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East Fife Community Football Club

Bayview Stadium, Harbour View, Leven, United Kingdom
Community Organization



East Fife Youth Academy in the community is a community organisation that works with kids as young as 18 months right up to adults 80+. East Fife Youth Academy in the community is a section of the Academy which focuses on the the whole area of Levenmouth.

We look at how we can reach into community for both youths and adults whether it be through school visits, after school clubs, weekend clubs or adult classes, we are always trying to help people get more involved in activities and into a team or sporting environment.

Children can join the Academy from age 18 months + in our community team ‘The Mini Fifers’ progressing onto the Wee Fifers at age 3 and then onto Academy teams at age 5.

Kids who wish to come along and have fun but not necessarily take an active role in football are encouraged to come along to the clubs community evening.

The ladies section run a youth club on a Friday evening allowing kids the opportunity to train but have also received funding to provide the kids with a healthy home cooked dinner.

The Academy works closely with the schools in the area and attends school assemblies promoting activities and a healthy lifestyle. We also run after school clubs, and carry out a wide variety on in school training and activities.

We are fortunate to have a very good relationship with EFFC and this in turn gives all the children the opportunity to attend football matches and support their local team.  All kids from the age of 3 get the opportunity to play on the pitch at half time events, whether it is mini football games or beat the goalkeeper.  Also it is the Academy that provides the mascots, EFFC home games. At certain games all kids and parents are invited to attend free of charge which helps promote community involvement between both the Academy and EFFC.

We currently hold camps every year during the school holidays. This is open to all children within the area from age 5 to 15 and is advertised throughout the schools. The camps cover everything from First Aid, community safety, football and games. Most of the camp is associated with football skills and games, but there are also other activities included like old-fashioned sports days, rounders, and handball.

We have a very good relationship with other partners in the area and have the Police and Fire brigade attend the camps.

We have also started multi sports camp this is currently in conjunction with Fife Council and the sports hub. We recognise that not all kids like football but do need to be active on a more regular basis and are introducing them to ways in which they can.

The Academy tries to encourage all kids, adults and volunteers to get involved with the community and has not only raised money for charity, but taken part in a community initiatives. We are always very keen to support any cause and generally can send along volunteers.

Going forward we are introducing new sports and activities for all age groups and hope you as a community will get involved.


Due to popular demand we will now be running 2 Mini Fifers classes per week. Methil Community Centre on Wednesday Mornings at 10am currently running, and our brand new class at Leven Centre on Friday afternoons at 2.30pm

Brand new Walking Football Class starting on Thursday 19th April 10.30am at Locality Hub Bayview Stadium.

Well done to our gk coach Craig on his debut for Stirling Albion last night and keeping a clean sheet

Trial opening of bayview restaurant on Thursday 22nd and Thursday 29th March 5.30pm to 7pm.

Cracking delivery from Tom Courts inside and out tonight at our coaches in service night. Shame about the turnout. Under 1/3 of our coaches in attendance.

I have a family of 4 ticket for a tour of Hampden available on Sunday 25th March at 1230hours free to anyone. Anyone interested let me know and I can send you voucher and amend booking.

Good day in Glasgow today with the 07’s. Cracking effort and some top drawer football. Boys played 7, won 4 , drew 1 and lost 2. Boys pictured above with F.C. Albion who were touring from Canada.

3 and half weeks left until Camp. Have you booked your space? Camps are getting busier every time, please help us to make sure that your child has the best experience possible at camp by booking early. This lets us make sure we have the right amount of coaches, equipment and facilities organised for the best week possible.

Our Website will be going down for maintenance over the next wee while.. (That sounds awfully official) If you are trying to book any classes/camps etc and have problems submitting forms, please email and we will respond. For anything else please email

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