Chicago Portagers


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Are You Ready to CHILL?

Elevate your lacrosse game with the Chicago Indoor Lacrosse League, affectionately known as C.H.I.L.L. Join us for an exhilarating 5-week season of indoor lacrosse action this May and June. Each team is capped at 15 runners, and with two box games spanning 30 minutes each week, you’ll experience non-stop excitement. Whether you register as a free agent or assemble your dream team, C.H.I.L.L. welcomes all lacrosse players over 18. Don’t miss this opportunity – sign up today and stay chill!


IceLand Skate (Niles, IL) – Outdoor covered rink, sport court surface, full boards


Sunday, May 12, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sunday, May 19, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Monday, June 3, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Monday, June 10, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Monday, June 17, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm


  • NLL rules with certified refs
  • Box jerseys provided
  • 10 total games!
  • Trophy for league champions Cost:
  • $0 for goalies
  • $120 for players registering to a team
  • $135 for free agents

2024 Chicago Portagers Season

Grab your oars and set sail to Salt Creek Sports Center this summer! The season is here and we are so excited for what’s to come. The Chicago Portagers are a premier box lacrosse club based in Chicago. Founded in 2021, the team competes in the Box Lacrosse League (BLL) against teams from Davenport, Madison, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and other regional opponents. 

Our practices will begin in June and our home opener will be early July. Season tickets and a full schedule will be released shortly.

Thanks for being the best fans. We’ll see you soon. Go ‘Gers!

Chicago Portagers Partners with The Box Lacrosse Channel

The Chicago Portagers and The Box Lacrosse Channel are pleased to announce a multi-year agreement covering distribution rights to future Portagers broadcasts. For the 2023 Chicago Portagers season, all home games were live-streamed and are replayable on the channel.

The Box Lacrosse Channel can be accessed for free online at and on any Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, or Chromecast television by searching The Box Lacrosse Channel in available channels.

As the official home for Chicago Portagers games, a library of 2022 Portagers season games are also accessible on the channel. This continuing partnership agreement will include curated media with Portagers players covering gear reviews, Q&As, lacrosse-based challenges, and more.



Interested in Joining One Of Our Lacrosse Programs?

We are always looking for new talent to help us grow the game.

If you are interested in trying out for our Senior A Men’s Box program, please visit this link.

If you are interested in trying out for the summer Junior (Collegiate) Lacrosse Circuit, please visit this link.

If you are interested in joining our adult development program (PADDLES), please visit this link.

We’ll add you to our prospect list and keep you up to date on upcoming team events.

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League Standings

Final Team Tryouts
Final Team Tryouts Sunday May 15th
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Chicago Portagers Announce Open Tryouts May 1st
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