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Office of Sport

Building active communities

The Office of Sport is the lead NSW Government agency for sport and active recreation.

Through our mission of Building Active Communities, we work tirelessly to provide leadership, policies, programs, funding and infrastructure, creating healthier people, connecting communities and making a stronger NSW.

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First Lap

The First Lap voucher program provides vouchers for parents, guardians and carers of children aged 3-6 years who are not enrolled in school to contribute towards the cost of swimming lessons.

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is a global youth development program, empowering young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential regardless of their location or circumstance.
Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey

Child Safe Sport

The Office of Sport is committed to safeguarding children and young people in sport and recreation. We work with the sector, Office of the Children’s Guardian, Play by the Rules and other lead child safe agencies to help create child safe sport in NSW.
Find out more about our Sport and Recreation Centres and Olympic Venues located across NSW. 

Sport and Recreation Centres

Olympic Sport Venues

News and Media

Community gets active at Lake Burrendong Open Day

Ministerial Media Release

More than 220 Central West and Western Plains residents got active at Lake Burrendong Sport and Recreation Centre’s free Open Day last Sunday, 18 February.

20 Feb 2024

Get active at Lake Burrendong Open Day

Ministerial Media Release

The Central West and Western Plains communities are invited to a free Open Day at Lake Burrendong Sport and Recreation Centre next Sunday, 18 February.

13 Feb 2024

First look at new and improved Penrith Stadium

Ministerial Media Release

The NSW Government has today unveiled the draft plans for the new Penrith Stadium which will transform the precinct into a modern venue for sporting and entertainment.

29 Jan 2024


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