City of Subiaco - Club and sport development
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Club and sport development


nullThere are a wide range of sporting clubs in the City of Subiaco. The city works closely with sport and recreation providers to foster the growth of successful and sustainable sport and recreation options in the area to meet the community's physical activity needs.

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Sporting clubs

The City is the home for the following sporting clubs and associations:


The KidSport program is administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSCI) and makes it possible for Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation, regardless of their financial circumstances. The program provides eligible families with up to $150 annually for each eligible child, to subsidise fees to join an approved sport or recreation club. The City of Subiaco works with the DLGSC regarding the delivery of the KidSport program.

What are the eligibility criteria?

  • Applicants must be aged five to eighteen years.
  • Applicants must provide a copy of their concession/ health care card on their application. 
  • Applicants' primary place of residence must be in the City of Subiaco.
How to apply?

KidSport applications can now be made online through the KidSport online application or contact city's Sport and Recreation Officer on 6229 6635 or

Volunteer hub

Is your club or organisation struggling to find volunteers to fill committee positions or just help out around the place? The City of Subiaco’s volunteering service has a dual role serving both the needs of volunteers and not-for-profit agencies. To find out more please visit the volunteering page.

Community Sport and Recreation partnerships 

The City supports the provision of local sport and recreation, programs and initiatives through community partnerships. Sport and recreation partners must apply and meet selection criteria to be eligible, including providing a program or service for the community to enjoy. The City currently supports Skateboarding WA, the Young Boxing Woman Project and the Subiaco Primary School community pool.
If you are interested in becoming a sport and recreation partner, please contact the Sport and Recreation Officer on 6229 6600 or via email

Skateboarding WA

Skateboarding WA (SWA) host a range of inclusive programs and clinics at Subiaco Skate Park, located at Nicholson Road Reserve. 
SWA is run by West Australian skateboarders with a focus on promoting skateboarding as an alternative sport, a lifelong recreational activity with a creative welcoming community of practitioners. SWA serves the community by supporting participants, young and old, in finding the happiness, health and social benefits that flourish through the shared passion of skateboarding.
SWA is 100% skateboarding delivered by the WA skate community who live, breathe and love skateboarding.
For more information on upcoming events and clinics, please visit

The Young Boxing Woman Project

The Young Boxing Woman Project is a free program for young women aged 15-24 years. Classes are non-combat and teach the technical skills of boxing. Qualified instructors work with participants to increase their strength, fitness and agility.  The aim of the program is to increase physical self-awareness, mindfulness and comfort within themselves.
Culturally sensitive programs are also available which aim to encourage connections within the individual and increase their connection to community, peers and support services. For more information please visit

Subiaco Primary School community pool 

The City of Subiaco is a proud sponsor of the Subiaco Primary School community pool. The pool is open to school families and members of the general public during the summer season from November to March. For information on pool opening hours, season membership, events and swimming lessons, visit the Subiaco Primary School website.

Fair Game Equipment Strategy

The City of Subiaco has partnered with Fair Game Australia to assist in the recycling of second hand sports equipment to be donated to communities in need.

Fair Game Australia recycles donated sports equipment from schools, community sporting groups and individuals, and redistributes it to communities in need. To aid in the collection of sporting equipment donations, Fair Game has placed blue donation bins in well-used community centres.

The City of Subiaco has a blue Fair Game donation bin at Lords Recreation Centre in the reception area. If you or your club would like to donate some second hand sporting equipment, please feel free to give Lords a visit and drop it inside the blue bins. For more information about Fair Game Australia, please visit their website.

If you have any questions or for further information regarding club development in Subiaco, please contact Sport and Recreation Officer on (08) 6229 6635 or email