Training Schedule



Any of our players interested in building their keeping skills are welcome to come along to keeper training on Tuesday nights. Training is run by specialist goal keeping coach, Julie Ryan. No experience necessary. Please see the timetable below for details.

Important Notes About Training:

  • Anyone who tests positive for COVID19 and who attended training or matches during their infectious period must notify their coach immediately.
  • All players, coaches, volunteers and spectators must comply with Football Victoria’s Return to Play/Training Conditions
  • FC Birrarung’s COVIDsafe Plan can be found here
  • To preserve the pitches, no boots can be worn at Princes Park until the competition season starts in Term 2.

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  • COVID-19 is still circulating in the community so please take care
  • Practice good hygiene and bring hand sanitiser with you
  • Wash your hands after coughing, sneezing or touching your face
  • Bring your own water bottle clearly labelled with your name, do not share
  • Do not spit
  • Do not attend if you are unwell in any way
  • If you develop symptoms or become unwell in any way during training or a match you must notify your coach and go home immediately using safe private transport to minimise the risk of transmission. If you cannot leave immediately, you must isolate until you can go home safely. If you need help, please see your coach.
  • Comply with the current Government health advice, conditions and restrictions


Training for all teams takes place on SOC 1-6 and the Overflow. Please see the location map for details.


Players must wear their FCB black and white away kit for training.


It is always great see so many of our players riding to training and to games – it’s part of the FCB culture – but we need to look after our players and our pitches, so:

  • Please do not ride bikes on the pitches
  • Bikes must be locked up around the perimeter of the park;
  • Please make sure you have lights and high vis/reflective gear to go to and from training.


Miniroos and Junior matches in the Football Victoria fixture are played in all weather conditions unless the referee deems it unsafe to do so.

Wet Weather Training Policy

Training during wet weather is essential for athletes that will be expected to compete in wet weather.

  • Unless your coach has specifically informed you otherwise, training will be on. Times when we would not advise coming to training are during severe electrical storms (lightning).
  • Sometimes training is cancelled because the ground is closed by the council.
  • The club will inform you via SMS & Facebook at around 4.00pm.
  • Wear synthetic training attire and bring a dry top to wear after training.

Hot Weather Training Policy

  • During pre-season, training will be cancelled if, at 4.00pm, the Melbourne temperature is 36 degrees or higher.
  • The club will inform you via SMS & Facebook at around 4.00pm.


  • Sunscreen is available free of charge to all members and visitors to the club.
  • On match days, sunscreen is available from the canteen, at all other times it can be found in the equipment storeroom.