Kids sports, programs and competitions

Find information relating to all children's sports, programs and competitions on this page.

Junior sports competitions

Junior sports competitions are a fun and social way for the kids to stay active. With junior basketball and indoor soccer competitions now open for summer 2023/2024, now is the perfect time to nominate a team or register. 

  • Nominate a team

    Team nominations are open for summer 2023/2024! To register a team, please complete the relevant form below.

    Junior indoor soccer team nomination form 

    Junior basketball team nomination form

  • Registrations of interest are open to join a team competing in the current season. Once your details are in the system, our staff can then get in contact with you if teams are looking for additional players.

    Please note, by registering as an individual this does not guarantee a place in a team.

    Register your interest

  • SportCentreDayGrades
    Junior basketballHerb GrahamWednesdayGrade 5-6 Mixed, Grade 7-8 Boys, Grade 9-10 Boys
    Junior indoor soccerScarboroughFridayGrade 1-2 Grade 3-4, Grade 5-6

    Fixtures

    You can view your team's fixtures via our online portal using the link below. Junior competitions will start at 4.00pm and finish at 6.30pm.

    Fixtures and results

  • Teams will be required to pay the game fee prior to the commencement of the game each week. The weekly game fee is $57.00 per team, no registration fees.

    Withdrawals

    At the end of the season, teams can decide whether to re-nominate into the next season or not. Teams that choose to withdraw their team during the season will incur a $100.00 withdrawal fee.

  • Junior basketball timeline

    Start dateWednesday 11 October 2023
    Season gamesWednesday 11 October 2023 to Wednesday 6 March 2024
    Semi-finalsWednesday 13 March 2024
    Grand finalsWednesday 20 March 2024
    Season endsWednesday 20 March 2024

    Junior indoor soccer timeline

    Season startFriday 13 October 2023
    Season gamesFriday 13 October 2023 to Friday 8 March 2024
    Semi-finalsFriday 15 March 2024
    Grand finalsFriday 22 March 2024
    Season endFriday 8 March 2024

    Please note, games do not run on public holidays or during school holidays.

Junior sports coaching programs

Sports are a great way for kids to learn important skills, such as teamwork, sportsmanship and a strong work ethic. Sessions are available at Hamersley Recreation Centre, and Herb Graham Recreation Centre. 

Term 1 enrolments are now open!

  • Junior basketball and indoor soccer

    Our junior basketball and junior indoor soccer coaching programs are held at Stirling Leisure Centres – Herb Graham Recreation Centre – Mirrabooka, with junior basketball also running at Stirling Leisure Centres – Hamersley. Programs are tailored for ages 6 to 12, focusing on skill development, teamwork, and fun.

    Experienced coaches provide engaging sessions that help your child build their game while fostering a love for the sport. Classes run for 60 minutes and are split into two age groups, for more information view timetables. 

    Home school programs

    Our home school programs are held weekly at Stirling Leisure Centres - Hamersley. The program is open to students aged 6 to 15 years, with sports activities tailored to different age groups. 

    Students can enjoy basketball sessions, or take part in multi sports sessions playing soccer, floorball, badminton, dogdgeball and more! Classes run for 60 minutes and are split into two age groups, for more information view timetables.

  • Hamersley Recreation Centre

     MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    10:55am to 11:55am    Home School Basketball (9-15 year-olds)
    12:00pm to 1:00pm    Home School Basketball (6-12 year-olds)
    3:45pm to 4:45pmBasketball (5 to 7-year-olds)    
    4:45pm to 5:45pmBasketball (8 to 12-year-olds)    

    Herb Graham Recreation Centre

     MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    3:45pm to 4:45pmIndoor Soccer (5 to 7-year-olds) Basketball (5 to 7-year-olds)  
    4:45pm to 5:45pmIndoor Soccer (8 to 12-year-olds) Basketball (8 to 12-year-olds)  
  • SportTerm fee (10 weeks)

    Once off trial fee

    **Payable upon entry**

    Basketball$95.00 per child $13.50
    Indoor Soccer$95.00 per child$13.50 
    Home school program - basketball$95.00 per child$13.50

    Please note trial fee is subject to class availability.

    You can enrol at anytime throughout the term, if you enrol later the cost will be at the pro rata amount.

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  • What skill levels do the programs accommodate?

    Our programs cater to various skill levels, from beginners to more experienced young athletes. We structure sessions to accommodate and challenge all participants.

    What should my child bring/wear to the session?

    Participants should wear appropriate sports attire and footwear. It's recommended to bring a water bottle.

    Who are the coaches and what qualifications do they hold?

    Our coaches are certified professionals with experience in coaching junior athletes. They undergo background checks and hold relevant coaching certifications.

    How are the session structured?

    Sessions are typically structured to focus on skill development, teamwork, and game understanding. They often include drills, practice games, and fun activities tailored to the age group.

    What is the duration of the program?

    Our programs are held weekly and run in line with the school term.

    How can I speak to someone about the Junior Sports Coaching Programs?

    To speak to a member of our friendly team, you can email slcsportsandprograms@stirling.wa.gov.au or call your chosen facility reception.

