Good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, team play and respect for authority, so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent citizens.

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Welcome to Ipswich Youth Lacrosse   

The objective of the IYL shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, and team play so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent citizens.


  • All participants (players and coaches) of Ipswich Youth Lacrosse, Inc. are members of US Lacrosse.
  • Our coaches are all trained and certified according to league requirements.
  • Our boys teams fall under the purview of the Mass Bay Youth Lacrosse League and our girls teams Mass Bay Girls Lacrosse League.

 

The History of Ipswich Youth Lacrosse

1999- Ipswich Youth Lacrosse founded by Blaine Hebbel

2000- Teams Fielded: Total: 3  IYL Director: Blaine Hebbel

  • boys, 2 teams: U12, U14
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Doyon School on Sunday

2001- Teams Fielded: Total: 3  IYL Director: Blaine Hebbel

  • boys, 3 teams: U10, U12, U14
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Doyon School  on Sunday

2002- Teams Fielded: Total: 5  IYL Director: Blaine Hebbel

  • girls, 1 team: U12
  • boys, 3 teams: U10, U12, U14
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sunday

2003- Teams Fielded: Total: 5  IYL Director: Blaine Hebbel

  • girls, 2 teams: U13, U15
  • boys, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sundays

Created Ipswich Youth Lacrosse Inc. Aug 2003

2004- Teams Fielded: Total: 5, IYL Director: Jim Robertson

  • girls, 2 teams: U13, U15
  • boys, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15

Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sundays

2005- Teams Fielded: Total: 5, IYL Director: Jim Robertson

  • girls, 2 teams: U13, U15
  • boys, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sundays

2006- Teams Fielded: Total: 6,  Total participants: 135,   IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • boys, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sundays

2007- Teams Fielded: Total: 7,  Total participants: 132,   IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • boys, 4 teams: U11, U13, U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • Practiced at Doyon School, Had Access to 1 game field at Mile Lane on Sundays

Ipswich Youth Lacrosse Inc. granted tax exempt status under IRS code  501 (c) 3

2008- Teams Fielded: Total: 7,  Total participants: 137,   IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 3 teams: U11, U13, U15
  • boys, 4 teams: U9, U11, U13, U15
  • Practiced at Mile Lane, Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays

2009- Teams Fielded: Total: 10, Total participants: 163,  IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 5 teams: U11 Black, U11 Orange, U13 Black, U13 Orange, U15
  • boys, 5 teams: U9, U11 Black, U11 Orange, U13, U15
  • Practiced at Mile Lane, Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays

2010- Teams Fielded: Total: 11, Total participants: 220,  IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 6 teams: U9. U11, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • boys, 5 teams: U9, U11, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15

Practiced at Mile Lane, Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays
 
2011- Teams Fielded: Total: 12, Total participants: 230,  IYL Director: Ken Swenson

  • girls, 6 teams: U9. U11, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • boys, 6 teams: U9, U11 Orange, U11 Black, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15

Practiced at Mile Lane, Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays
 

2012- Teams Fielded: Total: 14, Total participants: 269,  IYL Director: Ken Swenson
  • girls, 6 teams: U9. U11 Orange, U11 Black,U13 , U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • boys, 8 teams: U9 Orange, U9 Black, U11 Orange, U11 Black, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 orange, U15 black
  • boy's U13 Select in collaboration with Beverly Youth Lacrosse
  • boy's U15 Select in collaboration with Beverly Youth Lacrosse
  • Practiced at Mile Lane and at the footaball practice field at IHS. Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays​

2013- Teams Fielded: Total: 15, Total participants: 266

  • girls, 7 teams: U9 Orange, U9 Black. U11 Orange, U11 Black, U13 Orange, U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • boys, 8 teams: U9 Orange, U11 Orange , U11 Black, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 Orange, U15 Black, U15 Blue
  • boy's U13 Select in collaboration with Beverly Youth Lacrosse, Danvers Youth Lacrosse
  • boy's U15 Select in collaboration with Beverly Youth Lacrosse, Danvers Youth Lacrosse
  • Practiced at Mile Lane and at the footaball field at the Green St Fields. Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays

2014- Teams Fielded: Total: 13, Total participants: 225  IYL Director: Ken Swenson  

  • girls, 6 teams: U9 Orange, U11 Orange, U11 Black, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 Orange
  • boys, 7 teams: U9 Orange, U11 Orange , U11 Black, U13 Orange, U13 Black, U15 Orange, U15 Black
  • boy's U13 Select in collaboration with Triton Youth Lacrosse
  • boy's U15 Select in collaboration with Triton  Youth Lacrosse
  • girl's U13 select
  • Practiced at Mile Lane and at the footaball field at the Green St Fields. Had Access to 2 game fields at Mile Lane on Sundays