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Growing for Gold

Growing for Gold
Saturday 26th September - Sunday 25th October (12:00pm to 12:00pm)
Community, Fitness, Fun and Entertainment, Health, Kids and Family, Program, Sports, School Holidays
Families, Youth, Children

    Growing for Gold provides young people aged 3-16 with the opportunity to have a go at new sport and recreation activities in a safe environment with the support of local sporting clubs.

    It is an all-inclusive program, suitable for all skill levels and abilities. We encourage you to come out and have a go!

    All club sessions are fully supervised by a representative of the host sporting club and sessions are designed to introduce young people to a wide range of different sport and recreation opportunities with a focus on:

    • Being inclusive to all young people
    • Free, there is no cost to participants
    • Having fun and celebrating individual successes

    The program is designed to encourage young people to try different activities and to take the next step of joining a sporting club of their choice so they can continue to have fun after the program ends.

    All registered participants receive a certificate of participation. And any young person who goes onto join a participating club within a set period of Growing for Gold ending will be awarded a gold certificate. The certificate will incorporate a $30 SportsPower Parabanks voucher to assist purchase any apparel, shows or equipment that can assist in starting their chosen sport.

    When is Growing for Gold?

    Saturday, 26 September to Sunday, 25 October.


    Registration is open from Monday, 24 August to Sunday, 20 September. Register at

    What sports are available?

    A variety of sport and recreation activities are available in 2020. From athletics, rugby, soccer and tennis to just name a few! Go to for the full list of sport and recreation activities and when they are available.

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