LAX Header 7   Lacrosse Academy Mandate

As stated in our Bold Vision, Delta School District strives “to be a leading district in innovative teaching and learner success.”

We believe our Academy Programs are testament to our goal of engaging learners through stimulating, relevant and inspiring educational experiences. Each of our unique academies creates an environment where our students feel great pride and, in turn, great success. Our passionate teachers and outstanding professional coaches work hard at building positive, trusting, and encouraging relationships with our learners.

The Lacrosse Academy at South Delta Secondary is an example of Delta’s commitment to offering choice programs that enable learners to engage in their passion during the school day.

To accomplish our mandate, we have set out directives for the program.
Lacrosse Academy Goals:

  • Improve physical athletic skills through movement training (Bodyweight, Manipulatives, and Locomotives) and implementing invasive team game strategies
  • Improve mental athletic skills through micro-blogging and journaling
  • Improve both individual and team lacrosse specific skills
  • Physical Lacrosse Skills
  • Application of strategies and rules specific to field lacrosse and box lacrosse
  • Provide nutritional counselling for peak athletic performance
  • Give students the opportunity to be actively involved in the development of the local youth lacrosse community
  • Prepare students for post secondary lacrosse programs

Facts about the Program

  • Open to Grades 8 – 12 student of any genders with previous lacrosse experience
  • Offered in Quarter four
  • No bus transportation is offered this year due to Covid 19
  • Program is located by the Ladner Bus loop
  • Receive credit for PE at the appropriate grade,  Science of Sport & Nutrition 10, or Superfit 11 -12
  • Total of 8 credits per year toward graduation (Grade 10 -12)

Curriculum and Assessment

Delta – Lacrosse Academy Course Outline (2021)

Academy and Facilities Locations




Equipment and Supplies

  • Academy uniform provided includes: jacket or hoodie, shorts, T-shirt and a reversible pinnie
  • Students to provide lacrosse stick, gloves, pads, helmet, mouth guard and cleats/running shoes