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Fall 2023 Lacrosse Free Clinics

If interested in trying lacrosse, click the link to sign up for one or all dates -> Try Wauconda Lacrosse!

Registration for the 2024 season will open 11/27/23!

2024 Winter Clinic Dates

Save the Dates

1/6, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, & 2/24

7 & 8th grade @ 9:00 -10AM

5 & 6th grade @ 10-11 AM

K-4th grade @11 -12 PM

MVP Fieldhouse

143 E Main St, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Indoor skill training to get ready for our 2024 season!

Helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, mouth guard, protective cup , water, and stick. No cleats!

We will have gear on hand if needed.



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See what people are saying about why they like BYS Lacrosse

"After practice, every kid comes off the field looking like a winner. It shows on their face. The coaches are very positive and encouraging with the kids."

"The sense of community within the Bulldogs Youth Sports family."

"Homegrown competitive team; kids & families"

"Local program; dedicated board members to keep it going & help feed a high school program. Love the peoples feedback from last year was utilized...having less coaches on the sidelines was definitely an improvement!"


About our Lacrosse Program

2023 Season 

  • We have 4 youth teams (U8, U10, U12, U14)
  • Total of 65 athletes

2022 Season

  • We have 5 youth teams (U8, U10, U12G, U12P, U14)
  • Total of 72 athletes

2021 Season

  • We have 4 youth teams (U8, U10, U12, U14)
  • Total of 78 athletes

2020 Season

  • No Season

2019 Season

  • 2 full High School Club teams JV and Varsity 
  • We had 119 kids this season.
  • We have 4 youth teams (U8, U10, U12, U14 A)
  • We participated in 5 non reg season tournaments
  • The U10 team won their spring season championship and LAX Geneva Championship

2018 Season

  • Fielded our 1st High School Club team which ended up a respectable 8-4!  
  • We had 120 kids this season.  6 were girls!
  • We have 5 teams (U8, U10, U12, U14 A, U14B)
  • We participated in 4 non reg season tournaments   

2017 Season

  • We had 110 kids this season.  6 were girls!
  • We have 5 teams (U9, U11, U13-1, U13-2, U15)
  • We had 4 new coaches with 2 Jr Coaches
  • We participated in 5 non reg season tournaments - our U13 team won the Lacrosse America Prairie State Games Championship!  
  • Our 12 kid U9 team made it to the Crossroads Cup Championship!  

2016 Season

  • We had 100 kids this season.  4 were girls!
  • We have 5 teams (U9, U11, U13A, U13B, U15).
  • We had 5 new coaches with 1 Jr Coach.
  • We added a practice locations
  • We participated in 2 post season tournaments
  • We had our 1st Fall Lacrosse team

2015 Season

  • Brad Watkins, Nick Suda, Rachelle Watkins, Maureen Stephan and Shannon Doschadis decide it's time to bring Lacrosse to the Wauconda area under Bulldog Youth Sports
  • We planned for 2 teams and we had 4 teams (U9, U11A, U11B, U13).
  • We had 73 players (1 girl)
  • We had 14 Coaches 
  • We had 1 practice location
  • We joined the NWCYL Federation.
  • We participated in 1 post season tournament

US Lacrosse

Founded in 1998, US Lacrosse is the national governing body of lacrosse.

Through responsive and effective leadership, we provide programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the sport.

We envision a future that offers people everywhere the opportunity to discover, learn, participate in, enjoy, and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experience.

  • Make the Sport Safer – We have invested more than $500,000 in safety research projects, studying everything from head injuries to hydration.
  • Train and Certify Coaches – More than 20,000 people have participated in our Coaching Education Program, helping them to teach the sport correctly and safely.
  • Train and Certify Officials – Nearly 6,900 officials took our online courses in 2012 alone, helping them to keep games safe and fair.
  • Create Opportunities to Play – Through initiatives like our First Stick Program, we have provided 1,028 grants since 2000, totaling more than 27,000 pieces of equipment that have given hundreds of thousands of kids the opportunity to play.
  • Elevate the Sport's Visibility – Our 27-time world champion U.S. National Teams set the standard for excellence in international lacrosse.
  • Pioneer National Standards – Our Youth Rules & Best Practices Guidebooks, which focus on age-appropriate player development, team play, sportsmanship and safety, have been distributed to more than 320,000 players, parents, coaches and officials.
  • Educate the Lacrosse Community – Our US Lacrosse Convention has grown to bring more than 7,000 coaches, officials, administrators and fans together each January.

Thank you to our Sponsors

We want to thank McNelly Services for their Donation to Bulldog Youth Sports Lacrosse program. Please think of them for any Commercial Property Maintenace Service needs.

If you are interested in a sponsorship spot, please contact us.

Special Lacrosse equipment pricing

NEW! - Check out Play It Again Sports in Crystal Lake for special Lacrosse equipment pricing and rentals.  Just tell them you are with BYS in Wauconda.  

Lacrosse equipment package available new or used for less than $120!  

Packages include: helmet, stick, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, mouth guard and ball

6124 Northwest Highway 
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Bulldog Youth Sports Appreciation weekend

Bulldog Youth Lacrosse


February 17-20, 2023 (FRIDAY – MONDAY)

STORE LOCATION: 311 – Deer Park


Save the date! Our partner, DICK’S Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season! Be sure to use the coupon linked below, as this is specific to our organization. The coupon is valid in-store on the dates above and should be shown at the register during checkout.


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