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Aimed at five to 12-year-olds our holiday clinic is a fun and holistic approach to learning football.

Students will get to play on new facilities, develop their football skills with qualified and experienced coaches, and access the very best advice on nutrition, strength and conditioning – all while having fun with their friends.

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2021 Clinic 

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Learn and polish on-field football skills and come behind the scenes on what it takes to become a successful athlete.

  • Play on ACU’s new FIFA certified synthetic pitch.
  • Develop game knowledge, tricks and techniques.
  • Learn what food fuels a champion.
  • All skills and abilities welcome

Additional care is also available each day from 3:30pm - 5:30pm for $20.00 per day. 

Clinic costs

  • 3 Day Option - $150.00 (Tues 6, Weds 7, Thurs 8 April) 
  • 3 Day Option - $210.00 (Tues 6, Weds 7, Thurs 8 April) + Additional Care (All Days) 
  • 1 Day Option - $65.00 (Tues 6 April), (Weds 7 April) or (Thurs 8 April) 
  • 1 Day Option - $85.00(Tues 6 April), (Weds 7 April) or (Thurs 8 April)  
    *all prices include credit card charges and GST


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For questions or to register your interest for next year, email

Frequently asked questions

ACU takes COVID-19 Safety seriously and have put measures in place to ensure the safety of the participant’s, ACU staff and students. ACU is continually monitoring the situation and is following advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, we’re working closely with Universities Australia, and have developed a pandemic plan to respond to a major coronavirus outbreak in Australia.
All ACU Football School Holiday Clinic participants will be:

  • checked in on arrival
  • asked not to attend if they are feeling unwell or have been sick days prior to the event
  • asked to not attend if they have been in a hotspot two weeks prior to the event
  • asked not to attend if they have been in contact with some who has COVID-19 in the past 14 days
  • all participants will be asked to keep good personal hygiene and hand sanitise regularly (hand sanitiser will be provided)
  • all drills, games and activities will take social and physical distancing into consideration

For further information, please contact the event organisers via or view ACU’s COVID-19 response plan.

Once you have registered and paid online, you will receive a confirmation receipt and email containing further important information. There is a cap placed on registrations, so if the day is showing as unavailable online, the clinic is at capacity.
No. Parents must provide child with morning tea and lunch. They are not to bring any food items that contain or have traces of nuts. There is a café on campus that children may also purchase lunch at that does offer nut products, however supervisors will ensure children are unable to purchase these items.

There is no discount if multiple siblings are taking part in the program. 

Check in commences daily from 8:30am and the clinic hours are 9:00am until 3.15pm. Parents are required to pick up their child between 3:15pm – 3:30pm. There will be a $20.00 late fee for every 30 minutes a child is not collected.

Please notify staff prior to taking your child so that they can be signed out.

There will be at least 1 staff member (ACU Football Coach or ACU volunteer) to every 11 children, as well as a Program Director, who will be overseeing the clinic and based onsite. All staff and volunteers are first aid trained and have a current Working with Children’s Check.
Our clinic is open to children aged 5 -12 years. Although the clinic will have specific sessions around skills and techniques, each session will be modified to suit the child’s age or skill level.
Yes of course. In the unlikely event of an incident or an emergency, you will be contacted by the Program Director.
Parents are welcome to stay and watch however this is not necessary. There is also a café onsite if you arrive early to collect your child or would like to stay during the day
Yes, we have a wet weather plan in the event of poor weather.
A refund of 50% of the registration cost is granted due to medical purposes. A valid medical certificate must be provided to ACU at least 24 hours prior to the clinic commencing. If you child is unwell the morning of the clinic, we ask that you do not bring them to the clinic.
Children will be grouped into age categories (5-7, 8-10 and 11-12) to allow them to be with their peers. However, there may be instances where coaches combined sessions. Safety is our number one priority and we will ensure all activities do not pose any risk to your child.
There is parking underneath the synthetic football pitch, access is via Barker Road.
The clinic will be held at our ACU Strathfield campus on the new FIFA synthetic football pitch. The address of the campus is 25A Barker Road, Strathfield.
A single day is $65.00 or the full three-day clinic is $150.00. All prices include GST.
Children are to wear causal sporting clothing. All children must wear enclosed shoes. Sneakers or football boots are required. No metal studded boots are permitted as we will be playing on the synthetic football pitch for most activities.
Yes, however you must advise our staff during check in that this is the arrangement. Our staff will require their full name and their contact number.
Absolutely! Our school holiday clinic is about having fun, as well as learning football skills on and off field.
Scheduled breaks will take place during the day for water, morning tea and lunch. Children will be supervised by ACU Sport staff, coaches and volunteers during these times.

Morning tea/snacks, lunch and a reusable water bottle.

  • A waterproof jacket (if required)
  • Sunscreen
  • Football boots or running shoes (open toe shoes are not permitted)


Please advise via the online registration form that your child has a medical issue and requires medication during the clinic. You will need to complete the ACU medical form and this form can be downloaded from the registration page or can be sent to you by emailing

The form must be provided to ACU staff during check in, as well as the medication, which is to be clearly labelled (child’s name, dose and times if applicable) and provided in a sealed bag.