Spirit lacrosse growing the game

A new lacrosse program is coming to Chilliwack, geared toward aboriginal and Metis youths.

A new lacrosse program is coming to Chilliwack, open to aboriginal and Metis youths ages five to eight.

Set to run Monday and Wednesday nights, at the Tzeachten Community Hall, the Spirit Lacrosse Program starts Jan. 12 and runs to Feb. 11.

The registration deadline is Jan. 6.

The program is also looking for coaches. To register or get more info, contact Dianne Garner by email at dgarner@bcaafc.com or by phone at 604-824-2684.

The alternate contact is Lisa Douglas, who can be reached by email at dougarch@telus.net or by phone at 604-793-5306.

Organizations partnering in this initiative include Chilliwack Minor Lacrosse and the BC Lacrosse Association.