Thunder News

Tyke Winter Rust Removal Sessions

Sundays, February 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2018
2:45 to 4:00pm
Westhill Lacrosse Box

These fun sessions are run by Port Moody Lacrosse team coaches and focus on player skill development.  These sessions are free and attendance is voluntary, but definitely encouraged.  Come on out, work hard, and have some fun along the way!

Introductory Fun Lacrosse Program Back for 2018

Peak Lacrosse Academy is once again running its Fun Lacrosse program designed to introduce the great sport of Lacrosse to younger future players (boys and girls born in 2010, 2011, 2012 or 2013) of Port Moody and Coquiltam Minor Lacrosse who have never played the game before and are interested in trying it out before committing to a full season.  The cost of the program is $40.00 for four sessions on Friday evenings starting January 26th (Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 16, Feb 23).  Each session runs for 40 minutes and is led by qualified instructors.

All sessions at the Poirier Forum located at 618 Poirier Street, Coquitlam.  All equipment is provided (stick or body contact is not permitted).  * Added bonus - free lacrosse stick upon completed 2018 Minor Box Lacrosse Registration!  (only applicable to 1st time players).

For more information and to register, click here.

Player Evaluations

In an effort to assist families with 2018 Spring Break planning, PMLA Evaluations for Tyke, Novice, Peewee and Bantam divisions will be held prior to Spring Break.

Spring Break this year is from Saturday March 17th to Monday April 2nd, 2018.  The annual Ice Breaker exhibition game is Sunday April 8th with the regular season starting the next day.

PMLA is currently finalizing specific times and formats for each division.  Please note the following information:

  • Location: Westhill Lacrosse Box, 203 Westhill Place
  • Dates: March 3/4 and March10/11
  • Times and Format: Coming Soon

Update  Westhill Box Winter Rust Removal Sessions

During the winter months from January to March, the Port Moody Lacrosse Association holds 1¼ hour sessions for each of our playing age groups from Novice to Junior.  These sessions are run by our Port Moody team coaches and are meant to be fun sessions held during the off season to continue the development of our players.  The session costs are paid by the Association and attendance is voluntary, but definitely encouraged.

Wednesdays, starting January 10th thru March:

  • 7:15-8:30pm - Juniors (Jed Sigfusson)

Thursdays, starting January 11th thru March:

  • 5:30-6:45pm - Female Novice/Peewee (Steve McGinley/Rod Langtry)
  • 6:45-8:00pm - Female Midget/Junior (Bret Anderson/Katrina McCurrach)
  • 8:00-9:30pm - Youth Midget (Callan Morrison)

Sundays, starting January 14th thru March:

  • 4:00-5:30pm - Youth Novice (Shane Budnick)
  • 7:00-8:30pm - Youth Peewee (Dan DiPaola) & Youth Bantam (Shane Budnick/Dan DiPaola)

So come out, work out and have some fun along the way!

StealthVancouver Stealth Back for 2018!

The Vancouver Stealth are back for another season of exciting National Lacrosse League action at the Langley Events Centre!  The next home game for the Stealth is Saturday, February 24th when they host the New England Black Wolves at 7:00pm.  Come out and cheer on the squad in their quest for the NLL Champions Cup.

Party on another level this season before your night out. Experience the best social atmosphere in the Party Deck for just $22.95.  Watch the game from the Suite Level, take advantage of a dedicated bartender and full bar service.

Bring the family to a game with a Boston Pizza Fan Pack.  For $99.00, you get 4 tickets to the game, 1 large gourmet pizza, cactus cuts appetizer, and 4 soft drinks at participating Lower Mainland Boston Pizza locations.

To purchase your tickets or Fan Pack today, call 604-882-8800, visit, or email

PMLA Executive Positions

We have openings for volunteers!  The following PMLA Executive positions are vacant and we are seeking individuals who are committed to our great sport to fill them.

  • 3rd Vice-President:  The duties are reasonably light as well, usually taking on a few tasks during the year to learn about how our association functions.
  • Female Division Coordinator:  We are working hard to grow the girls game, and would like someone to coordinate efforts across age groups to connect with the girls to encourage them to play.

If you are interested in any of these positions, place contact the PMLA President (

2018 Minor Box Lacrosse Provincials

The 2018 SUBWAY Minor Box Lacrosse Provincial Championships will be taking place as follows:

  • Bantam Provincials - July 5-8, hosted by Richmond Lacrosse Association
  • Peewee Provincials - July 12-15, hosted by Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association
  • Female Junior/Midget/Bantam/Peewee Provincials - July 12-15, hosted by Cowichan Minor Lacrosse Association and Victoria-Esquimalt Minor Lacrosse Association
  • Midget Provincials - July 26-29, hosted by Burnaby Minor Lacrosse Association

For more information, click here.

Bantam B Thunder Win Provincial Silver

Congratulations to the Bantam B Thunder for taking home the Silver Medal at the 2017 Provincial Championships held July 13-16 on Vancouver Island.  The team went 3-1 in the round-robin portion of the tournament and lost 8-6 to host Oceanside in the Gold Medal match.  Congrats also to Joey Schmelz for making the All-Star Team, to Ryan Hamed for winning a Warrior Fair Play Award and to Dan Di Paola for winning the Warrior Fair Play Coach Award.

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Why Play Lacrosse?

  • Organized sports give children the opportunity to build self-esteem, respect, integrity and fairness
  • Lacrosse is a fun way to increase physical fitness and learn new skills
  • Lacrosse provides and environment where children can make new friends, learn to work as part of a team and become leaders in the community
  • Lacrosse provides a challenge to your child’s body, mind, and spirit


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