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.
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!
Little Athletics is an exciting and family-friendly athletics program, modified for children/teenagers of all abilities aged 3 – 17 years. In weekly sessions, participants run, jump, throw and walk at their local Little Athletics club with their family and friends, striving to improve and achieve their very own Personal Bests (PBs). Little Athletics SA members also have the opportunity to participate at State Events held at South Australia’s premier track and field facility – SA Athletics Stadium!
And you know what? Little Athletics provides the foundation and skills to help with all other sports!
Little Athletics SA also offers a Free 2 Week Come & Try Period to new members! This way you can try Little Aths before you register as a member.
There are 50 metropolitan and regional Little Athletics clubs in South Australia. Each club is made up of volunteers consisting of; parents, coaches, officials, athletes and individuals interested in delivering Little Athletics to children of all ages and abilities.
Little Athletics is for everyone – Give it a go this summer!
For more information and to Register as a Member or for a Come & Try, visit www.littleathleticssa.com.au
Football Star Academy is an Award-winning National program creating a movement of change for tomorrow’s grassroots leaders through the platform of soccer.
- Principal focus is to engage all children in an environment where they not only have FUN but feel comfortable to nurture their love of sport through focused attention learning
- Weekly sessions, run all year round during school terms. More locations coming soon.
- Clinics are aimed to empower children while elevating their confidence, unlocking their potential and building skills for life
- The interactive sessions incorporate development oriented training, group dynamics and skill acquisition
- Starting at Grassroots level through to Advanced sessions, Elite and One on One training programs
- Movement enhances children’s brain health, emotional health and well-being leading to better learning, a focus of all of our programs – we think to play and play to think!
- Passionate, Qualified, Professional Coaches
- Boys and Girls welcome, ages 5-14
- Various Days/Times available
- Call for a FREE trial
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
Do you love to dance and do gymnastics? Do you love to keep fit and have fun?
Developed and directed by FISAF Sport Aerobics World Champion, Kylie Thomas, AEROkids is a sport aerobics and fitness program aimed at children and teenagers who love to perform through movement and dance.
Sport Aerobics, a combination of aerobic and gymnastic moves performed to high energetic music, is a fantastic way for children to improve their fitness, flexibility, coordination and self-confidence through participation in a healthy and fun sport.
AEROkids training schedule provides you with the ability to train and perform for fun developing basic fundamental movements through dance and music.
AEROkids is a fantastic way for children of all ages to explore fitness, improve flexibility, coordination and boost self-confidence through participation in our motivating and engaging programs.
AEROkids caters for children 5yrs and up of all ability levels and and is a great avenue for all children to improve fundamental movement skills through a supportive team environment whilst developing lifelong healthy lifestyle patterns.
We are proud to provide our amazing Gymnastics, Aerobics and Fitness program to the children of South Australia not only as a fantastic Primary School program but also as an after-school activity.
Monday sessions are held at Marino Community Hall
Saturday sessions are held at Marion Leisure and Fitness Centre
AEROkids: Active kids for LIFE
At Simply Sports your child will have so much FUN learning new skills and making new friends that they’ll want to participate in sports for life!
The team members at Simply Sports are dedicated to shaping healthy habits in children by teaching them a variety of sporting and social skills.
SIMPLY FOOTBALL, which offers various soccer programs, academies, competitions etc at various indoor and outdoor locations and at several schools across Adelaide. Children aged 4 to 12 years will learn new soccer skills and have fun meeting new friends in an encouraging and nurturing learning environment.
KINDER SPORTS, which teaches FUNdamental movement skills to children aged 2 to 4 years. Children will learn to kick, throw, catch, strike, run and much more. They’ll have FUN exploring their body movements, moving to music, playing games with other children and experimenting with a variety of equipment.
SIMPLY NETBALL, which offers netball programs in various schools. Children aged 5 to 12 years will develop their netball skills and feel like part of a team as they learn how to play netball in an encouraging and nurturing environment.
SIMPLY ACTIVE, which offers fitness programs in various schools. Children aged 5 to 12 years will go through a battery of tests in all the components of fitness to determine which sports might suit them or how they improve their fitness in their chosen sport.
Surf & Sun have been running award winning surf experiences since 2001 and run lessons for children aged 5 and above.
As SA’s leading surf school, they cater for all ages and abilities and operate at Moana and Middleton beaches daily. Surf & Sun also have an office at Middleton offering surf hire, bike hire and they sell surfing gear, too.
Surf & Sun also run the popular Surf Groms program for 5-12 year olds which are a fantastic progressive program. The team at Surf & Sun believe that everyone deserves to enjoy the surfing lifestyle. They help people to enrich their lives through surfing. Surf & Sun deliver award winning surf experiences that challenge, reward and inspire.
So if you are looking for a fun activity for your kids this Summer, be sure to contact Surf & Sun for a surf program that focuses on fun, surf safety and ocean awareness. Surf vouchers are also available and make great Christmas presents, too!
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, Henley Beach, Woodville, Campbelltown, Stepney, Goodwood, Eden Hills, Para Vista, Noarlunga, Surrey Downs, Parafield Gardens 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.
Grasshopper Soccer is a community-based Australian soccer organisation that teaches children aged 2-12 the basics of playing soccer in a fun, social and non-competitive environment. Each program provides a building block upon which children can improve their game and their character—more than just a game; Grasshopper Soccer is a valuable addition to children’s learning. Grasshopper Soccer work with children focusing on promoting soccer skills and healthy lifestyles through a comprehensive and non-competitive program that sees our participants grow socially, physically and mentally.
With 20 locations covering all of Metro Adelaide, please see locations and contacts below:
Call Andrew on 0408 825 280 for these locations:
Unley Park – Mawson Lakes – Windsor Gardens – Stonyfell – Grange
Call Bobby on 0480 129 125 for these locations:
Bellevue Heights – Crafers – Mt Barker – Lockleys – Cowandilla – Unley High School – Flagstaff Hill – Athelstone – Plympton
Call Daniel on 0433 422 347 for these locations:
Reynella East – Seaford Rise – McLaren Vale – Brighton
Call Luke on 0422 075 500 for these locations:
Salisbury – Gawler
For session times: www.grasshoppersoccer.com.au/south-australia