There’s a huge range of sports available to kids in Adelaide. Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy soccer, cricket, footy, netball, basketball, athletics, gymnastics, circus school and even programs that let you try a number of sports in one program. Kids sport is not only heaps of fun it’s also a great way to get the kids outdoors and active as well as teaching them important team work and socialiaising skills.
Classes start from as young as toddlers right up to teens and a lot of places offer come and try first lessons if you’re not sure if a sport is right for you.
Tea Tree Gully Gymsports (TTGG) is a large non-profit gymnastics facility located in the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide. It offers a wide range of gymnastics disciplines for all ages and abilities; with classes held seven days a week. You can choose from recreational gymnastics classes (KinderGym, Gymnastics for All or Adults classes) or competitive programs (Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, Trampolining or Tumbling). They also host children’s birthday parties, school holiday GymFun sessions, OSHC groups and is available for private hire bookings.
TTGG offers a fully set-up gymnasium including: sprung floor, rings, multiple parallel and uneven bars, in-ground trampolines, Olympic size trampolines, floor beams, 14m foam fit, air tracks and much more.
All staff hold Gymnastics Australia coaching qualifications, have Working with Children Clearances, Provide First Aid and CPR qualifications. TTGG strives to offer fun, accessible and inclusive gymnastics programs for all. For more information and to book into a session please visit https://ttggymsports.com.au.
Camp Max is a unique and fun overnight experience for your school. Combining physical and theoretical based learning in the state-of-the-art venue at AFL MAX
Camp Max can be tailored to suit your class, from Year 2 to Year 10. Each Camp includes rock climbing, trampolines, inflatables, interactive gaming screens and a whole lot more!
Sleep in the comfort of this state-of-the-art venue, with all equipment provided – students just need to bring a sleeping bag and a pillow.
AFL Max will talk with your school teachers and ensure that all camp activities and itineraries align with Education Department curriculum. Camps include dinner, a movie on the big screen, snacks, breakfast and morning tea!
There are 3 camps to choose from:
Leadership Camp: Students learn important leadership skills and strategies, encouraging anyone that they have the capacity to be a leader.
Healthy Kids Camp: Combining Fitness, Nutrition, Positive Education and Fun – learn about finding the balance to become a healthier and happier person.
High-Performance Camp: Sporting teams learn strategies from elite athletes in order to improve their own performance and wellbeing.
Camps are split into 4 quarters, guaranteeing a fun experience until the final siren. Give your students an amazing camp experience at AFL Max.
Bookings for 2024 are now open but hurry, spots are filling fast!
At PlayStart Soccer we are all about getting ACTIVE, starting your child’s sporting journey or continuing to develop their soccer skill set. Weekend classes from 30-60 mins, are all delivered in an engaging and inclusive family environment with all kids getting plenty of time on the ball. Five different class groups enable all kids to learn, develop and build on fundamental motor and soccer skills. With varied classes every week introducing new concepts, your child will be challenged at every class to listen, learn and progress.
Weekly classes run in a term-based format with one class/weekend at our 5 big locations in Unley Park, Mawson Lakes, Windsor Gardens, Grange and Stonyfell.
Each of our programs cater for all development and skill levels.
Play Social (2-3yo) and Play Develop (4-5yo) groups are a heap of fun to help your child take their first kicks and step into a new social circle with parental involvement to assist with confidence in these beginner classes.
Play Connect (5-6yo), Play Improve (6-8yo) and Play Progress (8-10yo) classes focus on an inclusive approach with FUN play-based soccer games with age-appropriate skill progressions across groups.
PlayStart Soccer is non-elite…. the name says it all!! We are here to give kids a start, get them ACTIVE and an eventual pathway into more competitive environments with a base skillset to progress. With passionate and engaging coaches, we provide your child a place to learn everything from social engagement, spatial awareness, coordination to skill development and new friendships along the way…come and give us a try!!
