Active Fest events are funded by the NSW Governments Community Sport Rebuild and Recovery Package, and provides financial support, assistance, and participation opportunities for communities hardest hit by the COVID lockdowns.
The Office of Sport in conjunction with Kit Bag for Kids and local Active Kids providers will deliver free activities including youth singers and entertainment, modified sports, archery, basketball, cricket, sports gear giveaways, and sausage sizzle. The kids will have a variety of activities to participate in on the day and to register with the service providers programs.
2023 Active Fest events
2023 Active Fest events will be announced soon!
Currently the Office of Sport is seeking Request for Quotations from 52 COVID affected LGAs in NSW.
Past Active Fest events 2022
- Burwood – Enfield Aquatic Centre and Burwood Challenger Obstacle Course, 14 May 2022, 10:00am
- Fairfield – Fairfield Youth and Community Centre, 26 June 2022, 10:30am
- Canterbury/Bankstown – The Crest and Steve Folks Park Ovals, 29 June, 9:00am
- Blacktown – Volleyball NSW, Charles Lowes Leisure Centre Emerton, 12 July 10am – 3pm
- Lismore – Goonellabah Skate Park and Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre, 9 July, 10:00am – 3:00pm
- Byron – Cavanbah Centre Byron Bay – 14 July, 9:00am-3:00pm
- Kempsey – Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation, Verge Street Sporting Complex Kempsey, 12 July 10:00am to 4:00pm
Shellharbour Active Fest - Wednesday 13 July 2022
Shoalhaven Active Fest - Thursday 14 July 2022
- Shoalhaven – Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre, Various April 2022 (past event)
- Goulburn – Goulburn PCYC and Goulburn Sports Oval, 19 June 2022,
- Batemans Bay – Bay Pavilions Leisure, Aquatic and Ats Centre, 17 – 19 June 2022,
- Shellharbour – Oak Flats Swimming Pool, 19 June 2022, 10am – 4:00pm
- Kiama – Black Beach Coastal Track, 26 June 2022
- Cowra – Cowra PCYC, 15 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Dubbo – Rygate Park Wellington, 16 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Central Darling - White Cliffs Show Ground, 18 June 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Broken Hill – Sturt Park, 19 June 2022, 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Central Darling – Burke and Wills Oval Menindee, 20 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Central Darling – Burke Oval Wilcannia, 21 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Central Darling – Sahara Oval Ivanhoe, 22 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Dubbo – John McGrath Oval Dubbo, 24 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Walgett - Collarenebri Sportsground, 28 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Walgett – Spider Brown Oval Lightning Ridge, 29 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Walgett – Ricky Walford Oval Walgett, 30 June 2022, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
- Bathurst – Ralph Cameron Park Raglan, 4 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Lithgow – Saville Park Portland, 5 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Lithgow – Tony Luchetti Showground Lithgow, 6 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Lithgow - Wallerawang Football Oval, 7 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Bathurst – Kelso Community Hub, 8 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Mid-Western Regional – Billy Dunn Oval Gulgong, 12 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Mid-Western Regional – Victoria Oval Mudgee, 13 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
- Mid-Western Regional – Waratah Park Kandos, 14 July 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Past Far West Active Fest locations
For the second year, the NSW Office of Sport, in conjunction with Creative Community Concepts, Kit Bag For Kids and MALO Republic, will deliver free activities including: a colour run, sports gear giveaways, a sausage sizzle, and mental health programs in a number of rural and remote locations across the Far West of NSW in 2022.
The children will have a variety of activities to participate in on the day, and all kids in attendance will receive free training gear courtesy of MALO Republic through their buy one give one program, and their partnership with Kit Bag For Kids.
On top of this, the Black Dog Institute, will be running Act, Belong, Commit mental health programs to all participants in attendance to help promote positive wellbeing in the community.
Far West Active Fest event inclusions
- Children will be able to participate in a variety of activities including a MALO colour run, rugby league skills, and heaps of other activities
- All kids who attend will receive free training gear and will also have the chance to win even more sporting apparel on the day
- Mental health workshops for adults and children at the Active Fest events, through the Black Dog Institute
- Free sausage sizzle BBQ for all participants on the day
2023 Far West Active Fest locations & times
2023 dates to be announced early 2023
2022 Far West Active Fest events have concluded
For more information
Kyle Myers – General Manager, Creative Community Concepts.
0407 567 444