Athena Leagues are designed to help athletes improve their skills and field knowledge based on their skill level. Each session will be divided into one hour of instructional play with a 30 minute scrimmage at the end of each day. League is coached by experienced college lacrosse coaches and players from DI, DII and DIII schools.
Currently Athena runs two sessions:
Summer League - June and July
Winter League - November and December
November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23th December 7th and 14th
Beginner/ Young intermediate
8 am-9:30 am
Older Intermediate/ Advanced
9:30 am - 11 am
Tallmadge Recreation Center
46 N Munroe Rd, Tallmadge, Oh 44278
Includes six sessions and an Athena pinnie!
These groups can have exceptions, if you have a question about where to place your athlete please email
Wednesday evenings in June and July
Beginner / Rhea (grades 3-7)
Intermediate / Hera (grades 6-12)
Advanced / Artemis (grades 7-12)
Bath Hill Park, 763 N Revere Rd, Akron, OH 44333
Includes seven practices, coaching by college players/coaches and an Athena Lacrosse reversible pinnie!
**US Lacrosse membership required for all participants
Visit uslacrosse.org to look up your number or to register
Summer League Groups
Artemis League is designed for advanced lacrosse players. This level is restricted to rising 7th-12th graders to ensure the level of play will be at the pace of this instructional level.
How do I know if I am ready for Artemis?
You are an experienced player
You have solid stick skills
You have an understanding of communication on the field
You are looking to improve technique and finesse
Hera League is designed for intermediate lacrosse players. This level is restricted to rising 6th-12th graders to ensure the level of play will be at the pace of this instructional level.
How do I know if I am ready for Hera?
You have some lacrosse experience
You have solid dominant-hand stick skills
You understand the positions on the field
You are looking to get your skills to the next level
Rhea League is designed for beginner lacrosse players with some playing experience. This level is restricted to rising 3rd-7th graders to ensure the level of play will be at the pace of this instructional level.
How do I know if I am ready for Rhea?
You can throw and catch a ball
You are excited about lacrosse
You want to learn more and improve your skills