About Active Canberra
ACT is the most physically active community within Australia, we believe that we need to continue this community lifestyle by delivering the highest standard in sporting grounds, facilities and also promoting development within participation and offering support to individuals and teams around the ACT.
Active Canberra takes great pride in maintaining high quality sports grounds and facilities that are maintained to a standard that are safe and fit for purpose. Active Canberra provide training, match and international standard facilities for the sporting community.
Active Canberra works closely with State Sporting Organisations (SSO) and schools to deliver, support and promote participation and development opportunities for both students and teachers. These activities can be introduced into PE classes and help to improve the link between school-based sporting experiences and community-based participation.
We also support the development of athletes through the ACT Academy of Sport, by providing a quality high performance daily training environment that assists in enhancing the athlete's development.
The development of inclusive practices in sport and recreation provide individuals, organisations and the community with a number of benefits including higher levels of independence, greater social cohesion and overall enrichment of our community.
Active Canberra offer a number of Grants programs that provides assistance to organisations to support participation in active life styles through the delivery of quality programs, services and facilities for the benefit of the Canberra Community
Active Canberra facilitates the Development Network, which supports and provides professional development opportunities to build capacity within SSOs Development staff. We deliver a number of education and training opportunities to support the sport and recreation sector in the area of coaching, club development, governance and sport and integrity.