Maleny Little Athletics Centre Inc

(Affiliated with Queensland Little Athletics Association)

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Moto    "Family Fun and Fitness and Friendship"

Contact Details
Centre  Manager
Terri  Schaumberg

Ph 54 943657


Centre  Manager

25 Year Anniversary Co-ord.
Maria  Dodd

Ph 54 942686


Secretary   Sallyann  Stewart  

Ph 54 942332


Tonya  Hunt

Ph 54 358242


Registrar   Lorrin  Bundersen    
Grants  Co-ordinator  

Greg  Williams



Programs -
Equipment Oficer
  Terri  Schaumberg  

Ph 54 943657


Canteer Officer   Joan Titheradge  

Ph 54 944278


Fundraising Oficer   Cathy  Jones

Email   -

Caps  Co-ordinator
  Terri  Schumberg
General Members   Silvia  Thomas  -  Lorrin Bundersen  -  Sarquin Hunt
Contact  Person   Terri  Schumberg   email


Terri Schaumberg (Level 3- Jumps, Throws, Sprints, Hurdles and Relays)
Maria Dodd (Level 2- Sprints and Hurdles, Throws)
Clint Briggs (Level 2 – Throws, Sprints and Hurdles)

Expression of Interest for Tiny Tots (3-5 yrs) please ph Centre Manager -Terri Schaumberg

Club Events

Club Summer season runs Annually from
September 1st to March 31st.

Meeting Place:

Maleny High School Oval on Saturday mornings
from 8.00am for an 8.30a.m. start.


Age Cut off dates:


Date of Birth


01-10-05 to 30-09-06


01-10-04 to 30-09-05


01-10-03 to 30-09-04


01-10-02 to 30-09-03


01-10-01 to 30-09-02


01-10-00 to 30-09-01


01-10-99 to 30-09-00


01-10-98 to 30-09-99


01-10-97 to 30-09-98


01-10-96 to 30-09-97


01-10-95 to 30-09-96


01-10-94 to 30-09-95

Children must be 5 years of age and under 17 on the 1st of October to be eligible for registration this season.


U6                         $75.00
U7 - U17               $85.00              (incl. GST) for the first Child
                              $80.00              for subsequent children
                              $30.00              for shirt & hat
                              $30.00              per family for Ground Levy


Little Athletics members 2011/12

Club  History :

Little Athletics is a family orientated sport where children/athletes from 5-17 yrs of age compete in the sport of Track and Field – Athletics at a local club level throughout the summer season.
Maleny Little Athletics Centre is affiliated with Queensland Little Athletics Association under the umbrella of the Australian Little Athletics Association and is part of the Suncoast Region which extends to Gympie, Kingaroy, Deception Bay and Wamuran.
Maleny Little Athletics Centre began in 1984 at the Witta Sports Grounds, moving into town in the later 1980’s to the Maleny Primary School.    The Centre then moved to Maleny High School in 2000 to be able to use a full 400m track and expand its storage facilities.    Registered athletes fluctuate between 40 – 90 athletes per season depending on whether it is an Olympic year or not.
Events include Sprints (70m –200m), Hurdles (60mH – 200mH), Long Distance (400m, 800m, 1500m), Race Walking, Jumps (Long, Triple, High Jump-scissors and flop), Throws (Shot Putt, Discus, Javelin).    Athletes compete in 5 different events each week.
Maleny Little Athletics Centre is the provider of accredited athletics coaches on the Sunshine Coast for the Australian Sports Commission – Active After Schools Communities Program working in primary schools throughout the hinterland.
Maleny Little Athletics also provides a program called the CAPS Scheme – the Challenge, Achievement, and Pathways in Sport Scheme, as a leadership development programme for young people from 14 – 20 years of age.    It rewards participants for their contribution to a sport, not just for “playing the game”.
The Club appreciates the opportunity to consider being part of the new Maleny Sports Precinct.   It would mean a purpose built venue for preferred sport of Athletics.    The provision of parking facilities, canteen facilities, and the space to hold all events on the one arena, would enable carnivals to be held in Maleny instead of having to hire other fields down at the coast.
Little Athletics hopes and aims to lift the profile of Athletics in our community.    It encourages young people and their families to get active and be involved in a sport that is already here and attaining some outstanding achievements by its members.

Maleny Little Athletics Inc Celebrates their 25th anniversary

Maleny Little Athletics celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a function at Maleny High School Activity Centre in Saturday 31st March, 2012.

Special guests included Tony Northey (State President – Little Athletics Queensland) and his wife Penney; Alison Quirke (past State President - Queensland Little Athletics and Life Member Little Athletics Australia); Brian Butter filed (Australian sprint champion 1953-1059) and his wife Joyce; Andrew Powell (member for Glasshouse); Rob Outridge (Maleny SUPA IGA); Mike Norman (president Maleny District Sports and Recreation Club) and his wife Barb.

Guest speakers were Sally (Lyons) McDonough (first Maleny Athlete of the Year 1986/87), Tony Yorkston, Mia Schaumberg, Bruce Bates (Dalby), and Len and Mary Kerle (Beerwah).


90 plus people/attendees, past and present families athletes attend for activities, a profile of the facilities and a celebration dinner.

Many thanks to sponsors and supporters for assistance to table the event and donation towards the multi-draw raffle prizes.


Photo Above:  Sally (Lyons) McDonough - first athlete of the year cutting the celebrations cake with Ryan Engle youngest athlete of the club

Photo Below:   Aison Quirke (past LAQ president & life member Little Athletics Australia), Penney Northey, Joanne Titheradge, Terri Schaumberg

Maleny Little Athletics is supported by the following businesses:-

    • Maleny IGA
    • Maleny Physiotherapy
    • Maleny APEX
    • Maleny Bakery
    • King Ludwigs German Restaurant
    • Athletes Foot Maroochydore and Caloundra

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