Sports and Outdoor Lifestyle

Sports and Recreation

Did you know that more than a quarter of Atherstone will be preserved as open space? This includes a 100 hectare regional park, extensive hike and bike trails and more than 8 hectares of waterways and wetlands. Atherstone will also boast the region’s largest dedicated sport precinct complete with hockey fields, athletic facilities and proposed oval and tennis courts.

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AFL Auskick

In weekly sessions kids explore the world of AFL, building football skills and playing in a safe and super fun setting. We believe every child should have the opportunity to grow-up healthy and strong.

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Melton City Little Athletics Club

Melton City Little Athletics moved to Bridge Rd from its previous home of Northcott St Melton South after 47 years. Athletes aged between 5 and 15 can compete in both the Track and Field and Cross Country Seasons.

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Melton City Runners Inc.

Established in 2016 in response to a growing running community within the general Melton area as an opportunity for runners of all abilities to train in a safe, supportive environment.

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Melton Hockey Club

We are a fantastic, fun, family friendly club. We very much pride ourselves on our community involvement, having been involved in supporting the Melton community for more than 40 years.

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Melton Junior Football Netball Club

The Melton Junior Football Netball Club are a family orientated club with a strong focus on development, community & fun for all male and female junior players & members!

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Why Being Outdoors Is So Important For Kids

Happy, healthy family – that’s all any parent wants. We already know that running and playing outside in the sunshine encourages fitness, movement and active childhoods. But did you know that extended periods of time outdoors are thought to also be critical to the children’s ability to learn, their self confidence and their mental health as well?

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Getting Fit in Atherstone

There are lots of ways you can get active and healthy without even leaving Atherstone thanks to the brand new $11.3 million Bridge Road Sports Precinct, the bushy Toolern Creek and the many walking trails around the community. You might just meet some new friends from around the neighbourhood as well.

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Atherstone Gets its Own Traffic School

Lendlease will be funding a dedicated Traffic Education School right in the Atherstone community. Located adjacent to the Bridge Road Regional Play Space and Children’s and Community Centre, it is set to open in late 2019.

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7 Bike Safety Tips For Cycling Around Atherstone

Cycling is a healthy and fun way for the family to bond on weekends or after school. Taking advantage of the many bike paths around the Atherstone community will get the kids outdoors as well as keeping them active. Here are 7 cycling tips to keeping your family safe while on wheels.

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Stone Ridge Park Now Open

We are pleased to announce the opening of the much anticipated Stone Ridge Park.

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Atherstone Regional Play Space Now Open

Recreation Reserve’s New Play Space is now open!

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