We are a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to teaching boys and girls the sport of lacrosse. We facilitate opportunities for them to participate in local sporting events, competitions and programs that are positive and developmental.

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Hamilton/Wenham Boys’ Youth Lacrosse Information
Spring 2017
HWYLA is affiliated with the Mass Bay Youth Lacrosse (MBYLL) and US Lacrosse.


Grades / Ages:
Although we continue to use the U9, U11, U13 & U15 names for our programs, team eligibility is based on school grade. For additional information, see the MBYLL website (http://www.mbyll.org/Page.asp?n=31291&org=mbyll.org)
Programs offered for boys:
  • U7 Developmental - Ages 5 & 6 years old
  • U9 Developmental - Grades 1 & 2
  • U11 - Grades 3 & 4
  • U13 - Grades 5 & 6
  • U15 - Grades 7 & 8
ALL PLAYERS must register by November 30, 2016 after the deadline of December 1, 2016 players may be waitlisted based on space availability and team assignments.
  1. A non-refundable $180 HWYLA program fee is required for participation in the 2017 Boys HWYL program.
  2. USA Lacrosse membership is also required for participation in the 2016 HWYL program. IF YOUR MEMBERSHIP EXPIRES BEFORE JULY 1, 2017, YOU WILL NEED TO RENEW IT. The HWYL online registration system will automatically check the status of your USA Lacrosse membership when you register and you will be prompted to renew if applicable.
  3. Registration is required on or before November 30, 2016 to ensure participation in the 2017 Boys HWYL program. We will do our best to accommodate late registrations, however if you register after the deadline, a $50 late fee will apply.
  4. No child will be denied participation for financial reasons.  If you desire to apply for a scholarship, please click here for more information.

U13 and U15 players – Every player in the U13 or U15 program must own his own uniform. There is no need to purchase a new uniform if your old one still fits.

U9 and U11 players – There is no need to purchase a uniform. Jerseys will be supplied by your coach at the beginning of the season 
Uniform ordering is now done online through our exclusive supplier Jungle in Ipswich. Uniforms can be ordered online and will be shipped directly to you in the spring, before the season starts. Order uniforms and equipment online at http://www.HWBYLstuff.com 

Equipment Starter Package - Jungle also offers an equipment starter kit for $215 that will provide a helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads, mouth guard, gloves and lacrosse stick. Click on the “Equipment” tab.

HWLAX Apparel & Merchandise – We also offer a wide variety of HWLAX merchandise on the Jungle site that can be purchased and delivered for the holidays, if purchased by December 1st. Click on the “Products” tab on the web site http://www.HWBYLstuff.com