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Youth Starter Kit - Lease to Buy Program - Collecting Interest

We will be starting a new program here at Lincoln Lacrosse for our Youth families to lease a kit (everything you will need except the stick - we will direct you on this) with the option to buy out the kit at end of Spring season or simply return to the Club. Please fill out the Survey if interested.

Lacrosse Equipment

Every player must have the following equipment each week:

  • Lacrosse stick                               
  • Lacrosse gloves
  • Lacrosse helmet                         
  • Lacrosse shoulder pads
  • Lacrosse arm guards                 
  • Cup
  • Mouth guard                                 
  • Lacrosse or Soccer Cleats

How to Buy Lacrosse Gear

There are three ways to purchase Lacrosse gear:

1. Buy a new starter kit and stick online  (next section below). The simplest way to get this done... 

2. Buy equipment at Dicks We still recommend buying the Stick below but understand if its easier to buy from Dick's 

3. Buy used gear from Sideline Swap You will need a (1) youth helmet, (2) shoulder pads (HAS TO SAY "NOCSAE"), (3) gloves and (4) arm pads. Please keep an eye out for youth vs high school and college gear sizing.

If you use Sideline Swap - please make sure you are buying a chest pad that is NOCSAE STANDARD SHOULDER PADS. (required to play starting this season)  

Email us with any questions

Club Recommendations for Equipment


Our recommended beginner to intermediate stick is the Powell Scout (please choose the stick with a white head) 


If the Scout is sold out, please buy a white version of this Maverik stick

boys-youth-starter-set Our recommended starter kit is designed by STX and offered here  Pay close attention to sizing and lean towards too big instead of too small.


Lincoln Lacrosse Helmets

Order a Lincoln Lacrosse Cascade "S" Model Helmet for $240.00
  • Players for High School Lincoln Lacrosse Team must provide their own helmet for practice and games.  Helmets must match the color and style configuration of Lincoln Lacrosse Club. This standard is a white helmet with red chrome facemask. The Cascade brand “R”, “S”, or "XRS" are the preferred models.
  • There is no required standard helmet for Youth players in the Lincoln Lacrosse program.
  • When considering purchasing a new helmet for your player, you can order a new Cascade Brand “XRS” Model Helmet that meets Club standards. Retail price is $329.95 each. CLUB PRICE: $285.00 each
    • TO ORDER YOUR CASCADE “XRS” HELMET: email Matt Prince reserving your new helmet:
    • Payment  via Check (made out to Lincoln Lacrosse Club) or via Venmo (@lincolnlacrosse) can be made at time of delivery. 
  • Some used Lincoln HS helmets that meet club standards may be available for purchase: Cascade Model “R”  or "CPX-R" helmets
    • CLUB PRICE: $75.00. (waiver signature is required by an adult to purchase a used helmet)
    • Payment and waiver will be completed at the time of delivery

New 2022 Shoulder Pad Requirements

IMPORTANT! Shoulder pads designed for lacrosse and meeting NOCSAE standard ND200 are required as of January 1, 2022. USA Lacrosse has reached out to multiple manufacturers and retailers and there are not currently any ND200 shortages or delays.  Parents and players should purchase pads now to ensure their safety and readiness for the 2022 season.

Where can I buy NOCSAE standard ND200 shoulder pads?

Please note, the below links are listed as a courtesy. Please double-check that the pads meet the ND200 standard - look for NOCSAE/SEI lacrosse logo.

USA Lacrosse Chest Protector FAQ

Tips for Helmet Fitting

  1. Make sure the helmet is NOCSAE approved. The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment conducts rigorous tests and sets standards for safe athletic equipment, including lacrosse helmets.
  2. Always review the specific helmet manufacturer’s recommendations for proper helmet fitting either on the manufacturer’s web site or in the store.
  3. Helmets are measured in inches. Check manufacturers’ charts to show the proper size helmet for your child’s head.
  4. Padding of the helmet shall give firm and uniform pressure about the head. The skin of the forehead should move as the helmet is moved from left to right and from front to back.
  5. Be sure there is a four-point chin-strap attached to the helmet. The chin-strap should be tightened so that there is no slack.
  6. Properly fitted helmets must take into account the hairstyle of your child; if your child has a great deal of thick hair and then receives a haircut, the helmet must then be refitted.
  7. Proper helmet fit should never cause headaches.
  8. The facemask should attach cleanly to the helmet and should be replaced if it is bent.

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US Lacrosse Equipment Fit Guide

US Lacrosse has detailed information about fitting the equipment to the player.