Dalyellup Dockers Football Club (formally the Dalyellup Beach Football Club) was formed in June 2007 and has experienced rapid, yet steady growth. The name was changed in May 2009 to support the clubs affinity with partner Fremantle Football Club and also not to clash with the local soccer club which has a similar name.

OBJECTIVES

  • Administer, promote, manage, develop and encourage children from 5 to 17 years to participate in the playing of Australian Rules Football in the Dalyellup and Greater Bunbury Region and compete within the South West Junior Football League (SWJFL).
  • Promote the education of coaches, administrators and umpires of Australian Rules Football within the Dalyellup locality.
  • Increase the number of football players at all levels within the Dalyellup region.
  • Build and maintain Footballs profile as a popular and successful sport.
  • Promote all competitions under the auspices of the Western Australian Football Commission's (WAFC) Health and Safety Policy.
  • Foster and grow the partnership with the Fremantle Dockers Football Club with our club and the local community with passion and integrity as represented by the motto – "Healthy Community, Club Culture and Fun".
  • Optimise relationships between all football stakeholders within the SWJFL District.
  • Encourage all our membership to strive to attain the above objects.

AFL AUSKICK

AFL Auskick is where it all starts and where champions begin. It is where boys and girls first pull on the boots and learn their drop punts from their torpedos. Through skill games, activities and modified match practice participants will learn and familiarise themselves with all the skills required to become the next Nick Riewoldt or Gary Ablett.

AFL Auskick is facilitated with the help of parents and volunteers and managed by the community, for the community. Children from ages 5 to 8 years learn the fundamental skills required to participate in JuniorsAustralian football. Sessions usually begin with a warm up, followed by skill activities designed to improve and familiarise participants with the necessary skills of the game. Weekly sessions end in a modified game where children hone their skills and have fun in a safe, controlled environment.

AFL JUNIORS

AFL Juniors league offers children aged from 8 to 17 years their first opportunity to join the excitement of a football club environment and gain exposure to an assigned coach. AFL Juniors allows players to experience a variety of positions on the ground from full back to full forward. The match day rules are modified so children can continue to develop their skills in an enjoyable, safe atmosphere. There is no minimum kicking distance to mark the ball and the removal of roving positions ensures participants learn the importance of playing to position.