Lacrosse is the fastest growing high school sport. The number of schools in the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) that sponsor boys’ lacrosse has increased 96% in the last 10 years. The number that sponsor girls’ lacrosse has jumped over 126% in the last 10 years.
At the youth level, participation in lacrosse has increased 57% for boys and 43% for girls in the last five years.
Source: 2013 US Lacrosse Participation Report, US Lacrosse