Auskick

Pakenham Auskick Coordinator:
Amber Parraga
pakenhamauskick@gmail.com
When
Every Friday night commencing
Friday 21st April 2017
Location:
Pakenham Junior Football Ground
Toomuc Reserve, Princes Hwy, Pakenham
Time
5pm to 6pm
2017 Season information:
Our season will begin on Friday 21st April 2017 and will finish with our presentation day on 18th August 2017.

There will not be Auskick sessions on 9th June, 7th July and 14th July.

Registrations:

Please note the following in regards to registrations:
  • the registration fee $91
  • registrations and payments must be made online at www.aflauskick.com.au
  • payment and pack selection (whether a new registration or returning participant) must be made at the time of registration
Why join NAB Auskick?

Benefits to children
  • Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation
  • Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, including how to train and practise
  • Children learn the basic principles and importance of health and nutrition
  • Through specially arranged physical activities and games, some very important mental and psychological skills are nurtured. These include self-motivation, self-responsibility, self-management, persistence, resilience and a best effort always attitude
  • Through specially arranged team activities, children learn important social skills, including cooperation and respect for others
  • Contact with older children and adults provides valuable role model experiences
  • Generally, children benefit from greater levels of confidence and self-awareness and improved health, fitness and overall well-being
  • Physical activity develops motor and social skills and intellectual capacities.
  • NAB AFL Auskick can assist in reducing self-destructive and delinquent behaviour in young people and contribute to a more disciplined attitude
  • Community structures often serve as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support
  • Growth in NAB AFL Auskick benefits our economy, as do the savings on health expenditure that flow from a fitter and healthier population
  • Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory, enhanced creativity and better learning, and problem solving and attitude capabilities
  • NAB AFL Auskick helps children develop to their full potential.

    Benefits to parents
  • Convenient, local opportunities for safe, quality family time that results in family bonding
  • The opportunity to engage with children and other families in physical activities and games
  • Greater social contact and interaction

    Benefits to the community
  • A stronger social fabric and improved community health
  • Enhanced family and non-family support networks
  • Decreased antisocial behaviour
  • Community structures often serve as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support
  • Growth in NAB AFL Auskick benefits our economy, as do the savings on health expenditure that flow from a fitter and healthier population