Get Set Go! (Australia) conducts a variety of recreational programs for
Programs promote the
Get Set & Go! objectives . Examples include:
Initiative, Innovative & Co-operative Games: An alternative to skill
development, whereby children develop life skills (eg. trust, initiative, team
building, co-operation, problem-solving and communication), where success is
determined by the group's ability to work together. Great for multi-age and
somewhat challenging for all ages.
Little equipment games: Fast moving activities that promote age
appropriate challenges & high participation. As the name suggests, they
require little equipment & organisation. Children never tire of these
games - they will play them over & over again.
Themed games: Great games for all ages in the lead-up to Christmas,
Easter or other special events, eg. "Santa Sports", "Easter Eggs-ercise",
'Combo' games: Great for the older children who are tired of the
traditional sports. GSG strategically modifies the rules of more that one
sport to ensure high participation for all children. Games are age appropriate.
Aqua-fun: Recreational games & activities modified for the water.
Emphasis on fun & co-operation.
Skill development programs are available on request, eg. swim
coaching, life saving skills with certificates, water polo.
Simple ball games: Keep it simple. Ball games with few rules and plenty
of action. Participation for all children. Learn to Play...Just for Fun.
Easy to repeat and requires little equipment.
Small space games: Co-operative and Initiative Problem Solvers great for
rainy days and/or centres with limited space. Activities that require
little equipment or organisation. Great for multi-age groups and challenging
for all ages
Quick Games: Fast moving activities that promote fun, high participation
and age appropriate challenges. Simple games that children adopt as their
All games are appropriate for all ages & abilities, however the
suggestions below have proved popular among the age groups indicated.
Ideas for challenging the following age groups:
5-7 years: Little equipment games, themed games, skill development,
hand-eye, foot-eye co-ordination, locomotor. Developing positive experiences
through high participation & enjoyment.
8-10 years: Sporting skills, 'Innovative, Initiative & Co-operative'
games, general games and recreation, particularly trust activities, and
hockey &sof-crosse skills
11+ years: 'Combo' games, 'Innovative, Initiative &
Co-operative' games. Enables older children to challenge their problem solving
& leadership skills.
us to discuss your requirements.