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What equipment do I need to purchase for my son?

  • Helmet with NOCSAE seal (this is a tested and approved helmet).
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Arm Pads - these are different for defense v. offense, ask your dealer or a coach for guidance
  • Gloves
  • Supporter and Cup
  • Protective Mouthpiece - any color EXCEPT clear
  • Stick - short stick for offense (all players in grades K-6), long stick for defense (grades 7-8)
  • Lacrosse Cleats, rubber soccer and football cleats are fine
  • Rib Pads are optional; they are sometimes used by middle school players on offense

What equipment do I need for my daughter?

  • Protective Eye Goggles 
  • Stick - girl's sticks have a shallow pocket
  • Protective Mouthpiece - any color EXCEPT clear
  • Lacrosse cleats, rubber soccer and football cleats are fine



 


Where to buy equipment?
There are various options to purchase lacrosse equipment for your son or daughter.  It has been our experience that for those new to the sport, it is very helpful to go to a lacrosse only store where the store personnel are educated on the sport and fitting youth players. 

 

PlumLAX recommends Comlax for all equipment needs.
Comlax (www.comlax.com/locations/store-locations) They have offered PlumLAX players starter packages for boys for about $200. This includes: stick, helmet, gloves, arm pads and shoulder pads. If you try and buy these items individually you will likely pay more. They are located in Bridgeville and Neville Island. Directions and other information can be found on their website.

 



In addition, area retailers like Dicks and Dunhams also carry lacrosse equipment.  We have found the selection limited at Dunhams and Dicks and the store personnel are not educated on lacrosse. You can also order from many retailers over the web if you search on lacrosse equipment.  However, you may have better luck with exchanges at area retailers.