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FIRST KICKS (4-6 years)

First Kicks is our awesome introductory program for the youngest players. Focusing on learning the FUNdamentals, this program is specifically for players turning 4-6 years. Oxford Football Club joins with the Waimakariri United Football Club in following the NZFootball Whole of Football Plan for First Kicks.

NOTE: Our recommendation is that players turning 6, and who have completed a year in First Kicks could move on to Fun Football. New players to football aged below 6 should always complete a season in First Kicks.

COST: 2022 season is $90  

LOCATION: Maria Andrews, Coldstream Road, Rangiora

WHEN: Saturday mornings. Session run from 11am - 12noon. Winter season for 2021 starts early May with the final game for the season in early September. There are no sessions on the middle and last weekend of the July school holidays.


  • The club provides a uniform comprising of;  a team shirt and jacket. Uniforms are numbered and allocated to players. If the correct uniform is not returned (in reasonable condition) at the end of the season then the club may charge a player for replacements.
  • Players provide their own black shorts, boots, shin pads and socks. Socks are available through the club. Please remember to take a named drink bottle to sessions.
  • Boots (no metal studs) are recommended, but sports shoes are sufficient.
  • Shin pads are COMPULSORY
  • First Kicks may be cancelled due to ground conditions if it is deemed unsafe due to heavy rain or cold conditions. Cancellations will be listed on the Club Facebook page, on our Sporty App and through coaches/ team managers.