About the ALSC

ALSC History

Adelaide Lutheran Sports Club (The Bulldogs) has existed in various forms since the late 1960’s when Adelaide Lutheran Football Club fielded a team in the United Churches League. After several home grounds, they settled in Adelaide’s south parklands in 1983.

In the nineties Adelaide Lutheran Cricket Club and Adelaide Lutheran Netball Club were also established. During this time our Clubrooms were renovated and extended several times albeit on tight budgets and the grounds and oval lighting were improved.

Over the years, countless players and supporters have committed a huge amount of time and energy to make the Club what it is today.

Our current operation includes Clubrooms with bar and kitchen and multiple playing fields, located immediately adjacent the United Churches Netball Courts on the corner of South Terrace and Goodwood Road. The Club includes over 400 playing members and 22 sports teams with a fantastic culture of tough but fair competition and a stable and friendly social environment for individuals and families alike.

ALSC Mission Statement


The most robust and vibrant inner Adelaide amateur sports club


We will work together to create a strong base and effective sporting operations for the enjoyment and success of our members

Core Objectives

  • Uphold our Lutheran values and heritage
  • Attract and retain members that hold our values true
  • Compete to win while showing respect and working together
  • Enjoy an inclusive and friendly social calendar
  • Engage quality committed coaches, managers, trainers and support staff
  • Source financial support to enhance operations and keep playing fees low
  • Develop, maintain and effectively use facilities and playing fields as responsible users of the parklands
  • Recognise the achievements and commitment of players and supporters

Good Sports

We are a Good Sports accredited club.

Sporting clubs such as ours play a significant role in the community and have a responsibility to our members and their families. We have chosen to join over 6,500 clubs across Australia taking part in the Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program. Through Good Sports we are committed to managing alcohol responsibly and ensuring smoke free areas, which we believe will help us to provide a healthy, safe and family friendly environment.

Through Good Sports we aim to:
* Eliminate risky drinking in the club through the promotion of a responsible approach to the sale and consumption of alcohol in the club
* Protect juniors and other young people from the misuse of alcohol in and around the club
* Provide a responsible smoke-free club environment, through designated smoking areas

At Level 1, we are committed to:
* Not selling or consuming alcohol without an appropriate liquor license
* Training our bar staff in Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
*Responsibly managing smoke free areas in line with our requirements

Speak to our club committee about what being a Good Sports club is all about or visit www.goodsports.com.au  or www.Facebook.com/GoodSportsClubs

ACSARA Membership

ALSC is a member of the Adelaide Community Sports and Recreation Association Inc (ACSARA) formerly known as the Adelaide Lutheran Sports and Recreation Association Inc (ALSARA)

ACSARA is a not for profit organisation which holds the licence to occupy the grounds and clubrooms in the Parklands from the Adelaide City Council. ACSARA provides, maintains and manages the grounds and the clubroom facility for the use of its members.

ALSARA was established in 1986 when the original lease of the three grounds was made available and was incorporated in 2002. Apart from the Adelaide Lutheran Sports Club, membership consists of Concordia College, Concordia Campus and St Johns Campus which both use the grounds for school sports and Concordia Old Collegians Cricket Club which uses the turf pitch on the northern oval.

The Objects of the Association are to provide, maintain and manage ovals, playing arenas, and recreational facilities for the sporting and recreational pursuits engaged in by its members and the broader community.


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