AVONDALE HEIGHTS AUSKICK IS BACK FOR SEASON 2017
The Avondale Heights Auskick Clinic is one of the original Auskick programs. The clinic has a proud history including past member, former Essendon captain and champion Matthew Lloyd. The clinic will be conducted from both the Canning Street Reserve and the nearby Avondale Primary School and both locations have excellent facilities.
Parents and Children
The Avondale Heights Auskick look forward to see all current members and also welcome new members.
On behalf of the Avondale Heights Auskick Team and the Avondale Heights Football Club, we look forward to welcoming you all to season 2017
Registrations are now open and parents can register on line.
To register go to http://www.aflauskick.com.au and locate Avondale Heights Auskick using the LOCATOR.
Type <avon> Then hit <AVONDALE HEIGHTS> and then <Register>.
Follow the prompts according to whether you are a NEW PARTICIPANT or RETURNING PARTICIPANT.
Packs will be mailed out to your nominated residential address.
For any queries contact:
Dean Campbell : Auskick Coordinator:
Mobile Contact: 0431 921 968
The Avondale Heights Auskick Program will share the facility with the Avondale Heights Football Club which is the only Gold Accredited club (AFL Victoria accreditation) in the Essendon District Football League and is one of only four clubs out of the 1200 clubs in Victoria to achieve this award. So if you have any queries please contact Dean
Where: Canning Reserve, Canning Street, Avondale Heights (Melway Ref 27 G8)
When: Friday Nights 5;00 - 6:00
Auskick provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Australian Football experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game.
The program is not just about introducing children to Australian Football – it activates and develops within each child the desire for a healthy lifestyle and an association with our great game.
The Avondale Heights Auskick has been in operation for 25 years and is one of the original Auskick programs. Matthew Lloyd started playing football at our Auskick Clinic.
Benefits to children
· Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation
· Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, including how to train and practise
· Children learn the basic principles and importance of health and nutrition
· Through specially arranged physical activities and games, some very important mental and psychological skills are nurtured. These include self-motivation, self-responsibility, self-management, persistence, resilience and a best effort always attitude
· Through specially arranged team activities, children learn important social skills, including cooperation and respect for others
· Contact with older children and adults provides valuable role model experiences
· Generally, children benefit from greater levels of confidence and self-awareness and improved health, fitness and overall well-being
· Physical activity develops motor and social skills and intellectual capacities.
· Community structures often serve as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support
· Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory, enhanced creativity and better learning, and problem solving and attitude capabilities
Benefits to parents
· Convenient, local opportunities for safe, quality family time that results in family bonding
· The opportunity to engage with children and other families in physical activities and games