School holiday programs

Keep the kids busy over the school holidays with our sports programs, arts and crafts programs or our mini and teen chef classes! Each program provides quality coaching for your child, so they can learn in a fun and supportive environment.

  • Sports programs

    Our sport classes are run by qualified and experienced coaches. Includes Australian rules football (AFL), basketball, cricket, dodgeball, floorball and soccer. Please note, activities are subject to change. This program is for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

    You are able to drop your child off for the sports programs between 8:45am and 9:00am. The program finishes at 12:30pm and pick up will be at 12:30pm.

    What to bring?

    • Water bottle
    • Enclosed shoes
    • Snacks for morning tea.

    Mini and teen chef program

    Kids can get cooking and learn basic kitchen skills these school holidays with our mini chef program. Take home a plate of food cooked during the class and the recipe - so it can be recreated at home! Please note children with allergies or dietary requirements may not be suitable for this program. This program is for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

    Drop off time for the mini chef and teen chef programs is between 8:45am and 9:00am for the morning class and between 11:45am and 12:00pm for the afternoon classThe morning class finishes at 11:00am and pick up will be 11:00am. Afternoon class finish at 2:00pm and pick up time is 2:00pm.

    What to bring?

    • Water bottle
    • Enclosed shoes
    • Container to take food home in
    • Hair tye (for longer hair)

    Arts and crafts program

    Children can get creative in our arts and crafts programs. Design, decorate, and have fun creating something special with guidance from our instructors. Take home the instructions with your child's unique creation for future inspiration. This program is for children aged 6 to 12 years old.

    Drop off time for the arts and crafts program is between 8:45am and 9:00am. The program finishes at 12:30pm and pick up will be at 12:30pm.

    What to bring?

    • Water bottle
    • Enclosed shoes
    • Snacks for morning tea.
  • January timetable

    WeekLocationMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    22 January to 26 January 2024Stirling Leisure Centres - Hamersley

    Sports

    Basketball Camp

    9.00am to 12.30pm

    Mini chef

    Damper bread with strawberry jam and fruit smoothie

    9.00am to 11.00am

    Mini chef

    Damper bread with strawberry jam and fruit smoothie

    12.00pm to 2.00pm

    Sports

    AFL, floor hockey and laser tag dodgeball

    9.00am to 12.30pm

    No sessionNo session
    22 January to 26 January 2024Stirling Leisure Centres - Herb GrahamNo session

    Sports

    Floor hockey, handball and sport carnival day

    9.00am to 12.30pm

    Mini chef

    Damper bread with strawberry jam and fruit smoothie

    9.00am to 11.00am

    No sessionNo session
    22 January to 26 January 2024Stirling Leisure Centres - Scarborough

    Sports

    Gymnastics and sports carnival day

    9.00am to 12.30pm

    Toddler gym

    Hats and hills

    9.00am to 12.00pm

    Sports

    Netball, soccer and laser tag dodgeball

    9.00am to 12.30pm

    No sessionNo session

     

  •  Early bird feeStandard fee
    Sports programs$23.00 per child$28.00 per child
    Mini and teen chefN/A$31.50 per child
    Arts and crafts programN/A$31.50 per child

    Please note early bird price discount for the January 2024 sports programs ends - Friday 5 January 2024.

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Mini and teen chef term programs

The mini and teen chef programs are a great way for children to learn basic cooking skills and kitchen safety. Every participant will bring home a snack to share. These programs are a great way to get the children into the kitchen to start cooking at home.

  • Term 1 - Course one

    WeekRecipes
    Week 1Sushi rolls
    Week 2Cherry ripe slice
    Week 3Croissant Sausage rolls
    Week 4Banana Oat muffins

    Term 1 - Course two

    WeekRecipes
    Week 1Spiral pasta salad
    Week 2Zucchini pizzas
    Week 3Cupcakes
    Week 4Hawaiian pizza scrolls

    Important information: This may not be suitable for children with severe food allergies, please contact us before registering.

    All recipes are available upon request after each class.

  • AgeDurationLocationDayTimeClass sizeDates
    6 years to 12 years4 week course

    Stirling Leisure Centres - Hamersley

    Thursday

    3.45pm to 5.00pm10 participants8 February to 29 February 2024
    6 years to 12 years4 week course

    Stirling Leisure Centres - Hamersley

    Thursday3.45pm to 5.00pm10 participants7 March to 28 March 2024
    6 years to 12 years4 week course

    Stirling Leisure Centres - Herb Graham

    Monday3.45pm to 5.00pm10 participants5 February to 26 February 2024
    6 years to 12 years3 week course

    Stirling Leisure Centres - Herb Graham

    Monday3.45pm to 5.00pm10 participants11 March to 25 March 2024
  • All courses are $112.50 pro rata

    Ready to enrol? Check program availability, enrol and pay online today.

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  • What if my child has a food allergy?

    Please contact us before registering. Please note that the program may not be suitable for children with severe food allergies.

    What do I need to bring?

    The following items are required for each class:

    • Container to bring the food home
    • Suitable enclosed shoes
    • Hair tie to tie long hair back