At PlayStart Soccer our passion, above all else, is to help your child be active and have fun doing it. This is done with a healthy level of repetition kids need to learn the basics.
Classes range from $125 – $150 for an 8-week program and we run all year round.
PlayStart Soccer also accepts the SA Government Sports Voucher ($100).
Kids can join at any stage at pro-rata rates – Just give us a call to get your discounted price.
Trial classes available – please call 0401 410 465 to book
For online enrolments, session times and locations – www.playstart.com.au
Surf & Sun has been running award-winning surf experiences since 2001 and offers surf lessons for children aged 5 and above
As SA’s leading surf school, they cater to all abilities and operate surf lessons at both Middleton and Moana Beaches on the SA’s picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. Surf & Sun also runs the popular Surf Groms program for 5-12-year-olds, an excellent choice for school holidays that is also available during the term.
Their Middleton Surf Shop located on Goolwa Rd offers surfboard, wetsuit, SUP and bike hire as well as selling a range of surfing gear.The team at Surf & Sun believes that everyone deserves to enjoy the surfing lifestyle. Their surf programs are focused on having fun whilst learning about surf safety and ocean awareness.
So if you are looking for a fun outdoor adventure for your family, be sure to contact Surf & Sun. Surf vouchers are also available and make great Birthday and Christmas presents, too!
Jungle Sports is a high-energy multi-sport program for 18-month to 6-year-olds. Their exciting program teaches the fundamental movements of 9 different sports throughout the year.
Classes are run by energetic coaches who give children of all abilities the confidence to grow their skills while fostering a love of sports and keeping active. Over the year children will learn cricket, tennis, basketball, soccer, tee-ball, rugby, hockey, AFL and athletics.
The classes are non-competitive, non-contact, semi-structured and a great way to spend quality time together. The focus is on getting active and involved, and they’ll be having so much fun they won’t even realise they’re learning too!
Jungle Sports has a proven track record in WA, are excited to bring its program to the families of Adelaide. You’ll find them in Mitchell Park, Reynella East and Beverley.
Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s leading multi-sport program for children aged 1.5-6 years. They currently run classes at 14 locations throughout Adelaide including:
Morphettville, Woodville, Campbelltown, Stepney, Goodwood, Para Vista, Noarlunga, Surrey Downs, Aldinga Beach, Mt Barker, Ingle Farm, Salisbury East, Tanunda and Gawler.
The Ready Steady Go Kids program is physio-designed and teaches the fundamentals of 10 different sports and develops essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. Each class is run indoors for 30-45 minutes (depending on age group) and covers 5 sports per term.
For more than 35 years, SA Circus Centre and Cirkidz have been a creative haven for thousands of children and young people. With Cirkidz Circus School classes for Children from preschool to young adults, they have a program to suit your young artist.
The Cirkidz Circus School teaches new circus. Through new circus, the Cirkidz program offers opportunities for individual development, goal-setting, engagement, creativity, imagination, trust, fitness, athleticism and performance art, and for building resilience and self esteem.
Tiddlerz (ages 2.5 – 5) This is where children begin their journey in our circus school and where they begin to understand how their bodies work by learning through play. Parents and carers actively participate with their child during class and help them to explore their surroundings while they learn to coordinate their bodies. It’s a terrific way to bond with your child while they learn beneficial skills such as balance, coordination and flexibility.
Tackerz (ages 5 – 8) the children now participate independently and learn team work skills, sharing, bonding and developing empathy as they recognise that their world is greater than just their family unit.
Tweenz (ages 9 – 12) learn resilience and develop their own identity as they specialise their skills. Group and individual problem solving support their growing understanding of responsibility and their place in the wider community.
Teenz (ages 13 – 17) use their specialised skills to develop techniques to confidently survey risks and challenges, they combine technical skill with increasingly complex creative expression to shape their own identity into adulthood
All programs have been modified to support current COVID-19 restrictions and our circus arts trainers are ready to teach and support your child’s circus journey.
So what are you waiting for. Book a free trial today!
