Darebin Stadiums

Children's Week

Children’s Week is a national celebration that recognises the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children, running from 21 October to Sunday 29 October 2023. The theme for Children’s Week 2023 is “Children have the right to relax, play and to take part in activities they enjoy.”

Come and celebrate Children’s Week at Darebin Stadiums with a variety of engaging and FREE events to celebrate the joy that play and movement brings happiness to children. Have fun with us and create some special memories.

Snap, Share & Win - Sports Poster

WHAT: Create your very own Sportsman/Sportswoman Poster! Use our green screen, AI technology and your best sports pose to create your very own epic athlete sports poster!
DATE: Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th October during opening hours
WHERE: Narrandjeri Stadium, 281 Darebin Rd, Thornbury

Snap, share and win! Create your sports poster, share and tag us @darebinstadiums on socials to win $50 Rebel voucher!

Yarra Valley Water - Water Watcher Session

WHAT: Come and meet the Water Watchers in this fun interactive session run by Yarra Valley Water. The kids will enjoy a wide range of fun activities and games designed to build their water saving knowledge. For ages 5-12 years old.
DATE: Wednesday 24th October
TIME: 4pm & 5pm sessions (45 minutes long)
WHERENarrandjeri Stadium, 281 Darebin Rd, Thornbury
REE: Free to attend but limited places. Must book!

Table Tennis Fun

WHAT: Get your ping pong action happening and head down with the kids after school for a hit of table tennis for free! 
DATE: Monday 23rd October
TIME: 4pm-6pm
Narrandjeri Stadium, 281 Darebin Rd, Thornbury
FREE: Free to attend but reserve your place!

Playing table tennis at Narrandjeri Stadium


WHAT: Calling all picklers and little ones! Come and try out Pickleball together for a fun midweek runaround. Played on a half court with a plastic ball (and larger paddles than table tennis), the kids will have fun with hand eye coordination and hitting the ball over the net.
DATE: Tuesday 24th October
TIME: 12pm-2pm
: Darebin Community Sports Stadium, 857 Plenty Rd, Reservoir
FREE: Free to attend but reserve your place!

Ready, Steady Go Kids

WHAT: Fun multi-sports program for 1.5-6 year olds with different sessions per age group. Check class times and age levels HERE.
Bring a friend for free to your class during Children’s Week. Places are limited. To secure your place please message Margarita and she will let you know the next steps.
DATE: Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October
TIME: Varies between 9.30am-11.30am
WHERENarrandjeri Stadium, 281 Darebin Rd, Thornbury