Frequently asked questions
Q: What is the mailing address for Leduc Crush?
A: Leduc Crush mailing address is P.O. Box 5268 Leduc, Alberta T9E 6L6
Q: How to register?
A: Registration can only be done online, there is no paper registration available. Go to the registration tab for all current registration information and the link to follow to register. - More information to follow for the 2023 season.
Q: When does the season usually start?
A: The season begins in mid-April and ends mid July. (mid June for 6U and 8U) Playoffs start the third week in June and provincials will run the first two weeks in July.
Q: When are the games and practices, are they on weekends?
A: Except in the 6U and 8U, games are not scheduled for 'set' days or times.
Our game schedule is set by the GELC at the start of the season. For 6U and 8U, games generally will fall on a week night, in the early evening, at locations closest to 'home'.
The schedule for the 2023 season will be set once registration numbers determine how many teams can be formed, and when the ice comes out of the hockey rinks that we are allowed to play in.
6U & 8U are usually on the floor about 1-2 times per week (practices and/or games)
10U are usually on the floor about 2-3 times per week (practices and/or games)
12U, 14U and 16U 'A' level teams are usually on the floor a minimum of 4 times per week (practices and/or games)
12U, 14U and 16U 'B' level teams are usually on the floor about 2-3 times per week (practices and/or games)
Q: Where are games played?
A: We are members of the GELC (Greater Edmonton Lacrosse Council). Team practices and home games take place in Leduc at the Alexandra Arena or the LRC Co-op field house. Away games can be scheduled at facilities in Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Strathcona County, St. Albert, Spruce Grove/Stony Plain. Games are all played indoors in arenas or sport centres.
Q: How many tournaments will we play in?
A: The number of tournaments you will participate in will be up to the coaching staff and the parents. But generally you will be in at least one tournament.
Q: Are there Girl only teams?
A: Leduc does not have girl only teams. Girls can play in Leduc with the boys in all of our divisions. Beaumont does have girl only teams available, please contact our Girls Manager for more information - contact details on our website.
Q: Is there fundraising or volunteer requirements?
A: At this time we do one fundraiser per season. Specific details for each season's fundraiser will be posted closer to the time of registration. In addition we do have a Volunteer Opportunity Policy. For further information on this, please see our Volunteer Opportunity tab.
Q: What equipment is required? Can I use my hockey equipment?
A: First time players can use several pieces of their hockey equipment. Helmet (with a cage) gloves, chest/shoulder pads, elbow pads. It is recommended to use lacrosse equipment for the higher levels.
Please see our Equipment Guide under the Information Tab.
Q: My child has never played before will he/she be out of place?
A: No Experience ? No Worries! Its not uncommon for kids to start learning and to experience success in lacrosse at any of our age groups. What to expect? Lacrosse game play and strategies are very close to both basketball and hockey and ringette. If you're looking for a fast paced, exciting sport there's no doubt that lacrosse is for you. Multi-Sport Athletes are what modern sports education is recommending! Come and play the fastest game on two feet, and Canada's National Sport of Summer!
Q: Can I request to have my child placed on a particular team?
A:We do not take requests for player placement on any level 10U and higher. We will take reciprocal friend requests for 6U and 8U only depending on registration numbers.
We will make every effort to form fair, balanced teams based on the number of registrations we receive and the skill level of players involved.
Q: Are there Evaluations?
A: Yes there are evaluations for Tyke to Midget. Leduc does not have an A or Rep team. So we evaluate all the kids to make sure the teams are evenly matched for the B or C divisions.
Q: When will evaluations start?
A: Please see the Evaluations tab under the Information drop down menu for further information.
More questions? No problem. Please see our Executive Board Members list under the Contact Tab for the appropriate contact for your question!