Our spring season is the regular season for lacrosse. We currently oversee teams for 3rd-12th grade boys and girls. Each of our nine teams participate in full league play in the state of Texas. These leagues offer competition and opportunities to engage with new communities. Our season lasts fourteen weeks including not just games and practices, but events that we know to broaden horizons and reinforce the many character values we hope to cultivate in kids.
Our summer outreach is an opportunity to introduce new student-athletes and organizations to the sport of lacrosse, as well as introduce them to the Bridge family. Our summer outreach program includes camps and clinics with various partners in Dallas, as well as our open sessions. In addition, we oversee extensive opportunities to travel including day-trips, but also out of state trip to New England, California and Delaware.
Our fall season is a developmental and growth season for all student-athletes. We oversee a traditional fall season and an afterschool program for select partners. Our fall ball season allows for us to develop established student-athletes while helping introduce the sport to new family members of Bridge. Everyone has an opportunity to develop and further their skills in preparation for the competitive spring season, while we reinforce the our values.
Our winter season is a short period between fall and spring where we focus on specific needs and opportunities for our student-athletes. We take opportunities to reinforce our family culture with strength & conditioning sessions, box lacrosse, alumni and alumnae games and events, and opportunities to engage with other programs and build camarederie and team before the spring season gets started.
"I went in looking to learn the lacrosse game and left the season after falling in love with the Bridge family. The student athletes, coaches, and parents were such a joy to be around. Grateful to have had such a wonderful experience learning to love lacrosse and the family."
Byron | Coach
"Before I joined Bridge, I had been known to be shy, quiet, and kept more to myself. My mom is the one who insisted I play a sport. Rangel offered lacrosse. At the time, I was a little scared and nervous. Or, as my little sister says, I was nervouscited—nervous and excited. I had never heard of this game before, I didn’t know the rules, or how to play. On the first practice, I was even more nervous because I didn’t see anyone I knew. But by end of the first practice, I had already made friends that I’m still close to today. Everyone was so welcoming. I instantly felt comfortable. I felt like I’d be okay."
Kristen | Student-Athlete
"Qaadir never wants to miss a practice, even if it’s the off-season practices. Often times, he talks about how the coaches teach different techniques, and he tries to carry his stick everywhere we go. I’ve even seen him trying to teach it to other young children in the community. He says he has to practice, so he can help the team win. I know beyond a shadow of a doubt, that these characteristics will carry over into his classes at school as well as his future."
Renee | Parent
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