Due to high demand Black Bear Lacrosse has opened up another session of the Winter Instructional League on Saturdays starting January 5th! for boys in grades 5-8.

Dates and Times

Jan 5, 19, 26 6:30pm-8:00pm
February 2, 9, 16, 23 6:00pm-7:30pm



AILA Brings BOX Lacrosse to Our Area!

The American Indoor Lacrosse Association, a leader in developing the Box Lacrosse Game in the United States as well as Southeastern PA, is proud to announce its Winter Box Lacrosse Programs held at the 422Sportsplex in Pottstown.

Registration is now open for the AILA’s Youth Box Developmental Academy and its AILA422 turnament teams, open to all players. Run by AILA President and Former Team Canada Head Coach/GM Johnny Mouradian the AILA is one of the area’s elite instruction-based box lacrosse programs. The AILA has worked with local club programs such as NXT, Mesa, Olde English and Black Bear to develop the box lacrosse skill sets of its top tier programs.

Programs Being Offered:
1. Youth Box Developmental Academy- Open to Boys 2nd through 8th grade, players will receive SIX-90 minute training sessions focusing on the bio-mechanics of BOX Lacrosse from the AILA’s Professional staff of Coaches.
DATES: Saturday’s Nov. 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22
TIMES: Between 10am-5:30pm specific times according to age/grade TBD
Cost: $220 (includes an AILA practice pinnie)

2. AILA Tournament Teams AIL422- Open to boys of Intermediate to Advanced skill levels SIX to SEVEN 90 minutes training sessions with “Club Level” Players and player in TWO-THREE Box Lacrosse Team events locally and get training from the AILA’s Top-Tier Coaching Staff. Teams Offered: Novice (grades 3/4), Pee Wee (grades 5/6), Bantam (grades 7/8), Midget (grades 9/10), Intermediate (grades 11/12)
DATES: Saturdays Nov. 17, 24, Dec. 1, Dec. 15, Dec. 22, Jan 6
(10am-5:30pm, time per grade TBD) 1.5 Hours of training each week

COST: $495 per player (includes AILA sublimated Uniform, Coaches, Practices, and Tournament Fees)



Black Bear Joins the Lax Federation

Black Bear has officially become the first club team in Pennsylvania to join the LAX Federation. "We're very excited to be joining LAX FED, we felt this was the right move for our club as well as our families to give us better access to quality team events and member benefits on gear such as Cascade Helmets and EPOCH custom gloves."-Says Co-Owner/Director Bryan Churchey

On top of being a member of the LAX FED Black Bear Lacrosse Club members starting in fall 2018 will begin to have access to the member benefits ranging from Baseline Concussion testing for their players, game filming, college advisory for high school players, networking, and access to club exclusive discounts on gear through LAX FED partners. "We really felt this would benefit our players and parents in multiple ways LAX FED offers our families some of the things that we couldn't due to our clubs size. Corey Malampy and the staff at LAX FED are doing some amazing things and we're excited to be apart of that movement." Says the owners. To Learn More About the Club Benefits Click HERE

Black Bears Coach Churchey Named ALL-AREA Coach of The Year

Black Bear Co-Owner/Director and Perkiomen Valley High School Head Coach Bryan Churchey was recently named the 2018 Pottstown Mercury All-Area Coach of the Year as voted by the local coaches and newspapers! Coach Churchey led Perkiomen Valley to its first PAC Title Championship appearance, the District 1 Class AAA Quarter-Finals, and a PIAA Class AAA State Play Off appearance all of which were program firsts for the Vikings. PV Finished with their best record, 15-9 overall, in school history as well. Coach Churchey is also the Head Coach of our Black Bear 2019 and 2024 teams and oversees the club operations sharing his same passion for coaching with all our club teams! Congrats Coach Churchey!!!! Try outs are coming August 4th, 5th, and 18th! Join The Movement today and get coached by the BEST Local coaches in the area! CLICK THE IMAGE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER TODAY


Black Bear Lacrosse Club Team Tryouts are set for Saturday August 4th and 18th for youth 2023-2029 and Sunday August 5th and 18th for our freshman 2022 team and LIMITED 2020 and 2021 spots available. CLICK IMAGE TO REGISTER. See link in bio to register. Black Bear is committed to offering families quality coaching and instruction with a goal of developing better lacrosse players to compete at the highest level they desire.
Boys tryout dates and times
Select Spots for 2020&2021 August 5 & 18
2022 (9th grade) August 5 & 18
2023 (8th grade) August 4 & 18
2024 (7th grade) August 4 & 18
2025 (6th grade) August 4 & 18
2026 (5th grade) August 4 & 18
2027 (4th grade) August 4 & 18
2028/29 (3rd/2nd grade) August 4 & 18
Fall Program
4 Box Lacrosse Team Sessions
4 team practices
2 Philly Face Off Instructional Clinics
2 tournaments (2028/29 no tournaments focus is on skill development)

Winter Program (Optional)
6-7 Box Lacrosse Team Sessions
1-2 Box Lacrosse Tournaments
2 Philly Face Off Instructional Clinics
Discount Pricing to all Black Bear Lacrosse Academy Training Sessions

Summer Program
10-12 team practices
2-4 tournaments (depends on team Grade level)
2 Philly Face Off Instructional Clinics


2019s & 2021 Take Home Titles

The Black Bear Lacrosse Club took home two championships over the weekend up in Allentown at the LaxPalooza Mid-Atlantic Classic, claiming both the high school Varsity and JV division championships while both the 2020s (Varsity division) and 2022s made it to the semi-finals with 3-2 records.

The Black Bear 2019s defeated HEADstrong Lehigh Valley 6-2 in the championship game to claim their first team title as a group and go 5-0 over the weekend. The 2019s outscored there opponents 44-8 over the weekend.

The Black Bears 2021-Elite Team also got things off to a hot start defeating IM3 Lacrosse 2021 in the championship game 6-3 after beating them just 1-0 the day before to complete a 6-0 weekend including a thrilling 4-3 Semi-Final win over BC Bandits 2020/21. the 2021-Elite team outscored there opponents 32-9.

Both teams will be playing at elite events heading down to the NXT Delaware Invitational June 21-22nd, the Adrenaline Invitational June 27-28th, then finishing up at the NXT Philly Summer Invitational July 14-15th.

Black Bear Lacrosse Club is committed to offering families quality coaching and instruction with a goal of developing better lacrosse players to compete at the highest level they desire.



Learn from the BEST COACHES this summer! We make sure to enjoy the FUN in fundamentals at our summer camps with daily games, contests, and drills that keep the boys moving while learning lacrosse! For more info check out our camps page!