Striving to impact youth in the development of self-confidence, self-discipline, and dedication for the skills necessary to succeed in sports and in life, thus building better citizens.

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Striving to impact youth in the development of self-confidence, self-discipline, and dedication for the skills necessary to succeed in sports and in life. 
 

 

Bridgeport Youth Lacrosse Sports Academy (BYLSA) has been committed to increasing awareness and opportunity for urban youth in the sport of lacrosse since 2006. By creating strategic alliances and partnerships locally, state-wide, and nationally, we "Strive To Impact Youth In The Development Of Self-Confidence, Self-Discipline, And Dedication For The Skills Necessary To Succeed In Sports And Life”. One of BYLSA’s biggest goals is to diminish the disparity between sports programs available to Bridgeport’s urban youth as compared to their suburban counterparts.

BYLSA currently serves over 350 youth. BYLSA is the only program of its kind in Bridgeport CT that offers youth the chance to experience a unique opportunities not offered in all inner city environments. It gives the participants a constructive, supervised activity to learn new skills, develop sportsmanship, experience leadership opportunities, and to get ample exercise. BYLSA offers educational services, college prep, peer counseling, non-traditional sports AND our crowning jewels- our S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math Programs), Mental Health Counselors, and Nutrition programs. 

The epidemic of gun violence and gangs effecting our communities WILL diminish with the introduction of positive role models and mentors. By working to change social conditions through non-traditional programs, advocacy, public awareness and community education - Fostering a culture of sports to end the youth violence that plague our city - bringing people together, from diverse background, creating constructive dialogue and finding solutions through youth lead initiatives. We will create a self-sustaining youth sports academy which will support the City of Bridgeport’s most vulnerable and underserved youth population and beyond.

 

 

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FALL 2018 UPDATED SCHEDULE
09/15/2018
      Parents Please Take Notice    ...
2018 Cross Country Track & Field
08/13/2018
JOIN THE MOVEMENT!!! Bridgeport Youth Lacrosse Sports Academy...
2018 NE College Invitational
08/12/2018
   
2018 Fall Sports Academy
07/29/2018
WE are BYLSA training healthy minds and bodies, inspiring greatness,...
The Means To Play
08/14/2017
An amazing article written about the journey that Don Wilson, founder...
 
FALL 2018 UPDATED SCHEDULE

  

   Parents Please Take Notice

     Our New Fall Schedule

             STARTING

      SEPTEMBER 22 

        

   

Saturday

   10am - 12pm

Session

 

Lacrosse

Track & Field

Soccer/Futbol

Field Hockey

     

     Saturday

12pm - 2pm

Session 

II

 

 

Lacrosse

Track & Field

Soccer/Futbol

Skills Development

Individual Training

Group Training

     

Sunday

1pm -3pm

   

Lacrosse

Track & Field

Soccer/Futbol

Field Hockey

 

 

 

 

 

 


by Donald Wilson posted 09/15/2018
2018 Cross Country Track & Field

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!!! Bridgeport Youth Lacrosse Sports Academy (BYLSA) - CT's premier sports academy 

  • helps kids live a healthy active lifestyle 
  • keeps kids physically fit 
  • Provides a fun and convenient way to learn new sports 
  • support long-term athletic development
  • provide academic and mentoring support 
  • positive outlets for young adults 

Join us on Sept 8th for our 2018 OPEN HOUSE AND 3K WALK RUN BIKE. BRING OUT THE FAMILY AND Join in on ALL the ACTION. Don't miss out!!! GIVE YOUR CHILD THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME THROUGH SPORTS AND EDUCATION - features Lacrosse, Track & Field Cross Country, Flag Football, Basketball, Karate and Soccer! We will also have our community partners (MUCKMUDD Academy, Jewel of Joy Counseling, CHAMPS Mentoring) on hand to answer questions and register new students.

WE are BYLSA!!! training healthy minds and bodies, inspiring greatness, character, and strength. Prepare your child for the next level in sports by registering for our fall sports academy! Your child will receive individual and group instructions in skills development, warm-ups, stretching, team concepts and sportsmanship. Our state certified expert coaches will bring their years of experience and expertise of working with young student-athletes throughout Fairfield County to join the BYLSA Family.             Join our new sports academy and remember...sportsmanship is character!


by Donald Wilson posted 08/13/2018
2018 NE College Invitational

SPONSORED BY BYL AND THE RUSTY RED FOUNDATION

 

 


by posted 08/12/2018
2018 Fall Sports Academy

WE are BYLSA training healthy minds and bodies, inspiring greatness, character, and strength. Prepare your child for the next level in sports by registering for our fall sports academy! Your child will receive individual and group instructions in skills development, warm-ups, stretching, team concepts and sportsmanship from our qualified coaches and instructors.  Join our new sports academy and remember...sportsmanship is character!


by posted 07/29/2018
The Means To Play

An amazing article written about the journey that Don Wilson, founder of Bridgeport Youth Lacrosse, traveled to acheive his dream of creating a premier lacrosse program in Bridgeport, CT. The article goes into detail of how Don used to commute to Greenwich everyday and the differences between the two cities. A difference is exactly what Don wanted to make for some Bridgeport kids who did not realize what resources were at their disposal. If you would like to donate to BYL, feel free to click the donate link in the top right corner of the page.  


by posted 08/14/2017
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