account through another sport you can use that same user name and password for this site too!  Once you are a member of ERYLA, you will receive all communications through the emails associated with your NGIN log in. To add additional emails, go to your account settings once you are logged in (top left of page).


Lax FAQ - New Page added to help answer your common questions:

Lax FAQ Summary

Where can I pick up new or used lacrosse gear?

When does the field lacrosse season begin?

How does the online uniform ordering work?

What gear is required for boy’s field lacrosse?

What gear is required for girl’s field lacrosse?

What does the girl’s field lacrosse schedule look like?

What does the boy’s field lacrosse schedule look like?

Visit the FAQ page for answers to these questions and more.


    Need a Helmet?

    If you are interested in ordering a player helmet for the 2019 season, please fill out this request form: