Football

Football


The Leisure and Culture Dundee Football Development team is dedicated to provide opportunities & pathways for all regardless of age or ability. We offer our own community programme and work with key partners to grow and develop opportunities throughout the city. Working closely with all communities in Dundee to develop and support community need through the power of football.

 

Programmes


 

Little Kickers – 2-3yrs


Come along and explore fun story based sessions, our 2-3year old sessions require parent/carer participation where our coaches will take the children through a story based session that will develop spacial awareness, balance, coordination and core movements. All sessions are 45 minutes in duration. Pre-Booking Required for this activity.

Day Time Venue Cost
Monday 11.00-11.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Friday 10.00-10.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Tuesday 13.00-13.45 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Wednesday 10.00-10.45 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Thursday 10.00-10.45 RPC £4.20*

More Info

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.

*Not included with Leisureactive Memberships.


Little Kickers – 3-5yrs


Little Kickers is a fun packed basic ball skills programme that aims to teach children core motor skills through playing fun filled, imaginative ball games. The Little Kickers Programme can help to develop: Basic ball control skills such as targeting, throwing, catching, kicking & striking. Spatial awareness. Motor skills such as running, jumping and hopping. Strength and agility. Social skills such as turn taking, co-operation and following instructions. All sessions are 45 minutes in duration.

Pre-booking is required for this activity.

Day Time Venue Cost
Monday 10.00-10.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Wednesday 14.00-14.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Friday 11.00-11.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Saturday 10.00-10.45 Douglas SC £4.20
Wednesday 11.00-11.45 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Saturday 10.00-10.45 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Thursday 16.00-16.45 RPC £4.20*

More Info

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.

*Not included with Leisureactive Memberships.


Intro to 4's – 5-6yrs


Our intro to Fun Fours sessions are aimed at 5-6yr olds and will provide a pathway into local community clubs. This programme will introduce the concept of small sided game play to participants with a focus on 1v1, 2v2, 3v3 and 4v4 game play. This programme will help to develop participants understanding of rules and provide the opportunity for participants to experience game scenarios against opposition in a fun friendly environment.

Class details coming soon.

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.


Creative Player Skills Centre – 6-8yrs NEW


Our Creative Player Skills Centres provide high quality sessions for children aged 6-8yrs and 9-12yrs who love to play football regularly. This programme is suitable for players currently involved in a team to complement their existing training schedule.

Sessions cover specific techniques and skills practices providing an opportunity to develop unopposed practice into small-sided game related activity.

We focus on a 1v1 curriculum that will focus on the attacking and defensive skills required in the following scenarios.

  • Face to Face
  • Diagonal
  • Side by Side
  • Back to Goal

The programme will include regular skills challenges at each centre which will determine the players opposition in a tiered approach to provide a best v best challenging environment.

This programme offers a pathway for selected players into the invite only Dundee Football Performance Academy that is delivered at the Regional Performance Centre.

Day Time Venue Cost
Friday 16.00-17.00 DISC £4.20
Thursday 16.00-17.00 Douglas SC £4.20
Wednesday 16.00-17.00 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Wednesday 16.00-17.00 RPC £4.20*

More Info

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.

*Not included with Leisureactive Memberships.


Creative Player Skills Centre – 9-12yrs NEW


Our Creative Player Skills Centres provide high quality sessions for children aged 6-8yrs and 9-12yrs who love to play football regularly. This programme is suitable for players currently involved in a team to complement their existing training schedule.

Sessions cover specific techniques and skills practices providing an opportunity to develop unopposed practice into small-sided game related activity.

We focus on a 1v1 curriculum that will focus on the attacking and defensive skills required in the following scenarios.

  • Face to Face
  • Diagonal
  • Side by Side
  • Back to Goal

The programme will include regular skills challenges at each centre which will determine the players opposition in a tiered approach to provide a best v best challenging environment.

This programme offers a pathway for selected players into the invite only Dundee Football Performance Academy that is delivered at the Regional Performance Centre.

Day Time Venue Cost
Friday 17.00-18.00 DISC £4.20
Thursday 17.00-18.00 Douglas SC £4.20
Wednesday 17.00-18.00 Menzieshill CH £4.20
Wednesday 17.00-18.00 RPC £4.20*

More Info

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.

*Not included with Leisureactive Memberships.


Dundee Football Performance Academy (invite only)


The Dundee Football Performance Academy (DFPA) launched late 2019 with the aim of establishing a sustainable player focused development programme to support talented footballers reach their full potential in a best v best environment. The academy is designed to complement the players current club training schedule and will offer a long term player development programme for each athlete that enters the programme. The programme offers a pathway from U9-U16

The DFPA creates an atmosphere that will allow players to express their passion through innovation and creativity allowing each player to achieve their personal best.

Working closely with key partners the programme will provide pathways that are suited to each individuals requirements.

Our Values: Innovation + Creativity + Dedication + Passion + Respect + Integrity + Pride + Encouragement + Leadership + Responsibility + Trust

Players are selected for this programme by invite only and must be nominated by a club coach or school teacher – nominations should be directed to Niall Nicolson niall.nicolson@leisureandculturedundee.com


Freekickz Diversionary Football – 12-16yrs


The aim of this programme is focused on improving the lifestyle of its young participants through encouragement of responsible behaviour contributing to the development of safer and stronger communities that takes young people off the streets and onto the pitch. Sessions are supported by Dundee City Council CLD workers and are FREE to attend thanks to 2021 funding from Awards from All.

We deliver 5 weekly sessions between the hours of 6-9pm across the city at Craigie Astro (Friday), St Pauls RC Academy (Friday), North East Campus (Tuesday), Hilltown Campus (Tuesday), Menzieshill Community Hub (Monday)

To find out more details of the venue in your community email Niall Nicolson niall.nicolson@leisureandculturedundee.com

This programme offers a pathway for selected players into the invite only Dundee Football Performance Academy that is delivered at the Regional Performance Centre.

Day Time Age Venue Cost
Monday 17.00-18.00 12-16yrs Menzieshill CH FREE
Friday 19.30-21.00 12-16yrs Craigie CSC FREE
Tuesday 18.30-20.30 12-16yrs North East Campus FREE
Wednesday 18.30-20.30 12-16yrs Hilltown Campus FREE

Please email football@leisureandculturedundee.com to enquire about discounts and availability prior to completing online booking.


Holiday Programme


Leisure and Culture Dundee deliver Holiday Activity camps every week of the Dundee School holidays and in-service days in partnership with Dundee United Community Trust. To find out more email football@leisureanculturedundee.com

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