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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. 

Registration cost is $200.
Participating youth teams play 6 regular season games throughout March & April at conveniently located regional indoor arenas.  Games run hourly on Saturdays and Sundays and 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 are Tuesdays from: March 10th - April 21st

Location: Anoka Arena

Practice dates/times are Tuesday evenings:

10U: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

12U: 8:00pm - 9:00pm

14U: 9:00pm - 10:00pm

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)

  • Northwest: Anoka Ice Arena 

  • Southwest: Hopkins Pavilion

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.

Teams are capped at 15 players

  • 14U - Grades 7th and 8th - only 2 slots remain!

  • 12U - Grades 5th and 6th

  • 10U - Grades 3rd and 4th

Elk River Youth Lacrosse Update:

Happy New Year to all our Elk River Youth Lacrosse Families!

As we reflect on the past year, I want to thank you for being part of our association and we are looking forward to exciting lacrosse opportunities into 2020!

Here is our New Year’s Update:

  • Box Lacrosse Early Bird Discount expiring – register by January 5th, 2020 to save.
  • Winter Break Clinic at Adrenaline a success!
  • Pre-ordering for 2020 team helmets open, orders must be completed by January 31st, 2020.
  • Elk River youth Lacrosse Association seeking Board Position candidates.

Box Lacrosse Registration

Ever experience the exhilarating sport of indoor box lacrosse?  This no out-of-bounds fast-paced version of lacrosse is played in hockey rinks with turf floors.  The Elk River teams play in different arenas across the metro including Anoka, Hopkins, Centennial, and Minneapolis.  Practices run weekly at Anoka Arena and there are 6 weekends of games during the season.  If you are planning to register, please do so by January 5th to save $25.  Price goes up to $200 on Monday January 6th.  Visit our webpage for more details.  Here is our registration site:

Winter Break Clinic

Thank you to all the college and high school lacrosse players who generously donated their time to put on a youth lacrosse clinic this past weekend!  We had a great turnout despite the ice storm that caused dangerous driving conditions.  We look forward to seeing many of these college players return to help work with our teams this Spring/Summer.

Team Helmet Ordering

The Highschool team helmets will be available again for ordering this winter.  Please fill out this online order form if you would like to order a Cascade Model S in the High School color scheme that can be used as players transition from youth to HS.  The helmet ordering will be available from now until January 31st 2020.  Order Form Link is:

Board Meeting – We are seeking board applicants

If you are interested in learning more about the Elk River Lacrosse Association and/or joining our Board of Directors, please attend our meeting which is coming up on Sunday January 12th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at SPIRE Credit Union in Elk River on Hwy 10.  We have the following open positions: Vice President, Coaching Director, Girls Program Coordinator, Registration Coordinator, and Secretary/Communications Coordinator.


Elk River Youth Lacrosse Association

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 2020 season, please fill out this order form: