Denver City Lax works to create opportunities for inner-city youth in the Denver area.
 
 
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Denver City Lax is a Colorado non-profit organization developing a sports-based youth development program that involves elementary and middle school students playing lacrosse in underserved neighborhoods in the Denver metro area.  

US Lacrosse, the national governing body for lacrosse, selected Denver City Lax as a BRIDGE affiliate to join other urban lacrosse programs around the country dedicated to Building Relationships to Initiate Diversity, Growth and Enrichment through the sport of lacrosse. 


 
Kyle Harrison and LXM visit City Lax

 
Thanks Kyle and crew
Andrew Casimer, Maxx Davis, Marrio Davis
and Sam Bradman!


(more pics in Pictures link and Facebook)



 




Boom Town Lacrosse donates sticks to City Lax



Boom Town is proud to introduce their first ever shaft, the SHRED STICK!   The best part is that when you buy a Shred Stick, Boom Town gives a top of the line starter stick to programs working to grow in the game in underserved areas.  It's ForTheKids, and Denver City Lax is Boom Town's first group getting sticks from their buy one give one program!











Congratulations to City Lax teams at the 2011 Warrior Jamboree!
7th Boys - champions (blue division)
5th Boys - 2nd place (white division)
3rd Boys, 6th Boys and 7th girls - great seasons! 









Denver City Lax is currently involves about 150 elementary and middle school students playing lacrosse in underserved neighborhoods in the Denver metro area.  Lacrosse offers both on-field and off-field opportunities for students.  The game provides a framework to teach character, sportsmanship and other values that can contribute to success in school and life. 



Denver City Lax coach Gregory Crichlow selected 2010 National Coach of the Year by Up2Us

 


Denver City Lax coach Gregory Crichlow was honored last week in Washington D.C. as one of four youth coaches from around the country selected as National Coaches of the Year.  Up2Us, an international coalition of sports-based youth development organizations, hosted a summit meeting in Washington at which time the coaches were recognized for their work with communities and youth athletes.

Congratulations Gregory!

Gregory's entry
http://www.youthnoise.com/playcity/playitforward/view/5641