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2018 Box lacrosse registration is now open!

Please visit our Registration Page for full information on this year's registration package.  Remember - early birds that register before February 28th receive the $25 off your registration fees.  There's plenty of other discounts and bonuses for first-time players, too - check it all out on the registration page.  Or, if you want to, just register right now.

 

free Box drop-ins start january 8th, 2018!

Missing box lacrosse?  You can start looking forward to getting ready for the season with our free drop-in sessions, starting the week of January 8th, 2018.  The first week's schedule is as follows, and we will post changes to the schedule here and on our facebook page - make sure you like our page (oceanside lacrosse association, link in the "Follow us" box) for all your game, schedule, registration, news and updates!  

Mondays:  Springwood Elementary gym

6-7pm Novice and Peewee

7-8pm Bantam and Midget

Tuesdays:  Springwood Elementary gym

6-8pm Girls' dropin and mini-league - more to come on this!!

Wednesdays:  Winchelsea Elementary gym

6-7pm Mini tyke and Tyke

BUCCANEERS in full swing

Field lacrosse practice is in full swing, with practices running on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-9:00pm at the Springwood Fields in Parksville.  

Bantam B Sharks win gold in bc provincials!

Congratulations to our Bantam B Oceanside Sharks for taking home the GOLD on our home turf during the BCLA 2017 Provincial championship!  A first for Oceanside, hosting the Bantam Provincials right here, and a truly awesome end to a truly awesome season for our hard-working Bantam B Sharks!  

Bantam Double banner winners!

 

Check out our Bantam B team, holding up BOTH their League championship banners AND their Island championship banners - how proud is Oceanside of these Sharks?  Want to see this awesome team in action?  Don't miss the Bantam Provincials, next week from July 13-16, right here in Parksville!  

Download the Schedule to make sure you don't miss a thing!

2017 Field Lacrosse Registration is open!

Box lacrosse season a little bit too short for your liking?  Don't worry!  Field Lacrosse registration is now OPEN!

Registration page >>

Field Lacrosse Camp in Nanaimo

We welcome the information and registration for the second annual Nanaimo Summer Lacrosse Camp.

Instructors:
Andy Gump Reynolds – Vice President of Nanaimo Raiders Lacrosse & Goalie for Canada West Masters Lax
Joel Smith – Head Coach of NDSS Lacrosse Academy

Each athlete that registers for the NANAIMO LACROSSE CAMP will receive instruction from qualified instructors and a Camp T-Shirt. There will also be daily prizes given out at the end of each day and a wrap up BBQ on Thursday afternoon from 12:00 – 1:00pm.

When: August 21st – 24th, 2017 (AM Half Day)
Where: Second Artificial Turf Field 9:00am-12:00pm
Who: 10 - 14yrs (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007) 
Cost: $160 Per Athlete

Registration forms

Find details on our facebook page, and links to the Nanaimo Summer Lacrosse Camps facebook page.  

sharks win the weekeNd!

The Oceanside Sharks Novice team took home the Silver medals at the VELA Wind it Up tournament June 16-18.  

And the Oceanside Sharks Bantam team topped off the same weekend with a Gold Medal win!  Shark Attack!  The Oceanside Bantams have won the divisional banner in their regular season with a 9-1 record after tiering.  Playdowns for the Island banner start next weekend for these Sharks!

SFU Summer Lacrosse camps

A Note from The Prez

Every year, our Shark Attack Tournament is the single largest fundraiser of the season. Hosting the Bantam Provincials for the first time ever will be the largest and most prestigious event in our history. We will be hosting 21 or more Tyke Teams from all over the Island and lower mainland from June 9th-11th. The Bantam Provincials will see upwards of 30 teams from all over the Province of BC come to our area from July 13th-16th. Those of us behind the scenes will do the heavy lifting of organizing and arranging everything. We need you all to take on shifts for both events to ensure their success. These events are a fun way to contribute to the sport in a small way!

For now, I will focus on the Provincials July 13th-16th. The very best teams in BC will be here to compete and possibly be crowned provincial champions. The positions that we will have to fill are Welcome Table, Raffle table, Time keeping for games at Oceanside Arena, Hospitality Suite, Headquarters Room and Security. Anywhere from 8am-8pm on said dates. We will also be looking for donations of products or services to raffle off. I myself could use a hand with planning and preparing a program to sell advertising space on. Depending on the number of helpers we get shifts could range from 1-4 hours. Please contact either Farrah Lewis at fclewis@telus.net or Stephanie Cain at thecains@telus.net and cc myself to let us know your availability during provincials and what jobs you may be interested in? Farrah is starting a list of volunteers!

Best Regards

John Shafi

President

OMLA

Cell (250) 248-7400

Alberni ice breaker novice tournament - bronze finish!

Let's hear it for the Bronze Medal finish for Oceanside Sharks Novice team at the Alberni Valley Ice Breaker Tournament!  Way to go, Oceanside!

Box Lacrosse 2017

The 2017 Box Lacrosse season is in full swing.  Please ensure your coach has your email address to get team updates.  Some teams also use the Teamsnap site/app to keep parents and players updated.  For short-benched teams, please ensure you inform your team manager if your player cannot make a game - with a few days' notice, they can likely fill the spot on the team and ensure that the team can still play.    

General Information

Practices for 2017 are as under way now at the Parksville Community Park Outdoor Lacrosse Box. and Oceanside Arena.  Please do ensure you check your team page, your emails, or team snap to ensure you have the correct weekly practice and game updates!

 

Equipment Discounts

Kirby’s Source for Sports is open in Nanaimo, be sure to mention Oceanside Lacrosse when you are purchasing to receive a 10% discount on protective equipment only (not sticks).

Eddy’s Hockey Shop in Duncan, be sure to mention Oceanside Lacrosse when you are purchasing to receive 10% discount.