Welcome to Desert Ridge Lacrosse Club serving youth boys and girls U8 to U14 in the North Phoenix, North Scottsdale and Paradise Valley areas of Arizona. The Desert Ridge Lacrosse Club's mission is to make sure that kids are welcomed into a fun team atmos





Image result for lacrosse sticksThe Desert Ridge Rattlers Lacrosse Club provides HIGH quality lacrosse coaching + competitive play for Boys & Girls K-8th grade throughout the Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) . 

Image result for lacrosse sticksWe are the official feeder organization for Pinnacle High School Boys Lacrosse and all of PVUSD. We offer year-round clinics, tournaments, and a competitive season locally in the Arizona Youth Lacrosse League

Image result for lacrosse sticksOur mission is simple: Grow the Game in the area by providing a culture of competitivness, speed, creativity, pride, and fun for all! Come meet new friends and become apart of our Rattler Family TODAY!

Image result for lacrosse sticksWe field competitive teams at the u8, u10, u12, and u14 age levels, relying on an experienced coaching staff to effectively teach lacrosse skills, concepts, and tactics to both new & seasoned players alike! This not only includes instruction from former NCAA coaches, but we've also done things such as private lessons/film breakdown in the past to meet players' individual goals.

Image result for lacrosse sticksWe are passionate about lacrosse, and we would love to share our passion for lacrosse with you and your family. This is more than a sport to us, it's about becoming a lifelong FAMILY!




by posted 04/22/2021



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  • When does the Season begin? We have continuous registration all year as we play in some capacity all year!
    • In the Spring April-May timeframe and in the Aug/Sept  'Back to School' window we offer Learn2Lax and Small Group Skills clinics. All clinics are open to all players; no experience and no equipment necessary!
      • ​We have plenty of sticks and equipment to loan--just let us know if you want to try borrow some sticks to try it out!
    • In the Fall from Oct-Mid November, we field teams in indoor lacrosse leagues, known as Box Lacrosse. This is a 5v5 format that emphasizes stick skills and hustle! The professional National Lacrosse League plays this format. 
    • Starting Oct 1, we open official registration and sign up for athletes who want to participate in Arizona Youth Lacrosse 
      • The regular season practices start Jan 10th running through the first weekend in April. 
        • ​We also participate in a charity tournament the 2nd weekend in December, Lax4Life, then break until Jan 10th.
      • Arizona Youth Lacrosse has 16 community-based programs that sponsor teams to play each other on the 8u, 10u, 12u, and 14u levels.
      • Games are held at central locations like Scottsdale Sports Complex, Reach 11, Glendale Youth Sports Complex, Tempe Sports Complex in a jamboree format.
        • All age groups play together at ONE venue, so parents with multiple children participating only have one trip!
        • The season culminates in the Cactus Cup, a 2-day festival tournament that crowns a champion at the 12u and 14u levels!
  • Where do you practice? 
    • Practices rotate based on field availability, including Pinnacle Park, Fireside Elementary School, Paradise Valley Park, and Greenway Middle School. 
    • Practices in the Jan-March are 2-3 days per week during the AYL season, depending on age level, and 1-2 days per week for clinics and fall indoor box season.

by posted 04/22/2021
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