Cheshire Sports Center in Cheshire, CT has good deals on equipment and offers "Starter Packages" for first timers. They have a full range of prices on equipment and also offer used helmets.
New Players..... Mention that you are from Pomperaug and that you would like a starte package. Here is their phone number should you have any questions 203-272-3451. Ask for Bob.
Boys: Mandatory Equipment An Approved NOCSAE Lacrosse Helmet (A properly fitted Hockey Helmet is approved for Bantam players). Mouthpiece (The mouthpiece must be a highly visible color and it must have a strap which can attach to the helmet facemask. Buy two, fit them both, and then keep one in the car as a spare). Cleats (no metal spikes)
Lacrosse Shoulder Pads
Lacrosse Arm Pads
Lacrosse Stick In Bantam play, the length of the crosse may be 37 to 42 inches. No exceptions, except for the goalkeeper’s crosse, which may be 37 to 60 inches long.
In Junior play only, a long crosse shall be 42 to 62 inches. In Lightning play only, a short crosse shall be 37 to 42 inches, a long crosse shall be 42 to 52 inches, and a team may have a maximum of three players using long crosses, not counting the goalkeeper’s crosse, in the game at any time.
Lacrosse Rib Pads (Highly recommended for those who play Attack)
Goggles (recommended: IRIS mini-pro (or any similar quality)
Cleats or Field sneakers