Adaptive Football

FOOTBALL FOR ALL ABILITIES

We are excited to announce that thanks to Northern Region Football, the Halberg Foundation, and Aktive Auckland, Eastern Suburbs AFC have the privilege of delivering an Adaptive Football Programme for those experiencing a disability but keen to give football a go.

PROGRAMME DATES & KEY INFORMATION

Tuesday Afternoons @ Madills Farm

Book term-by-term weekly training sessions run by Eastern Suburbs AFC coaches which focus on a range of fun games and activities as players learn to fall in love with football.

  • Commencing Tuesday 30th January
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Madills Farm field 4, 6 Baddeley Avenue, Kohimarama
  • Football boots are recommended but not compulsory; all players must wear closed shoes
  • Please note that due to the nature of grass fields there is potential for some mud and wet weather, if sessions are ever cancelled we will contact via email
  • Parking is available next to the clubrooms
  • Register and pay by term – $55 per term
  • For Madills Farm map CLICK HERE
  • To Register: Head to Clubhub and select “Register Player”. From here you will be asked to enter your details, continue to click through and select the Adaptive Football Grade. Under Purchases & Bookings please select “Term 2: Adaptive Football Tuesday Trainings”

Saturday Mornings @ Madills Farm

Experience the full game day experience at the home of Eastern Suburbs AFC, with club coaches and a range of fun games and activities that encourage competition in a safe and inclusive environment

  • Commencing Saturday 4th May 2024
  • Every Saturday morning – 9am-10am
  • $75 for 16 weeks of sessions – players can attend every week, or come when they can – sessions finishing on 7th September with ESAFC end of season Gala Day
  • Madills Farm – Grass Field 4, look for the big yellow ESAFC flags; please note that due to the nature of grass fields there is potential for some mud and wet weather, if sessions are ever cancelled we will contact via email
  • Parking will be available next to the clubrooms, with access on to the field for players to make their way across to Madills 4. Please be aware of the busy “gameday” environment at Madills as there will be other junior competitions happening across the morning on other fields.
  • Open to all abilities aged 6 and above; pending interest and registrations we will split age groups
  • Football boots are recommended but not compulsory; all players must wear closed shoes
  • Players will receive a free Eastern Suburbs AFC shirt as part of the season fee
  • To Register: Head to Clubhub and select “Register Player”. From here you will be asked to enter your details, continue to click through and select the Adaptive Football Grade. Under Purchases & Bookings please select “Winter Season: Adaptive Football Saturday Game Days”
  • For Madills Farm map CLICK HERE
At all sessions, the expectation will be that a parent or caregiver is able to stay and be involved to the level that they are needed and/or feel comfortable. Sessions will be run by Eastern Suburbs AFC club coaches who are police vetted and have undergone training relevant to inclusion, safeguarding, and general football.

For any questions or concerns, please contact community@esafc.org.nz

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