Calves Kick-Off (U3-U5)


The Calves program promotes football-based exercise and activity for younger children of all abilities, it doesn’t matter if you have never played before. The ages are used as a guide only and players can be moved between the phases depending on skill level and each child’s development level.

What are the benefits of signing up your children to Calves program?

  • Make new friends and develop social skills.
  • Develop values of team work, co-operation, fair play, and respect for others.
  • Develop a child's ability to make quick decisions and improve reaction time.
  • Keep healthy by getting active.

What are the benefits for parents?

  • Locations, all sessions are held at Sutton Park.
  • A nationally consistent program delivered by trained coaches.
  • Constant supervision for your children in a fun, safe, welcoming environment.
  • Enjoy a coffee with your friends at the club or be part of the action with your son or daughter on the pitch.

Calves U3 – U4 Program "Discovery phase"

  • 10-week program
  • 1 x 45min session per week
  • Learn the basics of the game through different drills, practices and games.
  • Build skills through games and simple drills delivered in an engaging and inclusive environment.
  • Every player gets plenty of time on the ball and the prime aim of each session is for children to build fundamental motor skills.

Calves U5 Program "Game Training Phase"

  • 10-week program
  • 1 x 45min session per week
  • Learn by playing football
  • Exposed to basic rules of the game
  • The game will be stopped as required so that players can be shown tips and hints
  • Transition to MiniRoos Phase after the 10 sessions may be available for selected players is parents choose to accept


When are the training sessions?

Training sessions are run over two five-week brackets, with a two week break over the June, July school holidays.
Where: Sutton Park, Brassall
Day: Wednesday
Time: 5:00pm – 5:45pm


Bracket 1

Bracket 2


Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Wednesday, 17 July 2019


Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Calves?

All Calves sessions, training and matches are at Sutton Park. No travel is required.

What do I wear for sessions?

  • You can wear any colour shorts and socks. If you would like to purchase club playing shorts and socks they are available to purchase from the Canteen.
  • Shin pads and football boots.
  • Please bring your own drink bottle.

How do I register?

Registration is online chick here for registration guide.

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How much does it cost to play?

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How do I pay?

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About Our Club

Ipswich City Soccer Club, "The Bulls", was formed in 1975 with five teams and 70 players, drawn from all parts of Ipswich City, although most of them came from Leichhardt, Brassall & surrounding areas. The first committee meeting was held on 16th Feb 1975. The committee voted Noel McCool as President, Pam McCool as Secretary & John Hohnke as Treasurer. Mrs Jones was also voted President of the Ladies committee. Committee members voted were: Joe Korhecz, Ray Jones, Barry Roberts, Brian Hartwell & John Stains.