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Essendon Royals Kick-Starters Term 3 Registrations Now Open

Registrations for Term 3 of the Essendon Royals Kick-Staters are now open!

This hugely successful program has been helping close to 100 kids get fit and active throughout the last three months and we look forward to the ongoing success of the program in Term 3.

The Kick-Starter program runs throughout the school terms, with two sessions held every Saturday.

Kids aged 4, 5 and 6 will participate in the early session, which runs from 9am-9.45am.

Kids aged 7, 8 and 9 will participate in the second session, which runs from 10am-10.45am.

The club has decided to split sessions to create greater opportunities for players who want to participate, as well as allowing for a greater coach-to-player ratio.

Register today to avoid disappointment! Sessions are capped.

Registration for Term 3 of the Essendon Royals Kick-Starter program is now open.

Read more about the program below and register using the form at the bottom of this page.

What is the Essendon Royals Kick-Starter program?

Based on Football Federation Australia’s MiniRoos Kick-Off program, the Essendon Royals Kick-Start program uses short, game-based sessions to provide young newcomers to the game with a fun and, most importantly, an inclusive opportunity try their hand at the world’s favourite game.

So, what is the Essendon Royals Kick-Starters program?

  • A fun, safe sport taught in a friendly environment for children aged between 4 and 9.
  • Weekly 45 minute sessions that build skills through games and simple drills delivered in an engaging and inclusive environment.
  • Every player gets plenty of time on the ball and the prime aim of each session is for children to build fundamental motor skills.

Benefits of Essendon Royals Kick-Starter Program

Make new friends and develop social skills.

Develop values of teamwork, co-operation, fair play, and respect for others.

Develop a child’s ability to make quick decisions and improve reaction time.

Keep healthy by getting active!

Cost: $180 for participation in program

When do Essendon Royals Kick-Starter Program sessions take place?

Sessions will go ahead in wet weather.

Session times are:

  • 9am-9.45am | Kids aged 4, 5 & 6
  • 10am-10.45am | Kids aged 7, 8 & 9

Session dates are:

  • 16 July 2022
  • 23 July 2022
  • 30 July 2022
  • 2 August 2022
  • 6 August 2022
  • 13 August 2022l
  • 20 August 2022
  • 27 August 2022
  • 3 September 2022
  • 10 September 2022


Cross Keys Reserve, Woodland St, Essendon

Register for Essendon Royals Kick-Start Program:

Registrations for Term 3 are now open.

Please fill out your personal details on the form below and click “Next”.

From the “Registration Type” dropdown, select either:

  • ERSC Kick-Starters – 9am – 4-6 Year Olds
  • ERSC Kick-Starters – 10am – 7-9 Year Olds

Complete payment.

Upon successful completion, you should see a success message on your page AND receive an auto-response email. Please check your junk email.