Aussie Aths nominated in national awards

Aussie Aths has been announced as a nominee in the prestigious What’s On 4 Kids 2021 Awards, sponsored by The Australian Children’s Activities Association (ACAA).

This awards program is one of a kind in Australia and celebrates the best in children’s activities, classes, family events and party entertainers across Australia as nominated and voted for by the experts – parents!

Aussie Aths is a health and fitness program for Aussie kids aged 5 – 13 years based on athletics. It’s about learning to go faster, higher, further in a fun environment that Aussie kids of all abilities enjoy.

The program launched in Melbourne in mid-2018 and has grown rapidly since then, expanding to the Mornington Peninsula and Gold Coast via franchisees.

Aussie Aths has been nominated in two categories for the national awards –

  • Aussie Aths is nominated in the category “Best New Kids Activity/Party Business (up to 3 years in business)”; and
  • Aussie Aths Boroondara is a nominee in the category “Best Local Franchisee School Aged Activity/Class (5-12 years)”.

The 2021 What’s On 4 Kids Awards received over 130 nominations from all over Australia, and Aussie Aths Director of Coaching Nick Bowden said it was exciting to be a part of this industry bounce back and celebration .

“After all the interruptions of 2020, it’s great to be up and running again in 2021 and off to such a strong start with record numbers in Term 1. We continue to be encouraged by parents who say that this is exactly what they want in a junior athletics product.”

“We love helping kids improve their health and fitness and create life-long habits. That is reward enough, but this nomination and recognition is just a terrific bonus!” said Bowden.

Elise Easdown, CEO of the What’s On 4 Kids Awards said, “We feel very privileged to not only work with this industry but to also celebrate them through the What’s On 4 Kids Awards. Winning awards gives the industry recognition and leads to more business for the nominees through family interest”.

All nominations are judged by an independent panel with the ‘People’s Choice’ winners decided on community voting.

You can vote for Aussie Aths via the website at – scroll down to category 7 (Best Local Franchisee) and category 18 (Best New Kids Activity).

Voting closes on 28 April, 2021.

The Awards will be held on 12 June, 2021.