Brisbane’s Best Soccer Clubs
Looking for a soccer club for your wannabe Socceroo or Matilda? Brisbane has plenty of great soccer clubs to choose from offering a family-friendly environment and programs for kids as young as three. Soccer is not only a great social sport for kids (and parents), it helps kids develop their coordination, agility and balance – oh, and a good dose of physical activity is the perfect way to burn off excess energy! Find the perfect soccer club for your family with our pick of Brisbane’s best soccer clubs.
Brisbane City Football Club
Brisbane City Football Club boasts a family-friendly environment and facilities that cater for over 500 junior players aged five to 16 years. Based on Brisbane’s northside at Newmarket, Brisbane City Football Club offers fun programs for kids aged three to five to prepare them for entry into the Mini Gladiators (Under 5s) and beyond. Holiday programs are available, as well as programs specifically for girls. Established in 1952, Brisbane City Football Club has a long tradition of sporting achievements at a local, state and national level. If you child is serious about soccer, this could be the perfect club for them.
Learn more: www.brisbanecityfc.com.au/
Mitchelton Football Club
A fixture in the football community since 1920, Mitchelton Football Club assures you that no matter what age, gender or level of skill your child has, they can find the right team for them. Kids can start as young as three as a Mitchie Midget or enter the Miniroos in the under 6 or under 8 category. Kids’ games are played on a reduced pitched with small goals and training focuses on the basics of ball control, passing and running. Mitchelton Football Club has an impressive 1400 active members registered.
Learn more: www.mitchiefc.org.au/wspHome.aspx
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Olympic Football Club
Based on Brisbane’s southside at Yeronga, Olympic FC is a multicultural and semi-professional football club. Family friendly and welcoming, Olympic offers the Little Olympian program for kids aged three to five wanting to develop their basic ball skills. Girls FC is a free introductory program for girls aged between five and 12 years old and is run by female coaches. Weekly training sessions with in-house small sided games are played every Saturday at Goodwin Park. At Olympic Football club, your child will not only learn how to play soccer but will grow to develop a love of the ‘world game’. If you’re looking for a smaller and family-friendly club that is welcoming to all, be sure to check out Olympic.
Learn more: http://olympicfc.net.au/
Image Credit: Olympic FC Facebook Page
Eastern Suburbs Football Club
Eastern Suburbs Football Club has been running for almost 100 years! Located at beautiful Heath Park by the Brisbane River, the club offers a 10-week program for kids aged six to eight years in preparation for the junior program for under 9s. Holiday clinics and Skills Acquisition Programs are available, as well as ‘come and try’ days for girls.
Learn more: www.eastsfootball.com/
Lions Football Club
Junior soccer is thriving at Lions Football Club at Richlands with over 30 Aldi Miniroos teams and 16 divisional teams (U12-U20). There are over 500 players in the local community at Lions with an impressive Masters league to boot! Lions has won several premierships, grand finals and cup finals since it was established in 1989 and has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation offering a restaurant, coffee shop, sports bar and more.
Learn more: www.qldlionsfc.com.au/
New Farm Soccer Club
What better place to grow your child’s love of soccer than beautiful New Farm Park. The New Farm Park Soccer club is all about community, inclusion, having fun and trying your best. Players of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join the club. After school clinics and holiday programs are available, as well as a girls’ program and a tiny tots program.
Learn more: www.newfarmsoccer.com.au/
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