Welcome to the Southern Metropoliton Region (SMR)


This website has information for the Little Athletics Centres that make up the SMR.  It has minutes of monthly Delegates meetings, quarterly Executive minutes, results of Regional Events, Open Day info and any other information we believe the centres should require.

 Our Responsibilities

The SMR's main responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating communication between the state body and its centres, other regions and between centres within the region.
  • Facilitating and coordinating LAVic programs such as On-Track (U6-U8 skills development program), coaches & officials development programs, LAPS (Little Athletics in Primary Schools), Bring a Friend Day, Volunteer of the Year, Officials reward and recognition scheme.
  • Coordinating qualifying events for State Relays and State Track and Field competitions.
  • Hosting a Cross Country carnival.
  • Hosting an U6 to U8 Athletics carnival.

Little Athletics Victoria (LAVic) has approx 20,000 members aged between 5-15, in 121 centres across the state and is divided up into 8 regions (4 metro & 4 country)

The Southern Metropolitan Region (SMR) is the largest region and consists of 16 affiliated centres with (currently) 4,797 registered members.  It's zone stretches across the south east bayside suburbs of Melbourne down to the Mornington Peninsula.

The region consists of the following centres:

Brighton, Caulfield, Chelsea, Dandenong, Frankston, Mentone, Moorabbin, Mornington, Oakleigh, Sandringham, Seaford, Skye Valley, Southern Peninsula, Springvale, Waverley & Westernport.