It’s that time of the year when school starts back and your child (or you) wants to be involved in Saturday or Sunday sports. Here’s the low-down on how to get involved with a Lane Cove Sporting Club.
The NSW Government’s Active Kids vouchers are available. Parents, guardians and carers can apply for a voucher valued up to $100 per calendar year for each student enrolled in school. The voucher can be used towards your registration. Apply online and you will be given a voucher number which you can then use when you register.
Recommended (but not limited) to children aged 5-9.
Games and training are held on Sunday mornings at Blackman Park.
Under 9’s and up
Children play in age groups from U9 upwards. Both boys and girls teams are available.
The Cats play in the AFL Sydney Junior competition, with games held on Sunday mornings. Training is held on Wed/Thu afternoons.
Youth Girls AFL
The Lane Cove Cats enter teams in the Greater Sydney Juniors AFL competition. More information on the GSJ can be found here.
In 2020 they plan to have teams playing in Under 10YG, Under 12YG and Under 14YG divisions.
Boys and Girls Ages 4 – 15
Come and try Junior Rugby League at Tantallohn Oval at 17th and 25th February 2020. Details here.
There are teams for everyone with the Lane Cove Junior Rugby League Club
With a proud 80 year history, Lane Cove Football Club is the largest football (soccer) club in the Lane Cove area. Lane Cove FC provides opportunities for players of all skill levels and ages. Their teams range from Under 6’s in the MiniRoos competition to Over 45’s in the senior Men’s competition, with strong representation in the Girls and Women’s competitions. Any questions on women’s football get in touch with Linda (Over 35s) and Sarah (All Age) via [email protected]
Returning players can also register at any time here. If anyone has any questions regarding registration or requires assistance with the registration process, they can call the club on (02) 9431 8648 or email [email protected].
Lane Cove Football Clubs will be visiting Lane Cove Plaza on Saturday 8th February 2020 for their annual winter season registrations. The LCFC will be there to answer all your questions. Whether you’re a brand new player, or returning player drop by and say hi!
Lane Cove West Football Club
Lane Cove West FC is a small club that plays football in the Northern Suburbs Football Association on Sydney’s lower to upper north shore.
They offer teams for Men’s’ All Age (18 years and over), Men’s O35s and Men’s O45s.
They are currently looking for players in All Age, O35s and O45s – Goalkeepers are especially sought after!
Training takes place on Wednesday nights at Chatswood High School’s lovely new synthetic pitch. Training commences at 7pm (February and March) and at 7.30pm (April to August). The first training session is at 7pm on Wednesday 5 February, 2020.
Games are mostly played at 1pm and 3pm on Saturdays.
To express an interest in joining, please email [email protected], with your age and some history of your football pedigree!
In the past, they have generally accepted players with a good sense of humour and that enjoy a yarn and a drink. Footballing skills are an added bonus!
- Registrations for the 2020 season ARE NOW OPEN! Boys & girls of all shapes and sizes welcome.
- Prices range from $170 to $250 (GST included), depending on your age group. A family discount is available with every second child $15 off and third child $15 off. You can use the $100 NSW Government’s Active Kids vouchers for 2020.
- Players receive shorts, socks & a training top & free entry to Waratahs home games!
- There are approximately 14 rounds of rugby.
- Come and “Try Rugby” nights – Friday 7th & 21st February Blackman Park.
- Gordon Junior Rugby are running weekly Skills Development Program Friday nights in February (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th). This is for boys and girls U8 to U13 and will be run at Blackman Park.
- Registration days in Lane Cove Plaza on 22nd and 29th February and 7th March.
- Pre-season training for Juniors starts in late February.
- Jersey Day is on Friday 20th March, 5:30 to 7:30pm at Blackman Park.
- The season starts the weekend of 27-29 March for Juniors and 4 April for Minis.
- Girls 7s competitions (Under 12s, 14s, 16s) run in February and June for 7 weeks plus finals. Registrations for Girls 7s are not yet open – if you are interested in registering for Girls 7s Rugby, please email [email protected] and provide your name, age, mobile and email.
- Lane Cove Long Lunch – Friday 15th May!
If you have any questions or need help with registration, please contact our Registrar at [email protected]. Otherwise please follow us @LCJRU on Facebook and Instagram for further details about the 2020 season.
You can register online here.
Don’t let the kids have all the fun. Relive your glory days and play for LCRU.
Get down to Tantallon Oval to meet the squad and play some touch footy under the floodlights. Beers, BBQ and Super Rugby will all be on offer pitch-side on Feb 7th 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Looking forward to meeting new faces and welcoming back the old guard. Details here.Lane Cove Rugby is always looking for additional people to support the running and administration of the club. If you are wanting to get involved and supporting grass-roots rugby within the Lane Cove community, they would love you to get in contact with them either on the day or prior through la[email protected]
A community sports club in Greenwich with teams in Mixed and Women’s Football, Kids MiniRoos and Mixed Junior Football, Girl’s Junior Football, Kids NetSetGo, Junior Girls Netball and Seniors Netball.
Registration for then 2020 Football and Netball seasons is now open.
Chatswood Rangers Sports Club is seeking registrations for its Junior and Senior Football and Junior and Senior Netball teams. I am a previous LC resident and my youngest goes to Mowbray Public School currently. Although they may be called the Chatswood Rangers 60% of the Netball club is made up of lane cove residents and the remainder between Artarmon and Chatswood residents)They offer:
· Junior Netball from U7 to U15
· Senior Netball from 16 years+
· Junior Football from U6 to U18, including both Girl’s and Mixed football
· Senior Football from 18 years+, including both Men’s and Women’s Football
Lane Cove Netball
Lane Cove Netball Club plays netball at the Northern Suburbs Netball Association, 2 Small Street, Willoughby.
During the winter season, they offer teams for girls and boys 7-12 years and girls 13-17 years.
They also offer Senior teams for female players 18+ years.
Training mostly take place on Tuesday nights at Lane Cove Public School.
7-9 year olds play Sunday mornings.
10-12 year olds play Friday nights.
13-17 year olds play Saturday mornings.
18+ year olds play between 1pm and 4pm Saturdays and can opt not to train.
At Lane Cove Netball Club, we are passionate about netball and we want to share our love of netball with others who might not have a team at their school. No matter your age or experience level you can play netball with Lane Cove Netball Club.
Registrations close 12th February.
To register, or for more information, please visit lanecovenetballclub.com.au
Willoughby United Netball Club is a community based netball club catering for all players turning 7 and up. In 2019 we fielded 24 teams in the Northern Suburbs Netball Association Winter NetSetGo, Junior and Senior competitions.
Willoughby United draws school age players from schools all over the North Shore and caters for all playing standards. Senior players of any age are also welcome! Registrations are now open and grading/training starts Wednesday 5th February at the Willoughby Leisure Centre Courts, 2 Small St, Willoughby.
The Ryde Hunters Hill Hockey Club has a proud history of Lane Cove Players including some Australian Kookaburras. If you would like to play hockey you can sign up to play here.
Most junior basketball is organised through local schools. If your child’s school does not have a team or if you are want to join a team, just click on this page. There is now a full sized basketball/netball court at the Kingsford Smith Oval.
Lane Cove Swim Club (LCSC) is a non-profit community swimming club based at Lane Cove Aquatic Centre. LCSC promotes swimming in Lane Cove at every level from recreational and fitness to elite athlete squad training for competition at local, statewide and national swimming meets. LCSC is one of the oldest swimming clubs in Australia. LCSC core activity is their Saturday morning club that conducts friendly races from 7 – 9 am in summer. Saturday morning club is a friendly social gathering for the whole family from infants to grandparents. Adults of all ages take the opportunity to race with squad swimmers and younger swimmers. It is common to see 80 year olds racing with 8 year olds.
If you want to join the Lane Cove Swim Club, just press the JOIN NOW icon on the Lane Cove Swim Club’s home page. This will direct you through the registration process with Swimming NSW and Lane Cove Swim Club. If you need assistance or further information you can Email the club here. The Lane Cove Swim Club’s major sponsor is Aussie Lane Cove.
If you would like to know more about Tennis in Lane Cove just click here.
Lane Cove Taekwondo
Imagine a club that offers lessons on Goals, Discipline and Leadership and helps you implement these qualities into everyday life. At Lane Cove Taekwondo, we don’t just focus on developing physical strength, but emotional strength. You will be proud. You will try new things. You will persist in the face of fear and doubt. You will practise. Lane Cove Taekwondo will be moving into a new permanent studio on 29th January 2020. It is located at 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (Shops 5 and 6) – just near The Canopy parking – 3 hours free parking.
You will discipline yourself. You will start to make conscious choices about nutrition, strengthening, stretching and rest. You will set goals and you will achieve them.
Lane Cove Taekwondo is so much more than kick, punch, block – we present an active, exciting and powerful martial arts experience for the whole family. Book a Free Trial for Term 1 here
Date and Time for Term 1: Please see website for timetable
Address: 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (shops 5 and 6)
Book Here: Email us to book now
Email: [email protected]
If you are interested in other extra curricular activities for your child such as Tae Kwon Doe, music, art etc you can find out more here.
If you are looking for activities for kids between 0 – 5 click here.
If you or your child is playing sport, make sure you invest in a Mouth Guard.
Did you know more than 5 million teeth are knocked out during sporting activities every year? What is even worse is that it’s estimated between 30% and 50% of these injuries could have been prevented or would have been less severe had a mouthguard been worn.
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Our Cover Photo was taken by Thomas Shanahan and shows locals enjoying the Screen on the Green at Hughes Park – this was a free event held by Lane Cove Council.