The Mid Penn Youth Lacrosse Association was created to promote uniformity and to elevate the game of lacrosse in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties. It has since expanded to include teams from Centre and York Counties as well.
The Mid Penn has 13 members and serves over 600 kids every spring by providing them with a competitive, instructional, and fun lacrosse experience.
The Mission of the MYPLA is to standardize Central Pennsylvania youth lacrosse program practices, and coordinate scheduling and officiating, all while emphasizing fair play and sportsmanship of all member organizations.
The purpose of the MPYLA shall is:
(a) To promote the development and growth of the sport of lacrosse through the formation of a youth lacrosse league comprised of active youth lacrosse programs across Central Pennsylvania and the affiliation of such youth lacrosse leagues with USA Lacrosse, Inc.;
(b) To promote and develop through the operation of a youth lacrosse league knowledge of the rules and skills of lacrosse;
(c) To promote and develop through boys and girls participating in youth lacrosse the qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork, and respect for coaches, officials, and players;
(d) To develop, promote and provide opportunities for coaches and officials to receive training on the rules and skills of lacrosse and the skills necessary to enable coaches and officials to serve as positive role models for boys and girls participating in the sport of lacrosse, with an emphasis on the positive qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork and the building of character;
(e) To provide support and training for coach development; and
(f) In general to do all things as may be appropriate to promote and accomplish our mission.
Mid Penn Youth Lacrosse Association