ARLINGTON YOUTH LACROSSE HAS NOW PARTNERED WITH ARLINGTON FIELD HOCKEY. TOGETHER THEY ARE BRINGING FIELD HOCKEY TO ARLINGTON
The Fall 2019 Arlington Field Hockey season begins in late August.
1/ When do I register my child?
Registration for our Fall 2019 season is now closed, click here to go to the registration page. At any time, you may reach out to our field hockey commissioner, Megan Sullivan at
2/ When are practices + games?
Practices may begin as early as August 19th. We are still scheduling those times.
Practices will be held in Arlington, VA at Long Bridge turf field, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
FH56 and FH78 - Tuesdays at 5:30PM and SOME Thursdays at 6:55PM
FH34 - Thursdays at 6:55PM
Games will start the weekend of September 7th, no games on Columbus Day weekend. Games will be held in Arlington, Great Falls, and Herndon, VA. The game schedule will be determined after coordinating with competing teams in the area. Some of these teams will be part of the Northern Virginia Field Hockey Alliance. See our NOVA FH Alliance page.
The most likely scenario is for FH34 and FH56 teams to play their games on Saturdays and FH78 to play on Sundays.
3/ What if my child has never played Field Hockey before?
Many haven’t, so no worries. That's exactly why Arlington Field Hockey was created.
Field hockey is a sport that many don’t learn until they start High School. All three Arlington High Schools have a Varsity and JV field hockey team. Even learning this sport for the first time in 8th grade will give you an edge over many of the high schoolers coming out to play. Plus, it’s really fun! We know that many are new to this sport, and that’s the purpose of Arlington Field Hockey to introduce field hockey and help it grow.
4/ What does my child need to play field hockey?
Not much, just a field hockey stick, mouthguard and shinguards. You can find out how to choose the size of your stick in the below chart, and at the beginning of the season, our coaches will be able to help with this purchase.
5/ I used to play field hockey and would like to help coach?
Wow, do we want to hear from you! If you would like to help coach, please email Megan Sullivan at
Even if you did not play, we have practice plans and assistants who have played and can help parents and adults who would like to coach.
Our teams will be playing on modified fields and with modified rules. We follow USA field Hockey rules with certified USA field hockey referees umpiring our games, but when using modified fields the rules must be adjusted. You can see a review of our modified rules here.