Toronto Beaches Lacrosse Club
Code of Conduct

Lacrosse is the greatest sport in the world, and the Toronto Beaches Lacrosse Club (TBLC) desires to provide opportunities to learn, play and watch the sport in a positive setting. For this reason, all players, families, spectators and coaches (collectively “Participants”) are required to conduct themselves in accordance with the reasonable principles set forth in this Code of Conduct when participating in and/or representing TBLC at games, practices or any other event related to TBLC.

HONESTY AND INTEGRITY: Honesty and Integrity are the cornerstones of TBLC’s philosophy, and they are fundamental to Participants behaving as good sports.  All Participants shall act with honesty and integrity at TBLC events and in their dealings with other Participants.

RESPECT: All Participants shall act respectfully towards their teammates, opponents, coaching staff, event and facility staff, opposing coaching staff, referees and spectators. 

SKILL DEVELOPMENT: No Participant shall interfere with a player’s desire to maximize their skills and knowledge.

DISCRIMINATION, BULLYING, HARRASSMENT AND ABUSE:

No Participant shall interfere with a player’s participation on their team, which may include but not be limited to discriminating, bullying, harassing or sexually, physically, verbally or emotionally abusing or manipulating another Participant.  TBLC strictly adheres to the Ontario Lacrosse Association’s Harassment, Race and Discrimination Policies. TBLC’s goal is to eliminate all forms of harassment and abuse, including verbal, physical and sexual abuse and its first priority is to provide a positive environment to protect its participating players, coaches, parents and officials from harassment and abuse.  

If you believe that you have been subjected to discrimination, bullying, harassment or abuse, have been accused of or witnessed such conduct the TBLC Executive urges you to notify any one of us immediately.  Names and contact information of TBLC executives may be found here

All TBLC members are subject to the Lacrosse Canada and Ontario Lacrosse Association policies relating to conduct. These are referenced below.

OLA Anti-Doping Policy

OLA Code of Conduct Policy

OLA Fair Play Policy

OLA Harassment Policy

OLA LGBTIQ+ Policy 

OLA Substance Misuse Policy 

OLA Transgender Athlete Policy

Lacrosse Canada – Respect in Lacrosse

Failure to conduct oneself in adherence to this Code of Conduct could result in a reprimand, diminished playing time, suspension, or expulsion by the OLA and/or TBLC.