Bring Canada's National Summer Sport to Your Classroom

Empower the next generation by introducing lacrosse to school children and their educators.

Our school programs not only teach the rich history and cultural significance of the game but also ignite a meaningful conversation about Truth and Reconciliation. Through hands-on lacrosse experiences, we aim to bridge communities and foster understanding.

We are proud to be partnered with Jim Calder, a renowned lacrosse historian, author, and former player for Lacrosse Canada and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Our commitment to inclusivity is unwavering, backed by our IMAS - International Mixed Ability Sports certification from Abilities Centre.

Let's break down barriers and advance the sport of lacrosse together. 🥍 #Lacrosse #OntarioLacrosse #LacrosseCanada #LacrossingBarriers #YouthEmpowerment"

History, Culture and Physical Education

We bring everything that you need! 

  • Professional Instructors with over 20 years teaching the game to all skill levels and ages
  • Use of class set of 30 lacrosse sticks
  • Soft and safe indoor Lacrosse balls
  • Lacrosse nets
  • Only Mixed Ability Certified coaches in Canada
  • Full day or half day coverage of all scheduled of Gym/Physical Education classes

History and Culture

  • Lacrosse derives from Medicine-based oral tradition. This knowledge was shared with Jim Calder by faithkeepers, stickmakers and indigenous educators. He was given his Mohawk Name by the Kahnawake Mohawk near Montreal.
  • Students are put in touch with this history and culture through being introduced to a stick and ball collection including examples used by the key indigenous nations that play the game.
  • Mounted Posters of historical images are on display to show the 1850’s through 1890’s period.
  • Calder has numerous stories to convey regarding the modern game including the birth of the formal sport in Montreal, growth of the game in Canada and the world, and the push to the Olympics in 2028

What you learn and Curriculum Expectations

All the basic fundamentals of lacrosse

  • Overview of lacrosse and the games origins in Canada 
  • Scoping and trapping the ball
  • Cradling 
  • Passing and catching 
  • Shooting
  • Safe and fun competition

Curriculum Expectations

  • Physical Literacy
  • Movement Competency, Locomotion and Manipulation skills
  • Movement Concepts of body and spacial awareness

Curriculum Expectations

  • Education Guide and Student workbook available for purchase

About Jim Calder

  • Author
    • “Lacrosse – The Ancient Game” was the first book to combine knowledge from the oral tradition and the written history. It is now accompanied with the “Education Guide and Student Workbook” which was requested by – Canada’s largest indigenous publisher
    •  “Women Play Lacrosse – A History of the International Field Game” is the only book in the world on the history of women’s lacrosse. 

    • “Tales of a Lacrosse Troubadour”. It is a personal history of the author’s uncanny role in some of the key moments in the game over the last 50 years

  • Player:
    • Calder has a vast history with the game as a two-time member of Team Canada, winning the World Championship in 1978.
    • He was a two-time All-American on full academic and athletic scholarship at Hobart College and won two NCAA Champion-ships, serving as Captain of the 1979 Varsity team. 
  • Founder:
    • Calder started most of the Girls High School and Community Lacrosse Programs in Toronto East and Scarborough. He has two daughters that went on to play NCAA lacrosse in the USA. He serves on the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation Board of Directors and has been on many Boards at the Local and Provincial levels.

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