Greater Springfield has a fantastic local sports community, for both adults and kids. For children, sport is a great way for them to build self- esteem and social skills, while keeping them active and healthy. From soccer, AFL, tennis, swimming, golf, canoeing, netball and more around the area, there’s always room for new players.
Get to know your local sporting options:
Greater Springfield Soccer
Grasshopper Soccer are a community-based soccer organisation who have established Australia’s Number 1 Non-Competitive Soccer Program. Grasshopper Soccer provides fun, skill-based soccer games with a focus on fitness and development and is a fantastic local sports option for Greater Springfielders.
Games are open to both boys and girls ages 2 to 12 as a before and after school recreational activity and are open for enrolment at any time. There are also weekend programs and games can also be organised for party and birthday celebrations!
Greater Springfield’s Grasshopper Soccer takes place at Springfield Lakes Boulevard’s sporting oval. To find out more about Grasshopper Soccer or enrol your child, visit the Grasshopper Soccer website or call 0404 807 130.
Springfield United Football Club
Team rosters start with the adorable Little Springers 3 – 5 year olds, right through to Junior (6 t0 U11) Divisional U12 – U18 and Senior Mens and Womens Teams (18+). Current playing fields are located opposite Woodcrest College Oval, Springfield, Nev Smith Drive. For information please email email@example.com
Greater Springfield Auskick & Junior AFL
The Greater Springfield Sports Club offers AFL training and games under two programs, AusKick and Junior AFL. The AusKick program operates in centres throughout the country and offers weekly coaching sessions for boys and girls. Children will develop fundamental motor skills and learn to interact with their peers as part of their team and group activities.
Greater Springfield Sports is also committed to providing sports activities and coaching to boys and girls of all ages with 30% of all Queensland participants now female having increased 140% over the past 3 years. For players aged 12-14, the focus turns to developing skills and tactics, while continuing to enjoy fun and safe play of the game. For 16-18-year-old players, these skills are developed further into the professional level.
Greater Springfield Cricket
The Greater Springfield Sports Club is proud to announce the new Cricket Club for the 2017-2018 season. Thanks to the huge demand for cricket within the Greater Springfield community, the initiative began with the entry level in2Cricket & T20 Blast programs and now hosts over 120 children!
Together with Queensland Cricket, Greater Springfield Sports is creating an even better cricket program than ever before. If you’d like to join this fantastic local sports group you can register for both Junior Cricket and Senior Cricket.
Greater Springfield Tennis
Baseline Tennis Coaching is based on the belief that players needs are the most important aspect of their coaching and work towards helping each player reach their potential. This local sports group offers coaching for players from 5 years old all the way through to adult programs at a variety of different schools and sporting locations throughout the Greater Springfield area. Best of all, Baseline Tennis Coaching is currently offering a free Adult lesson or Cardio Tennis Class or a free group hot shots lesson or kids squads tennis class.
Swimming at Orion Springfield Central
An Australian Swim Schools Association Member and partnered with Swim Australia, Peter McMahon’s Swim Factory has helped thousands of children throughout the Greater Springfield and Ipswich area learn to swim over the past 25 years.
Learn more about Swim Factory’s swimming lessons
Brookwater Golf & Country Club
Brookwater’s Golf Academy is the place to be to improve your swing. Whether you’re new to the sport or trying to fine tune your putting, Brookwater’s resident pros Ian Triggs and John Collins can provide you with golf tuition that can only be described as world class.
With more than 60 years golf experience between them, these two golfing experts will help provide you the skills and expertise needed to bring out the best in your game. One-on-one tuition and group sessions are on offer for both adults and juniors across basic lessons, course assessments and elite training sessions.
Where: Brookwater Golf Course – 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater
Learn more about Brookwater Golf’s Golf Academy and book a session!
Springfield Centenary Canoe Club
The Springfield Centenary Club provides a wealth of kayaking and canoeing activities for primary school children through to retirees, with beginners and non-members always welcome. The club’s aims include promoting safe kayaking and canoeing and fitness through fun sport the whole family can enjoy, children and parents both.
While flatwater activities are provided, the club also organises competitions for men, women and mixed teams throughout the year with various games and activities including Canoe Polo, Slalom, Ocean Kayaking and white water activities.
Springfield Lakes Netball Club
Hosting a range of teams from ages 5 to 18, the Springfield Lakes Netball Club is a fantastic local sports initiative with training taking place from February through to September.
As part of the Queensland Government’s Get Started initiative, Springfield Lakes Netball Club prides itself on being one of the most affordable local sports programs around to get as many young Greater Springfielders into local sport as possible!
Where: Camira Recreational Park (Car Park access via Moss Rd, Camira)
When: Tuesdays &/or Thursday, 5pm-8pm (February to September)
Springfield Basketball Club
The Springfield Brumbies is Greater Springfield’s very own junior basketball club for both boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Running their basketball academy from Woodcrest College, the Springfield Brumbies program is focused on building fundamentals, confidence, mental toughness and creating lifelong friends.
Founded in 2008 this local sports group is now one of the largest clubs in South-East Queensland and provide their players opportunities to participate in tournaments across both Australia and New Zealand. providing training pathways for adult players to move into the senior competitions in Brisbane.
Where: Woodcrest Way, Springfield (Junior Court) – Nev Smith Drive (Middle Court)
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Since the development of Greater Springfield’s Sports Hub, Greater Springfield’s local sports community keeps growing year after year and we’d love for you to be a part of the action! Get in touch with Greater Springfield Sports and be a part of Greater Springfield’s tremendous local sports community!
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