Westminster Area Lacrosse. WAX is a youth program for beginners and experienced players. WAX provides instructional pockets program for boys and girls ages 5-6. Boys and Girls ages 7-8 play in a Carroll County League with limited travel. Boys and Gi
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A few things WAX…

Wow! What a breath of fresh air WAX Day was! After a long year of craziness, it was great to see some semblance of normalcy in youth sports. All WAX teams, over 500 WAX players, played home games at Friendship Valley on Saturday. It took a bit of coordinating to get things in order, so for those who spent the week getting it all set up and looking great...thank you!!! 


We are heading into the final third of the season, with playoffs and post season play for many. As we do, please take a moment to remember a couple of housekeeping items regarding our use of school facilities:

  • the schools have a no dogs policy on our their fields
  • please leave handicapped parking spaces open to those who need them
  • there are dumpsters at each facility, please take a moment and pick up any trash left after practices and games

Spirit wear is always available at www.waxlax.org


Thanks for a being a part of WAX, if you ever have any questions, comments or suggestions, feel free to contact us.


by posted 05/04/2021
Mark Slater

WAX has some sad news to send along about the passing of our friend Mark Slater. 


Many of you are familiar with Mark as he was a driving force with WAX and lacrosse in the Westminster Area for many decades.  He wore many hats over the years being a board member, coach, dad, volunteer, leader, innovator, while always focused on teaching kids' lacrosse. 


Mark had a way with captivating the attention of the youngest kids with a silly song and crazy colored shorts while earning the respect from the older boys with his wealth of lacrosse knowledge.  He brought in many of the current board members simply by grabbing them (literally) off the sideline and asking them to help with a drill. 

WAX would not be where it is without his efforts over the years.  As we think back to the hours spent on a field with Mark, we should remember his laughcrazy songs, genuine smile, generosity, knowledge and limitless supplies of lax gear shoved in the back of his truck 


He has touched thousands of lives in many positive ways and that should be remembered forever.  Below is the link for his online obituary.   


For donations in Mark's memory, a gift to the Mark Slater College Scholarship Fund for WAX alumni would be very meaningful. This is being setup and will be administered through Friends of Carroll Recreation and Parks with checks being made payable to FOCRP - reference WAX – Mark Slater  c/o Carroll County Recreation & Parks at 300 S. Center Street Westminster, MD 21157. Arrangements by Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A. Online Condolences at www.Burrier-Queen.com. 

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by posted 02/06/2021
Carroll County Recreation and Parks ADA Statement

Westminster Area Lacrosse, WAX, is a member of the Westminster Area Recreation Council, and is part of Carroll County Recreation and Parks.

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410.386.3600 or 1.888.302.8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.


by posted 11/01/2010
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The Center for Disease Control has online concussion awareness training for parents and coaches. Please click here to complete the online course, Head's up: Concussion in Youth Sports.