School BasedProgram Delivery

Sporting organisations and other physical activity providers offer a range of programs that can be delivered for your students during school hours. Check out the range of programs on offer for your year group on this page by choosing a sport listed below.

You can also download our school’s catalogue featuring a number of sports here.

Sports Medicine Australia


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Sports Medicine Australia

Overview

Sports Medicine Australia’s free smartplay flyers, fact sheets and brochures support schools in their efforts to improve safe participation within sport and physical activity.  Short courses and workshops delivered within school time by the teacher, or SMA lecturer, provide students with the skills to improve safe participation within sport and physical activity and awards them with a certificate on completion.


Website

Contact

Email: act.admin@sma.org.au
Phone: (02) 6247 5115

Physical Activity Foundation


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Physical Activity Foundation

Overview

The Physical Activity Foundation is a Canberra based health promotion organisation and registered charity. We aim to get all kids, more active, more often! We offer:

Ride or Walk to School Program for Primary schools and It’s Your Move – Safe Cycle for High schools

The Ride or Walk to School program is designed to drive culture change within the school community to once again, make riding and walking to school the norm for our kids. See http://paf.org.au/ride-or-walk-to-school/ for more information.

It’s Your Move – Safe Cycle for High schools supports schools to create environments that encourage students to actively travel to school. See http://paf.org.au/its-your-move-safe-cycle/  for more information.


Volleyball ACT


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Volleyball ACT

Overview


Contact

Email: ceo@volleyballact.com.au
Phone: 02 6100 6418
For more information about spike zone,
Email: racheluren@grapevine.com.au

Triathlon ACT


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Triathlon ACT

Overview

Triathlon ACT provides participation, sport development, education and performance programs and events. TRYschools is a program which provides an enjoyable entry level introduction to the sport for primary school children. It feeds in nicely to the TRYstars program which focuses on developing the basic skills of triathlon and concludes with a participation event, designed for achieving a personal challenge in a non-threatening environment. TRYclubs will be launched in 2016 providing a connection between schools and the Junior development program. It ensures seamless pathway options for the juniors. The program combines introductory skills sessions, progressive training programs, social events, education seminars and a wonderful environment to meet new people.


Contact

Craig Johns
Email:  director@act.triathlon.org.au
Phone:  (02) 6260 4430

NRL Touch Football ACT


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NRL Touch Football ACT

Overview

NRL Touch Football ACT (NRLTFACT) provides all schools in the ACT region with skill/game development clinics, a wide range of community participation events, and our new All Abilities program aimed at social inclusion. NRLTFACT also hosts a range of school gala days throughout the year including days in conjunction with Canberra Region Rugby League (CRRL), School Sport ACT (SSACT) and our own annual NRLTFACT All Schools Community Gala days.


Tennis ACT


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Tennis ACT

Overview

ANZ Hot Shots is a game just for kids. With smaller courts, lighter racquets and low-compression balls that don’t bounce too high, learning the skills of tennis is made fun and easy. The program can include coaching and school sessions.


Website

www.tennis.com.au/schools

Contact

Email: schools@tennis.com.au
Phone: 1800 PLAY TENNIS

NRL Australia


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NRL Australia

NRL offers programs such as: PlayNRL In-School Program is an exciting program that aims to introduce students to Rugby League in a safe, non-competitive and fun environment. They also offer a range of classroom resources for teachers to implement into their classroom activities.  


Contact

E-mail: Jonk@raiders.com.au 
Phone: 02 6253 3515

NRL ACT


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NRL ACT

Overview

NRL offers programs such as: PlayNRL In-School Program is an exciting program that aims to introduce students to Rugby League in a safe, non-competitive and fun environment, they also offer a range of classroom resources for teachers to implement into their classroom activities.


Contact

Email: Jonk@raiders.com.au
Phone: 02 6253 3515

Brumbies


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Brumbies

Overview

Brumbies Rugby conduct school clinics and teacher training in coaching and officiating. Assistance can also be provided in the coaching of school teams leading to gala days and competitions, and also in the provision of starter packs of equipment.


Royal Life Saving


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Royal Life Saving

Overview

Royal Life Saving Society – Australia works to prevent drowning and facilitate healthy, active lifestyles by equipping all Australians with water safety skills.

There is no one reason Australians drown, so there is no one simple solution. For that reason, our approach needs to reflect the complexity of the range of issues that result in drowning deaths.

For the past 120 years, the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia has worked to harness the strengths of the communities we work with to reduce drowning and turn everyday people into everyday community lifesavers.


Contact

Phone: (02) 6260 5800
Email: act@rlssa.org.au

Bluearth


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Bluearth

Overview

Bluearth takes an approach to active living that goes beyond traditional sport and education models.

