Northampton girls youth lacrosse mission is to increase participation in the game of lacrosse by providing a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young women to play strengthen local athletic programs through early player identification. Girls lac

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NGYL 2018 Games Listed Below

Northampton Girls Youth Lacrosse

The Northampton Girls Youth Lacrosse League was founded in the spring of 2001 and is a member of U.S. Lacrosse Association. NGYL competes in the Western Massachusetts Girls Lacrosse League, and fields teams at three divisional age levels.  Any girl who resides in the city of Northampton, or who attends a Northampton school or who resides in a neighboring town that is not a member of the WMGLL league may be eligible to play.

It is the policy of the Northampton Girls Youth Lacrosse Teams that all players who attend practice are given an opportunity to play in games.  For more information please view the NGYL Bylaws on this website.

Our Mission:

Increase participation in the game of lacrosse by providing a safe and enjoyable learning environment for young women to play. Strengthen local athletic programs through early player identification and encouragement. Contribute to the growth and development of healthy, well-rounded women.

NGYL 2018 Games

Bantams:  All games start at 6:15 pm and home games at JFK unless otherwise noted:


May 2- Amherst

May 5- Longmeadow Jamboree-time t.b.d.

May 9- S. Hadley

May 12- Westfield- 10:30am

May 16- @ Longmeadow Red

May 21- @ Amherst-6:00pm

May 24- Holyoke--6:00 pm

May 30- Longmeadow Black

June 2-Bowers Tournament-Somers, CT. -time t.b.d.


Juniors:  All games start at 6:15pm and home games at Florence Field #5 unless otherwise noted:


April 24- Agawam White

May 1- Holyoke

May 5- Longmeadow Jamboree-time t.b.d.

May 8- Westfield

May 11- @ Amherst

May 16-Longmeadow Black- 6:30pm

May 18- @ Wilbraham White

May 25- @Westfield

May 29- Amherst

June 3-Bowers Tournament-Somers, CT. -time t.b.d.

June 5- Longmeadow Grey- 6:30pm

June 6- @ South Hadley



Seniors: All games at 6:15pm, home games at Florence Field #5 unless otherwise noted


April 28- @East Longmeadow Red- 10:30am

April 30- West Springfield

May 3- Longmeadow White

May 5- Longmeadow Jamboree-time t.b.d.

May 9- @Wilbraham White

May 10- @Amherst

May 14- Amherst

May 15- @Longmeadow White

May 16-@East Longmeadow White Red

May 17- @ Longmeadow Grey

May 19- @ Westfield- 10 am

May 21-South Hadley

May 22- @ Belchertown- 6:30pm

May 23- @Wilbraham Green

May 29- @ Agawam White

May 30-Longmeadow Grey

May 31- Belchertown

June 3-Bowers Tournament-Somers, CT. -time t.b.d.

June 5- @ South Hadley


by Master Admin posted 04/22/2018


-NGYL season usually runs end of March to early June (weather permitting)
-All players must show up to all team activities with a legal lacrosse stick, face mask and mouth guard.(No participation is allowed without a mouth guard!)  Rubber cleats are optional.
-ALL players and coaches must be current US Lacrosse members for liability coverage.  All coaches will be CORI checked before the start of the season.

-We play in the Western Masaachusetts Girls Lacrosse League (formerly called the Conneticut River Valley- CRV- league)

-Practices (weekdays normally 5pm and later,weekends variable) are usually held at JFK Middle School fields or Florence Field #5 once the Northampton Recreation Department and the Northampton DPW “release” the fields.  Often this may not occur until mid-late April due to wet field conditions.  Team’s coaches determine practice schedules & alternate practice sites.  Practices the first three weeks or so tend to be after school 2-3 days/week/and/or a weekend.  Practices during the season tend to occur once or twice/ week depending on how many games are scheduled that week. Players are expected to practice on their own as well!

-Home games are played at Florence Field #5, 145 Meadow St. or at JFK Middle School fields.
-Away games occur throughout Western Ma.
-It is the parents’ responsibility to arrange transportation to and from all practices and games.
-Games begin around the last week of April and continue for about 6 weeks through the first week of June.  Ideally teams will have an equal number of home and away games and average about two games per week.  This is solely arranged by our coaches at the March WMGLL  coaches’ game scheduling meeting.
-Games begin at 6:15 pm and usually last 45 minutes- one hour.  Only coaches may be on the sidelines with our teams during a game.
-During the season, a team may be involved in a tournament or two.

U.S. LACROSSE has a great website-   -with lots of useful information as well as a great US Lacrosse Girls Youth Rules and Regulations brochure.  


by NGYL posted 02/08/2018






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