Canada Summer Games

The Alberta Lacrosse Association is excited to announce the 17U Male and Female Team Alberta Programs have opened registration in preparation for the 2022 Canada Games!

The 2022 Canada Summer Games will take place in Ontario’s Niagara Region and consists of over 5,000 athletes and coaches. The Games will welcome our nation’s next generation of national, international, and Olympic champions as the best young developing athletes from across the nation assemble to compete in Canada’s largest multi-sport event.

In addition, many of the costs such as travel and accommodation are paid for by the Government of Canada thereby reducing many cost barriers to our athletes, and creating a truly open opportunity.


Memos and Communications


Eligible Age Groups (By Birth Year)

17U Male




17U Female






The Government of Canada will provide up to $1.7 million in funding to include the sport of Box Lacrosse in the 2022 Canada Summer Games! This funding minimizes and reduces costs to athletes to both train year-round and to attend the Games! 


Scheduling Information

Practices and training throughout the year will be held locally for athletes of specific regions along with central player camps that will take place in Edmonton, Red Deer, and Calgary.



The 17U Male program will be led by Philip Smyth. Philip started coaching lacrosse with an Edmonton Warriors Pee Wee team in 2003. He progressed to coaching a Sherwood Park Titans Midget team in 2005 and eventually landed as the defensive coach with the Edmonton Eclipse Jr. A club from 2006 - 2009. Since 2008, Philip has worked for Alberta Lacrosse and the National Coaching Certification Program as a Learning Facilitator and Coach Evaluator, while also serving as the Head Coach for several successful Bantam Female Team Alberta teams. 


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