FACILITY NOTICE: The Longmont Y pool is closed for maintenance. Wading pool and sauna still open. The Arapahoe Y pool will be closed Nov 10-19 for bubble installation.


YMCA Jr. Buffs LacrosseYMCA Jr. Buffs Lacrosse

YMCA and CU Athletics are pleased to team up to offer YMCA Jr. Buffs Lacrosse. Participants of the YMCA Jr. Buffs sports programs will receive the benefit of the expertise of both organizations. For each YMCA Jr. Buffs sport, CU has a team, so you can be sure to get the best youth sports experience possible.


Lacrosse Sticks and Skills Clinic (Ages 7-11)

We are putting “lax” in “relax” with Sticks and Skills, a no-contact, low-commitment program that introduces the sport of lacrosse to young athletes. Boys and girls will learn positions, rules, core concepts and basic skills in a fun, laid back environment, helping them gain experience and build confidence before joining a lacrosse league. No equipment required.

Arapahoe Y

Saturdays, Sept 21-Oct 12, 1:15-2:15pm

  • Member: $50
  • Non-member: $75


Learn to Play Lacrosse: Family Sticks and Skills (Parents and Kids, Ages 5-9)

Mom has skills! During Family Sticks and Skills, parents and players bond as they learn the game of lacrosse together. This program focuses on basic skills of passing, catching, dodging and shooting. While teaching rules and traditions during scrimmages, players gain experience, build confidence and spend quality time with their parents. No equipment is required.

Arapahoe Y

Saturdays, Sept 21-Oct 12, 2:30-3:30pm

  • Member: $75
  • Non-member: $100

Includes t-shirt. Covers one parent and one child. $25 for each additional participant).


The YMCA Lightning: CARA Traveling Boys Lacrosse (Ages 10-14)

Your child knows lacrosse, he loves it and he wants to take his game to the next level. As a part of the YMCA Lightning, our CARA Traveling Boys Lacrosse program, players harness the skills, techniques and knowledge they have learned and join a competitive community of committed lacrosse players. Our coaches provide an environment where players learn sportsmanship, camaraderie and teamwork as well as equal playing time. Teams will practice for 90 minutes twice a week. Practice times and locations to be set by the YMCA and CARA coaches.

Denver Metro Area

Practices: Begin Aug 19, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30pm at Ryan Elementary School

Games: Saturdays, Sept 7-Oct 26, 9:00am-5:00pm

Equipment Required for Boys Lacrosse Leagues: Stick, helmet, gloves, shoulder and elbow pads, cup and mouth guard. Hockey gear is acceptable. New players can borrow the Y’s used equipment.

  • Member: $170
  • Non-member: $200

Plus uniform fee.


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303-443-4474 ext. 6102
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