Sports Facilities

Children's Football Sessions

Is your child dreaming of playing for England one day or even our very own Luton Town FC?

If so, then our sessions are a great place to start.

We have fun children's group sessions on Saturdays, group coaching sessions on Mondays and individual coaching is also available.

All sessions generally take place on our state-of-the-art 3G artificial turf pitches.

We are also running sessions throughout the summer holidays with our new Football Academy, Mini Soccer sessions and Girls only coaching. Click HERE for further details.

3-5 Year Olds 9-10am
Open to both boys and girls, this starter session is the perfect introduction to the sport. Our staff will make sure your child has as much fun as possible while teaching them a few simple rules of the game. Want to join in? We’d love for you to come along and support your children. This session runs in our Sports Hall during the winter months and outside on our 3G Pro-Zone pitches from April-November. £3.70 members, £4.70 non-members

5-7 Year Olds 9-10am
Open to both boys and girls, this session continues on from the 3-5 year olds session where the children have as much fun as possible, whilst learning basic rules and skills of the game. This session is fine for complete beginners in this age category as well as those moving up from the 3-5 year olds session. This session is outdoors throughout the year on our 3G Pro-Zone pitches. £3.70 members, £4.70 non-members

7-10 Year Olds 10-11am
Both boys and girls are welcome to come along and join in the fun and games. Each session is managed by an inspired member of staff who will take them through some fun warm-up games before playing small-sided matches. This session is outdoors throughout the year on our 3G Pro-Zone pitches. £3.70 members, £4.70 non-members

10-14 Year Olds 10-11am
This session is open to both boys and girls of all abilities and is a great way for them to learn the rules of the game and interact with other children of similar ages. Each session includes warm-up games and small sided matches. This session is outdoors throughout the year on our 3G Pro-Zone pitches. £3.70 members, £4.70 non-members

Book online!
Save time and avoid missing out on a session being fully booked by booking online. Members and regular non-members can book online once they have obtained a login from main reception. Then click on our 'Online Booking' icon and start booking.

To book and pay over the telephone call: 01582 418873


3-5 Year Olds 4.15-5.15pm Venue: Sports Hall
These sessions are more focused on coaching your child and are run by our Head coach Ryan O'Toole and Lead coach Josh Whiting who are FA Licensed level 2 coaches. Each week focuses on a different aspect of the game. Click on the MNF logo for further details of the latest course. 6-week course £30 members, £36 non-members

5-7 Year Olds 5.15-6.15pm Venue: 3G Pro-Zone 1
These sessions are more focused on coaching your child and are run by our Head coach Ryan O'Toole and Lead coach Josh Whiting who are FA Licensed level 2 coaches. Each week focuses on a different aspect of the game. Click on the MNF logo for further details of the latest course. 6-week course £30 members, £36 non-members

Book now at our main reception or call 01582 418873
You can pay a pro-rated fee and join the course at anytime

PLAYERS
We all have a responsibility to promote high standard of behaviour. As a player you have a part to play, that’s why Venue 360 is asking every player to follow a Code of Conduct. When playing football, I will: • Always play to the best of my ability • I will play fairly so I won’t cheat or complain • Respect my team mates and my coaches • Play by the rules as directed by the coaches • Listen and respond to what my coach is telling me

PARENTS
Venue 360 Children’s football would not exist without the support from the parents however you have a responsibility to the club and your child in the way you should behave. At Venue 360 we ask all parents to abide by the following code of conduct: • Show respect to players and coaches at all time • Accept the decisions of the coaches • Do not use or tolerate the use of inappropriate or foul language • Set a positive example for the players to follow • Raise any concerns or worries with the coaches at the time • Raise the matter with reception/Duty Manger • Do not try to resolve a problem by yourself, please always speak to staff first. Remember the football we provide is for the benefit of the boys and girls participating.

COACHES
As coaches, we have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour. • Promote fair play and high standards of behaviour • Show respect to players, parents and other coaches • Place the wellbeing, safety and enjoyment of each player above everything • Explain exactly what they expect of the players and what they can expect from us • Develop mutual trust and respect with every player to build their self esteem • Encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance • Make sure all activities organised are appropriate for players ability, age and maturity

Ryan O'Toole - Head Coach
Ryan O’Toole is the head coach at Venue 360 for our football programmes and our children’s activities. He has been working at Venue 360 since the age of 16 and helped out with our Saturday morning kid’s football and half term programmes. Since then has continued his development by completing his Level 1 and 2 football coaching badges, and also has his Level 1 goalkeeping qualification. He took more of a lead role since completing these qualifications and with more experience has become head coach. Ryan completed 8 months of football coaching in Mexico working with an academy which he has learnt new things and put them into practice at Venue. More recently he has started a 1 to 1 coaching business with our assistant coach Josh called JR Coaching which is progressing well. Call Ryan on 07852 239866 for any individual coaching enquiries.

Josh Whiting - Lead Coach
Josh Whiting is our Lead Coach at Venue 360 for our football programmes and children's activities. Josh has been working at Venue 360 for over a year and during this time has completed his FA Level 2 Coaching qualification. He has been coaching since the age of 14 and during these four years he has coached many different age groups from ages 3 up to 14. Josh was fortunate enough to spend a few years playing in Northampton Towns youth set up and has taken these experiences and transferred them through to his coaching. Most recently Josh has gone into partnership with Head Coach Ryan O'toole to set up a one to one coaching business named JR Coaching. Call Josh on 07568 503290 for any individual coaching enquiries.

 
 

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