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Summit Lacrosse Ventures Announces Partnership with CYLA

By SLV Staff, 02/11/19, 4:15PM EST


Denver, COSummit Lacrosse Ventures (SLV) proudly announces that it has joined forces with the Colorado Youth Lacrosse Association (CYLA) to provide management support for the 2019 season. The CYLA was founded in 1990 as a volunteer-led community organization and has been a staple of the Colorado lacrosse community, serving youth and middle school boys, for nearly 30 years. The CYLA serves 20 Clubs, spanning the state - from Grand Junction to Aurora, Fort Collins to Pueblo, and multiple locations along the Front Range. In 2018, over 3,000 athletes participated in the CYLA. 

April will mark the beginning of the CYLA’s 29th season, with teams U9-U15 competing across multiple levels and (8) regular season game weekends, to culminate in the 2019 CYLA Championship, which will be held June 1-2 at Stenger Sports Complex.

“The CYLA and its member clubs are excited about our new partnership with Summit Lacrosse Ventures”, said CYLA Executive Committee member and Boulder Lacrosse Administrator, Andrew Davies. “Their long track record of running great lacrosse events should help us to achieve a smooth and successful season for our players, coaches, and parents.” 

SLV, most known for its flagship Lake Placid Summit Classic (founded by George Leveille in 1990), and headquartered in Denver, CO, is a nationwide leader in delivering first-class lacrosse experiences to boys, girls, men and women, from Lake Placid, NY to Lake Tahoe, CA. SLV is committed to emphasizing the development of life skills, and takes great pride in fostering a lifelong community of individuals who love lacrosse, and who share the ideals of competition, respect, and camaraderie.

“We are excited to partner with the CYLA, which has played a consistent and meaningful role in the development of lacrosse here in Colorado for the past 30 years", said SLV's Chief Executive Officer, Ashley Gersuk Murphy. "We look forward to leveraging our full-time operational infrastructure and staff to provide reliable support for the organization, thereby allowing the league and its coaches to focus on the development of young lacrosse players.”

To learn more about the Colorado Youth Lacrosse Association, via For more information about Summit Lacrosse Ventures, please visit, or call 720-609-2324.

About Summit Lacrosse Ventures (SLV)

Summit Lacrosse Ventures (SLV) owns and operates the 30-year-old Lake Placid Summit Classic, along with the Lake Placid Summit Youth ClassicHigh Peaks Summit ClassicLake Tahoe Summit Classic (with ADVNC Lacrosse), Saratoga Lacrosse Shootout (with Rhino Lacrosse), and the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Jamboree (with Lacrosse Outreach Foundation). Northstar Lacrosse is a women’s lacrosse brand of SLV and includes the Northstar InvitationalNorthstar Capital City ClassicNorthstar Midwest Showcase, and the Northstar Capital City Winter Classic. In addition, SLV manages Munday Lacrosse, a camp/clinic business owned by Lindsey Munday, Head Coach of the USC Women’s Lacrosse team.

Summit Lacrosse Ventures is a leader in nationwide lacrosse events and programs for boys, girls, men and women, with a clear focus on the responsible and sustainable growth of the game. We deliver exceptional value and first-class experiences for our customers, with an emphasis on the development of life skills, alongside athletic skills. Over 30 years, we have mobilized a loyal and collaborative community with which to share our passion for lacrosse.