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Nominations are open until Friday 17 May

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.

Make a nomination

Award categories

Sports clubs, volunteers and members can be nominated under 7 award categories.

Each category supports Council’s vision that all people in Boroondara, regardless of their circumstances, will have opportunities to actively participate in sport 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 local community.

Club Person of the Year

A volunteer or club representative over the age of 25 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 25 who goes above and beyond their duties and adds remarkable value to the sports club.

Community Athlete of the Year

High-achieving individuals who are selected to compete or represent their chosen sport at a higher level.

Lifetime Achievement

A club member who has made a significant contribution to a sports club in the City of Boroondara for 25 years or more. This could include contributions as a junior player, parent helper, coach, umpire, committee member or other role.

2024 Sports Awards Celebration

The awards will be presented to recipients at a celebration evening at Hawthorn Arts Centre on Wednesday 7 August 2024. 

More information

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


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