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The Brampton Minor Lacrosse Association is looking for Lacrosse minded scorekeepers and shot clock operators to work regular season games (weekdays) and tournaments (weekends). Successful applicants will receive $10 per game.
Please fill in online application form and someone will get back to you.
The Ontario Lacrosse Association has introduced an Criminal Check policy for all coaches and trainers effective 2015. Each bench staff member will be required to provide a criminal background check along with their coaching/training credentials prior to being able to partake in team activities.
This is not much different then what the BMLA has been doing for years, it is just more formalized.
The Brampton Sport Alliance (B.S.A.) provides a voice for youth sports groups and a forum for these groups to share solutions to common problems and challenges facing volunteer-based youth sport organizations. The B.S.A. represents 22 affiliated minor sport organizations.
The primary goal of youth sports in the City of Brampton is to help youth find success in sport, which makes them feel valued and wanted. Every child can be successful in one sport or another.
The Jr. A Brampton Excelsiors Jeff Teat scored just seconds into the second overtime period in Whitby on Saturday night to secure Brampton's spot in the semi-finals of the Ontario Junior Lacrosse League Association playoffs.
Brampton will now play in the best of 7 series against the Orangeville Northmen beginning Tuesday, July 26th in Orangeville at 8pm, at the Tony Rose Memorial Arena
Here is the complete series schedule :
Tuesday July 26, 8pm - in Orangeville (Tony Rose Memorial Arena)
Wednesday July 27, 8pm - in Brampton (Memorial Arena)
Friday July 29, 8pm - in Orangeville (Tony Rose Memorial Arena)
Saturday July 30, 7pm in Brampton (Memorial Arena)
Sunday July 31, 7pm in Orangeville (Tony Rose Memorial Arena) *
Tuesday August 2, 8pm in Brampton (Memorial Arena) *
Wednesday August 3, 8pm in Orangeville (Tony Rose Memorial Arena) *
* : if necessary
Any players currently registered with the Brampton Minor Lacrosse Association get in to home games free WHEN WEARING THEIR BRAMPTON JERSEY.
Come cheer on your home team!
I hope you are having a great summer, enjoying the tremendous weather to date.
I know that a lot of you asked us what other programs are out there for your children so they could continue to play our great game. Currently Brampton does not have a fall & winter program but that is something we are actively looking to correct.
In the meantime we are encouraged that players want to play our game year round. In the spirit of trying to facilitate that passion we recommend that you look into other programs that may be of interest to you. This link provides one of them and we do endorse their efforts. As more of these programs come to our attention we will share them with you.
BMLA House League Co-Ordinator
Kyle Marion is the 2016 recipient of The Cameron Crichton Memorial Award. Kyle received his award at the "Weekend of Champions".
The Cameron Crichton Memorial Award is presented annually to the Brampton Minor Lacrosse Association midget aged House League Player who, like Cameron, displays self-discipline, devotion and team play along with respect for the game and all involved.
Congratulation to Kyle on a "job well done"!!
BMLA House League Co-Ordinator
Lacrosse is Truly a Family Affair!
There are many great families involved in our game, and each of them devote so much time and effort to ensure their children get to and from games on time, respect their opponents and the game. Here is one such family that does just that and more.
Pictured above are the Sandhu Family. Dad, Kuldeep standing proudly with his Daughter, Pavleen and Son, Lahtaj.
Pavlene has been playing for two years and plays for the Blue Team in the Bantam Division. She says her favorite things about lacrosse is the physical nature of the game and making new friends. "Lots of good people to meet". Her highlight to date is going to last year's provincials as an add on player for the Midget Rep team. Her brother Lahtaj, in his third year, competes in the Novice Division for the Blue Team. He is the leading scorer on his team and the #2 leading scorer among all Novice Players.....a Star in the making!! Their Dad came to Canada when he was 11 years old and through the years fell in love with the Creator's Game. A love he now passes on to his children. And I am told there is another Sandhu ready to suit up next year, Pavlene and Lahtaj's little sister.
We are pleased to name the Sandhu Family as our "House League Family of the Week".
BMLA House League Co-Ordinator
Here is a shot of our Bantam Team Red goaltender Mitchell Northrup alongside our Paperweight Goalie - Ireland Cooper. Mitchell took the time prior to his own game to let the Paperweights take breakaway shots at him, while giving some pointers to his little counterpart. A great example of a fine young man giving back to the sport he loves.
Lacrosse builds character, and Mitchell has illustrated that time and time again. And that makes him our "House League Player of the Week".
Thank you and Congratulations Mitchell.
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Lacrosse is a major thread in the fabric of Brampton's, and indeed Canada's heritage, with records indicating that the game has been played in our community since the 1860's. Brampton Minor Lacrosse has grown to become one of the largest Lacrosse associations in Canada. We offer recreational and representative Lacrosse programs in Box Lacrosse, Field Lacrosse and Girl's Field Lacrosse to children aged 4 to 20.
It is one of the goals of the Brampton Minor Lacrosse Association to ...
... work to promote and sustain Youth Lacrosse within the City of Brampton, providing opportunities for citizens and our corporate partners to contribute to building a healthy and caring community through Lacrosse.
It is the intention of the Brampton Minor Lacrosse Association to provide Brampton residences a place to enjoy the game of Lacrosse. This is our promise and mandate to the City of Brampton.
Situations can come up and you are required to ask for your release from the BMLA. If we can not find a solution for you, you may request a release hearing (understanding that you must be a member to do so and thus be registered) to the President of the BMLA. You must be (a) registered with the BMLA and (b) fill out the OLA Release Request form and submit your request to optain a release hearing. There is a separate form for Field and Box on the OLA website. The attached links are below.