We care less about competition, and more about positive participation experiences that develop skills and motivation to embed lifelong healthy habits for Aussie kids to play, jump, run and generally be more active. This is key to reversing the predicted dire health outcomes and to improving educational outcomes.

Our work is honed through the expertise of a team of internationally recognised experts in human movement and sports sciences.

Almost 20 years of work has resulted in health, social and behavioural benefits for kids who have participated in Bluearth programs.

Bluearth has brought the joy and power of movement to more than 375,000 students in 1,170 schools around Australia.


Contact

Phone: 1300 784 467
Email: mail@bluearth.org

Oztag ACT


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Oztag ACT

Overview

ACT Oztag conduct school clinics which cater to the primary years 2 to 6. The clinic aims to provide students with a fun introductory experience to the game of Oztag as well as teaching the fundamental skills, basic rules, tactics and game play.


Orienteering ACT


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Orienteering ACT

Overview

Orienteering is an adventure sport where participants navigate around a course using a map. Orienteering ACT conducts orienteering competitions and provides training and coaching opportunities for teachers, parents and children from 7 years and upwards. The sport of orienteering offers children the opportunity to apply problem solving skills and adventure challenges in a safe learning environment, concurrent with developing and refining their fundamental movement skills.


Netball ACT


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Netball ACT

Overview

Netball ACT specialises in the delivery of Junior Development Programs for Primary Schools across the ACT. Netball ACT are committed to providing each primary school aged student with a netball experience and ensuring there is a connection back to a club or association as well as the netball community.


Contact

Jessica King
Phone: (02) 6241 4088
EmailJessica.king@netballact.com.au.

Jump Rope for Heart


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Jump Rope for Heart

Overview

Jump Rope for Heart is a physical activity and fundraising program for schools. It is a great way to keep our kids hearts healthy whilst raising vital funds for the Heart Foundation. The program is designed to encourage a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and heart health. With more than 25 per cent of children considered overweight, there is still much to be done and skipping is a great start to developing life-long healthy habits.


Hockey ACT


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Hockey ACT

Overview

Hockey ACT delivers the Hook in2 Hockey schools program which offers a 4 week free program to schools where students will learn the basic concepts of hockey whilst developing key motor skills and enjoying time with friends. Hook in2 Hockey Schools programs are available during all school terms.


Woden Valley Gymnastics


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Woden Valley Gymnastics

Overview

Woden Valley Gymnastics Club provides curriculum based gymnastics programs for your school. We incorporate the Gymnastics Australia LaunchPad program philosophy of Fun, Fitness, Friendship and Fundamentals and are registered with Sporting Schools should you receive funding.
The programs are fun, challenging and oriented to a child’s growth and development with all levels of fitness and ability. We cater for all age groups and abilities, from early childhood to Year 12, including special needs groups. We provide qualified, enthusiastic and experienced coaches. We can come to you or you can come to us at our modern and fully equipped facility.


Website

www.wodenvalleygymnastics.net/

Contact

Email: office@wodenvalley.net
Phone: 02 6287 4121

Gymnastics ACT


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Gymnastics ACT

Overview

At Gymnastics ACT, we believe that Launchpad Gymnastics is the ‘nursery of Australian sport’. As a base, confidence and competence in fundamental movement will set the foundation for future sporting success for lifelong, active and healthy participation in physical activity.

Launchpad Gymnastics programs rely on safe activities that challenge participants relative to their abilities and stage of development, with games and activities based around fundamental movement patterns, delivered in a fun and engaging manner.


Cycling Australia


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Cycling Australia

Overview

Empowering our kids to ride safely! Let’s Ride is a national junior riding program designed by Cycling Australia (CA) to be a fun learning experience for kids. The program teaches them to ride safely by developing their knowledge, skills and confidence – giving parents peace of mind.


Cricket ACT


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Cricket ACT

Overview

Cricket ACT offers a range of activities for schools which include; In2Cricket Skills Program, T20 Blast Gala Days, Secondary Leadership Program and Teacher Professional Development opportunities.


Contact

Email: contact@cricketact.com.au
Phone: (02) 6239 6002

Aussie T-Ball


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Aussie T-Ball

Overview

The Aussie T-Ball program uses games sense activities to help kids develop cooperation and competition, which are essential elements of team games. The program is structured so that each week participants play a game sense activity followed by a game of Aussie T-Ball. Aussie T-Ball offers two different package options; Teacher Delivered and Community Coach Delivered, to suit the needs of your school and to help students develop skills and confidence around Baseball in a fun, safe environment.


