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The Kamloops Sports Council in partnership with the Kamloops NorthPaws baseball team is raising funds to support our local sport organizations throughout the Kamloops area. The fundraiser is to assist these groups in getting back to play. All funds raised will be going right back into youth sport organizations in Kamloops and area. Purchasing a ticket will go directly to fundraising for Shuswap Minor Lacrosse Association

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COVID 19 Update:

June 4, 2021

The BCLA Return to Lacrosse Committee and sub-groups have worked hard to update and align our new guidelines with viaSport’s Return to Sport Restart 2.0 so we can safely deliver Lacrosse activities. Lacrosse is back. Please be patient as we transition together with our Return to Lacrosse activities.

BC’s Restart Plan 2.0 Step 1 is in effect as of May 25, 2021. viaSport BC’s Return to Sport Restart 2.0 is a step-by-step plan for Provincial Sport Organizations to follow and to develop their own Return to Sport plans. The BCLA Return to Lacrosse Guidelines Restart Plan 2.0 aligns with viaSport BC’s Return to Sport Restart Plans.

See Government of BC’s Restart Plan

See viaSport BC’s Return to Sport Restart 2.0

See BCLA Return to Lacrosse Restart Plan 2.0 Guidelines

In order to return to lacrosse activity, BCLA association/club members must read, understand and agree to abide by the BCLA’s Return to Lacrosse Restart Plan 2.0 Guidelines.

Next Steps-

Those BCLA-Member associations/clubs that want to proceed with Lacrosse activities in accordance with the BCLA Return to Lacrosse Guidelines Restart Plan 2.0 must take the following mandatory steps listed in the BCLA Member Declaration of Compliance.

NOTE: Most association/clubs have already completed a Declaration of Compliance and sent to the BCLA. However, associations/clubs will need to update their safety plans to reflect the updated activities with your city/municipality/facility.

The BCLA Declaration of Compliance measures must be in place prior to any individual’s participation in a BCLA-member lacrosse activity.

See the BCLA Member Declaration of Compliance

Presently, the big difference for the lacrosse community is that we collectively can play, instead of restrictions of play. Please take a common sense approach and continue to follow your association/club and city/municipality safety guidelines. We caution not to jump fully into lacrosse contact activities right away. With the addition of contact and game play outdoors, we must carefully reintroduce and teach safe contact methods to our athletes.

Please stay in contact with your facilities. They too are planning the next steps of the Restart Plan. Be patient and work together as the transition indoors will be a work in progress.

The transition between the viaSport Restart Plan steps of will be dependent on case counts, hospitalizations, and vaccination rates. Movement between these steps will occur quickly and we all must be ready to adapt to these changes.

The BCLA will continue to update the BCLA Membership through e-mails, on-line Community of Practice, social media and the BCLA Website as we move through the Restart 2.0 Plan.

To assist our associations/clubs with the Restart Plan and answer questions, please contact Gerry Van Beek, BCLA President – gerry@bclacrosse.com Jeff Gombar, BCLA Executive Director – jeff@bclacrosse.com or (604) 421-9755 Ext. 3.

Thank you for your patience. We’re almost back playing the sport we love!

Yours in Lacrosse,
Gerry Van Beek
BCLA President

        Next Board Meeting

  • Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
  • online at 6:30
  • If you would like to attend online please email our President, Bari Leonard (from the contact page)

2020 AGM~

Everyone Welcome

  • November 4th 2020
  • Online 6:30pm (Everyone should have received the link October 21 via email)

Our SMLA Board is in desperate need of volunteers! With COVID keeping new players/parents away this season we are really in a crunch. We will need to fill about 10 positions on the Board at this meeting as we have people on the Board who are currently holding more than one position and who’s children will be aging out this year.  Let’s fill these Board positions so we can continue to offer lacrosse in Salmon Arm.

2021 Board

Welcome to our new board members! We could still use a few more helpers

  • President: Bari Leonard
  • Past President: Heather Davis
  • Vice President: Lianne Dwornik
  • Treasurer:
  • Secretary:
  • Registrar: Lianne Dwornik
  • Head Scheduler: Darwin Dwornik
  • Equipment Manager: Lianne Dwornik
  • Manager Coordinator:
  • Website Coordinator: Lianne Dwornik
  • Head Referee: Connor Senn
  • Fund Raising Sponsorship Coordinator:
  • Publicist/Promoter:
  • Head Coach:
  • Tournament Coordinator:

2019 BC Lacrosse Champions

Congrats to the 2019 PeeWee Team for heading down to Delta and coming back Provincial Gold Medal winners.

A great year for them!!

Earning the TRIFECTA

  • Regular Season League Champions
  • Playoff Champions
  • BCLA Provincial Champions!

Thank you to all the Players and the Coaching staff for all your hard work and commitment!!

Please see the photo tab for the well earned sweaty picture!

Officials Clinics

Box Lacrosse TBA for 2021

Level 1: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Okanagan College – Vernon Campus

Room VD343   9:00AM – 4:00PM

Level 2: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Okanagan College – Vernon Campus

Room VD345   9:00AM – 4:00PM

Level 1: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops

Room OM1741  9:00AM – 4:00PM

Level 2: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops

Room OM1742  9:00AM – 4:00PM

Thank you to our sponsors