Why First Steps Lacrosse?

Physical Literacy is a key component to positive self esteem and a healthy, active lifestyle. First Steps teaches children to overcome obstacles and foes through a youthful introduction to the sport of lacrosse.

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Fall 2017 programming is kicking off for children ages 2-7 years old! Find a First Steps Lacrosse program near you and register your children today!

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First Steps Lacrosse is currently accepting new Community Coordinators for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 seasons. If you're passionate about lacrosse and early childhood education, this is the perfect fit!

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Founded and written by Gord Watt, a retired teacher, lacrosse coach and early childhood educator; the FIRST STEPS LACROSSE curriculum separates itself from other youth lacrosse programs.

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The FSL curriculum refers to leading child psychologists (Piaget, Erickson and Vygotsky) to develop a “child centered” program based on the needs of the child. Children are involved in imaginary play and dramatic situations, taking on roles to overcome challenges. Role play reduces inhibitions and motivates children to play.

Our aim is to provide each child greater physical abilities, self-esteem, confidence and willingness to participate in athletic activities. We want to give every FSL child a better opportunity for an active and healthy life.

Next Steps...

If you believe in our mission and share a passion for early childhood education and the development of physical literacy through the sport of lacrosse, start a First Steps Lacrosse program in your community. Call today!