Sport and Recreation Services

Sport and Recreation is a vital part of the ACT community. The ACT is Australia's most physically active community, home to many successful elite athletes and sporting teams and an abundance of sport and recreation facilities that provide physical activity opportunities around almost every corner.

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Inclusive Sport Survey

The Inclusive Sport Survey report is a study completed by Sport and Recreation Services on the sport experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people living in the ACT and its surrounding regions.

More information.

ACT Academy of Sport 2014 Individual Athlete Program

Applications have now closed for the 2014 Individual Athlete Program.

For further information please contact the Individual Athlete Program Manager on 6207 4408.

ACT Health Grants – Changes to Funding Rounds Information Session

The Health Improvement Branch, ACT Health provided an update on changes to the ACT Health Promotion Grants Program for the sport and recreation industry on Thursday 6 February 2014. The session detailed the new strategic direction for the program and the aims and objectives of the Healthy Canberra Grants and the Health Promotion Innovation Fund.

You can view the presentation at:

Integrity in Sport

The National Integrity of Sport Unit's Education Program is now available online. The program allows sports to meet their obligations to educate players, support personnel, officials and staff under the obligations of their match-fixing policies.

To access the program:

  1. Visit the e-learning portalExternal Link - opens in new window
  2. Select the 'Get Started' option on the front page.
  3. Create an account.
  4. Then you can now start the course!

Stromlo Leisure Centre

If you would like information in regards to the Stromlo Leisure Centre, please contact us.

The Game Plan for Movable Soccer Goal Safety

There are simple ways to prevent injury and death from happening to young soccer players. Always remember to anchor, check and respect, and follow the:

Upcoming Events

The 2014 Education and Training Calendar can be found here.