The Australian Open is a family-friendly event for all ages.
$5 Kids Ground Passes are available throughout the tournament for children aged 3 – 14 years.
Children aged 3 - 14 as of 1 January, 2020 are entitled to purchase a concession reserved seat ticket.
Children aged 2 and under are entitled to enter the site at no charge, however they must not occupy a reserved seat.
AO Ballpark: Fun for kids
AO Ballpark presented by Emirates moves to Birrarung Marr in 2020, growing four times in size and offering kids of all ages more summer fun than ever. From water activities to ANZ Tennis Hot Shots, family-friendly food options and non-stop entertainment between 10am and 7pm, this is the place to be this summer holiday. Kickstart the fun on Kids Tennis Day.
ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Day
Thanks to ANZ, and to celebrate the kids and families that represent the future of our sport, the first 7,000 Kids Ground Passes will allow kids between 3-14 years of age to go FREE.
Date: Thursday 23 January
ANZ TENNIS HOT SHOTS: Tennis for kids!
ANZ Tennis Hot Shots is tennis for kids! It's a program designed to help every child, regardless of their age or ability, to start playing tennis. ANZ Tennis Hot Shots is played on smaller courts with modified equipment, including lighter racquets, lower nets and low compression balls that don't bounce too high. With four fun stages (Blue, Red, Orange and Green), qualified Tennis Australia coaches will help guide your kids every step of the way.
ANZ Tennis Hot Shots is not only heaps of fun, it’s also a great way to encourage kids to maintain an active lifestyle. Apart from skills like agility, flexibility and speed, the program will help kids learn important social skills, making lots of friends along the way.
To give it a shot, parents can register their kids for free trial at any participating venue by visiting hotshots.tennis.com.au.
AO Kids Club
Book your kids into AO Kids Club and let us entertain them with a jam- packed program featuring a variety of engaging activities for kids aged between five and 12. Children are kept safe and entertained by experienced educators, ensuring an amazing time for everyone. Leading the way in parental services, your kid's Grand Slam experience will feature a combination of the best of existing AO events - including unlimited access to the AO Ballpark - and tennis fun with professionally designed games and activities. Be sure to book, as spaces are limited.