Upper Hunter Shire Council’s Sport 4 U program provides an opportunity for children living in the Upper Hunter Shire to actively participate in community sport and recreation, regardless of their financial circumstances.
Upper Hunter Shire Council Mayor Wayne Bedggood said Council is pleased to be able to provide this service to residents of the Upper Hunter Shire Council who need it the most.
“This funding will assist in covering the cost of fees to join sports clubs.
“There are no limits to the number of applicants per family, as long as all criteria is met,” Mayor Bedggood said.
Eligible participants can apply for up to $130 of financial assistance to contribute towards club fees each year. The fees will then be passed on directly to Sport 4 U registered sport clubs through Council.
Sport 4 U is an inclusive program suitable for people living with a disability.
To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be aged between five to 15 years old, the family must have a Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card, and must reside within the Upper Hunter Shire.
involved, applicants must complete the Sport 4 U application form.
Sports clubs must be based within the Upper Hunter Shire and be not-for-profit, affiliated with their State Sporting Body and have a signed agreement to the Sport 4 U Terms and Conditions.
For further information, please contact Council’s Sports Participation Officer Nicky Western on 02 6540 1194 or email@example.com
Upper Hunter Shire Council
Phone: 6540 1100
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.