Children 5-11 years
Many children’s first interactions with sport occurs during this life stage. These experiences are crucial to creating a lifelong interest and connection with sport and physical activity.
Every child should have the opportunity to enjoy participating in sport and physical activity throughout these formative years.
Children 12-14 years
Participation in organised sport participation peaks from 9 to 11 years.
At the age of 13 when children start to transition to high school, participation in organised sport and physical activity outside of school decreases dramatically.