Properly fitted and standard-meeting gear for men’s and women’s lacrosse are essential to player safety. Its is important that both parents and players take time to educate themselves on the subject of protective safety gear. Litchfield Lacrosse Association (LLA) recommends that you use the web resources suggested here and visit lacrosse oriented specialty sport shops, because both can provide you with information and experienced advice when outfitting your players.
Boys and girls both play a different type of lacrosse game. Both wear different levels of protective gear, educating both players and parents has been one of the primary missions of US Lacrosse. Below is an excellent webpage maintained by US Lacrosse with lots of information. For an equipment list that you can print out and take to your local Lacrosse specialty sports retailer, visit these pages:
If your daughters have chosen to play coed-mixed lacrosse which is allowed up till U11, then the girls are required to be outfitted with the complete boys protective gear. LLA recommends a short list of specialty lacrosse retailers because they staff their stores with knowledgeable and experienced lacrosse players. Visit the Lacrosse Retailers page.