Ice skating is great for developing coordination, balance, strength, self-esteem, determination and perseverance, it’s also a lot of fun, and great to keep active at any age. Because it’s low-impact compared to many sports, it’s a skill you can enjoy for a lifetime. And with indoor rinks all over the world, ice skating can be enjoyed all year round, wherever you are. Or take it to the next level and learn figure skating or ice hockey.
The Ice ArenA Skate School offers courses for all ages, from Tiny Tots to Adult-Only classes, and all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Group lessons are a fun, social way to learn with enjoyable challenges while making new friends – when you ice skate you join a community.
Led by their professionally accredited, experienced coaches in both Figure Skating and Ice Hockey, their instructors will have you progress through all the elements of skating safely to build skills and learn new tricks, plus you’ll receive personal feedback and assessment at the end of each term. Everyone learns differently and this is why you will work with different coaches. You always progress at your own pace, there is no need to keep up with the rest of the class.
And when you’re ready to progress and work on your spins and axels or want to start scoring goals you can enter their Figure Skating sessions or join Ice Hockey Academy. They have short courses starting from as little as $100, up to full term courses, as well as camps, clinics and specialist classes for developing key skills.
Or if you’re not quite ready to commit to a free course, they offer free Come & Try sessions, valid for one use only. For more information head to www.theicearena.com.au/skate-school/ or email their knowledgeable team at email@example.com
Learn new skills and take it to the next level with Bounce Freestyle Academy! You will be guided by your instructor in a safe way to build skills and learn new tricks! Its the ultimate way to keep active and unleash your inner freestyle ability!
BOUNCE is part of a global freestyle movement inspiring the use of balance, coordination and agility for fun, creativity and self-expression
Bounce has trampolines, padding and air bags to create the perfect playground to develop and practice your skills. Whether you’re trying to master your first flip into the Big Bag or learning how to run The Wall, it’s the ultimate environment to get a taste of Freestyle!
The world is going crazy for freestyle. The world of action-adventure sport and ‘freestyle’ was once the domain of a handful of elite athletes but is now very much in the mainstream. Parkour will be a feature at the next Olympic games in 2020, and ‘freestyle movement’ is finding its way into mainstream sport, from gymnastics to surfing.
The Ninja Warrior TV phenomenon and adventure races such as Spartan and Tough Mudder are helping grow the popularity and accessibility of these exciting ways of moving and living
Join one of S.A’s Little Athletics clubs this season and take your skills to the next level.
Registrations are NOW OPEN for the Little Athletics South Australia 2023-24 Summer Season.
Little Athletics is an exciting and family-friendly athletics program for children/teenagers of all abilities aged 3 – 17 years and provides the foundation and skills to help with all other sports.
In weekly sessions, little athletes run, jump, throw and walk at their local Little Athletics Club with their family and friends, striving to improve and achieve their own Personal Bests.
Little Athletics members also have the opportunity to participate at State Events held at South Australia’s premier track and field facility – SA Athletics Stadium. With over 50 Club locations across South Australia, there’s sure to be a club near you!
To register for your season membership or 2-week trial period, visit HERE
Resilient Kicks in partnership with highly-regarded football club, MetroStars, offers children of all skill level the opportunity to be a part of an inclusive soccer group that not only builds football skills but also foster self-value, resilience and social inclusion.
Their inclusive football program has proven to be an incredibly beneficial initiative for children living with disability, developmental delays and emotional regulation challenges with break through results evident.
They cater to these children’s challenges and abilities, where a regular sporting team may not be able to. Each session is run by their compassionate and fun football trainer, counsellor and support workers to give your child the support they need to encourage participation, social interaction and skill development.
- Evidence-based psychotherapy program
- Increase sense of self-value & confidence
- Increase social interaction & team skills
- Football skill development
- Foster mental health, wellbeing and resilience
- Inclusive to all and at any skill level
- NDIS funding accepted
Sign up at www.resilientkicks.com.au or call 0870801374