Contact

Miranda Frisken
Email: miranda.frisken@baseball.com.org.au
Phone: (07) 5619 0902

Baseball Canberra


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Baseball Canberra

Overview

Baseball Canberra is the peak body for the sport of baseball in the ACT. It is the role of BC to provide Canberra’s Clubs with the leadership, structure and framework to ensure baseball continues to grow and be the game of choice for junior, social and elite players in the ACT.


Contact

Email: generalmanager@actbaseball.com
Phone: (02) 6247 7244

Jack Newton Junior Golf


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jack newton junior golf

Overview

JNJG introduces young people to the game of golf, nurturing their skills and enjoyment of the sport. Programs provide an Introduction of Golf to Primary and Secondary school students. All school programs provide connection to community golf clubs and facilities. JNJG also offers a teacher training program for teachers to deliver their own golf program at school.


Contact

Sue Harrison
Email: sue@jnjg.com.au
Phone: 0431 550 857

Basketball ACT


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Basketball ACT

Overview

Basketball ACT delivers school clinics with an emphasis on inclusiveness for all. Basketball ACT also provide leadership development opportunities for students who are interested in coaching or officiating.


Athletics ACT


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Athletics ACT

Overview

Athletics ACT (AACT) manages, develops and promotes athletics. AACT school clinics are designed and specifically tailored for secondary school students and teachers to meet individual requirements and delivered by qualified coaches and officials. Clinics cover the skills of athletics, health and fitness as well as prepare students and staff for their school’s athletics carnival.


Contact

Mary Schumacher, Participation and Development Officer.
Email: development@actlaa.org.au
Phone:  02 6247 1276

Little Athletics ACT


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Little Athletics ACT

Overview

Little Athletics (LAACT) provides modified track and field events for children between 5 -17 years. Little Athletics Program for Schools (LAPS) is a free program that will develop students’ basic running, jumping and throwing skills and is delivered by qualified coaches. LAPS is an inclusive program that can be adapted to suit any level of ability.


Contact

Sue Knight- Administration Assistant
Email: administration@actlaa.org.au
Phone: 02 6247 1296

ACT Badminton


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Badminton

Overview

ACT Badminton Association is committed to support schools, teachers and the community. They offer professional development coaching courses for teachers, school coaching programs, talent identification and junior umpire courses. ACT Badminton also run the annual ACT Badminton School Competition, junior tournaments and can provide advice on coaching, badminton equipment and resources purchases, facility planning and any general badminton related advice.

Shuttle Time offers school teachers access to free resources, training and equipment, which support the teaching of enjoyable, safe and inclusive badminton activities to children aged 5-15 years old. Shuttle Time lessons are designed to provide children with a positive image of badminton through many opportunities to have fun, engage with others and experience success.


Ausdance ACT


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Ausdance ACT

Overview

Ausdance ACT is the peak professional body for dance in the ACT. Our services include support for independent dancers, development projects, and the promotion of dance and dance education, with special interests in the professional sector, youth and community and professional development for dance teachers in the ACT. Ausdance ACT believes that everyone can dance. We celebrate dance, of any kind, of any culture. As part of the National Ausdance Network, Ausdance ACT has a key overview of dance in the region from a national perspective


Contact

Email: act@ausdance.org.au
Phone: +61 2 6188 4250

Dragon Boat ACT


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Dragon Boat ACT

Overview

Dragon Boat ACT (DBACT) is the peak organisation in traditional Chinese Dragon Boat racing for the ACT. DBACT encourages and supports schools and juniors aged between 12 – 23 years who wish to participate in Dragon Boat racing and enjoy having fun with their friends and team members. As paddlers you will have opportunities to develop strong leadership skills, key motor skills, communication skills, lasting friendships, while having access to qualified coaches (Australian standard), all training equipment and participating in regatta days. Through our affiliation with our governing body Australian Dragon Boat Federation (AusDBF) you will have access to numerous dragon boat related courses (coaching, officials) and further opportunities for leadership development. Dragon Boating is an ideal sport for those students who are looking for an environment where you do not have to be an elite athlete, you can be with your friends and be part of a team that works together to achieve a common goal of having fun.


Capital Football


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Capital Football

Overview

Capital Football provide assistance to the ACT school network in particular through their Sporting Schools program, disability football program “Football Connect” and teacher mentor and education programs.


Contact

Phone: Ashleigh Sykes, Game Development Manager on 6189 2215

AFL Canberra


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AFL Canberra

Overview

AFL NSW/ACT focuses on encouraging physical activity amongst school aged kids, providing skills and knowledge  of the game and strengthening links between the code, our elite team the GWS GIANTS and the local community.


Website

Contact

Luke Martin – Development Coordinator ACT
Phone: 6214 2307
Email: Luke.martin@afl.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AFLCanberra