Nominations for our 2022 Boroondara Sports Awards are now open.

Nominate a person or club

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 24 June 2022.

Held annually, the Boroondara Sports Awards program recognises the important role sports clubs play in enhancing community health and wellbeing, increasing participation in physical activity, and fostering social connection.

Award categories

Sports clubs, volunteers, and members can be nominated under six award categories.

Each category supports our vision that all people in Boroondara, regardless of their circumstances, will have opportunities to actively participate in sports and recreation activities.

Inclusive Club of the Year

A club that has delivered a program, event, or project which primarily focuses on welcoming and engaging underrepresented groups/communities to the sports club.

Innovative Club of the Year

A club that has delivered a program, event, or project which primarily focuses on providing a new/different experience for members or new/different ways of attracting new participants.

Collaborative Club of the Year

A club that has delivered a program, event, or project where a significant effort has been made to partner with the local community, Council, organisations, or other clubs for the benefit of the club and the local community.

Club Person of the Year

A volunteer or club representative over the age of 18 who goes above and beyond their duties and adds remarkable value to the sports club.

Young Club Person of the Year

A volunteer or club representative under the age of 18 who goes above and beyond their duties and adds remarkable value to the sports club.

Lifetime Achievement

A club member who has had a significant impact on the development of a sports club in the City of Boroondara for over 25 years.

Sports Awards Celebration

The awards will be presented to recipients at a celebration evening at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Monday 5 September 2022.

More information

For more information about the Boroondara Sports Awards, please email [email protected] or call (03) 9278 4797.

2021 Sports Awards winners

  • Inclusive Club of the Year ­– Old Xaverians Athletic Club
  • Innovative Club of the Year – Camberwell Hockey Club
  • Collaborative Club of the Year ­– North Balwyn Bowls Club
  • Club Person of the Year – Mark Russell from Kiwi Hawthorn Rugby Union Club
  • Young Club Person of the Year – Amy Marinov from Hawthorn Citizens’ Youth Club
  • Lifetime Achievement – Doug Fox from Camberwell Lacrosse Club

To read more about the 2021 winners, visit Boroondara Sports Awards recognise community support.


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