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2017 spring season


REVISED: Season Practices start the week of April 10th, 2017
All boys teams will practice two days per week from 6pm– 7:30pm. Days will be as follows: 
1/2 grade  COED - Sunday only at River Road  Athletic Fields (starting April 17th)
3/4 grade – Tuesday at Pittman and Thursday at River Road (starting week of April 11)
5/6 grade – Tuesday at River Road and Thursday at Pittman (starting week of April 11)
7/8 grade – Monday at Pittman and Wednesday at River Road (starting week of April 11)

           
Click Here for the commissioner list and contact info.

Lacrosse recreational league overview

Welcome to CDC Boys Lacrosse!

CDC Lacrosse is focused on providing an instructional program that matriculates the lacrosse skills of each participant, while emphasizing fun, fair play, and good sportsmanship. Our hope is that we can be a positive influence for each player, and translate these experiences into positive attributes that resonate in their character in the future.

AGE DIVISIONS
Beginning Lacrosse for 1st and 2nd grades: This co-ed league introduces the lacrosse basics in a weekly Sunday clinic.  Coaches will familiarize players with the fundamentals of the game: throwing, catching, cradling, dodging and shooting.  

Boys Leagues
3rd/4th Grade League
5th/6th Grade League

SPORT SEASON
Lacrosse is a spring sport.  The season typically starts mid-April and runs through mid-June. 

COST
Beginning Lax Sport Fee: $85 per season
Boys (3rd-6th) Lax Sport Fee: $115 per season
Boys (7th-8th) Lax Sport Fee: $125 per season
In addition to the sports fee, families are asked to pay an membership fee of $50 once per year.  All families are required to volunteer during the season, but can choose to opt-out of volunteering by paying $25.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENT/OUT-OUT FEE
Carmel Dads' club requires every family to pay $25 or work a two-hour shift in the concession stand for a sporting event.  Athletes whose parents serve as a league commissioner, head coach or team sponsor are exempt from this requirement.

REGISTRATION

Registration for Lacrosse runs early January through late February.

 Special requests are taken into consideration such as practice dates, coach request, and buddy request; however, sport fees cannot be refunded after DATE in the event we are not able to accommodate your requests.

 *Refund Policy – If you register your child(ren) for one of our sports programs and then opt for them not to participate, refund requests are grated AS LONG AS the refund request is made during that sport season’s regular open registration period.  Refunds are NOT given if requested after open registration unless there is a medical reason you child cannot participate.  For more information or if you have questions or concerns regarding this refund policy, please contact the office.

PRACTICES AND GAMES
Beginning Lacrosse
Practices will be held on Sundays only at River Road.  The goal of the 1st-2nd grade coed league is to introduce the basic concepts of throwing, catching, cradling, dodging, and shooting.  The first 30 minutes will be dedicated to proper instruction of basic lacrosse skills.  The second 30 minutes will be dedicated to a controlled game simulated scrimmage. 

 Boys Leagues
Games will be played at River Road Athletic Fields. There may be a game during the week that will be played against other programs within the Northern Indianapolis metropolitan area. Exact game schedules and times will be given to you by your coach.

Practices will alternate between Claybourne Fields (Pittman Fields) and River Road to be fair to families that live in both east and west Carmel. You will be contacted by your coach a few days prior to the beginning of practice:

3/4 grade – Tuesday at River Road and Thursday at Claybourne
5/6 grade – Tuesday at Claybourne and Thursday at River Road
7/8 grade – Monday at Claybourne and Wednesday at River Road

GEAR REQUIRED
Beginning Lacrosse
Please bring a lacrosse stick, goggles, mouth guard, tennis shoes or cleats (no lacrosse, hockey, football helmets allowed)

Boys Leagues
Please come with full lacrosse gear: lacrosse stick, helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, athletic cup, mouth guard, cleats etc. 

SEVERE WEATHER POLICY

The decision as to whether fields are playable rests with the CDC Staff or their representative.

No outdoor practice or game shall begin with a STORM WARNING (Thunderstorm/Tornado) in effect at the start time of said practice/game.

Mandatory 30 minute wait when lightning and/or thunder is observed. Fields must be cleared. This 30 minute wait will restart at each observed lightning and/or thunder.

For more information regarding the full Severe Weather Policy please click here

Other CDC Lacrosse Programs

Rec Plus
The Carmel Dad's Club will once again be offering a 3rd and 4th grade REC Plus program.  The REC Plus program is run in addition to the REC league program and is designed to give those players interested an opportunity to play extra games on Saturdays and during the week in an increased competitive environment.  It will also include 2 or 3 out of state tournaments.

volunteer opportunities

All families are asked to fulfill a volunteer obligation by working as Head Coach, Team Sponsor, Sport Commissioner, Concession Worker or paying the Opt-Out Fee when they have a child playing in this sport.

Head Coaches
We are looking for parents that are interested in helping the program.  In order for the players to learn and develop we need coaches.  No experience is needed, we all practice together.  The more coaches we have the more attention can be given to the players. Criminal Background Check Required

Assistant Coaches
We are also in need parents that are willing to assistant coach out of goodwill for their team - in addition to their volunteer obligation. Criminal Background Check Required

League Commissioners
We are currently looking for grade level commissioners for the 2016 season.  If you are interested, please contact the General Commissioner.
Criminal Background Check Required

Contact Us

Carmel Dads' Club

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Address:
5459 E. Main Street Carmel Indiana 46033 
   

Phone : 317-846-1663
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