I have been working for a specialized children’s shoe store for over 10 years now that focuses in children with foot and leg problems, but we provide regular shoe fittings as well. Over the years I became familiar with the best lacrosse cleats for kids with wide feet.
There is only one lacrosse cleat available for children with wide or extra wide feet.
The Best Wide Lacrosse Cleats for Kids ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Style: New Balance Boy’s Rush V1 Lacrosse Shoe
Cheapest Place to Buy: New Balance
Fits the Following Foot Shapes: Medium – Wide — Extra Wide —High Insteps
What Shoe Size to Order? Order a whole size larger (0.7 inches or 1 centimeter)
In addition to being available in wide widths, this lacrosse cleat provides extra depth and comes with a rounder toe-box, which will help prevent your kids’ toes from rubbing against each other or the side of the shoes.
This lacrosse cleat comes with a supportive high back which will sit high on your child’s ankles providing better ankle support and stability, which is great for protecting your kids’ feet and prevent rolled or twisted ankles.
To allow for growing room, I highly recommend that parents order this lacrosse cleat a whole size larger than their child’s current foot size. This translates to 0.7 inches or 1 centimeter of space between your child’s longest toe and the end of the shoes.
When children are playing lacrosse, they are stressing their feet and legs at a whole different level, putting extra pressure in parts of their bodies where they are not supposed to. Your child will be making movements such as sudden stops and quick direction changes that require the cleats to provide excellent traction. The cleats must also be supportive, flexible and lightweight.
Your child will need to make short, quick lateral, forward and backward movements when playing lacrosse, making footwork an important skill. There is also a lot of jumping involved in lacrosse, and the higher your kids can jump, the more balls they can catch, block, steal and shoot effectively. It’s important for your kids to wear the correct type of cleats to perform all of these movements without hurting their feet.
Have you tried a particular lacrosse style that has worked well for your child with wide or extra wide feet? Please share your findings below so other parents can benefit from them.