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Join a sport or recreation club

Start playing a sport today and improve your health by making physical activity part of your daily life.

Getting active can make a huge difference to your health by improving your fitness levels. Regular exercise can help to:

  • maintain a healthy weight
  • boost confidence
  • improve sleep
  • keep bones strong
  • build muscle
  • lower blood pressure
  • reduce risk of diabetes, heart attack and stroke
  • improve coordination, balance and flexibility.

If you find it hard to get motivated to do exercise, joining a sport or recreation club may be an option.

There are many sport and recreation activities available across NSW.

So, what are you waiting for? Find local clubs by sport and get active. 

Sport

Contact organisation

Aeromodellers

Aeromodellers NSW

AFL

Australian Football in NSW ACT

Archery

Archery NSW

Archery - field

Australian Bowhunters Association

Athletics

Athletics NSW

Athletics - Little Athletics

Little Athletics NSW

Badminton

NSW Badminton Association

Baseball

Baseball NSW

Basketball

Basketball NSW

Biathlon

NSW Biathlon

Billiards and snooker

Billiards & Snooker Association of NSW

BMX

BMX Australia

Bocce

Boccia Australia

Bowls - men

Bowls NSW

Bowls - women

Women's Bowls NSW

Boxing

Boxing Australia NSW

Cricket

Cricket NSW

Croquet

Croquet NSW

Cycling

Cycling NSW

Dancesport

DanceSport NSW

Darts

NSW Darts

Diving

Diving NSW

Dragon boats

Dragon Boats NSW

Endurance riders

NSW Endurance Riders' Association

Equestrian

Equestrian NSW

Fencing

NSW Fencing

Fishing

Australian National Sportfishing Association (NSW)

Football (Soccer)

Football NSW

Football (Soccer Northern NSW)

Northern NSW Football

Golf

Golf NSW

Gliding

Gliding Australia

Gridiron

Gridiron NSW

Gymnastics

Gymnastics NSW

Handball

NSW Handball

Hang gliding

NSW Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

Hockey

Hockey NSW

Ice hockey

Ice Hockey NSW

Ice racing

Ice Racing NSW

Ice skating

NSW Ice Skating Assocation

Indoor sports

Indoor Sport NSW

Judo

Judo NSW

Jujitsu

Australian Jujitsu Federation (Aikido, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Hapkido, Jujitsu, Jujutsu, Kenpo)

Karate

NSW Karate Federation

Kendo, Iaido and Jodo

NSW Kendo Association

Kung Fu

Kung Fu Wushu NSW

Lacrosse

Australian Lacrosse Association

Motor sports

Confederation of Australia Motor Sport

Motorcycling

Motorcycling NSW

Mountain Biking

Mountain Bike Directory

Netball

Netball NSW

Orienteering

Orienteering NSW

Outrigger canoeing

Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association

Paddle sports

Paddle NSW

Parachuting

Australian Parachute Federation

Paragliding

NSW Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

Polo

NSW Polo Association

Polocrosse

Polocrosse Association of NSW

Pony clubs

The Pony Club Association of NSW

Powerlifting

Powerlifting Australia

Rowing

Rowing NSW

Rugby league

NSW Rugby League

Rugby union

NSW Rugby Union NSW Waratahs

Sailing

Australian Sailing

Shooting

NSW Shooting Association

Shooting - Clay target

NSW Clay Target Association

Shooting - Pistol

NSW Amateur Pistol Association

Shooting - Rifle

NSW Rifle Association

Skating

Skate NSW

Snowsports

NSW Snowsports

Softball

Softball NSW

Speedway

Speedway Australia

Squash

Squash NSW

Surf Life Saving

Surf Life Saving NSW

Swimming

Swimming NSW

Surfing

Surfing NSW

Swimming - masters

Masters Swimming NSW

Synchronised Swimming

Artistic Swimming Australia

Table tennis

Table Tennis NSW

Taekwondo

Australian Taekwondo

Tennis

Tennis NSW

Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Bowling NSW

Touch football

NSW Touch Football

Triathlon

Triathlon NSW

Ultimate Frisbee

NSW Ultimate

Underwater Hockey

NSW Underwater Hockey Commission

Volleyball

State Volleyball NSW

Water Polo

Water Polo NSW

Water ski

NSW Water Ski Federation

Weightlifting

NSW Weightlifting Association

Wrestling

NSW Wrestling

 

Related information

How much exercise do you need?

Regardless of how young or old you are, there are physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines available for you.
Lady riding a bicycle

Getting active

Helpful tips for a more healthy and active future.
Seniors yoga class

Contact your local council

You can ask your local council for information on local parks, recreation centres, sports clubs and programs.
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