If one of your goals this year is to work on your fitness or to try something new, organised sport is a fantastic way to get active and make friends in your local community. There’s a great range of sport on offer in Boroondara, with something for people of all ages and abilities. Check out the list of summer sports below for inspiration.
Pétanque (pronounced ‘pu-tonk’) is a classic boules game similar to bocce, which originated in France. Camberwell Pétanque Club offers opportunities for social play, as well as regular competitive tournaments.
To join a competition or take some lessons, why not check out one of the many tennis clubs throughout Boroondara. Or for a casual hit, use the online Book a Court system.
Lawn bowls is a fantastic and fun low-impact option for all ages. Hit the rink for a barefoot bowls session with friends, family or workmates, or consider joining a team to compete in the Pennant competition.
Whether you’re a batsman or a bowler, you can hone your backyard cricket skills at one of our many local clubs. There’s junior and senior competitions on offer for all ages and skill levels.
Not just for garden parties, croquet can be played many ways including traditional association croquet or golf croquet. Kew Croquet Club offers casual sessions as well as annual memberships.
Grab a bow and aim for a bullseye at the Kew City Bowmen Archery Club. You can sign up for private lessons, join the club as a member or try your hand at the beginner’s course.