Established in 1867, Canadian Lacrosse Association is the National Sport Governing Body and the operational component of the sport of lacrosse. The CLA governs and develops four disciplines of lacrosse: Box Lacrosse, Men's Field Lacrosse, Women's Field Lacrosse and Inter-Lacrosse.
Historica Canada, article by Barbara K. Adamski, March 4, 2015
From the website: "Every year thousands of new participants join the ranks of those who are passionate for the most ancient of indigenous games. It is lacrosse, a special game – unique to the world - as it really is the only existing “team” game on the planet that is spiritual in nature. You feel that magical difference immediately when you pick up a stick for the first time.
OPHEA is a not-for-profit organization that champions healthy, active living in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships and advocacy, and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy, active living. The site includes Ontario curriculum lesson plans and activities
Playsport is an online activity-based resource initially developed by OPHEA in 2005. The web page provided includes activities the help support the development of skills and strategies needed for lacrosse.
Lacrosse FITS was created to provide coaches, teachers and volunteers with a lacrosse training and development program. The website includes training modules to equip players in the essential lacrosse skills.