About Starkick

"Our goal is that one day, every child, no matter their needs, no matter where the live, has the opportunity to play the greatest game in the world."

Starkick is a multi award winning, All-Abilities football program that caters for boys and girls 5 to 17 years of age. 

Children who by circumstance or choice, who may be unable or unwilling to participate in a traditional sporting team environment, are provided the support and resources they require to enable them to participate and most importantly - have fun! 

Starkick aims to cater for all disabilities, and runs with the simple mantra - 

“IF YOU WANT TO PLAY,  WE WILL FIND A WAY”

Benefits to children

  • Children engage in games and activities geared towards their own abilities
  • Inclusion and equality – A sense of belonging and being part of a wider team and club
  • Children learn the basics of teamwork
  • Children are provided with the necessary support and when required have access to 1 on 1 assistance.
  • Children learn the basic principles and importance of physical activity
  • 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.
  • Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory, enhanced creativity and better learning, and problem solving and attitude capabilities
  • Starkick aims to help children develop to their full potential but never forgetting the overall goal of having fun.

Benefits to parents

  • Opportunities for safe, quality family time that results in family bonding
  • A sense of belonging and community involvement
  • The opportunity to engage with children and other families
  • Greater social contact and interaction

Benefits to the community

  • A stronger social fabric and improved community health
  • Creating a framework for enhanced inclusion and acceptance for everyone
  • An opportunity to reach out to all members of the community for inclusion within a Club based environment
  • Enhanced family and non-family support networks
  • Create awareness in the wider community for both children and adults
  • Community structure serves as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support

 

Starkick is a registered trademark of the Western Australian Football Commmission  Starkick is a registered trademark of the Western Australian Football Commisison.