England Lacrosse takes its responsibilities for Safeguarding & Protecting Young People and Vulnerable Adults seriously, with a commitment to providing a safe sport for all that take part. The England Lacrosse Safeguarding Policy is available below, in four easy to use sections, that cover all the areas of Safeguarding & Protecting Young People & Adults for all involved in the sport.

England Lacrosse has also recently developed its own Safeguarding Course available to complete online that meets national standards and is suitable for anyone working with young people and vulnerable adults in lacrosse.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding Safeguarding, please email

If you are concerned that someone may be in immediate danger please call the police on 999 initially and email as a follow up.

For out of hours advice and guidance you can contact the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 / or the Child Protection in Sport Unit on 0116 366 5590 /

Safeguarding & Protecting Young People in Lacrosse

Recognising Poor Practice & Abuse

England Lacrosse Safeguarding Reporting Procedures

Working with Young People - Good Practice

Recruitment and Retention of Persons Working with Young People - Good Practice

Safeguarding Template Forms