Junior programs

At Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC), we offer a range of programs run by external providers in our state of the art stadium. To learn more about any of these programs please contact the provider. 

Sports Buzz

SportzBuzz is an educational and developmental sport and gross motor program designed specifically for children aged two to eight.

SportzBuzz has a unique emphasis on developing gross motor skills in young children, but also developing life skills such as:

  • independence
  • self-confidence
  • focus
  • concentration
  • perseverance
  • teamwork
  • self-esteem.

All this learning takes place by means of an action packed program taught through non-intimidating, fun and active sports participation in a variety of sports.


  • Wednesday, 9.45am to 11.45am.
  • Thursday, 9.45am to 11.15am.


Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC).

Learn more

Phone: 0488 877 678

Visit the SportsBuzz website


Ready, Steady, Go! Kids have been running at GESAC since opening. They are Australia’s largest multi-sports and exercise program for pre-schoolers aged 2.5 to 6 years.

It introduces the concept of sportspersonship through encouraging participation to take turns, play by the rules and co-operate with peers.

About the classes

The 45 minute classes are structured to build confidence to have a go, focus on social skills mixing with other kids their own age. The program also helps develop listening and gross motor skills. Over two terms your child learns the basics of 9 different sports.


Monday: 9.15am to 12pm

Learn more

For further information contact 1300 766 892 or visit Ready Steady Go Kids website

McKinnon Basketball Association

The McKinnon Basketball Association is a not-for-profit Community Sporting Association. If you live in the cities of Glen Eira, Bayside or Kingston, it gives you the opportunity to play basketball with a range of development, training programs and competitions, suitable for all ages.

Learn More 

Phone: 03 9579 1200

Email: McKinnon Basketball Association

For further information visit: McKinnon Basketball

Playball Basketball

Playball Basketball is an after-school basketball competition for primary school aged boys and girls. Teams (either mixed or same gender) generally from the same school, compete against other school teams.

When: Wednesday and Friday, 4pm to 6.15pm.

Where: GESAC

Please note: competition and training runs year round except during school holidays.

Skill development

Playball Basketball encourages participation, teamwork, sportsmanship, skill development and most of all, fun.

Learn more: 

For further information visit: Playball Basketball



Hoop Smart specializes in basketball development and welcomes players from the beginner to advanced skill level between the ages of 6-12.

Weekly development programs are offered throughout the school term on Mondays and a special “Girls Only” skills-based program is offered on Thursdays.

When: Monday 4.15pm to 5pm

Where: GESAC

Skill development

In the school holidays, Hoop Smart offers fun and innovative basketball camps. Programs emphasise skill development through drills, competitions, and gameplay.

In addition, the camp focuses on teaching players:

  • teamwork
  • maintaining a positive attitude
  • leadership
  • valuable life-lessons learned through sport.

Learn more

Phone: 0488 877 678

For further information visit: Hoopsmart