Ferrymead Bays FC provides football for all youth players aged 13-19 regardless of their ability, with high-quality experiences in order to retain or attract them to the game.

Youth grade teams participate in inter-club competitions run by Mainland Football and all teams play on Saturdays.


Ferrymead Bays FC enters teams into several competitions.

  • 13th grade     35 min halves     9.15am
  • 14th grade     35 min halves    10.45am
  • 15th grade     40 min halves.    9.15am
  • 17th grade     40 min halves.    12.30pm
  • 19th grade     45 min halves    10.45am

Girls only

Ferrymead Bays FC enters teams into the girls-only 14th and 16th competitions.

  • 14th grade     35 min halves        9:15am
  • 16th grade     40 min halves       10:45am

Season dates

First game: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Pre-season gradings/get-togethers

All at Barnett Park.

  • 13th grade boys/mixed - Mon 4/3 6.30 pm
  • 14th grade boys/mixed - Tues 5/3 6.30 pm
  • 14th grade girls only - Tues 5/3 6.30 pm  
  • 15th grade boys/mixed - Wed 6/3 6.30 pm
  • 16th grade girls only - Wed 6/3 6.30 pm 
  • 17th grade boys/mixed - Thurs 7/3 6.30 pm
  • 19th grade boys/mixed - Thurs 7/3 6.30 pm


For players born 2005-11 (age 13-19) $235

Playing kit

  • All players need boots and shinpads
  • Shirts provided by the club
  • Navy shorts and socks can be bought from our online shop

Talent Development Programme

Aspirational players can trial to play for Ōtākaro FC, with teams entered in the Canterbury Development Leagues.

In 2023, Ferrymead Bays FC partnered with several other clubs in eastern Christchurch to form Ōtākaro FC as a way to pool playing and coaching resources.

For further information, contact Director of Football Alan Walker at [email protected].

    Further Ferrymead Bays FC information

    Community Development Manager     Ren Cameron        021 0661294           [email protected]