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Welcome to Ahwatukee Lacrosse


Welcome! If you are new to lacrosse and interested in learning more about 'the fastest game on two feet' and the Ahwatukee Lightning Lacrosse club, please see the information under the New Players tab.  You will find information about our upcoming events, a Beginner’s Guide to Lacrosse, equipment info and more.  Subscribe to our email list and follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on upcoming events!

Ahwatukee Lightning Lacrosse is dedicated to growing the sport by teaching new players the basic skills of the game and providing a team structure to expand their skills up to a competitive level.  We have a great group of experienced coaches who strive to provide a fun, safe, and rewarding environment for Lacrosse players and their families.

Through December 14, we will be in ‘Fall Ball,’ mode, in which we focus on fundamentals, team-building, and conditioning in preparation for the competitive spring season. The spring season begins in January, with registration beginning in November.

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Lacrosse and Your Education
This event will introduce lacrosse players and families alike to...
Spring Season Registration Now Open!
Registration for the Spring Season is now open! We are offering...
Lacrosse and Your Education

This event will introduce lacrosse players and families alike to the ways in which the sport of lacrosse can support, reinforce, or even lead to your continuing education after high school. We will discuss a range of topics, including how to enhance your competitiveness for college admissions, make strong choices about extracurricular and volunteer activities, and explore options for playing lacrosse at the collegiate level, both varsity and club-level.

Our panelists will include

  • Recent NCAA student-athletes Anthony Abbadessa (D1 - Colgate), Holly Berns (D1 – Mercer), Andy Nesdill (DII – Lees-McRae), and Ryan Berns (MCLA – ASU)
  • Jeff and Chris Van Raaphorst, parents of two-time NCAA All-American Duke defenseman and Premier Lacrosse League standout Cade Van Raaphorst
  • Former and current Desert Vista coaches and former NCAA student-athletes Bill Lynch and Dan Lannon.
  •  Kyle Mox, Associate Dean at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University.

This event is intended for both male and female athletes in grades 8 and up and their families.

Date: Wednesday, November 20

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (8th graders are excused from practice)

Location: Foothills Club West Clubhouse

RSVP at http://bit.ly/Lax_College.

by posted 11/16/2019
Spring Season Registration Now Open!

Spring Season Registration Now Open!

Registration for the Spring Season is now open!

We are offering a $25 "Early Bird" discount through December 20 - visit our registration page to get signed up! Additional discounts are available for siblings, as well as families who secure club sponsorships or refer new players. Please note that a current US Lacrosse membership will also be required for registration.

Registration fees are determined by age group, and each age group is determined by the player's age and grade level as of April 4, 2020.  To comply with Arizona Youth Lacrosse leage rules, no player will be allowed to play "down" to a younger age group, and all rostered players must either reside or attend school within the Ahwatukee Lacrosse boundaries. Out-of-boundary players who wish to register with our club must request a waiver from the AYL.

Practices will begin the week of January 6, 2020.  All practices are at Pecos Park - specific schedules will be available prior to the start of the spring season.  Our first games will be January 25.

Any questions about registration, teams, schedule, or equipment can be directed to .

by posted 11/10/2019
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