KidSport makes it possible for children to participate in community sport and recreation, no matter their financial circumstances. KidSport allows eligible youth aged 5 - 18 years to apply for financial assistance to contribute towards club fees.
A maximum of $200 per child is available and will cover the cost of fees (registration and game fees, uniforms and equipment) to join a nominated sport and recreation club.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the City of Gosnells, aged between 5 and 18 years and have either a Health Care or Pension Concession Card.
If the applicant is unable to provide a Health Care or Pension Concesssion Card then the applicant can contact the Department of Sport and Recreation and be referred to an approved KidSport Financial Assessor.
How can I apply?
If you hold a valid Health Care Card / Pension Concession Card, you can apply for Kidsport online at www.dsr.wa.gov.au/kidsport
Please ensure you have access to a scanner, or have an electronic copy of your Health Care / Pensioner concession card so it is ready to attach as a file online.
Successful applicants will receive an email with a six-character code they can submit to their club.
How are payments made?
If successful, payments are made from the City directly to the applicant's nominated sport and recreation club.
Where is my nearest sport and recreation club?
There are currently over 100 sport and recreation clubs in the City; to find your nearest club click the "Clubs online and Kidsport website" link below.
Have you considered volunteering?
Without people volunteering sport and recreation clubs would not be able to operate. The City encourages recipients of KidSport and their parents or guardians to offer the time and expertise that they have available to assist their club.
Who funds KidSport?
Kidsport – City of Gosnells is funded primarily by the Department of Sport and Recreation as part of its $20 million Sport4All program. The Department of Sport and Recreation so far has provided funding of more than $1,000,000 to over 3,000 different Gosnells children.
For more information about the Sport4All program visit the Clubs Online link below.
For more information about the KidSport - City of Gosnells contact the Leisure Services team on 9397 3111 or email.