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Given the unfolding situation relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the world, here at the City of Charles Sturt we want to be proactive and clear about how we can stay healthy and are making changes to the way we do things. Each day we will provide updates to the services and events that are impacted along with the latest information and recommendations from WHO, SA Health and the Government.

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School holiday sports program

Children aged 3-17 years are invited to join us each year during the April and October School Holidays for our special School Holiday Sports Program.

The next School Holidays program will run from Friday, 25 September 2020 to Sunday 11 October 2020.

NOTE: we anticipate participant registrations for the October program will be open from mid-August 2020.

The program aims to provide an avenue for young people to:

  • Try new or different sport and recreation activities FREE of charge
  • Increase their level of physical activity
  • Learn about creating a healthy lifestyle through sport and recreation
  • Boost their self esteem and self-confidence
  • Make new friends

Last year there were more than 3,600 kids that participated in the program.

We are now calling for interested clubs/sport providers to provide FREE activities in the October program. Register before 5pm Friday, 31 July 2020.

Register your club

Children will be able to choose from a variety of sports to participate in such as:
  • AFL Football
  • Baseball
  • Bicycle Racing
  • Cheerleading
  • Croquet
  • Dance
  • Dragon Boating
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Karate *
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Multi-Sports
  • Roller Skating
  • Rugby Union
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Table Tennis
  • T-ball
  • Tennis
  • Yoga

*Some sessions are available for kids with special needs.

A confirmed list of sports available will be finalised closer to the school holiday period.

By registering for these events you have read, understood and consented to the following:

The City of Charles Sturt and all participating clubs take no responsibility for any death, injury or damage to any person or property occurring out of it, or in consequence of the School Holiday Sports Program.

Should it be necessary for my child to have any medication or dental treatment while attending the clinics, and if I cannot be contacted, permission is given for the coach or coordinator to use their judgement in obtaining the most appropriate treatment required.

For More Information Contact:

Scott Edgecombe - Sports and Recreation Officer

8408 1117

sedgecombe@charlessturt.sa.gov.au