Kids Sports Adelaide

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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.

Cirkidz Circus School

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!

Check out the ‘Little Strikers’ All Girls Junior program!

The program is designed for players who are 8 – 10 years old and are keen to experience all-girls junior cricket this summer.

This four-week program gives participants a sample of the skills needed to progress into the Strikers Girls Cricket League, and includes:

  • 4 weeks of modified cricket matches
  • Matches played on 16m pitches (mixture between hard wicket, turf and Flicx wickets)
  • Batters in protective equipment (supplied by SACA at no additional cost)
  • Rules which allow for equal participation
  • Coaching from accredited cricket coaches

Little Strikers programs will be offering in 4 locations:

North-East Little Strikers
Where: Gepps Cross Cricket Club (Duncan Fraser Reserve)
When:  Mondays – 7 February,14 February, 21 February, & 28 February
Time:   5:30pm – 7:00pm

West Little Strikers
Where: Grange Cricket Club
When:  Mondays – 7 February,14 February, 21 February, & 28 February
Time:   5:30pm – 7:00pm

South-West Little Strikers
Where: Marion Cricket Club
When:  Wednesdays – 9 February, 16 February, 23 February & 2 March
Time:   5:30pm – 7:00pm

South Little Strikers
Where: Reynella Cricket Club
When:  Wednesdays – 9 February, 16 February, 23 February & 2 March
Time:   5:30pm – 7:00pm

Program cost is $35 and includes a Strikers Girls Cricket League playing top!
To register to your nearest program, simply click the link below.

Surf & Sun

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!

Simply call them on 1800 786 386 or check out the website
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Football Star Academy

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

Bill Misailidis – 0411 273 810

BOUNCEInc Freestyle Academy

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

Click here to find out more

Learn to Ice Skate at IceArenA

IceArenA’s Skate School offers a variety of group skating classes for all ages and abilities, with our youngest group starting at 3 years of age!

Coached by figure skaters and ice hockey coaches, your child will be taught by the best in the state no matter if you want to play ice hockey, figure skate, or just learn the basics.
Pricing begins at $100 a school term, or you can enrol in a free come and try class!

For more information, head to or send a message on Facebook

Resilient Football - Inclusive Football Academy

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 or call  0870801374

It's Time to Give Athletics a Go!

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

South Coast Circus

South Coast Circus is a family owned circus gym with a strong community focus located in the idyllic Aldinga Beach.

People join South Coast Circus for many reasons from finding a fun new way to get fit and make friends to learning how to put amazing routines together to perform at community events and even the Adelaide Fringe.

Come and learn a variety of circus skills and tricks, including aerials such as silks, hammock, trapeze and lyra or many other disciplines such as dance, tumble, acro, hula, parkour and even fire and flow!

South Coast Circus is an inclusive environment that caters to all ages and ability levels. There are literally classes for every age group, plenty of fun to be had for kids and adults alike. You can even book South Coast Circus for birthday parties! Prices vary from $140-$180 depending on the program and age group for a 10 week term. Discounts apply for multiple enrolments and family groups.

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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

Simply Sports

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.

Programs include;

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.

Ready Steady Go Kids

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, Parafield Gardens, 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.

Click here for the full list of locations and programs currently running in S.A
Click here to read our full review of this program

Grasshopper Soccer

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:

Kelly Sports Weekender Program


Start your child’s sporting journey with the Kelly Sports Weekender program! This program provides sport specific sessions two in separate age groups; 4-6 year olds and 7-9 year olds.

The Weekender program will challenge and improve your child’s motor and co-ordination skills. Experienced coaches aim to develop and enhance a wide range of sporting skills while also improving strength, flexibility, hand-eye co-ordination, spatial awareness, co-operative skills and teamwork.

In Term 2 Kelly Sports will be offering basketball and soccer sessions at the following locations: Aberfoyle Park, Adelaide, Blackwood, Brighton, Hallett Cove (NEW LOCATION!) Mawson Lakes, Nailsworth, Norwood, Seaton and Wynn Vale. 4-6 year old sessions run from 10am-10:45am and 7-9 year old sessions run from 10:45am-11:30am.

For more information on Weekender Program locations or assistance to book into one of their programs please call 0421 888 400 or visit

Camp Max at AFL MAX

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 can tailor the start and end times of a camp based on your school’s needs. Camps include dinner, a movie on the bid 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 2022 are now open!

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