Updated: 9/11/2021

Welcome to Essendon Little Athletics

The 2021/2022 Summer Track & Field season starts at 8am on Saturday 13th of November 2021 and continues weekly until late March 2022, with a break over the Christmas period.

4 year olds can commence in Little Aths (U6 age group) from the start of the track & field season as long as they turn 5 years old on, or prior to, 31st December 2021. Athletes turning 5 years old after 31st December 2021 can commence participation on/after their 5th birthday.

Cost: ELAC Registration fees for the 2021/2022 Season:

1 athlete family = $185
2 athlete family = $352 (10% discount for the 2nd child)
3 or more athlete family = $500 (20% discount for the 3rd child, subsequent children free)

Please note: Registration fees are non-refundable.

New athletes are able to sign up for a free two week trial by clicking the “Register for a Trial” link below.

How to register:  New and returning athletes can register through the Little Athletics portal. The portal is now open! You will need to complete the registration process and pay online. Click on the “Register for Little Aths” button on below and follow the directions.

Proof of Age (eg. Birth Certificate) must be shown on the first day that you attend Little Athletics or emailed prior to If proof of age is not sighted the registration will not be finalised and your child will be ineligible for points.

Uniform: ELAC T-Shirts/Single/Crop Tops are required to be worn each week, as part of the 2021/2022 Registration, each athlete will get a choice of one top included as part of the membership fee. 

All athletes to wear the Centre black shorts or Black shorts of their choice.

For more information on ELAC uniforms, please follow the “Uniform Information” link below.

Parental Obligations: At Essendon Little Athletics Centre, parents/guardians who register a child for season 2021/22 are required to complete a minimum number of duties (six) throughout the season. ELAC is run by volunteers and help by all parents is crucial for the Centre to operate. A parent or guardian is required to be in attendance at all times.

If you have any further queries, please email: