Welcome to the Home of Pittsburgh Youth Lacrosse (PYLAX)

Boys Lacrosse

Age classifications as determined by the Western PA Youth Lacrosse and US Lacrosse governing bodies. Please register appropriately.

  • 14U - Grades 7 & 8
  • 12U - Grades 5 & 6
  • 10U - Grades 3 & 4
  • 8U - Grades K to 2

Girls Lacrosse

Age classifications as determined by the Western PA Youth Lacrosse and US Lacrosse governing bodies. Please register appropriately.

  • 14U - Grades 7 & 8
  • 12U - Grades 5 & 6
  • 10U - Grades 3 & 4
  • 8U - Grades K to 2

Fall Training

Fall Ball includes 8 sessions that are skills focused in a learning environment.  Fall Ball is for brand new, and seasoned players. This year U12s and U14s will receive instruction at the beginning of the session and have an opportunity to scrimmage the other half of the session.  The sessions will kick off September 10 and conclude October 29.  The cost is $125.  The first session is free for players with no prior experience.

Alumni

PYLAX has been developing young boys and girls lacrosse players since 2003. The program has provided the foundation for K - 8th graders to succeed at select travel, high school, and collegiate levels. Here is a list of former PYLAXers that are currently playing, committed-to-play, or have played in college.

PYLAX Fall Registration is Now Open!

8 skill sessions for $125

PYLAX News

12U WPYLA A Division Champs 2021

Congratulations to Conor Ryan and the 12U A Boys team on winning the WYPLA A Division for the 2021 season!

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Meet Emmie Lau, the 2019 Post-Gazette girls lacrosse player of the year

Read Full Article from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette When Emmie Lau first picked up a lacrosse stick, she was attending grade school in Rhode Island. “In first grade I tried softball and the coach put me in the outfield and I didn’t like that so I tried lacrosse instead,” Lau said. “I played in second grade to…

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U12 Low & Away Champs – 2019

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U10 Low & Away Champs – 2019

Congratulations to the U10 Boys team and coach Rob Jamison for winning the 2019 Low & Away tournament.

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PYLAX Alumni named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced its weekly awards Tuesday afternoon and Richmond goalkeeper Blake Goodman has been named the Defensive Player of the Week in the wake of his stellar effort opposite Bucknell over the weekend. The Pittsburgh, Pa. native picked up his first win as the Spider goaltender with a 9-8 victory over the Bison…

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PYLAX Coach Graham Childs signs letter of intent

Graham Childs Announces Commitment to Play Lacrosse at Hofstra University Graham Childs, Fox Chapel High School and 365Lax elite club player, commits to play lacrosse at Hofstra University. Coach Thomas Michaelson, at 365Lax, had this to say about Child’s recruitment to Hofstra University, “Graham was a player who played on our National Showcase Team after…

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U15 Loose Balls 2017 Champs

Congratulations to Coach Jay Deal and the U15 Boys Loose Balls Champs!

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U9 Loose Balls 2017 Champs

Congratulations to Coach PJ Kandravy and the U9 Boys 2017 Loose Balls Champs!

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Former PYLAXers selected for US National Regional Team

A big contratulations from the PYLAX family to former Players rostered on the US National  Regional Team! There are currently 4 Shady Side Academy girls that made the US Lacrosse national regional team (Riley DiFiore, class of 2018, Emmie Lau and Abby Todd, both class of 2019, and Coco Redican, class of 2020), as well…

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Upcoming Events

Fall Registration Now Open!

Spring registration is now open for Youth, Junior Rec, Junior Competitive, and Adult leagues…

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Spring Registration Now Open!

Spring registration is now open for Youth, Junior Rec, Junior Competitive, and Adult leagues…

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